YSE evolution in 2024 (GB) :explode: (Focusing on corporate partners…
YSE evolution in 2024 (GB) :explode:
New role in current SE ecosystem
Why would the scene still need incubators if it has evolved?
Why would we still be relevant to alumni who have come through our doors?
B Corp certification "assessor"
Help them see their strengths
Like a segment to an SE eg. remote year
Work placement or skills training with our alumni an monetize this
Connect them with our alumni. Can we create an exclusive programme/partnership
Why is YSE an unique incubator in 5 years?
Is using GB the only solution? Are there other alternatives that could be more effective?
How can we keep GB relevant?
Cultural understanding through business
GB is a sustainable way to achieve SDGs, poverty, etc...
Help them fit into a global narrative
Work with SG-based/ SG companies with regional markets
Leveraging our growing strength
Prestige in association
Next Forbes 30 under 30
The y-combinator of SEs
Focusing on corporate partners
Monetizing the programme
What would partners see in us
Partnerships with private sectors
Why would corporate need us
Corporate engagement (money, volunteering, story)
50% corporate driven
Bridge PD Agenda
Fellowship type model
Speak their lingo
Know their style - timeline, decision making, etc...
Make them feel competition
Be in their face, move in their circle
Dissolve centralized chapters internationally
Why are we not worldwide?
Package our way to do good
Diverse but clear focus areas/ regions
Full package (money in SE/ projects, volunteers, OBW story)
Develop skills based mentoring for them
Know their area of interest (by sector)
Focus on certain sectors/industry areas --> If we are known for mentorship, then focus and provide is as a prize instead of money
Increase branding opportunities for in-kind sponsorship
CSR/ Patron of good business awards/ tax breaks