The University of Hong Kong (HKU) triumphed at the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, winning a total of 19 awards, including two special grand prizes Invention & Innovation CAI Award (China Delegation), and Prize of the Delegation of Malaysia. The results were announced yesterday (April 28).
Source: Mirage News
PortfoPlus is a startup that launched in 2018 initially with a policy wallet that agents could use to aggregate a customer’s insurance products. That would give agents a holistic view of a customer’s insurance and wealth profile, which would give the agent an edge in providing advice and pitching products.
Source: Digital Finance by AMTD
Clearbot, an iDendron startup was featured in TVB Pearl’s Dolce Vita episode 49. The startup creates self-driving electric boats that sustainably detect and collect floating ocean trash and has expanded its use cases from collection of trash to use in data collection and foam breakage.
Source: TVB Pearl
InnoSpire Technology Limited, an iDendron startuo was featured in HKIE Civil Division’s video. It is a technology startup with a social mission dedicated to the use of technology to provide visual assistance for elderly and visually impaired people. Currently, developing the FIRST smart glasses in the world that can provide hybrid human-AI visual support to visually impaired people or elderly.
We are so proud to see our start-up community members being recognized on the Gen.T List 2022, as parts of the 300 Leaders of Tomorrow across Asia to make a better future. Congratulations and we look forward to hearing more from them!
- Vriko Yu – Co-founder and CEO, ArchiREEF
- Olivia Chan – Co-founder and CEO, BeautyFact
- Sidhant Gupta – Co-founder and CEO, Clearbot
- Ankit Suri – Co-founder, Planto
In mid Dec, a group of HKU startup founders returned to campus for sharing their journey and experience. It was wonderful having this encouraging and open conversation between young students and still-young alumni about starting businesses. Thank you for sharing and participating!
Source: LinkedIn Post
Seven HKU start-ups of current students, faculties and alumni met HKU President Professor Zhang in HKSTP on 22 Sep
The President gave encouragement and valuable feedbacks after listening to their stories individually. These companies range from advance biomaterials, environmental to AI and metaverse and in varies stages of business. One thing in common is that the start-ups are all determined to make an impact to the world with their innovation and all very proud of being an HKUer.
Thank you Mr. Albert Wong for all of your support to HKU and iDendron start-ups.
Source: Facebook Post