SINGAPORE (Jan 30): Want to take your fashion/beauty business to the next level? As consumers become more savvy and connected in this highly-competitive industry, it takes more than just good product to make it big and leave a lasting impact. 

As such, the Bridge Fashion Incubator (TBFI), South-East Asia's first business incubation programme that champions fashion/beauty brands and tech-related companies at the intersection of fashion, technology and sustainability, is calling for applicants for its' second cohort. 

As an initiative of Textile and Fashion Federation (TaFF), the 16-week business incubation programme is housed at The Cocoon Space in Design Orchard, Singapore, and supported by the Singapore government. The programme grooms selected companies to refine and validate their products/services, commercialisation and fund-raising strategies. It's aim is to bring these businesses closer to market and investor readiness through customised mentoring tailored to the specific needs of each business, equipping founders with essential entrepreneur knowledge and tools, as well as access to a network of industry professionals and investors, for continued growth beyond the programme.

The Incubator is looking for 10 – 12 companies for the second cohort; Singapore-registered businesses are welcome to apply by Feb 7. Some of the key details below:

Key dates and links

  • Application period for Cohort #2: From now until 7 Feb 2020, 23.59 SGT/GMT +8.
  • Apply via: https://www.f6s.com/tbficohort2/apply
  • Cohort #2 incubatees confirmed: 6 Mar 2020
  • Cohort #2 programme starts: 6 Apr 2020
  • Cohort #2 programme ends: 24 Jul 2020

For more information, check out the TBFI website at https://www.tbfi.asia/