123JumpStart is a startup engagement platform under SGTech that aims to help startups grow and succeed. In order to achieve this vision, 123JS provides a comprehensive suite of offerings for our members. We strive to be the connecting platform that helps startups link up with other companies for go-to-markets, partnerships and investments. Visit SGTech's main website: www.sgtech.org.sg



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Mr Paul Lim is the Executive Chairman of investment and consultancy company Fidelium Group. Fidelium Group is headquartered in Singapore with offices in Thailand, Laos and Hong Kong. Prior to Fidelium Group, Paul was the CEO of Secura Group Limited, a company which he founded in 2010 and listed on the Singapore Exchange Catalist Board in 2016. Before entering the private sector, Paul served 19 years in the Singapore Police Force in various senior positions.  

Paul is an active contributor to the business ecosystem and has served on various committees or sub-committees in the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI), SGTech, Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE), Association of Small and Medium Entreprises (ASME), ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN), Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Co-operation Foundation (HKAECF) and the Security Industry Transformation Map (ITM) Tripartite Committee. Paul has investments in both new technology and traditional businesses, and mentors several start-ups. 

Paul was a recipient of the prestigious Singapore Police Force overseas scholarship in 1990 and graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in 1993 and a Master of Arts in 1997. In 2002, he obtained a Master in Public Management (Lee Kuan Yew Fellowship Programme) from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore under a Singapore Police Force postgraduate scholarship, which included half a semester at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Executive Chairman
Fidelium Group

Paul Lim


Mark Shmulevich is group Chief Operations Officer at Taiger, AI solution provider for Knowledge Work Automation.
Born in Moscow, Mark is a permanent resident of Singapore now.
He graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with honours, where he earned his B.A., MSc and PhD degrees in applied mathematics, focusing on data mining. Mark then led the business development division of the largest Russian space technology corporation and has supervised establishment of the first US-Russia joint venture in satellite navigation. He also launched an international research centre in quantum physics in Russia and brought the centre’s research focus to steady state as Chief Development Officer.

From 2012 to 2014, Mark served as Russia’s Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Technologies of Russia. He elaborated a nationwide IT industry support strategy, introduced a 50% tax benefit for small IT businesses and increased the number of free slots for students to get higher education in IT. During his term, Mark was also
overseeing the interaction between the government and IT associations and Expert councils on IT in Russia.
From 2014 to 2018, Mark was group Chief Strategy and Operations Officer at Acronis, a data protection company with international HQ in Singapore.
Mark is certified as an Independent Director by INSEAD Business School and has delivered lectures on innovation strategy and technology commercialisation in various organisations. He was recognized as Global Shaper by World Economic Forum (WEF).

Chief Operations Officer 
Taiger Singapore Pte Ltd

Mark Shmulevich

Affiliated Entities


SGTech is Singapore's premiere Infocomm industry association. Our corporate members range from local startups, small and medium-sized enterprises and multinational corporations.


SGTech advocates for the ICM (information, communications and media) industry, collaborates with our diverse group of members and partners to champion the transformation of ICM technology and promote innovation. Together with various stakeholders, SGTech promotes emerging and innovative technologies such as Big Data, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation and Fintech.


To support the Infocomm ecosystem, SGTech leads several initiatives and flagship events to engage our members and the industry. Our key initiatives include Smart Nation, 123JumpStart, SGTech Academy, Productivity and Productisation Programme. Among the flagship events would be the CXO Breakfast Talk Series, ICT Business Summit, SiTF Awards, ICM Leaders Golf and SITEX creating opportunities for our members to participate in the technological revolution.


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talentguru (www.talentguru.org) is a skills-based career development platform powered by data science. It focuses on creating a sustainable job market for Singapore’s Infocomm Media (ICM) industry and aims to address the challenges of a skills gap and talent shortage in the digital sector.

talentguru connects four core groups in the ICM industry:

  • Students are prepared to launch their careers with confidence by using data, insights and recommendations on jobs, skills and career pathways

  • ICM Professionals are able to stay competitive and relevant by acquiring new skills, widening professional networks and keeping abreast with emerging industry trends

  • Career switchers are empowered and motivated to re-skill and build new career paths and peaks in the ICM industry

  • Employers are able to hire the right candidates in a smarter way through a skills-based job matching platform, using objective assessments based on skills


Leveraging on Artificial Intelligence and big data, talentguru centres on four key components - Skills-based career, Certification, Mentorship and Community.


To register on talentguru, click here

Membership is free for qualified startups!

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