Country : Singapore
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Venture Capital Associate

TRIVE is a Venture Capital firm which focuses primarily on angel to seed-stage investment in technology startups across Southeast Asia. The team has over 8 years of VC, mentoring and advisory experience, helping more than 1500 advisories and supporting 38 startups obtaining US$5.3m in seed funding. We specialise in deep technologies, AI and data science tech startups in the field of Fintech, Energy Tech, Education Tech and Marketplaces (ex-Singapore).

As early-stage investors, we take an active role in helping our portfolio startups to scale beyond their domestic markets into the region. Our Company logo signifies the propagation of a thriving ecosystem from Singapore as the starting point or the “red” node. The “grey” nodes connect to form a network that will unify the region to impact positive change through smart innovation and entrepreneurship. TRi5 Ventures is based in Singapore.


Period of internship: Jan 2019 to Jul 2019

Looking for Singapore-based university students. Applicants must take a LOA of 6 months from school during the period of internship.

Expect a grueling, yet satisfying internship, learning directly from the Managing Partner and the execution of VC and business development projects. Take control and be independent of assessing startups for funding. Promote startup ecosystem initiatives and get ready to regularly travel to Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City to oversee portfolio management.

Company Introduction

TRIVE (formerly known as TRi5 Ventures), is a venture investment company focusing on seed-stage investment in technology startups across Southeast Asia (SEA). Sector focus includes Information Communication Technology (ICT), Financial Technology (FinTech), Smart Nation Initiatives, Data Science & IP Commercialisation. Contrary to late stage investors, we take an active role in helping our portfolio startups to scale beyond their domestic markets. TRIVE currently have 2 active funds and is also an appointed Accredited Mentor Partner (AMP) with SPRING Singapore.


Take charge of sourcing, assessing, evaluating and due diligence on startups for the SG Founder co-investment grant. Target is to fund 10 student-led startups with S$40k each by the end of the internship. Applicants will be part of the evaluation panel.

Prepare and conduct regular outreach to promote the SG overseas entrepreneur program,

Portfolio management over SG Founder co-investment grant investments and the programming school investments.

Promote the NEXT50 initiative,, and increas e outreach for advisories.

Build up the branding of TRi5 Ventures as an early-stage VC.

Constructing and presenting market research reports, where necessary.

Working closely with Partners on executing other portfolio projects.



Singaporeans and PR who are studying in a local tertiary institution.

Strong interest in Entrepreneurship and/or Venture Capital.

Be very independent and take charge of matters.

Familiarity with the Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam startup environment.

Strong communication and networking skills.

Able to travel regularly with TRIVE’s team to Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City.

Bonus skills: social media influencer, digital marketing 


1000 - 1000 SGD

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