Through GEI, students have benefitted first-hand from experiencing startup life, applying their skills and talents in real work, and broadening their perspectives on entrepreneurship through immersion in cultures across the world.

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Isaiah Chia

I was on GEIP from March to August 2020. I interned with a startup called X0PA Ai, which developed a platform to scale the recruitment process for companies. During my internship, I had the chance to work with colleagues from other X0PA offices in London and India.
Through the GEIP Startup Challenge I had a chance to further develop my business idea for TableTalk, a card game I developed with my team to help people facilitate conversations about the important questions in life. We pitched and secured a grant from The Sandbox. We went on Kickstarter to seek additional funding from backers. We received over $11,000 from the Kickstarter campaign, giving us the resources to move into card production!

Daphne Goh

My boss encouraged us to think out of the box. I have learnt to always go after my passions, instead of going towards the norm. This is something he taught me well.

Angela Li

I really learned a lot about people skills, how to work efficiently, to prioritize things that are more important and to really complete your tasks on time.

Koh Cheng Kiat

This internship makes me step out of my comfort zone because I am in a new place and I have to adapt to his new environment around me. In most startups, we don’t just usually stick to what you job description says, you start doing things outside of what your job description actually encompasses.

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