What we do

At UNFRAMED, we believe in the power of individuals to address the most prevailing social challenges. We select the most committed and promising social-impact entrepreneurs, and nurture these changemakers with the community and the support of an ecosystem of amazing partners. By enabling remarkable entrepreneurs to realise their full potential, UNFRAMED builds great startups with clear social impact.

What we offer


Receive an initial seed-funding of S$10,000 in cash in order to get things rolling, as well as a privileged access to the best funders in town to help you reach the skies.


Connect & engage directly with the community you are serving, and get support from best-in-their-field organisations & individuals. From VWOs to tech companies, topical and industry experts.


Learn from top industry experts & through hands-on workshops focusing on marketing, technology, legal, business modelling, startup culture & much more.
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Some facts about us

Vulnerable communities supported
Social-impact startups launched
Individual changemakers trained
Community members engaged

Who we are

Larry Tchiou

Larry Tchiou

Serial social entrepreneur, Founder at UNFRAMED

Founder at UNFRAMED, Larry is a serial social entrepreneur who started his career as a tech consultant in New York before moving to Singapore. A co-founder at MakeSense, an Ashoka-awarded global community, he held diverse roles such as CTO, Vice-President and Community Manager Asia. As a social innovation practitioner, Larry has been involved for half a decade in building ecosystems and catalysing communities across Asia & Europe.

Jan Croeni

Jan Croeni

Co-founder at DEAL.com.sg, Serial entrepreneur turned Philanthropist

Chairman & founder of the CROENI Foundation, a serial entrepreneur-turned Philanthropist who decided to contribute his time and energy to create a better world. While in his early thirties, Jan co-founded and managed companies which raised >USD10 Mio, exited >USD50 Mio, went IPO (ASX:iBY, market cap of USD100+ Mio, 12/2013), and employed 250+ staff reaching out to millions of customers in Southeast Asia.

Alvin Ng

Alvin Ng

Early Stage Startup Coach at UNFRAMED

Alvin coaches the startups of UNFRAMED to move faster, learn faster and validate ideas faster. Through his experience as Co-founder of AfterYou.co, he helps equip startups with skills and knowledge to validate their ideas accurately to gain the confidence that they are building a viable business.

Unaging Program

Do you have what it takes to be a social-impact entrepreneur? Are you looking for the best support out there? Then, check out UNFRAMED's Incubation Programme!
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