Tackling the Global Waste Problem with Innovation

WASTE 20/20 today officially crowns local waste-technology startup Magorium as the grand winner.

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SDG #2: Zero hunger

Food stands first among all basic needs of humans. In the second infographic of our Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) series, we explain the challenges behind SDG #2 – the goal to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

Moving forward to the Internet of Things

Inconspicuous to us are billions of devices embedded with sensors communicating with one another, typically through a cloud network. This is loosely defined as the Internet of Things (IoT). For decades, security and privacy concerns have loomed over IoT technology. As the saying goes – a chain is only as strong as its weakest link […]

SDG #1: End Poverty In All Its Forms Everywhere

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 interlinked global goals designed to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”. In the first infographic of the series, we explain the challenges behind SDG #1 – the end of poverty.

GETMARKED, the AI startup that could be the catalyst teachers need to live out their own mission

GETMARKED is an AI startup whose mission is to create greater capacity among teachers. Low value and repetitive tasks like marking are automated at GETMARKED so that teachers are able to spend more time on students and higher value aspects of teaching.  At GETMARKED, the marking of paper-based worksheets are automated, where teachers can simply […]

Show Me The Money!

What is corporate innovation   A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock pile when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.   Corporate innovation is the process by which companies leverage on ideas to improve and disrupt existing products, processes, models and methodologies, and in today’s fast-changing world, it […]

How 2 Chinese Streamers Sold 5 BILLION USD Worth of Merchandise in Half A Year

Nowadays, the vast majority of the Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) of livestreaming e-commerce platforms is contributed by top livestreamers. These livestreamers belong to different multi-channel network (MCN) institutions, who provide resources for new livestreamers, and make profits by boosting e-commerce platforms’ sales through their massive promotional campaigns. Although the livestreamers market is highly competitive, it […]

Explained: The Booming Livestreaming E-commerce Industry in China

In the first two decades of the 21st century, China has shifted from the PC era to the mobile internet era and is currently transitioning to the industrial internet era. This opens up an online ecosystem for the whole industrial supply chain, thereby creating a new way for consumers to shop, namely e-commerce. E-commerce, as […]

Asia vs Silicon Valley: The Breakdown

Silicon Valley has become synonymous with cutting edge technology, and is the premier startup capital of the world. No other place in the world has created so much wealth in such a short period of time. Startups have become a key economic growth engine so policymakers around the world are focusing on developing their own […]

CarFix Is Creating a Digital-first Servicing Experience For Car Owners

Delivering transparency to a traditional industry  CarFix provides a fast, transparent and reliable experience in the car repair and maintenance space, an industry that still maintains traditional practices and has been beset by a lack of transparency. The Singapore-based startup, which is an online aggregator of car workshops, connects car owners with these workshops, 90% […]

Women doing well by doing good: 6 sustainable innovations from women-led ventures

Not everyone can be Wonder Woman, but wonderful women can do some really amazing things. Women-led startups are breaking boundaries and paving the way for more innovations in the sustainability space. From tackling the global plastic crisis, to addressing the risk of global food shortage in coming years, or empowering more women through technology, these […]

Outside App

Childhood friends turned startup dream team, Outside is connecting businesses and individuals by providing a secure one-stop platform for both finding paid opportunities and obtaining labour for services.      

Insect Feed Technologies

As part of its operations, Insect Feed Technologies feeds waste to bugs to create an alternative source of animal feed. But make no mistake – the startup’s focus is not sustainability-focused waste management. As a serious food/agri-tech company, the ambition and innovation of its team ensure that it is poised to make animal nutrition greener, […]

S’porean startup helps home/building owners get an instant quote for rooftop solar panel systems

Home owners and building owners can now get an instant estimate for the cost of rooftop solar panel systems with the click of a few buttons.      

Want To Be Your Own Boss? Here Are 8 Booming Business Ideas In S’pore To Execute In 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has badly impacted the job market in Singapore, with pay cuts, retrenchments, as well as salary and hiring freezes.  

Singapore start-ups find solutions to give waste a new lease of life

Road construction material, beer and energy – these are some things that start-ups in Singapore are looking to produce as they reuse or recycle waste.