EmTech Singapore has announced the 10 regional finalists from Southeast Asia and Australia/New Zealand that are now eligible for consideration on the 15th annual MIT Technology Review magazine’s 35 Innovators Under 35 list, due in October 2015.
More than 120 exhibitors from Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Chile, Thailand and the US showcased their innovations at Techventure 2014. These start-ups came from the biomedical technology, energy and utilities, advanced manufacturing and engineering, and infocomm technology sectors.
Founded in 2012 by Roger Yuen, Oliver Tan, Chua Tat-Seng and Li Guangda, ViSenze is the successful story of NUS computer scientists and web entrepreneurs solving real-world problems through the innovative application of NUS technology.
The entrepreneurship journey is never easy and requires certain types of personality and select ingredients for success.
In today's world of technology, for a start-up company to have a chance at success it is imperative to know what it is trying to achieve with its technology, who they are helping and how they can differentiate themselves from the competition.
Technology and entrepreneurship took centre stage as the iCentre held the latest in its series of Innovate Forums yesterday.
Entrepreneurs must learn to navigate through the emergence of new technologies in order to seize market opportunities.
As Alibaba prepares for its IPO and Tencent aggressively pushes its WeChat messenger all over the world, it’s easy for folks in the west to forget that there’s another Asian internet giant gunning for a broader global presence – Japan’s Rakuten.
Li Guangda, who hails from the coastal city of Tianjin in northern China, completed his PhD at the NUS School of Computing in 2011. He is now the Chief Technology Officer at ViSenze, a start-up he co-founded with Professor Chua Tat-Seng.
Co-innovation - collaborating to introduce new ideas or methods - between startups and large organizations (LO) is begining to see acceptance here, even as observers question its feasibility and look for deeper roles from the players and government.