Tech For Good (T4GSG.ORG), the global social tech movement, founded by Yoav Elgrichi and Kineret Karin, launched its first cohort in Singapore of social tech startups that will be empowered in Tech For Good acceleration programme.
Tech For Good (T4G) provides a 4-month educational programme to a selected group of social tech startups.
Among the issues that T4G startups aim to address are related to: Social inequality, Education, Nutrition and health, Aging population, and a Safer Road and Work Environment.
The criteria for selection were a combination of innovative ideas that tackle meaningful issues, along with a passionate and capable founder/s team that clearly thought about a solid business model to ensure growth, sustainability and impact.
T4G is supported by reputable partners such as A-STAR, AVPN (Asian Venture Philantrphy Network), E&Y, Morgan Lewis Stamford Law and many more. These partners provide the startups with the necessary foundations to build sustainable companies that can create local and global impact through technology.
This is a short brief on the chosen 11 startups that joined T4G August 2016 programme:
Memento Health – Memento Health’s Goldilocks is a platform that assists and tracks the performance of dementia patients.
Trabeller Co. – Trabeller brings new travel experience to travellers with special needs. With the vast improvements in technology, there are endless possibilities in combining safer road traveling and traveling for population with special needs.
Hourvillage – Hourvillage is a global person-to-person (P2P) platform which facilitates exchange of services as equal credits of one hour each, with no money being transacted, based on big data analytics.
EggChill – EggChill aims to be the one stop shop for resources on everything fertility in Asia and provide information on fertility related issues to educate and encourage women to own their fertility future, provide a community to connect like-minded women
CreateCATT – The mission of CreateCATT is to provide best practices in clinical and educational support for children and adults with special needs with a particular emphasis on learning through play and creativity.
Magnetic Motors – Magnetic Motors, is a high efficiency permanent magnet motor of unique characteristics such as high power/torque density motor and relies on high potential (voltage) and low amperage for operations.
Urbink – An innovative unique delivery logistics solution platform that connects and benefits the needy and underprivileged to the industry logistics needs.
Hapticus – A virtual transportation hub for sectors with special needs. The “UBER” for the disabled. Already running in Singapore and in the process of expanding regionally.
Fullfilled – An innovative online nutrition and health coaching platform, promoting healthier lifestyle by utilizing technology.
EbeeCare – Online/ mobile platform to help caregivers to search, book, manage and pay for home healthcare services in an accessible and flexible way. Our innovative and responsive algorithm will match their needs, location and timing with the most suitable healthcare professional available at the lowest cost.
Youcall – Youcall is a VOIP mobile solution that brings a new approach in making individual and group Calls. The solution tries to tackle language barriers in voice communication, by applying voice translation