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  • Swiss-based Blockchain Valley Ventures opens office in Singapore

    Swiss-based Blockchain Valley Ventures opens office in Singapore

    Deal Street Asia reported that Swiss-based accelerator and VC firm Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV) is expanding its reach to Asia with the launch of a regional office in Singapore. The regional office will begin its operations in early 2019, where BVV will work with key strategic partners including SGInnovate, to bridge European and Asian investors and tech startups.

    Topics: Blockchain

  • SGInnovate Doubles Down on Blockchain And AI

    SGInnovate Doubles Down on Blockchain And AI

    Fintech News published an article on the latest announcements made by SGInnovate at the Deep Tech Summit. SGInnovate is partnering with Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) and Kingsland University School of Blockchain to launch Singapore’s first certified blockchain developer programme. NP will be will be providing its experience in education while Kingsland School of Blockchain and SGInnovate will be providing their technical expertise and practical deep tech knowledge to the course. In addition, SGInnovate also announced that it is investing in three deep tech startups, Tricog Health, ThinCl Inc and Quantiply.

    Topics: A.I., Blockchain

  • Singapore solidifies its status as Asia’s innovative tech leader

    Singapore solidifies its status as Asia’s innovative tech leader

    Freight Waves published an article on the Singapore government’s commitment in driving innovation in the areas of AI, IoT and blockchain through various initiatives. SGInnovate stood out in the global arena with the team delivering a first in class conference day at the Deep Tech Summit, focusing on technologies improving societies. During the panel discussion ‘Blockchain and the Decentralised World’, questions centred around the opportunities and challenges of blockchain were addressed. For the transportation/supply industry, blockchain will optimise the current paper-intensive, slow and error-prone process.

    Topics: A.I., Blockchain

  • Steve Leonard, founding CEO of SGInnovate on the forthcoming EmTech Hong Kong 2018 event

    Steve Leonard, founding CEO of SGInnovate on the forthcoming EmTech Hong Kong 2018 event

    Social Media Portal published an article based on an email interview with Steve, on what people can expect at EmTech Hong Kong 2018. In the article, Steve introduces himself and what he does at SGInnovate briefly. He also shared the common challenges he had encountered at SGInnovate so far, along with what he thinks will happen in the future given the rapid advancements in AI, blockchain and robotics.

    Topics: A.I., Blockchain, Others

  • SGInnovate backs Irish startup AID:Tech that delivers international aid using blockchain

    SGInnovate backs Irish startup AID:Tech that delivers international aid using blockchain

    e27 reported that AID:Tech, an Irish startup which delivers international aid using blockchain technology, has raised an undisclosed sum in investment from Enterprise Ireland and SGInnovate. AID:Tech’s online platform enables entitlements like aid, welfare, remittances, donations and healthcare to be digitised and delivered through blockchain technology in a transparent manner. Its work in getting humanitarian aid to those in need aligns with SGInnovate’s mission in solving globally relevant problems. The investment will help AID:Tech in hiring, scaling and delivering on projects with its global clients such as governments, enterprises, NGOs and charities.
     

    Topics: Blockchain

  • SGInnovate to focus on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and MedTech and invest in 20 deep tech startups during 2018

    SGInnovate to focus on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and MedTech and invest in 20 deep tech startups during 2018

    Today SGInnovate announced its ‘Deep Tech Nexus’ Strategy as a direct result of experiences and insights gained in its first year of operation. The Deep Tech Nexus represents SGInnovate’s commitment to add tangible value to the Singapore deep tech startup ecosystem in two key areas – Human Capital and Investment Capital. Three technology areas have been selected for focus during 2018: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and MedTech.

    Topics: A.I., Blockchain, Investments, MedTech, Others