NZ Chamber Singapore | Launch Pad: Understanding and Accessing Grants and Fundings

NZ Chamber Singapore | Launch Pad: Understanding and Accessing Grants and Fundings

New Zealand Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with AustCham, presents a four-part series covering key issues for members who are, or plan to start-up a business in Singapore.

Members can learn and engage with experienced industry experts in an intimate and informal setting with opportunity for Q&A at each session.

In this session, we will help you to understand available grants and fundings, and how you can access them. Learn about:

  • What type of funding is right for me
  • How do I ensure I’m investor ready
  • Key things to consider when taking on investors

Workshop content:

  1. Grants available to foreign entrepreneurs
  2. Identifying and accessing funding
  3. Types of funding to consider
  4. Being investor ready
  5. Continuity: Expectation, Communication and Documentation


Martin Aitchison, Market Lead, SE Asia, Stepping Stone Martin is an investor and advisor with extensive international experience across SE Asia, Australasia and the UK. Martin has direct experience across numerous sectors including media, marketing services, FMCG and professional services, and has diverse investment exposure from capital raisings for privately held ventures through to cross-jurisdictional listings on the London Stock Exchange. Martin sits on a number of boards, and is the current President of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce (Singapore).

Stefan Focas, Managing Director, Stepping Stone Stefan co-founded and runs Stepping Stone, which is an advisory and investment business primarily focused on service and tech companies and global small businesses. Stepping Stone currently has offices in Singapore, Dublin, Auckland and Manila and helps new businesses get funded, up and running and started in the right direction. Previously Stefan spent 20 years across the professional service and corporate sectors with KPMG and Thomson Reuters across New Zealand, Europe and Asia.

Price includes light refreshment.

Payment terms

No-shows will be billed.

Registration will be considered confirmed at time of booking.

Payment must be received prior to the event and can be made by cheque or online credit card facility on our website.

No cash will be accepted on the day of event.

Cancellation notice

No refunds or cancellation after 5.00pm, Friday 8 April 2016.

Attend Contact

Time & Date

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 05:45 PM - Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 07:30 PM


138 Market Street CapitaGreen, Level 24, Singapore

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$35 NZCC Members | $50 Non Members