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To all Students

Application is now open for our 2024 student analysts!

Since 2017,we have helped train individuals who have gone on a secure great roles within the ecosystem


Students have applied for Protege Venture since August 2017


Startups evaluated by our student VCs since August 2017


PV member placements in startup and VC roles after Protege Academy.

70% of our members have secured internship and full-time placements across venture capital, financial services, and start-ups.

Journey of a Protege Ventures Member

Protégé Academy

Students who pass the initial selection process will go through structured training and mentorship as an Analyst-in-Training of Protégé Academy where they will attend six lessons on deal sourcing, evaluation, and structuring.

Student Analyst

Upon completion of Protégé Academy, selected students will be promoted to Analyst. With their new-found knowledge, Analysts will gain first-hand experience as a venture capitalist by sourcing for student ventures, conducting due diligence, pitching to the investment committee, contributing to investment decisions, and more!

Student Associates

After gaining first-hand experience, selected analysts will have the opportunity to be promoted to Associates

Principals and Partners

Principals and even Partners to take on more challenging and fruitful commitments within Protege Ventures.

Criteria And Resposibilities


  1. University and polytechnic students based in Singapore with a year or more left till completion (incl. undergraduates, graduates, and ASEAN exchange students who will be in Singapore for full duration of the training)
  2. Strong interest in the Startup & Venture Capital ecosystem
  3. Sufficient networks and ability to source new investment deals
  4. Strong analytical and research capability to evaluate startups
  5. Communicates well and thrives in a team.
  6. Able to commit at least 1 year to the programme.


  1. Interact with student entrepreneurs and source interesting deals
  2. Conduct analysis and due diligence on the team, product/service, market, and growth strategy
  3. Work together as a team with your fellow student VC’s to discuss and decide what startups to present to the investment committee
  4. Attend proposed training and mentorship activities to improve one’s skill set

Recruitment Timeline

Timeline of Events

Want to Know What It's Like to Be a Student Investor?Application is open until 26 July 2024