SLINGSHOT@SWITCH Startup Challenge

SLINGSHOT@SWITCH is an international deep tech startup competition happening in Singapore in September.

Awards & Prizes

  • 1ST
  • 2ND
  • 3RD
  • 1-3
  • 1-3
  • 1-30
  • all


  • SGD 200,000 Startup SG Grant.


  • SGD 150,000 Startup SG Grant.


  • SGD 100,000 Startup SG Grant.


  • Found. 6-month free Member’s Growth Program.
  • ACE 3-week free Market Access Program.


  • JTC LaunchPad 1-year free office space.


  • WeWork 3-month free hot desk space.


  • EntrePass support (Entrepreneur visa) - Foreign startups only.
  • Mentor matching.
  • SGD 300 Cash prize.

Specific Terms & Conditions

Applicable for the Startup SG Grants

Please find here the Terms & Conditions applicable to the Startup SG grant.

Startup SG represents the shared interests of the startup community and showcases Singapore as a leading startup hub. It is the brand for all local support initiatives and provides stakeholders with a platform to connect globally. For more info, please visit

Platinum Sponsors

Found. is a network of innovation coworking studios where ambitious entrepreneurs and corporates find coaching, expertise, and partners to create future-ready solutions.

Found.’s mission is to be the largest innovation community in South-East Asia. Found. enables our members to grow their businesses and also give back to the community. We do this by building a trusted ecosystem that provides access to business resources, enhances market visibility and facilitates strategic co-innovation partnerships for start-up founders, corporate innovators and investors.

Found. is the first Google For Entrepreneurs partner in Southeast Asia and exclusive partner in Singapore. Google for Entrepreneurs provides financial support and the best of Google's resources to dozens of coworking spaces and community programs across 125 countries.

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Please find here all the T&Cs attached to the Found.'s prize.

WeWork is a community for creators, providing more than 256,000 members around the world with space, community, and services through both physical and virtual offerings. WeWork’s mission is to help create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. WeWork currently has more than 274 locations in 74 cities and 22 countries around the world. WeWork started in New York City in 2010, was founded by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey. 

Please find here all the T&Cs attached to WeWork prize.

Gold Sponsors

Set up in 1968, JTC is the lead government agency responsible for the development of industrial infrastructure to support and catalyze the growth of industries and enterprises in Singapore. Landmark projects by JTC include the Jurong Industrial Estate; the Jurong Island for energy and chemical industries; business and specialised parks such as Airport Logistics Park of Singapore, International Business Park, Changi Business Park, Seletar Aerospace Park, CleanTech Park and Tuas Biomedical Park; a new work-live-play-&-learn development called one-north; and the Jurong Rock Caverns, Southeast Asia’s first commercial underground storage facility for liquid hydrocarbons. JTC also develops innovative space such as JTC Surface Engineering Hub, JTC MedTech Hub @ MedTech Park and JTC Food Hub @ Senoko, which incorporate innovative features and shared infrastructure to enable industrialists to start their operations quickly and enhance productivity. 
For more information on JTC and its products and services, please visit

Please find here all the T&Cs attached to JTC prizes.

L’Oréal has devoted itself to beauty for over 105 years. With its unique international portfolio of 34 diverse and complementary brands, the Group generated sales amounting to 26.02 billion euros in 2017 and employs 82,600 people worldwide. As the world’s leading beauty company, L’Oréal is present across all distribution networks: mass market, department stores, pharmacies and drugstores, hair salons, travel retail, branded retail and e-commerce.

Research and innovation, and a dedicated research team of 3,870 people are at the core of L’Oréal’s strategy, working to meet beauty aspirations all over the world. L’Oréal’s new sustainability commitment for 2020 “Sharing Beauty With All” sets out ambitious sustainable development objectives across the Group’s value chain.


Silver Sponsors

Please find here all the T&Cs attached to the ACE prize.


Enterprise Singapore, formerly International Enterprise Singapore and SPRING Singapore, is the government agency championing enterprise development. The agency works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalize.
It also supports the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups. As the national standards and accreditation body, Enterprise Singapore continues to build trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards. 
Visit for more information.

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