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BRICS-Singapore Entrepreneurship Competition 2023
The 6th China Xiamen Overseas Entrepreneurship Competition (Singapore)

A total of US$26,000 competition cash prizes to be won in the final round of the competition (pitching) and grants* for China market entry support via Singapore. Sourcing for technologies across BRICS and SEA countries.

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* Grants offered for projects landed in Xiamen (up to US$1,230,000). T&C applies.

About the Competition

Organized by Transfong Ventures, the BRICS-Singapore Innovation Competition is a start-up competition in Singapore that aims to attract international tech companies to expand into China via Singapore as a gateway. The competition consists of two stages: finalists screening based on business plan and supporting documents, and finalists pitching competition. Winners can stand to walk away with up to US$10,000 cash prize!




All technology companies around the world 


Competition Prize

Cash award for the winners

Champion: 1 winner, US$10,000
1st Runner Up: 2 winners, US$5,000
2nd Runner Up: 3 winners, US$2,000 

A total of US$26,000 cash award will be disbursed to the winning teams within 1 month after the end of the competition.



Competitioni Prize

BRICS Partnership

BRICS Innovation Center (Xiamen)

BRICS Innovation Center was opened in Xiamen, China to support the BRICS Technology Innovation partnership and projects. It will be the launchpad for BRICS-related projects /companies entering the China market with better government support and market opportunities. 



BRICS Partnership


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China Market Entry Grant

Companies that enter the final round of the competition will be offered a grant if they establish their operations in Xiamen. The grant consists of a launching support of around US$80k for the first 6 months and up to around US$1.23 mil based on the milestones achieved. T&C applies.

China Market Entry


Competition Timeline

1 Feb - 20 Mar 2023


7 Apr - 20 Apr 2023

Finalist Screening 

5 May 2023 (Tentative)

Final Pitching Competition 

12 May 2023 


Prize Award Ceremony 




Total Cash Prize
Gov Grant 
T&C applies. See FAQ
Important Dates
Brainstorm Team Meeting

Transfong Ventures

A SG-CN Venture Building Platform 

We are a one-stop venture building partner and investor for technology companies to launch their businesses in Singapore and China. Working with our venture partners, we bring the resources to ambitious entrepreneurs and co-create tech ventures in both Singapore and China. Our operations are jointly supported by Singapore and China governments and backed by investors in both countries.


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Xiamen Torch Hi-Tech Industrial Park

Xiamen High-Tech Innovation Center 

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