Our Social Impact Till Date

510

Entrepreneurs
Trained

Represent the total number of individuals trained under our programmes or training academy

221

Social Ventures
Supported

Represent the total number of social impact start-ups in our community, who have gone through either one of our programmes or bootcamps

150

Industry Experts
Engaged

Formed by all cross-sector and cross-function experts, mentors, coaches, speakers, trainers actively engaged in our programmes and training academy

52

Workshops
Conducted

Single 3-hour workshop dedicated to entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, taught by first-hand entrepreneurs and practitioners focusing on a specific entrepreneurship related topic around business sustainability, product development, social impact definition, marketing, growth hacking and product strategy

5

Bootcamps
Run

In partnership with *SCAPE Co. Ltd, #soimpact bootcamps run quarterly since 2017 until now, where we are at our 5th Edition. Bootcamps are a 3-week programme, the fastest way to validate an idea and turn it into real impactful actions

5

Accelerators
Run

Accelerators are intensive 4-month programmes that provide holistic support for early-stage social impact start-ups to accelerate their growth and reach sustainability, run in partnership with key industry players

Success Stories

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Jaga-Me

Singtel Future Makers Accelerator Programme 2016
Healthcare

Jaga-Me aims to make healthcare more responsive, more affordable, and more personal. It has developed a mobile app to help patients and their families engage home care services from qualified professionals within the community. These healthcare professionals are matched according to patients’ requests based on their skills and availability.

Achievements

• Joint-winner of the President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Start-up of the year 2017
• Winner of the NTUC Income Future Starter S$100k Challenge
• Partnership with AXA, providing offerings to policyholders access to on-demand home nursing care

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Caption Cube

Singtel Future Makers Accelerator Programme 2016
Education & Accessibiility

Caption Cube uses cloud-based platform and speech recognition technology to provide high-quality, fast captioning, transcription, and subtitling services for e-learning and media content providers that are inclusive to hearing impaired audiences. Caption Cube employs persons with disabilities who work remotely on the transcription, giving them flexibility and convenience.

Achievements

• Partnership with Mediacorp and NTU
• Awarded S$60,000 funding from raiSE
• Awardee of DBS Foundation Social Enterprise Grant Programme 2017

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(these)abilities

ENABLING CHANGE Accelerator Programme 2015
Assisive Technology

(these)abilities is a design & technology company that aims to “Disable Disabilities” by designing & building products that level the playing field for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) at work, at home and during play. (these)abilities strives to be the Premier Destination for anything Disability-related in Singapore and around the world.

Achievements

• Winner of Best Social Entrepreneurial Tech Start-up at the 2016 ASEAN Rice Bowl Start-up Awards
• Partnership with 2015 ASEAN Para Games Committee and enabled 1,568 additional trips for wheelchair users
• Partnership with Singtel and Grab and contribute to more inclusive facilities and products

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AbleThrive

ENABLING CHANGE Accelerator Programme 2015
Assistive Technology

AbleThrive is a one-stop platform of resources for people with disabilities and their families that are customized to their interest and the details of their disability.

Achievements

• Operating in both Singapore and the United States
• Secured $25,000 funding from raiSE VentureForGood
• Selected as a Echoing Green Fellow and Global Good Fund Fellow
• Featured in an AT&T TV documentary about disability and social change

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FarmX

MAKANPRENEUR Accelerator Programme 2017
Food Sustainability

FarmX was created in Nov 2017 as a spin off from Habibi Garden to focus on urban farming. Their aim is to make urban farming a simpler and more cost-efficient process for urban-dwellers worldwide. FarmX makes use of precision agricultural methods to measure key parameters of plant growth. Coupled with FarmX’s automated smart-irrigation system, urban farming can be made cost-effective with minimal manpower involvement.

Achievements

• Expanded from Indonesia to Singapore market
• Secured a S$10,000 grant from NTU CoLab4Good
• Currently running a pilot project with MINDS to enable employment of persons with intellectual disabilities in urban farms through technology

Testimonials

UNFRAMED has been a wonderful catalyst for the social enterprise industry in Singapore. Helping to put together programmes and trainings that has enabled and inspired many people to become more aware of our industry and as a result take action to do more good.

Richardo Chua

Group Managing Director, Adrenaline Group

UNFRAMED has been very helpful, bringing together a strong community with well-curated hands-on support.

Aaron Lee

Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, Jaga Me

UNFRAMED is one of the pioneering organisations in the social start-up space that we have had the privilege of partnering in the Enabling Change and the Singtel Future Makers programs. In a nascent social start-up environment, their approach and model of focusing on capacity and capability building in the space of social entrepreneurship and innovation is critical in building a successful and sustainable ecosystem.

Andrew Buay

Vice President Group Sustainability & Talent Coach, Singtel

If you want to leave this world a better place than when you found it, you have to join UNFRAMED.

Ken Chua

Founder of (these)abilities,
2016 Rice Bowl Startup Awards “Best Social Enterprise of the Year”

The experience has been very beneficial to help us grow and scale our social impact

Aseem K Thakur

Co-founder, GIVE.asia

[FarmX] found that MAKANPRENEUR has the same vision with us regarding food security in the region. And we want to explore how we can collaborate more to impact more people in the region

Dian Prayogi

CEO & Co-founder at FarmX
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