Organised by Enterprise Singapore in collaboration with Agorize, SLINGSHOT 2020, one of Asia’s largest startup competitions has now officially come to a close. With over 7,500 applicants participating worldwide, SLINGSHOT 2020 offered global startups the opportunity to showcase their solutions and products to global investors and industry leaders. Nextbillion.ai, an AI-powered hyperlocal solutions startup
Hot off last year’s success, “AWS Hackdays Online 2020: Build Tomorrow!” drove over 2,300 participants with 4 new ASEAN participating countries including Brunei, Cambodia, Myanmar and Pakistan. Participants were encouraged to bring digital solutions to tackle challenges in the fields of Sustainability, Learning and Development, Automation and Security in Southeast Asia. The application phase
Powered by digitalisation, entrepreneurial spirit and the agility to pivot swiftly, startups are seen as potential partners for corporations across all sectors to engage. For innovative initiatives in particular, more corporations find it far more valuable to leverage the innovative technology that startups have developed through mutually beneficial engagement models. Yet in all of these
Here’s a brutal truth about corporate-startup engagement: A study conducted by 500 Startups and INSEAD has shown that 68% of the top 100 Forbes Global 500 companies are constantly engaging with startups. Corporate-startup engagement (CSE), in one form or another, is a hot topic. However, with terms like incubator, accelerator, open innovation, hackathons and corporate
Inventors of the World’s Fastest Coronavirus Detection Device This machine was not purposefully designed for detecting the coronavirus Dr Hong, HKUST Research Team About the device With the latest microfluidic chip technology, the device can detect the virus in just 40 minutes from sampling to testing, compared to the currently-used polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology
While launching an open-innovation challenge is a fantastic idea, launching a successful one is not always that easy. There are numerous pitfalls to avoid and this initiative can easily turn into a bad buzz.
Back in June 2019, Ivan Lopes, a Telecom SudParis-student started a 3-month-internship within the Agorize R&D team. Coming from South of France, Ivan chose to grow his skills during the summer in Paris instead of enjoying some relaxing time by the beach. Let’s meet him!
A successful recipe… This article was written by Jean-Vincent Delli Zotti. Microsoft has positioned itself as a learning company. Its culture is shifting from “we know everything there is to know about our business” to “we don’t know everything but we are willing to learn”. This change of posture has given birth to multiple initiatives aimed at fostering
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