Hosted in Shanghai on September 20, the tech giant Google has brought a group of well-founded and investable companies from around the world. Out of 305 applications from entrepreneurs across the world, 10 ventures were chosen as finalists and the Indian startup has managed to outshine the flock.
Bengaluru-based medtech startup SigTuple was presented with the "Judges' Choice" award at the Google's first Demo Day Asia programme held in Shanghai, China. The venture aims to incorporate Artificial Intelligence in the Indian healthcare system.
Founded by Apurv Anand and Rohit Pandey in the year 2015, SigTuple aims to automate medical diagnosis in the country by creating AI solutions.
Apurv Anand, Co-Founder SigTuple, thanking the entire team back home in a statement said, “It’s really wonderful to be recognised at the first Google Demo Day Asia! This one is all for our team back home. This award is dedicated to the entire SigTuple family.”
The startup’s flagship programme and AI-driven platform- Manthana, helps to study visual medical data efficiently such as analysis of peripheral blood smears, urine microscopy, semen, fundus and OCT (optical coherence tomography) scans and chest X-rays.
Asma Salman Omer founded Marham, digital healthcare platform in Pakistan, has bagged the “Audience Choice” Award. The three-year-old startup assists people to seamlessly search, book appointments, and consult with doctors online in three cities- Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi.
Other finalists picked up for the final stage at Google’s Demo Day Asia are
Indonesia-based startup that focuses on the development of smart hardware, embedded systems, Internet of Things for livestock farming. It’s a flagship product of
Australia-based online logistics platform offers freight carriers to sell their unused space to shippers.
Japanese Robotech startup that specializes in building humanoid robots that can help humans conduct scientific experiments in space. The Avatar robot will be placed at the International Space Station will be controlled with a Virtual Reality Head-Mounted Display (VR HMD), a motion capture suit and a haptic glove.
Miotech- Chinese fintech startup founded by Jason and Tao, creates artificial intelligence-based software for financial services institutions.
Thailand- based offers an e-commerce platform for construction materials. With the help of dropship method, contractors can efficiently deal with different suppliers.
Based out of Hong Kong, this venture makes voice-powered smart rings that allow people to hear and send text messages without taking out their phones.
Singapore-based venture produces drone swarming technology for live entertainment and traffic management systems.
The Korean startup aims in assisting office-workers through modern HR automation technology by revolutionizing HR practice in Southeast Asia.