Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) @ College East is a one-stop enterprise support centre which support young and budding new entrepreneurs. Housed within the 8,000 square feet centre are facilities supporting the various new services and innovation & entrepreneurial-directed programmes.
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Facilities housed within the EDC include the iCreate Studio, the Biz Lounge, Co-Working Hub and incubation offices.
iCS (iCreate Studio)
The iCreate Studio, or iCS is fully-equipped with computer workstations and learning resources to support students' entrepreneurial projects, furthering ITE College East's 3E entrepreneurship development model - Education, Experimentation, and Enterprise.
Students at iCS get a first taste of entrepreneurship education and experimentation through classes and workshops conducted here.
The Biz Lounge within the EDC is a fully furnished lounge with AV equipment and a pantry. Business networking sessions of up to 25 persons can be hosted comfortably. The cozy atmosphere here encourages formal and informal business discussions.
Mentoring & Biz Clinic
Lecturers from the Entrepreneurship Department are able to provide business consultancy services that nurture raw business ideas with an acorn to oak tree philosophy.
Biz Clinic offers business consultancy services to ITE students and graduates. Lecturers with the relevant business experience are available to advise students and graduates on the feasibility of their business plans, its development and implementation. Post business set-up advisory services are also available.
Networking opportunities with relevant entrepreneurs abound either through the ShellLiveWIRE Programme or in-house events
Assistance is provided to students to secure funding for their business proposals from sources such as Youth Business Singapore and Spring Singapore's "Yes!" Start-ups programme.
ITE Student Enterprise Fund
The ITE Student Enterprise Fund (SEF) is open for applications from student entrepreneurs. Financial support is now made available for students to kick-start their business ideas while still in school.
Shell LiveWIRE Singapore Programme
The EDC at ITE College East acts as the official secretariat office of Shell LiveWIRE Singapore.
The Shell LiveWIRE programme finds much synergy with the endeavours of the EDC, promoting entrepreneurship awareness amongst youths, aged 13 – 35. Recent activities include seminars, competitions, workshops and the biennial LiveWIRE and LiveSPARK Awards 2011.
Click here to visit the official LiveWIRE Singapore website.
Assistance is provided to students to secure funding for their business proposals from sources such as Youth Business Singapore and Spring Singapore's "Yes!" Start-ups programme. One such example is UNDGRND, an online T-shirt start-up which combines the advantages of e-commerce and mobile phone apps.
Student Enterprise Fund
Assistance is provided to students to secure funding for their business proposals from sources such as Youth Business Singapore and Spring Singapore's "Yes!" Start-ups programme. One such example is the Underground, a new B2C online T-shirt company that combines the advantages of e-commerce and mobile phone apps.NEW!
For eligibility, terms & conditions, please click here to view. For application form, please click here to download and submit to email@example.com.
New start-ups created by ITE students, graduates and external parties can apply for incubation at the EDC. The EDC incubation program acts as the greenhouse that facilitates the tapping of expertise and facilities offered by various faculties within ITE.
Incubation spaces at the EDC at College East are currently available. For more information on the Incubation program, please click here.
The Entrepreneur Club is a CCA which actively creates entrepreneurial opportunities for students to participate in business competitions, bazaars and overseas learning trips.
For more information on any of the programs, do drop by the EDC or to contact us via the following:
Mr. Albertt Chua, Manager, EDC
Ms. Delphine Goh, Administration Officer, EDC
Tel: 6544 9330 / 6379 9967