COVID-19 has affected all aspects of society. With respect to the dimensions of development, what we are experiencing is a paradigm shift in the evolution of humanity. The core aspects of our identities, as well as how we work, learn and engage with society is advancing. According to MaGIC’s recent survey: less than 3% of […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Over 150 like-minded innovators from across the world are here at Suntec Singapore, ideating, hacking and analysing data sets.
In this article, Jenni Risku, founder of Women in Tech Asia, discusses the need for market-ready solutions that can help tackle the world’s urgent problems on a global scale.
What do we have in common with startups? A burning spirit of venture and innovation. As part of our ongoing HyperX series, Alvin Ea, CEO and co-founder of logistics platform Haulio, shares more about his startup journey and his experience as a mentor at HyperHack.
As 2020 comes around, we hope to bring in more startup events and programmes to spur on the startup ecosystem and ignite the innovative spark in everyone.
Everyone knows how important it is to get sustainability right. It is closely interconnected with today’s global economy, societies, and the environment at large. Any serious solution needs to take into account a wide range of stakeholders and an even wider range of interests. It’s no surprise then that many see it as the greatest challenge the world has ever faced.
To maximise your takeaways from any accelerator programme, you must first understand what you want as an early-stage startup. This is crucial because if you are unsure of your goals, you will likely find a mismatch in expectations.
My takeaways from winning HyperHack — The World’s First Sustainability Hackcelerator
HyperHack is a 52-hour startathon organised by StartupX. Their vision is to foster a more sustainable-driven world that goes beyond just hackathon to make an impact in the world
SUSTAINABILITY need not be at odds with profitability, and it can be a good catalyst for new ideas and business opportunities, a senior official from Enterprise Singapore (ESG) has suggested.