Study entrepreneurship and start-up culture in Singapore. With amazing innovative policies, a flexible working culture, and easy access to emerging Asian start-up economies, Singapore has overtaken Silicon Valley as the world’s #1 place for start-up 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.

During this program, you’ll get your hands dirty solving real business problems and iterating on your own startup idea.

You’ll also have direct access to sought-after mentors, and make unforgettable connections with investors, accelerators, founders and professionals from both Australia and Singapore.


Summer Program

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July 2 - July 16 (2 weeks)


Application Deadline:
May 11, 2022

2.5 GPA required

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Learn from the best innovative thought leaders, founders and investors

Visit some of the biggest leading tech giants

Build a personalized global network of key business relationships and next-generation entrepreneurs

Meet with real founders and investors who can take your idea to the next level

Program Details


You will live and work in the heart of Singapore, accessing housing and facilities designed for catering to entrepreneurs, remote workers, and digital nomads. Housing will be a hostel or hotel, rated 4-stars or above on TripAdvisor. Twin-share is the default, but single accommodation upgrades are available on request.

TEAN Staff

Our team works with you from start to finish through the study abroad process. Our staff will help guide you through the application process to go abroad, then upon arrival in Singapore, you will meet our program leaders who will be your support in-country. Our staff is readily available and able to assist you with any academic, social, or cultural questions or issues that you may face.

Meet the Team

Cultural Activities

Along with cultural tours, there will be a variety of included and optional events (including industry networking) throughout the program.

Host Organization

HEX is an Australian-based team working around the world and around the clock. They have run 40+ programs to San Francisco, Singapore, Tel Aviv, and Melbourne, as well as virtual internships, challenges and cohort-based programs. HEX exists to launch epic careers and unlock talent to create a new generation of leaders. Their team works with tech giants like Culture Amp, Google, and Zendesk and startup partners like Draper Startup House, Pause Fest, and TechCrunch.

Learn more about HEX



To apply for the program, you are encouraged to have an early-stage business idea or concept.

Week 1

Learn about why so many tech founders choose Singapore as their home base, and learn the inner workings of Asian business culture. The Hex team will guide you through practical workshops and mentor sessions as you move through the ideation process and exploratory phase – including design thinking, leadership, market validation, and public speaking skills.

Some of the highlights of Week 1 include:

  • Welcome orientation, cultural activity, welcome dinner
  • Concept Ideation
  • Startup Mindset
  • Funding & Finance
  • Start-up Tours
  • Product Validation
  • Branding & Culture
Week 2

Get insight into what’s trending in Singapore start-ups and how you can stay ahead of the curve. Visit start-ups, tech giants, accelerators and meetup with real founders and investors. Pitch coaching, prototyping, intro to UI/UX, and mentor hours will get you ready for your final pitch.

Some of the highlights of Week 2 include:

  • Growth Hacking
  • Pitch Practice
  • Tech Tour (eg Google, Microsoft)
  • Industry networking event
  • Startup Tours
  • Product Development
  • Final Pitches

Dates, Fees & Inclusions

Summer 2022

Application Deadline April 22
Program Starts July 2
Program Ends July 16

Summer 2022 Fees

14-Day Program

What’s Included

  • On-site orientation and 24/7 support in-country
  • All interactive workshops
  • Coursework, speakers, and instructors
  • Mentor office hours
  • Co-working space access
  • Cultural Excursions around Singapore
  • Educational tours of accelerators and tech companies
  • 13 x night accommodation
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • Welcome & farewell dinners

What’s Not Included

  • International Airfare
  • Visa (if required)
  • Meals
  • Travel Insurance
  • Academic Transcript


TEAN Scholarships

Apply for TEAN scholarships – starting at $1,000 – for the chance to receive money specifically for studying abroad. Each year we award thousands of dollars in need- and merit-based scholarships, diversity scholarships, a full ride scholarship and more. Visit our scholarships page for details!


“Hex gave me the clarity and confidence to forge my own entrepreneurial path.” – Bella Filacuridi

“One of the most intense but fulfilling experiences I’ve had in a long time.” – Peter Griffis

“Hex is a great vehicle for social entrepreneurship.” -James Balzer

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