Singtel Future Makers

Singtel Future Makers seeks start-ups that are looking to work with Singtel business units on innovative technological solutions that can ignite strategic outcomes for the business and the community. Start-ups will be supported from a cash pool grant of up $150,000, gain access to the knowledge and expertise from Singtel leaders and cross-sector experts and have the opportunity to connect with business and community partners in Singapore and the region.



The F Factor Regional Finalist (Second)

Competed against 600 start ups and came in second. The programme builds a world-class pool of diverse and exceptional entrepreneurial talent who will build tomorrow’s high impact sustainable startups. It is UK's premier startup competition.

Asia Pacific Eldercare
Innovation of the year 

Best Smart Care Technology


Driven by Ageing Asia, the award is first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region, the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards was created to provide an annual recognition to organisations in the Asia Pacific that demonstrate eldercare innovation in their business, operational and service models to change the way our older adults age.

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President's Challenge
Social Enterprise Award Finalist

The President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Award (PCSEA) is a prestigious accolade conferred by the President’s Office to outstanding businesses and their partners within the social enterprise sector in Singapore. It aims to honour and recognise exceptional social enterprises for their contributions made to the local community.


Jumpstarter 2020 Global Pitch Competition


Jumpstarter is a not-for-profit initiative curated by Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund that provides a platform for entrepreneurs to jump start their dreams. Out of over 2000 applicants worldwide, GenConnects is one of the finalists.

ALIPAY-NUS Enterprise

Social Innovation Challenge 2019

Top 10 in Singapore


This challenge is a joint initiative that aims to seek out the most innovative social impact enterprises, with a focus on digital technology towards building an inclusive society.

2019 China - ASEAN New Smart City Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition

First Runner Up (Start Up Category with over 400 entries)


This competition selects the most innovative Smart City ideas from individuals, youths, enterprises, organisations and institutions and further supports them with the opportunity to realise their ideas in the China-ASEAN Smart City Innovation center.


    15th International Design Conference 2018

    MatchLink research was published and presented at the Design Conference 2018 in Croatia, with other presenters being PhD candidates and Professors from reputable universities such as Cambridge.

    Cities of Love Awards (COLA Merit) 2017

    COLA recognises the effort made by people or enterprises that contribute to the love and care for the communities we live in. GenConnects won two Merit awards in the Individual category.


    International Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017 

    GenConnects participated in an annual, 2-day academic conference that showcases the best undergraduate research from around the world.


    International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) Bronze level award

    In one of the longest running and most prestigious design awards programs in existence, GenConnects competed against 1600 entries and came out on top. 

    Past winners of the IDEA award includes the Oculus Rift, Tesla’s Model S and Apple’s original iPhone.

    The Global Undergraduate Award

    Top 10% in each category

    The Global Undergraduate Award is the world’s leading undergraduate awards programme which recognises top undergraduate work, shares them with a global audience.

    It is also going to be presented at the main conference in Dublin at The Undergraduate Awards.