8th September 2021, Kathmandu
OPPO has announced the winners for the just-passed OPPOHack 2021 event, which featured five insightful workshops from Stephen Smith (Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo), Marco Donadeo (Director at Red Thread Ventures), Vivian Chan (Global Head of Digital Sales at NextTech AR Solutions), Hongyu Sun (Senior Director at OPPO Seattle Research Center), and Yi Xu (Associate Director at OPPO US Research Center).
Since starting in June, the event has been well received among entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts around the globe, receiving projects from China, Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, Singapore, Brazil, the United Kingdom, India, and other 20+ countries and regions. More than 500 individuals and teams signed up with 60+ qualified projects entering the preliminary round. The top 11 projects were selected for the final, which was live-streamed on the internet.
Contestants are divided into the Seeding group and the Growing group according to their company status. A total of six startup teams from two competing groups were awarded.
Let’s check them out:
OPPOHack is OPPO’s initial attempt to bridge the innovative tech entrepreneurs with the network and resources they would desire, helping them to build up relationships with international angel groups and research institutes.
“I create, therefore I am.” As the slogan goes, OPPOHack 2021 aims to promote cutting-edge technologies and innovations by investing in promising startups, creating an open platform for both tech entrepreneurs and investors, as well as enriching OPPO’s global technology ecosystem.