• Terms and Conditions

    Official information on the Programme will be communicatedvia https://www.bsiacesgaccelerator.com (the “Programme Website”). These terms, conditions and any rules for the Programme on the Programme Website (together the “Terms and Conditions”) operate for the benefit of BSI, ACE.SG, BSI’s and ACE.SG's Partners who contribute to or are involved in the administration, operation and maintenance of the Programme. References to “we”, “us” and “our” in these Terms and Conditions shall refer to BSI. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you enter the Programme. By submitting an entry, you accept these Terms and Conditions and agree to comply with them.




    Who can enter the Programme:

    To qualify for the BSI x ACE.SG Accelerator Programme, your company has to meet the selection criteria:

    1. Your company must be incorporated in Singapore.
    2. Qualify as a tech startup.

    The majority of your team must be able to be physically present in Singapore to participate in the activities held from April 2024 – April 2025. If you are unsure about your eligibility to enter the Programme, please contact us before submitting an entry.


    Submitting an Entry


    To submit an application, you must fill in all mandatory fields and answer all questions within the application portal on the Programme Website, navigated through the "Apply Here" button. Entries must comply with guidelines and recommendations set out on the Programme Website. Entries must be submitted in English. The submission period for entries starts on 8 January 2024 and ends on 8 March 2024. We are not liable for possible deficiencies of the platform. Please note that we are not responsible for problems regarding computers, networks or any other reasons that may lead to lost, damaged or late entries. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.




    After initial entries have been submitted, the Programme will be run in accordance with the following indicative timeline. We reserve the right to change any of the time frames indicated on the Programme Website.


    Phase 1: Selection

    Applications successfully submitted will be reviewed by the Organising Committee. BSI reserves the right to modify the number of selected applicants. Applicants selected to be the finalists will be notified via email. If you fail to respond or do not provide the required information needed for the next phase of the Programme within 48 hours of being notified, we will reserve the right to withdraw our offer for you.


    Phase 2: Accelerator Programme

    Selected finalists will be granted the opportunity to participate in the accelerator programme, which includes activities such as workshops and mentoring sessions. The schedule for these activities will be provided prior to the start of the programme.


    Phase 3: Demo Day

    The Demo Day will be held in Singapore and anticipated to take place in Q1 2025. Applicants based overseas will need to arrange and pay for their flights, accommodations and personal expenses at their own cost. Selected applicants will pitch their solution in front of the judging panel. The audience may include leading investors, government officials, corporates and BSI’s Partners.


    BSI reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry at any phase of the Programme. The reasons for disqualification can be, but not limited to, breach of any of the rules, breach of eligibility criteria, breach of any applicable laws, bad conduct or offensive behaviour, or invalid answers contained in the applications. No verbal or written communication will be entertained.


    Intellectual Property Rights


    BSI does not retain any equity or ownership of the solution upon application. You retain full and exclusive ownership of your information and intellectual property rights. Any solution you submit will only be used for evaluating your application.


    Personal Data


    Unless stated otherwise, information (including personal and sensitive information) submitted in any entry may be used by BSI and our Partners in accordance with Singapore Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA). By submitting your entry to the Programme, you give us permission to use the information provided by you in your entry and during your participation in the Programme (including your personal details, logos and photos uploaded by you and taken during events) for the purposes of administering and judging the Programme, for any purpose connected to the Programme and for promotional purposes. We may share this information with our judging panel, our Partners, and anyone who is involved in the Programme.




    We may cancel the Programme or vary these terms and conditions at any time at our discretion. We will post any changes to these terms and conditions on the Programme Website. In the event of conflict or any misinterpretation regarding these Terms and Conditions, the conduct or results of the Programme, or any other matter relating to the Programme, the decision of BSI shall be final and unchallenged. While every care is taken to ensure that the Programme runs successfully, BSI and its Partners, including their employees, will not be held responsible for any loss, damage, inconvenience, or disappointment of any kind suffered by any applicant resulting from the Programme.

    Governing Law and Jurisdiction


    These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Singapore laws. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts. By entering the Programme, you agree to submit to Singapore laws, regardless of your country of establishment, domicile or residence.



    A list of Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) is available on the Programme Website. In the event of a conflict between these Terms and Conditions and our FAQs, these Terms and Conditions will prevail. If you have any further questions about the Programme, please contact us via the contact details listed on the Programme Website.