Discover the incredible opportunities in South-East Asia on this two-week immersive program for idea-stage founders. Bring a new or existing startup idea and make it a reality in the cultural melting pot of Singapore.
Applications close Monday 30 October, 2023
With amazing innovative policies, a flexible working culture, and easy access to emerging Asian startup economies, Singapore has overtaken Silicon Valley as the world’s #1 place for startup talent.
Not to mention, founders in Singapore are, on average, the youngest in the world!
Over two weeks, you’ll join an impressive cohort of students and early-stage founders to learn from business, social impact and innovation leaders, and work hands-on in the vibrant Singapore start-up environment.
Laska or Mee Goreng. Kaya toast or Nasi Lemak. The choices are endless!
With more than 5,000 alumni, mentors and industry legends around the world - the Singapore program will put you at the absolute centre of it all.
Over the two weeks, we will transform your career trajectory and launch you to where you want to be. Think Forbes 30 under 30, Google or Amazon. Dream big.
Our programs are designed to bring ideas to life. We will give you the tools, the network and access to resources to make your change happen for your future.
To apply for the program, you are encouraged to have an early-stage business idea or concept.
We’ll have pre-departure online meetups so you can meet your cohort.
Learn about concept ideation, startup mentality, funding & finance, market research & validation, startup culture and tours plus an intro to branding and marketing. Learn about growth hacking, pitching 101, UI and prototyping, product design, financial modelling, tech tours and finally your pitches to investors, CEOs and government legends.
Hawker markets, chilli crabs and bubble tea?
Plan your future - your way!
Get your LinkedIn Roast and improve
Create your UI prototype
Throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to explore Singapore in all its glory.
Hawker markets, Orchard Road shopping, Sentosa Island, the singing trees and more...
We believe in a cohort vibe!
A part of the HEX program experience is to be in a space where it allows maximum collaboration and is compact while enabling you to work (study table). Your accommodation situated in Singapore city center and is the perfect place to experience Singapore and its surroundings. The accommodation provides a range services and amenities to help make your stay more comfortable. Never be out of touch with your contacts, with free Wi-Fi offered throughout your stay. Oh, and it is SG Clean Certified!
You are gonna be diving head-first into the ever-growing ends of our innovation ecosystem. So, you will not be alone over the two weeks.
We have scored Singapore's finest, cultivating a growing list of mentors, leaders and facilitators from a cross-section of industries.
These are some of the cool kids you will meet. From founders, CEOs, investors, industry legends who all have their finger on the pulse for innovation, tech and the future.
Our past alumni say this program changed their life. How will we change yours?
Jan 2024 Intake : Sunday 14 - Saturday 27 Jan 2024
We don't want to left you hanging, so let walk through what's going to happen together!
Click on the Apply Now button, and fill in your expression of interest form. Make sure to use your main contact email address and not your student email address (if you're a student).
We get over 200+ application for each cohort, so be quick!
You will be directed to an application form to fill out. Put your best foot forward! This should take around 4-5 minutes (depending on how much you want to share with us).
You will not be considered as a participant if you do not complete this.
Once complete your application, you will receive an email from our team in the next two business days to book an interview!
This interview is for us to get to know you better and to see if you are a match for our program.
Congratulations! You've been offered a spot to join HEX International Program. At this stage, you will be asked to pay the deposit of $490 and schedule any payment plan you may need.
*If you're on a scholarship, you will not require to put down any payment.
Once you've accepted the offer, you will be invited to onboard the HEX International experience (1 month before departure).
This is where we run you through the logistic of the program, introducing you to the team who'll be your guide and other people in your cohort.
You can choose when to fly to the destination as long as you arrive on day 1 of the program!
You can fly alongside your cohort mate or fly alone. We will see you at the accommodation for the check-in and regroup to start your HEX International journey.
You're invited to the experience of a lifetime.
With HEX, we bring the industry's exclusivity to you. Our programs are not only designed to enhance your mindset and skills, but we will also connect you to the experience you need to have, the right mentor or maybe, even your future employer.
Anything you need to get you ready to take the next step!
Do not worry, here are some questions we always get for our international programs.
The Singapore program costs AUD$6900 with accommodation included for 14-nights.
The price includes accommodation (3 star or equivalent) for 14 nights in a safe and central location. This price also including a few drinks and food - proximately covering 3-4 meals for the trip (not everyday).
HEX International price will also include tech tours at the world's leading organisations such as Google, Tesla, Uber, Zendesk, Atlassian, Grab, NASA and many more (depending on location). It also includes networking events with Singapore ecosystem!
The price for HEX International excludes flights.
We have over $1 million AUD in funding from various universities who are able to sponsor or subsidise your program cost. View our list of current available funding here.
We also recommend chatting with your Study Abroad or Global Mobility office for all enquiries regarding program funding.
YES! HEX has been approved for undergraduate and postgraduate academic credit at universities around the world. It's best to confirm credit with your university, but we can help you navigate the system.
For the July 2023 intake:
You can arrive anytime on 1st July (Saturday) as the program officially starts on the 2nd (Sunday).
The program officially ends on 14th July (Friday) so you can check-out anytime on the 15th (Saturday).
For the January 2024 intake:
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