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  • Singapore is a global start-up hub — but it lacks one important ingredient

    Singapore is a global start-up hub — but it lacks one important ingredient

    Singapore is a leading tech hub, but domestic entrepreneurs lack meaningful visions, according to Grace Sai, CEO and co-founder of Impact Hub Singapore. Sai was speaking during SWITCH, the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology

  • Coffee with the boss: Steve Leonard

    Coffee with the boss: Steve Leonard

    Encouraging Singaporeans to create new tech based products. On Coffee with the Boss, we speak to SGInnovate Chief Executive Steve Leonard on what he's got planned.
     

  • Start-up focuses on helping robots see and move better

    Start-up focuses on helping robots see and move better

    Many robots can already see and identify objects but artificial intelligence start-up Movel AI is looking to make them even "smarter", which could generate greater productivity for companies. In the third instalment of a four-part series on intellectual property, co-founders Bai Haoyu, 31, and Abhishek Gupta, 29, tell Lee Xin En how they are developing software that improves the vision of robots so they can be more accurate and less prone to accidents, and why they are filing a patent.

  • One tiny city state is pushing hard to be a center for innovation

    One tiny city state is pushing hard to be a center for innovation

    When it comes to innovation, there is no such thing as status quo — you either improve or decline relative to everyone else, and sitting in a comfort zone for too long could prove costly. That is the philosophy of Steve Leonard, the CEO of SGInnovate, the government entity that supports entrepreneurs leading Singapore's innovation efforts.

  • ‘To Set Up A Business In Singapore You Better Have A Clear Roadmap,’ Says Industry Leader Steve Leonard

    ‘To Set Up A Business In Singapore You Better Have A Clear Roadmap,’ Says Industry Leader Steve Leonard

    Its location and business ecosystem make Singapore one of APAC’s top destinations for entrepreneurs. SGInnovate CEO Leonard talks to João Marques Lima on the current entrepreneurial spirit in the city.

     

  • Singapore eyes global ambitions with state-led investments in artificial intelligence, says CEO of SGInnovate

    Singapore eyes global ambitions with state-led investments in artificial intelligence, says CEO of SGInnovate

    After leading a major push for innovation in new financial technology startups, Singapore is now eyeing healthcare technologies as the next big thing, with major investments planned in the area of artificial intelligence, according to Steve Leonard, founding CEO of Singapore state-backed SGInnovate and a former government official. 

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