Mind Palace has run VR trials on 500 people from nursing homes and institutions such as NTUC Health, Society for the Aged Sick, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital and HCA Hospice Care over the past year.
Singapore’s StaffAny became one of the ten early stage startups to graduate from The Start’s pre-accelerator program this week.
Three months ago, The Start, a pre-accelerator programme organised by StartupX was kickstarted to catalyse the growth of early-stage startups.
To encourage innovation in Singapore, Temasek partnered StartupX, the organizing body behind Startup Weekend Singapore, and launched The Start pre-accelerator program earlier in January.
The term “Kint” comes from the Japanese word Kintsugi, which represents the art of repairing broken pottery with gold lacquer.
These Raffles Institution (RI) students, ages ranging from 15 to 16, have developed a personal finance app for teenagers called, Bridge.
His peers spend their time playing, studying and hanging out with friends, but 15-year-old Raffles Institution student Rafael Soh is busy building his own company.
A business idea came into law student Vera Sun’s mind after she attended Korean pop celebrity Taeyang’s White Night concert in 2017.
The number of start-ups has mushroomed over the past few years, but experts and company founders say they still face many challenges and that more needs to be done to support young enterprises.
Whenever Elisa Goh returns home with kilograms of pre-loved clothing for her online thrift store The Kint Story, her father jokingly laments that his daughter has become a karang guni.
Dalton Prescott, who attended a previous iteration of the programme while he was a student at the School of Science and Technology, has plans to have an app he developed launched on the App Store. The 17-year-old’s app, called Master, combines psychology and machine learning to make learning more effective for students.
Singaporean students Dalton Ng (middle) and Qin Guan (left) used Swift to create Master, their upcoming iOS app which aims to revolutionise how people study.
Yesterday, 110 startups descended on WeWork and fought gallantly to be crowned TOP100 champions of the Singapore leg.
“We recreate familiar surroundings for patients using pictures and information that their family provides. We have already brought this platform to nursing homes and we bring the residents to places like Great Wall of China and Taj Mahal, all from the comfort of the nursing homes.”
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