In 2018, 5,636 public and internal hackathons were hosted worldwide, with millions of dollars in cash prizes given out and hundreds of thousands of participants coming together to brainstorm about and solve issues.
“This time is different” — these four words are considered by many to be the among the most dangerous in finance.
The process can be daunting for people who are new to this field.
Interview with Eugene Ng, Co-Founder, Head of Growth at StaffAny
Nobody forgets the helping hand that gave them their start. For these startups that are solving problems for social good, two of our employees are paying it forward as their mentors at The Start, a new pre-accelerator programme.
For people who are in the very early stages of their startup journey, a pre-accelerator can be great.
“Let’s start from the beginning. Three months before demo day, we kickstarted our inaugural pre-accelerator programme called The Start, in an effort to fill a gap in the market.”
I’m the co-founder of The Kint Story, an online platform dedicated to rebranding second-hand clothing so that they’re no longer seen as second best.
This is how we failed, and then realised it gave us what we needed to succeed.
For example, we are currently running a new pre-accelerator program called “The Start”, where local startups aiming to create social impact vie for mentorships and sponsorship from Temasek.
The programme will run from January to March 2019 and will culminate with a Demo Day at the end of March 2019.
You have worked endlessly over the weekend to develop an idea and a prototype which you have presented to a panel of renowned judges.
The hackathon, supported by GovTech, brought together 30 mentors, 14 judges and 3 guest speakers — Dr Janil Puthucheary, Teo Ser Luck and Grace Fu
Ok it’s not dead per se, but there are some strong signs that it is pretty lifeless and no longer the fun-filled paradise it was a few years back.