Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The 2016 EYE Program Teams Announced

The EYE Program, powered by Google and supported by leading corporations, announced the top 15 teams who will work closely with the program’s Corporate Partners, including Asia Miles, HKT, and New World Development Company Limited, to co-create products and solutions related to lifestyle loyalty programs, information and communications technology (ICT), and smart living. Themed “Innovation in Everyday Life,” the EYE Program aims to drive “Collaborative Innovation” across industries by connecting leading corporations and startups. This year, the program received over 250 applications. Thirty teams were invited to the Pitching Day hosted at HKT on June 25, and they each presented their business ideas to the judging panel composed of 17 professionals, executives and entrepreneurs. The top 15 teams were selected and will receive dedicated mentorship, participation in Innovation Boost workshop and training, as well as Insight Nights hosted by the program’s Corporate Partners. The teams will also pitch for the top six spots on August 20, and receive opportunities to shadow innovative leaders and showcase their business solutions during a visit to Singapore in September and Gala Event in October.

And the 2016 Google EYE Program Participants are:

36Link improves the transparency in the trading industry by providing a marketplace linking the shipper and the service providers together.

Bonnect HK Limited empowers parents with tools and professional knowledge to facilitate healthy growth of baby with the aid of innovative technology.

Chears Technology Company provides better listening experience for hearing impaired people through advanced technology.

Control Free Limited simplifies and promotes home automation through its “Cloud-Based Automation System.”

FeedMe Guru offers personalized restaurant recommendations for young professionals around the world using big data.

GreenAct is a mobile application platform that inspires and motivates people to perform green actions by rewarding simply using their smartphones on-the-go.

HomeTaste connects travelers with local citizens through local cuisine while enabling participating locals to earn extra income.

iSTYLEUP connects independent fashion designers from fragmented, local markets to customers and fashion influencers in the global market.

Lifespan is a medical device startup that creates novel orthopaedic implants for elderly patients.

Palapal provides personalized group tour experience for millennial travellers with shared interests, aspirations and cost.

Poplet solves the problem of pop-up store planning and launch through innovative strategies and analytics.

Preface Holdings Limited encourages active learning by combining textbook materials with interactive learning videos on its platform.

Room3 Limited overturns the traditional way of house hunting through virtual reality technology.

Shop Easy Logistics Limited removes retail shopping boundaries by establishing parcels networks between different countries.

Yolo Lifestyle Limited makes travel planning one click away, from research and planning to purchasing, and additional premium onsite services and support.

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