Build a Chatbot with Machine Learning
Learn how to build a chatbot service without a single line of code!
Banking in the Age of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and DeFi
One of the key themes of 2019 was the rise of Decentralised Finance (DeFi), a new type of finance that runs on trustless protocols and without the need for financial intermediaries.
Healthcare AI for a Rapidly Ageing Singapore
Singapore, like many other Asian and European countries, is in demographic trouble. With a rapidly ageing population that is living longer, there is an increasing need to provide additional medical services beyond the status quo.
Therapeutic Investability: Who Shall Be Invited to Dance?
In the first half of 2019, the total new money entering the Asia Pacific HealthTech sector was US$2.5 billion across 140 deals. And the second quarter of 2019 was the 8th consecutive $1 billion or more quarter for HealthTech in Asia. While the number of deals is going down, the individual deals are getting larger and more likely to be in later-stage companies (Galen Growth Asia 2019 Half Year Asia HealthTech Landscape report).
Morning Pitch Singapore: EdTech
Morning Pitch is a pitching platform hosted by Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support. This platform helps startups form business alliances and partnerships with large corporations, corporate venture capital and venture capital firms. The focus for this Morning Pitch on 7 February 2020 is on EdTech.
Kickstarting Your Machine Learning Journey
Together with the National University of Singapore – Institute of Systems Science, SGInnovate is proud to bring to you an accelerated four-day Machine Learning workshop designed to kickstart your journey into this field.
Startup Stories: The Life Cycle of Medical Device Development
Scientifically based disease prevention and health promotion have been made possible by the numerous scientific and technological advances that have redefined medicine in the 21st century. One of the critical influences in this process is the development and use of new medical devices. As in other areas of technological advancement, the benefits of new medical devices are not without cost and a lengthy regulatory process.
Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech
AngelCentral Masterclass Series: Angel Investing Workshop
Calling out to all Angel Investors, Entrepreneurs, VCs, fund managers, academics, corporates and anyone else who wish to learn more about Angel Investing in ASEAN!
Demystifying IoT: Addressing Privacy and Security Concerns
The Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionising the world around us. With technology being built into almost everything we do and the interconnectivity of billions of everyday devices, technology advances have continued to raise cybersecurity concerns. IoT-related internet security attacks are increasingly prevalent in the news. Join our panel of experts who will discuss the current landscape of IoT, answer the questions around the growing security concerns for companies and consumers and share how organisations are addressing such concerns.
The Science and Technology Behind Healthy Ageing
In Singapore, life expectancy has risen to about 85 years, and by 2030, it has been predicted that one in four Singaporeans will be aged 65 and above. It is undeniable that Singapore will have a rapidly ageing population; hence, it is imperative to encourage citizens to be as healthy and active as possible.
The New Age of AI for Family Businesses
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is on the rise, and very rapidly so. This technology for next-generation intelligence and decision making is permeating every industry and much of human activity. But while the hype is spreading quickly and affecting every industry, business leaders of the world would need to know, ‘Beyond the hype, what can AI do for my business and how can I go about doing so?’
Advanced Natural Language Processing and Temporal Sequence Processing
Together with Red Dragon AI, SGInnovate is pleased to present the third module of the Deep Learning Developer Series. In this module, we dive deeper into some of the latest techniques for using Deep Learning for text and time series applications.
AI Today: Disruptor or Enabler?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has provided humanity with opportunities for creating growth and prosperity with its seemingly endless potential. It has disrupted various industries to benefit businesses and our society as a whole.
AngelCentral Pitch Day 27
AngelCentral’s monthly by-invite pitch day showcases a curated pool of startups pitching to raise funds. During the session, you will also find out more about what AngelCentral does to build an active community of effective and competent angel investors in Southeast Asia.
Breaking Down Artificial Intelligence at the Edge
Date: 21 Feb 2020, Friday
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Venue: 32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911
Basic Medical Device Regulatory Introduction: Key Challenges and Solutions in Asia
Medical devices have evolved to be a critical area within the Healthcare sector. According to the Health Sciences Authority (HAS), medical devices cover over 8000 types of products, ranging from simple bandages to life maintaining implantable devices, and minimally invasive surgery equipment. Singapore, for example, has three phases for implementation of regulatory control for medical devices to minimise disruption of the supply chain distribution and ensure sufficient time for companies to register their devices and meet the requirements.
Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech
2020 Business Resolution: Increasing Cybersecurity Awareness
Roughly 90% of data breaches are caused by employees - the weakest link when it comes to computer security. As such, cybersecurity is one of the top concerns for any executive. Despite its high priority, many organisations struggle to emphasise the importance of cybersecurity to its workforce.
Investors Night: MedTech Exit Strategies
At SGInnovate's upcoming Investors Night, we have invited David Sheppard and Florence Joffroy-Black from MedWorld Advisors to share with us on exit strategies for MedTech startups. They will share the various exit strategies available for MedTech startups at the early, growth and mature stages, as well as the current trends of acquisition by private equity vs strategic buyers. The programme will then be followed by a fireside chat moderated by SGInnovate's Founding CEO, Steve Leonard, and pitches by carefully selected MedTech startups.
Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific Networking Night
This is a private networking evening with SGInnovate and the Class of 2020 Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific, celebrating the deep tech trailblazers from around the region - Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
SDG Innovate: Digitalisation and Cities
With two out of every three people likely to be living in cities or other urban centres by 2050; digital, data, and technology will play an important role in making these settings enjoyable, productive, and sustainable. This is the concept of ‘smart cities’ – urban environments which leverage these tools to deliver better lives and livelihoods for their populations.
AngelCentral Masterclass Series: Legal Workshop for Angels
Calling out to all Angel Investors, Entrepreneurs, VCs, fund managers, academics, corporates and anyone else who wish to learn more about Angel Investing in ASEAN:
How She Got There: Women in AI
In the very near future, current jobs and different aspects of people's life will be significantly impacted by artificial intelligence. This can conjure up many problems if ethics are not included in the growth of Artificial Intelligence. Learn how organisations are combating these ethical problems and what the future looks like for AI from some well-known women experts in the AI field - an industry thought to be dominated by males.
Extreme Tech Challenge: #XTC Singapore 2020
SGInnovate and Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) are co-hosting a regional competition that culminates at XTC Singapore Demo Day on 25 March 2020, where outstanding startups will be showcased and the top three will become XTC finalists and be invited to Paris in June 2020 to connect with XTC Partners – Samsung, Mahindra, Ford, NXP, Harman, Cisco, etc. and possibly pitch to an esteemed panel comprising Young Sohn, Corporate President & CSO of Samsung Electronics, Bill Tai, Partner Emeritus of Charles River Ventures, and Tim Draper, Founding Partner of Draper Associates, at one of the largest European tech conferences, VivaTech.
Introduction to Quantum Technologies
Development in Quantum technologies has seen remarkable progress over the last few years. Basic functional Quantum computers are already available through cloud access, with sizeable well-capitalised technology companies racing to develop more powerful Quantum computers. Governments worldwide are also evaluating and launching research, development and talent programmes to prepare for the Quantum future.
Topics: Quantum Technologies