Category: Singapore

Capitaland’s Ascott unveils “living lab” for Singapore millennials

Singapore: The Ascott Limited, CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, has partnered with the Singapore Management University (SMU) to launch its first living lab designed to field test various concepts for its newest brand, lyf.

Thomson Reuters announces Singapore data and innovation lab

Singapore: Thomson Reuters today announced the official opening of Thomson Reuters Labs – Singapore. The Lab will collaborate with the government, customers, tech startups and universities to build partnerships and create innovative products.

IAG to open InsurTech innovation hub in Singapore

Singapore: Australian insurance giant IAG has announced it will launch an InsurTech innovation hub in Singapore, in a move that will connect the insurer to Singapore’s global innovation network and vibrant entrepreneurial community.

MetLife Announces 8 startups for “collab” its accelerator program

Singapore: LumenLab, MetLife’s Singapore-based innovation center, today announced that it has selected 8 finalists for its inaugural tech matchmaking program, collab, an open innovation platform matching startups with the right opportunities within MetLife.

PayPal’s Innovation Lab is launching a fintech scholarship in Singapore

Singapore: PayPal has announced that it will partner with Singapore Management University (SMU) to roll out a fintech scholarship in Singapore worth S$180,000 (US$126,900).

Microsoft, KPMG Co-Launch Blockchain ‘Nodes’ (Labs) in Singapore & Frankfurt

Singapore: KPMG International and Microsoft Corp. have announced the launch of joint Blockchain Nodes, which are designed to create and demonstrate use cases that apply blockchain technology to business propositions and processes.

Unilever and Padang & Co Launch ‘LEVEL3’ – a co-working space

Singapore: LEVEL3 is a workspace, created by Unilever Foundry and Padang & Co, which brings together Unilever, startups and entrepreneurs to encourage innovation and create new partnerships that deliver real business impact.

Oracle expands its Startup Cloud Accelerator program into Singapore, Mumbai & New Delhi

Singapore/India: Post its successful conclusion in Bangalore, Oracle is now expanding the accelerator program to Bristol, Delhi–NCR, Mumbai, Paris, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Tel Aviv.

Singapore Press Holdings’ start-up accelerator is officially dead

Singapore: SPH Plug and Play, the start-up accelerator of Singapore’s largest newspaper publisher, has officially been declared dead.

SP launches Free Electrons Global Accelerator programme

Singapore: Singapore Power (SP) has launched the Free Electrons Global Accelerator programme, which aims to bring together utilities and startups to innovate and co-create the next generation of ideas and clean energy solutions for the industry.

Changi Airport, EDB launch S$50m ‘Living Lab’ to develop tech for airport operations

Singapore: Changi Airport is testing sensors at its taxi stands to track the number of people in the queue and determine the estimated waiting time.

Nanyang Polytechnic and Splunk open IoT analytics lab

Singapore: Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and Splunk Inc. are expanding their partnership to open the new NYP-Splunk Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics Living Lab at NYP’s School of Engineering.