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  • Singapore’s Early-Stage Fund Highlights Four of Tech’s Most Promising Avenues

    Singapore’s Early-Stage Fund Highlights Four of Tech’s Most Promising Avenues

    KEY POINTS

    • Artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles, medical technologies and Quantum Computing are areas of interest for Singapore’s early stage, state-funded investor SGInnovate.
    • AI is becoming more important not just to Singapore but to the entire Southeast Asia region, according to Tong Hsien-Hui, SGInnovate’s Head of Venture Investing.
    • SGInnovate is funded wholly by the Singapore government with a mandate to invest in early-stage local, and some international, deep tech startups.

    Topics: A.I., Investments, MedTech, Quantum Computing

  • Pushing the Frontiers of AI

    Pushing the Frontiers of AI

    Through various industrial revolutions, societies have adapted and molded the environment that we live in for our betterment. Artificial intelligence (AI) should be seen as complementing human skillsets, rather than being a threat.

    Topics: Investments, MedTech, Talent

  • SGInnovate invests in Singapore meditech start-up MediLOT Technologies

    SGInnovate invests in Singapore meditech start-up MediLOT Technologies

    The Straits Times Online reported on SGInnovate's investment in MediLOT Technologies for an undisclosed amount as part of its strategy to develop research-based deep tech start-ups. Based in Singapore, MediLOT Technologies is built on blockchain, AI and database management system technologies for patients, healthcare practitioners, and oganisations, giving them access to private and secure health data for better diagnoses and effective treatments. MediLOT is the first Blockchain and Healthcare Analytics company in Singapore that SGInnovate has invested in, which is in line with its mission to help develop high potential companies with products that will have global impact.

    Also on OpenGov, Business Times, e27, Deal Street Asia

    Topics: MedTech, Startups

  • How Artificial Intelligence can improve your health?

    How Artificial Intelligence can improve your health?

    GovTech published an article on SGInnovate’s Health Futures: AI & Genomics seminar, where a panel of experts discussed how AI is working alongside doctors and researchers to uncover the secrets of the human genome. Thousands of genomes have already been sequenced, representing a treasure trove of data – one that leaves clinicians overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information it holds. The promise of AI is to help doctors mine the medical literature and pick out actionable insights more quickly and easily.

    Topics: A.I., MedTech

  • MedTech dominates second Entrepreneur First Singapore cohort

    MedTech dominates second Entrepreneur First Singapore cohort

    Investors, Founders and startup community members descended on the Google APAC office in Singapore yesterday to watch the second-ever Demo Day for Entrepreneur First (EF) in Singapore. 

    The accelerator programme is 6-months long and one of the perks from this year’s cohort is they have all received small investment offers from SGInnovate to help them with resources as they work to get that first seed or angel funding.

    Topics: MedTech, Startups

  • Web Biotechnology Pte Ltd announces Pre-Series A convertible Loan funding from SGInnovate

    Web Biotechnology Pte Ltd announces Pre-Series A convertible Loan funding from SGInnovate

    Web Biotechnology Pte Ltd (WEB, the "Company"), specializing in Cloud-based Remote and Personalized Wearable ECG monitoring today announced a Pre-series A financing round from Singapore-based SGInnovate.

    WEB produces the Spyder ECG, the World's first medical grade ECG wearable that transmits continuously through a smartphone to a Cloud Database. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is then applied to the data to analyze ECG rhythm abnormalities in real-time. Its unique 24/7 "always on" system allows continuous patient ECG data transmission from anywhere in the world with a connected smartphone. Physicians can remotely log in securely into the database and report findings to patients from another connected device.

    Topics: Investments, MedTech, Startups

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