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Industry research fellowship

Passionate about technology? Interested in VC? By becoming a fellow, you’ll be partnering with a global venture investor for a hands-on industry experience.
We are looking for curious, creative MBA and undergraduate students to help us conduct research on various sectors and geographies. The fellowship will last for an academic year, commencing in September and culminating in June with our Research Fellowship Conference in Bangkok.

The industry-focused fellowships are in these sectors

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Food/agriculture

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Space

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Robotics/IOT

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Biotech/med-tech

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AI

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Advanced materials

Web3

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Energy

Responsibilities of the fellow will include the following

Investigating new and emerging industry sectors and the ways that technology enables new opportunities.

Building an understanding of the competitive dynamics that animate these fields

Analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of both incumbent actors and new entrants

Evaluating the unit economics of startups and their abilities to scale sustainably

Identifying 30 promising founders in these fields every month and explaining the reasons that their startups are compelling.

Calculating the existing and potential market sizes of new, high-growth areas

Detailing the benefits and drawbacks of new technologies

Writing a capstone report at the end of the fellowship about the aforementioned industry landscapes

Each fellowship will focus on either a geographic or an industrial area

We will hold our Research Fellowship Conference after the completion of classes in June and will feature leaders in Southeast Asian technology and industry. All expenses will be paid for the week of learning and social activities in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.