When it comes to embracing the tech startup culture, the e27 team behind last month’s Echelon Asia Summit 2015 showcased not only an assembly of giant resources, but also the determined churn of passion. The conference, which embodied “Tomorrow’s Tech, Today”, took place on 23 and 24 June 2015 at the Singapore Expo. It saw more than 2,500 delegates, 500 startups, and 70 speakers bouncing ideas, pitches, and dreams around the hall.
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The 3rd annual Crowdsourcing Week Global (CSW Global 2015) took place in Genexis Theatre, Singapore, over the course of four days from 21 April 2015. With the year’s overarching theme of “Crowd Economy: Disrupting Billion Dollar Industries and Empowering Billions”, it saw the exchange of international insights pertaining to disruptive transformations, technological innovations, growth and market opportunities driven by crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, and the crowd economy.
In his opening keynote for the year’s Internet of Things (IoT) Asia conference, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment & Water Resources and Minister-in-Charge of Smart Nation, Singapore, defined the Internet of Things (IoT) to be the “tsunami of the IT revolution” — with an estimated 30 billion devices installed by 2020.
The Proof of Concept (PoC) Competition bootcamp gathered 24 eco-entrepreneurs, 8 environmental sessions, and 1 common green goal in Ho Chi Minh City’s Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel over the second week of the month (10 to 13 October 2014).
If the average night’s sleep consists of eight hours (which makes it one third of a day), then the average human spends one-third of his or her life sleeping. If the person lives till 75 years old, this translates to about 25 years worth of sleep! With so much time invested in such an activity, it is no wonder everyone strives to find for the best sleeping solutions to ensure enough energy for the rest of the day. Introducing Sense, a minimalistic alternative that tracks sleeping behavior, monitors the environment of bedrooms, and reinvents the alarm.