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Stories by SGInnovate

The Rise Of The Robot Startups

Starting a robotics company may seem like the coolest job in the world, but in reality requires a lot of grit and hard work, said a panel of experts.

AI Gets Physical

Robots are to artificial intelligence what bodies are to brains. Assistant Professor Pham Quang Cuong, a roboticist at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is helping AI impact the physical world.

So You Want To Land That Data Science Internship? Here’s What You Need To Know

Having good technical skills alone is not enough to set you apart from the competition, said a panel of employers and current interns.

Tracking Down A Better Vision Test

Singapore-based startup BetaSight wants to turn eye-tracking VR headsets—originally designed for gaming—into medtech devices that can monitor eye and neurological health.

The Future Of Talent Will Not Be Graded

In a fast-changing, tech-centric future, straight As will only get you so far. Much more valuable is the agility to pick up new skills and learn on the job, said SGInnovate’s ‘Future of Talent’ panel.

When Small Startups Take On Big Data

Big data analytics startups combine deep domain knowledge with cutting-edge artificial intelligence to help companies as diverse as banks and shipping firms solve complex problems.

Ready, Set, Hash

Blockchain entrepreneurship and investment is more about building an ecosystem rather than cornering the market, said a panel of practitioners at SGInnovate’s Investors Night.

The Right Way To Put AI In Business

Many companies are in a hurry to cash in on the AI gold rush, but data-intelligence startup Adatos sets itself apart by only focusing on profitable use cases, says its managing director Mr Drew Perez.

The Power Of Exponential Thinking

To thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, individuals, companies and societies can no longer afford to think about the future in linear terms, says Mr Charlie Ang, ambassador for Singularity University’s Singapore Chapter and Founder of