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They have won a targeted acceleration period with Philips, and an opportunity to receive support from Philips’ experts, resources, and network. “I’m very happy with the results. I look forward to helping Philips expand preventive care [services], and together with them hope our solution can change people’s lives in the future.” Sumit Khemani, CEO and Founder at Smartfuture exclaimed excitedly.
Along with the top 22 shortlisted startups, Smartfuture underwent a 3 week incubation period with Philips, facilitated by The Bakery to fine-tune their pitch and develop their solutions in the lead up to Slush Singapore 2018 for the Semi-Final and Final rounds of pitching onstage.
“Its very different from any other startup [competition] event I’ve been to. There’s nobody to guide you, you just go on stage, like a cut throat competition. Slush gives me a feeling like American Idol. It was a very good feeling.” Sumit recalled his Slush Singapore experience in the lead up to the final pitching rounds.
He also added, “With they way they decorated the place, kinda gives that rockstar feeling for the startups who come to stage.”
Let us congratulate Smartfuture once again and wishing every participant of this year’s startup challenge great success!
Photo by: Petri Anttila
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