Introduced an enhanced visa scheme to attract promising foreign startup talents
Effective from 3 August 2017, Singapore introduced an enhanced 'EntrePass' scheme to attract global startup talents to build innovative businesses. The new scheme has broadened the evaluation criteria for global start-up founders to attract more promising foreign start-up talents. The paid-up capital requirement of 50,000 Singapore dollars has also been removed. 'EntrePass' is a work visa for foreign entrepreneurs who are keen to start a business in Singapore in areas such as deep technology, introduced in 2003.
Type: Promotion and facilitation (Investment facilitation )
Industry: Not industry specific
- Ministry of Manpower, Startup SG Talent:Enhanced EntrePass to attract global startup talent to build innovative businesses in Singapore, Aug 02, 2017
- Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, Singapore opens foreign entrepreneur program to broader pool, Aug 04, 2017
- GuideMeSingapore, How the new Enhanced Entrepass Scheme will Benefit Global Entrepreneurs, Aug 04, 2017