Portcast on the Singapore maritime landscape for start-ups

21 Apr, 2021

“Start-ups are being seen as a key player in Singapore’s maritime industry, as the sector safeguards itself from crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.”

CNA talks to Nidhi Gupta, CEO & Co-founder of Portcast (Smart Port Challenge 2018 Finalist and Special Mention) and Ted Tan, Deputy CEO of Enterprise Singapore, about the role of start-ups in Singapore’s maritime industry, as well as the collaboration between the public and private sectors.

Watch it here.

Shortlisted finalists are enrolled in a two-phase, 12-week programme.

Phase 1: Fit Check - Market Discovery and Validation

Kickstart your journey by diving deep into the heart of your market! In this phase, we'll help you answer the pivotal question: Is there a product-market fit for your solution? Validate your tech, test your assumptions, and find the perfect match for your innovation. A review will be conducted at the end of Phase 1. Only selected participants will advance to Phase 2.

Phase 2: Gap Busters - Navigating New Markets

Now, it's time to bridge the commercial gap. In this phase, you’ll partner with industry veterans who bring sharp business insights to the table. Together, you’ll navigate and conquer markets that may be uncharted territory for your startup.

Although the programme is designed for remote and overseas participants, in-person participation is required for the following events conducted in Singapore: