Tackling COVID-19 From Home

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More than S$55 million set aside to help agriculture and aquaculture firms innovate

Created by Augmentus, an industrial automation company, this machine pollinates flowers and harvests strawberries.

Reebelo, a Singapore-based site for refurbished electronics, raises $1.25 million seed round

The new funding will be used for hiring, especially marketing and operations positions for customer service as the company scales. Reebelo currently operates in Singapore, but plans to expand across the Asia-Pacific region over the next two to three years.

StaffAny launches app to help SMEs manage reopening measures

As companies resume limited operations in Singapore’s phased lifting of the circuit breaker, careful tracking of their staff’s attendance, temperatures and health declarations will be a top priority for employers, to ensure they will be allowed to stay open.

Startup Weekend Singapore: 750 global participants from 43 countries and a united spirit to tackle COVID-19 from home

Over 54 hours between 24 to 26 April, more than 750 participants came together virtually to pitch their ideas, form teams, develop their prototypes, and receive guidance from startup mentors. All this without anyone leaving their homes, as participants, mentors, judges, and even the organisers powered through the entire event and connected with one another […]

Startups Talk About the HyperSpark Pre-accelerator Programme (Part 2)

When you think of a pre-accelerator programme, you are likely to picture stressful, fast-paced situations where startups are tirelessly working to perfect their business models and pitch deck, going through the highs, lows and everything in between. And you’re not wrong.

狮城有约 | 疫情专题:国人守望相助 重燃甘榜情

冠病疫情肆虐,却重燃国人的甘榜情怀。不少民众在这期间积极做义工,参与邻里互助计划。他们不但义务为年长者、残障人士和其他有需要人士买菜买食物,还会陪对方聊天,成为他们心灵上的伙伴。

Temasek’s global hackcelerator, HyperSpark, showcases 10 sustainable solutions for Virtual Demo Day on 6th May

Amidst the COVID19 pandemic, HyperSpark’s Demo Day cruises ahead on Wednesday 6 May, with 10 startups sharing real stories about their challenges and commitment to tackling global sustainability issues.

10 sustainability-focussed startups to present in HyperSpark’s virtual Demo Day

The cohort will feature a company working on zero-waste organic toothpaste, a tech-enabled hiring platform for migrant workers, and a social learning platform for kids. HyperSpark, an early-stage, sustainability-focussed startup programme in Asia, will hold its Demo Day on Wednesday (May 6). The virtual Demo Day will feature 10 companies in the first cohort of […]

Startups Talk About the HyperSpark Pre-accelerator Programme

What do we have in common with startups? A burning spirit of venture and innovation. Through HyperX, a sustainability-focused hackcelerator we launched in partnership with StartupX, we propel innovative solutions that can help shape a better, smarter and more sustainable world. On a Monday morning in late February this year, over 20 early-stage startups found […]

My opinion on 9 online tools that we use at StartupX

I have read tons of articles that list down a huge number of resources that are supposed to help us work from home efficiently. This makes sense since most of us are working from home now. What didn’t appear as often was an opinion with regards to the tools that were being featured.

5 creative startups driving innovation at *SCAPE Creative Fellowship Showcase

Kickstarted in October 2019, the second edition of the *SCAPE Fellowship, a 20 weeks startup programme jointly organized by *SCAPE and StartupX, was launched to transform ideas into creative businesses.

HyperX: Catalysing Impactful Solutions for a More Sustainable Future

Over 150 like-minded innovators from across the world are here at Suntec Singapore, ideating, hacking and analysing data sets.

Innovation in Ideas

NSman Magazine interviews StartupX CEO, Durwin Ho on bringing together people with the right ideas to meet the challenges of sustainability

45 startup resources and opportunities for women

Here at StartupX, we want women to be empowered, fight bias, challenge stereotypes and improve situations.

The Power of Ideation

Startup innovator Durwin Ho talks about bringing together people with the right ideas to meet the challenges of sustainability.