|Food||Price of Big Mac: SG$ 5.15 (est.)|
|Time||1 hour behind Singapore|
|Currency||Thai Baht (THB)|
Getting around: Google Maps
Food Delivery: LINE Man/ Food Panda
As part of the students’ overseas internship journey, they also embarked on a programme that helps them develop their entrepreneurial ideas and bring them into reality. Through workshops and regular consultation sessions with seasoned entrepreneurs, the budding entrepreneurs dived into topics such as ideation, business modelling, market validation and mentorship. The students will have an opportunity to pitch in front of a live audience and actual investors when they return to Singapore at the end of their internship.
Our interns have worked at these places in Bangkok:
DRVR connects your vehicles to the Internet using smart IoT sensors. The DRVR Engine then processes that data and turns it into actionable knowledge. Covering fleet, Cold Chain and bike tracking and most recently vessels, DRVR can use Big data centered on transport operational patterns to help businesses. DRVR's vision is to connect the transport networks of Asia and become the regions leading fleet analytics platform.
The FinLab operates acceleration programs focused on propelling the growth of innovative financial technology (FinTech) and technology companies and catalyses the digital transformation of businesses. FinLab provide companies in our programme with valuable insights and connections into the ASEAN region so they can scale and grow their businesses more effectively.
GoWabi is the leading discounted spa and beauty booking application in SEA with over 1,000 partners. Find exclusive discounts around you, book your appointment, pay online through our several payment methods, and receive cashback on every booking.
HUBBA started out as a space where new entrepreneurs could work together to find success and has grown into a complete ecosystem with programs to help entrepreneurs and startups reach their goals. Hubba is also the first co-working space in Thailand. Hubba currently has four co-working hubs across the heart of Bangkok.
Leading Virtual reality content creator Company in Thailand, started in 2015. Infofed aims to change the traditional way of presentation with the highest technology solution that is easy to understand, through innovations with information, pictures and sounds. The company also plans to launch a CLMV e-sports league (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) in 2019 and another in Southeast Asia by 2020.
PeerPower is the leading Online Marketplace Lender based in Thailand. Its mission is to provide better rates for borrowers and better returns for investors. It's run by a team of experienced business leaders We're a team of experienced business leaders with over four decades of collective experience in investment banking, risk management and tech.
HPhoenixict Pte Ltd is a group that helps put unsure business ideas into reality with constructive brainstorming. PhoenixICT also developed the Thailand CrowdFunding platform, Sinwattana.
ShopBack is a digital loyalty and discovery platform, on a mission to create a world of Smarter Shoppers. Founded in 2014, ShopBack has since established its online presence in 7 APAC countries and offices in 8 countries. With more than 1,500 eCommerce merchants onboard, ShopBack counts Taobao, Expedia, Lazada, Zalora and other well-known local and international brands amongst its merchants.
Sphere8 Finder is Thailand's definitive innovation discovery platform. Sphere8 Finder, a free and online platform, is the leading resource for in-depth information about Thai start-ups, investors, hubs, multinational corporations. By combining data technology, crowdsourcing, and a team of professional analysts, we are able to provide the most up to date information and insights on more than 500 active companies.
Techsauce is the leading source of all tech and business news in Thailand and Southeast Asi. Our on-ground reporters and home-field advantage make it the home of unique insights, analysis, opinion pieces and data on one of the most mature digital ecosystems in Southeast Asia.
True Digital Park
True Digital Park is set to be Thailand's and Southeast Asia's largest startup destination and the place to be for urbanites in the digital era. Beyond physical spaces, it's the place to expand your network, grow your entrepreneurial spirit and unleash your superpowers with all the essentials to inspire, innovate and succeed.
From left to right:
Nathania Lam, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Intern at Meticuly
Muhammad Taufiq bin Rozman, Business & Social Enterprise, Intern at Hubba
Clarence Ti (seated), Principal, Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Mitchell Chua, International Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Intern at PhoenixICT
Isabella Sarah Hossein Zade, Mass Communication, Intern at PhoenixICT
Sum Jing Meng
Business & Social Enterprise
Intern at Techsauce
"Through the GEIP, my biggest takeaway would be learning to adapt and embrace the cultural and socio-economic differences that Bangkok presents. This programme has been integral in transforming me into becoming a more articulate, independent & prudent individual, cultivating in me a greater sense of responsibility and integrity."
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Intern at Meticuly
"Being in Bangkok Thailand, I have learnt to appreciate Thailand's entrepreneurship and start up scene. Working in Meticuly, I have seen the way that Chulalongkorn University encourages their engineering students to be innovative. In addition, I have applied the skills I have acquire during school, such as research work, into real world business settings. Enriching and Independent are words I would use to describe what I have learnt here in Bangkok."