3rd Breakout Session – Living and Work Environment

The 3rd breakout session will focus on Covid-19 impact on societal norms, as people have to limit physical interaction and begin to work and interact remotely. Almost all industries are affected, and businesses will need to adapt to the changes in living and work environment post Covid-19.


Problem Statements:

- How do we support “new normal” processes like contactless customer interactions? (Ex. What kind of tech can we implement to make end-to-end security checks seamless?)


- How do we support remote working for our company and customers? (Ex. What kind of solutions can we develop to help remote information sharing seamless and secure?)


- How do we help digitalize industries not easy to digitalize for practical or emotional reasons? (Ex. Can we develop novel solutions for industries like construction business or tourism?)


Date: July 16th (Thu), 2pm-3pm SGT (3pm-4pm JST)
Venue: Zoom platform, event access link to be send by July 15th (Wed)
Admission: Free, open to all
The following, in particular, may be interested in the event:

- Any corporate that is interested to find out how partnering start-ups can bring about innovation in the living and work environment

- Anyone interested in finding out more on the new issues related to Living and work environment that have arisen due to Covid-19 pandemic

Registration deadline: July 14th (Tue) 6pm SGT




Dr Chong Yoke Sin (iGlobe Partners, Managing Partner)

Mr Jonathan Lim (Enterprise Singapore, Director, Global Innovation Network)

Ms Junko Ishii (JETRO Singapore, Managing Director)

Moderator - Mr Kohki Sakata (Industrial Growth Platform Inc., CEO & Partner)


About iGlobe Partners

iGlobe Partners is a leading cross-border, women-led VC fund manager in Asia. iGlobe invests in high-growth sectors namely Smart Cities, Fintech and Synthetic Biology. Our investments span across Silicon Valley, Singapore, Southeast Asia and Japan. We identify exceptional entrepreneurs and assist them to expand markets beyond their national boundaries. iGlobe has weathered through multiple business cycles and is backed by track record of delivering superior return for its investors.



Pitching Start-ups:


VIATICK is an IoT company focused on the Bluetooth Protocol. It specialises in active track and trace of persons and assets with the aid of Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons. VIATICK has racked up track records of noticeable use cases pertaining to tracking personnel of interests in harsh environments, like in the subway tunnel tracks, and also military personnel in the base to know who is authorised, and full visibility of everyone on a bird's eye map.



2. Brain Pool Tech

Brain Pool Tech provides solutions for fleet management, crowd control and logistics optimization in large spaces. We are at the forefront of deep technology utilizing drone mapping techniques integrated with IoT, AI, and real-time tracking in order to create seamless digitization for the sports industry, real estate, construction and disaster mitigation. We are an international group of like-minded scientists and entrepreneurs who believe 21st century technology should make life easier.



3. Opsis

Opsis offers different types of software solutions for facial expression analysis and emotion recognition. Opsis is a spin-off from A*STAR / ADSC specialize in Emotion Recognition AI using Psychology Circumplex model.  Personalised analytics help any service or product to understand their customers better. Emotional response data can further augment the quality of data collected to provide more insightful details.



4. JobKred

JobKred is a Singapore tech company which developed an AI-powered workforce transformation platform that helps individuals and organisations stay relevant and future-ready for the rapid changes in today’s economy. Here at JobKred, we use technologies like Big Data and Artificial Intelligence to empower individuals and organisations to thrive in the new digital economy. JobKred also powers Singapore’s national jobs portal, MyCareersFuture.sg.



5. Novade

Novade helps companies in the building and construction industry drive their digital transformation. Founded in 2014, Novade is headquartered in Singapore and operates globally. Novade offers smart field management software for the building and construction industry. Site processes including quality, safety, progress monitoring, workforce management and maintenance are digitised and automated using mobile devices. The data captured provides insights to streamline operations and drive results. Leading contractors, real estate developers, owners and operators around the world trust Novade to drive their digital transformation.