The Aspiring Entrepreneurs Network (AEN) provides a comprehensive support platform to understand the needs of Budding Entrepreneurs, Startups, Developing SMEs and to help them achieve their full potential

Budding Entrepreneurs

Who: Grad students, individuals with a passion to start a business
Aim: Inculcating an Entrepreneurial Mindset
Objective: To create new entrepreneurs
Focus Areas:

  • Internships (Grad students)
  • On Job Training (Individuals)
  • Industry-based mentorship
  • Guidance in transforming innovative ideas into actionable business models

Benefits:

  • Helps build confidence to venture into businesses
  • Understanding business processes & practices
  • Access to stronger a network base to support future startup endeavours
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Startups

Who: New Entrepreneurs
Aim: Developing entrepreneurship for innovative minds
Objective: To achieve functionable and viable business models for startups.
Focus Areas:

  • Advisory on setting Strategy & Direction
  • General insights on Business Functions: Finance, Marketing, HR, Branding, Operations (Processes & Systems), Accounting, Automation, etc
  • Grant support for startups
  • Fundraising – Techniques on preparation & presentation
  • Connecting with potential investors/banks etc

Benefits:

  • Strengthened leadership skills
  • Functional business structure
  • Clearer road map for the future of startups
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Developing SMEs

Who:

  • SME’s with an annual turnover of <$1M
  • Less than 3 years of business operation
  • Less than 10 employees
  • Local, small-scale SMEs that are aiming to grow and diversify

Aim: Strengthening & developing small-scale SMEs
Objective: To elevate small-scale SMEs into achieving a sustainable business structure
Focus Areas:

  • Advisory & mentorship
  • Domain expertise in targeted business functions (share/fees)
  • Geographic growth consultation
  • Financial Planning, Budgeting, Business Development, Branding, Marketing Solutions
  • Fundraising – Techniques on preparation and presentation
  • Connecting with potential investors/banks etc
  • Grant support from SME Centre
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VALUE-ADDED SUPPORT

We will identify trusted consultants to provide optional services for the members
  • Outsourced Digital Marketing
  • Outsourced Financial, Accounting & Budgeting
  • Outsourced Government Grants applications & Submissions
  • Manpower Placement
  • IT and Automation for website, ERP systems, Ecommerce
In-House Business Connect Concierge – To cross-promote members’ businesses and services, to encourage potential collaborations and joint-ventures.

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Aspiring Entrepreneurs Network, SICCI, aims to adopt a practical approach in understanding the needs and to create a comprehensive support platform for new and developing SMEs to achieve their fullest potential.

AEN provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business ideas and strategies.

AEN aims to adapt a practical approach in understanding the needs and to create a comprehensive support platform for new and developing SMEs to achieve their full potential

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