HeyCoins collects coins from the general public and converts them into the digital currency that can be used for various purposes, including e-wallets recharge, gift coupons and charitable donations. The company has secured grants worth of USD1 million including DBS and Hong Kong Government.
Founders: Clinton Li & Mohd Raihan, Diploma in Business Information Technology, Singapore Polytechnic
Orama automates shipping documentation using blockchain technology. Their first product, eBunker, automates the bunker documentation and compliance checking through the integration of blockchain technology. The company has secured SGD40,000 worth of pre-seed investment.
Founders: Amando Ho, Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management, SUSS & Loh June Yong, Bachelor of Business Administration, NUS
CombineSell is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that automates & simplifies multichannel e-commerce selling processes by aggregating popular online marketplaces into just a single platform. The company has secured SGD40,000 worth of pre-seed.
Founder: Feroz Kuthubdeen, Bachelor of Business, SUSS
Livestock Rewards is a livestock investment company which serves as a marketplace that allows users to purchase livestock directly from small farmers. Consumers can go online and choose amongst hundreds of small, certified farms all over the world to purchase from and farmers can sell their livestock globally, too.
Institute of Blockchain Singapore
Founder: Alvin Chua Teck Wei, Bachelor of Sciences in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, SUSS & Lim Simin, Bachelor of Business Analytics, SUSS
The Institute of Blockchain Singapore is a Blockchain and EdTech private school with course funding from SkillsFuture Singapore & NTUC’s e2i.
Founder: Delcynia Chan, Bachelor of Marketing, SUSS & Charles Chen, Bachelor of Accountancy and Economics, SMU
LightBeijing brings online Mandarin tutoring to the modern day learner. Since 2014, LightBeijing hosts 300 over teachers on its platform and offer over 1,000 different topics.
The event started with a panel discussion with the investors about entrepreneurship.
The first startup to pitch - CombineSell!
Members of the public were invited to witness the startups live in action on May 25 (Fri).
Verdict's in! HeyCoins bagged the first prize at the Alibaba-Cloud Entrepreneurship Programme - Pitch to Investors.
The participating startups and investors with Mr Leon Chen, Alibaba Cloud (first row, third from left), and Professor Cheong Hee Kiat, President, SUSS (first row, third from right).