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  • SGInnovate to focus on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and MedTech and invest in 20 deep tech startups during 2018

    SGInnovate to focus on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and MedTech and invest in 20 deep tech startups during 2018

    Today SGInnovate announced its ‘Deep Tech Nexus’ Strategy as a direct result of experiences and insights gained in its first year of operation. The Deep Tech Nexus represents SGInnovate’s commitment to add tangible value to the Singapore deep tech startup ecosystem in two key areas – Human Capital and Investment Capital. Three technology areas have been selected for focus during 2018: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and MedTech.

  • SGInnovate to renovate BASH at Block 79, invest in 20 startups next year

    SGInnovate to renovate BASH at Block 79, invest in 20 startups next year

    SGInnovate says it would be renovating the 25,000 sf co-working space BASH at Block 79 to be more aligned with its three new focus areas. SGInnovate, which started in 2016, says it would intensify its focus on artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and medical technology — areas identified by the government-backed private enterprise to have a major impact on most industries. There will be more private rooms in the new BASH as some AI-based startups may be dealing with confidential data.

  • The innovation ecosystem in Singapore

    The innovation ecosystem in Singapore

    Founding CEO of SGInnovate, Steve Leonard, addressed the factors that are limiting innovation in Singapore. He asked if enough is being done with the resources and capabilities that Singapore has. 

  • Fundamentals of Singapore in place to drive startup ecosystem growth: SGInnovate

    Fundamentals of Singapore in place to drive startup ecosystem growth: SGInnovate

    Steve Leonard, the chief executive of government-backed investment organisation SGInnovate, talked about Singapore’s strong fundamentals of capital, connectivity and its existing entrepreneurial community which translated to a strong foundation for further growth of Singapore’s startup ecosystem, despite growing global competition.

  • S$25m for 'bold measures' to nurture innovation in Singapore

    S$25m for 'bold measures' to nurture innovation in Singapore

    Over S$25 million will be committed by the government to "bold measures" that will nurture a healthy innovation ecosystem in Singapore. This was announced by Minister Heng Swee Keat at the opening of the Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH).

     

  • Two new programmes unveiled to nurture tech entrepreneurs

    Two new programmes unveiled to nurture tech entrepreneurs

    Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced the launch of the two new programmes at the opening of the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology - a polytechnic incubator programme and an entrepreneurial training programme for researchers.

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