SVA Internships

The Singapore Valley Awards is more than an internship. It's a launchpad for your next brilliant idea.

Designed to foster entrepreneurship, the SVA is a gateway to a wealth of industry knowledge. You'll explore a new frontier together with the founders of successful internet companies, corporate leaders and experienced venture capitalists.

Be inspired and challenged. At SVA, you will have a fully immersed experience at some of the top Chinese companies that have gone on to the global stage and venture capital investment firms. Uncover the workings behind household names like Alibaba and Qunar as well as rising Chinese startups, in a safe environment that rewards original thinking.

Partner Companies


Shanghai 2345 Network Holding was founded by Mr. Pang Shengdong. The company was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in September 2014 as the first A-share Iisted Internet company with a market capitalization of more than S$ 5 billion. 2345 is ranked No. 21 in the "China Internet Enterprise 100" in 2017. 2345 is positioned to be the Preferred Internet Access Platform, spanning businesses among web browsing, desktop software, mobile Internet and alliance for mobile and PC distributors. Its products cover more than 150 million Internet users. In recent years, 2345 adopted the strategy of “Internet + Financial Innovation”. 2345 Fintech platform has generated monthly transactions of more than 10 million. The company also expanded its business to financial leasing, Internet insurance and fund distribution.

Alibaba Group


Alibaba Group Holding Limited is an online and mobile e-commerce company. It operates consumer-to-consumer, business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales services via web portals. It also provides electronic payment services, a shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services. It is the world’s largest retailer with operations in over 200 countries, as well as one of the largest internet companies.

GGV Capital


GGV is a venture capital firm that focuses on connecting the world’s two largest tech markets: U.S. and China. With offices in Menlo Park, Shanghai, and Beijing, GGV has $4 billion and 8 funds under management. Founded in 2000 in Silicon Valley, GGV was one of the first venture capital funds to invest in Chinese companies. Its over two hundred portfolio companies include Alibaba, Didi Chuxing, Qunar, YY,Airbnb, Square、Wish and Red. By the end of February 2017, among the portfolio companies, 29 have gone public; as for the non-public companies, 17 are unicorns (companies valued at more than$ 1bn), and 5 of them are Unicorn company that Valuation of more than 500 million.



Founded in 2008, KingNet is a listed comprehensive Internet company based in Shanghai, China. It is a mobile Internet portal which includes platform operation and content development. There are over 1000 employees. KingNet has developed and published many successful titles, such as Sole Tower, ShuShan Chuanqi and MU Miracle. KingNet also has several leading and popular platform products, such as the web game portal XY.COM, the application distribution platform XY Assistant and the door-to-door mobile repair service platform HI Repair. KingNet has successfully completed the transformation from PC to the mobile platform and become the multi-platform operator. KingNet also created the full Internet eco-system that is "User Traffic Acquisition-User Traffic Operation-User Traffic Monetization". KingNet went public on A-Share Market in Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2015.

Matrix Partners China


Established in 2008, Matrix Partners China manages 4 USD funds and 5 RMB funds aggregating over USD 3 billion. They focus on early to growth stage investment and have over 400 portfolios. They focus on mobile Internet, digital marketplace, SAAS, Artificial Intelligence/Data Science, FinTech, digital healthcare, new consumer and digital media, social network. Some of their key portfolios includes Didi Chuxing,, MOMO, Kingnet Network, Cheetah Mobile, 21Vianet, Bona Films,, EDAN Medical, Tubatu,, Liepin, Babytree, Fenqile, PINTEC, 36Kr, ofo, Meet You, yunniao, youzan, Xinyang, Blueware, Career International. Matrix Partners China has a team of over 40 investment professionals. Their resources, insight and experience run deep, and they seek to invest only in exceptional entrepreneurs and companies that have the potential to become industry leaders. They have an industry-leading portfolio support group to help their entrepreneurs, providing them with post-investment management and services including Government Affairs, Marketing and Public Relations, Human Resources Development, legal advisory, healthcare services, financial and capital market expertise.



Qunar, founded in May 2005 and headquartered in Beijing, is the world’s most popular Chinese travel platform Qunar’s mission is to create and maintain a fun and hassle-free one-stop travel information source for Chinese travelers. Via its website and mobile applications, the company organizes enormous travel information and provides instant and thorough searches of flights, hotels, travel packages, group-buying deals and other travel-related information to travelers, helping them find travel products of great value, and travel information that best matches their needs, all by its intelligent and avant-garde technology.