VentureStudio is a startup incubator and accelerator established in 2011 in collaboration with Stanford University’s Centre for Design Research. VentureStudio assists entrepreneurs in creating innovative and scalable ventures by providing access to pre-seed funding support from a variety of grants and schemes. It also provides support from a network of expert mentors and domain experts, access to engaged angel and VC investors and facilities such as state-of-the-art maker labs for engineering prototyping and a bio incubator.
VentureStudio maintains a lively and open work environment to spur creativity and imaginative effort. In five years, over 90 innovation fellows have joined, we have been associated with over 45 new ventures, of which 23 are currently active and associated with VentureStudio. These ventures span diverse fields such as health, education, energy, the agro industry and agro-tech, the environment, auto service, transportation and more.
Through design-led approaches to business creation, VentureStudio aims to nucleate an ecosystem of innovation that advances regional economic development and creates national and global impact.