NTU Ideasinc Challenge 2015

NTU Ideasinc Challenge 2015

Sunday Oct 18,2015

(left to right): Hayden Leow, Wallace Ang & Jeff Chin

18 Oct 2015

DingGo a proud SMU Startup, incubated by IIE had recently won The Most Innovative Startup in the NTU Ideasinc Challenge 2015 held at the Red Dot Museum.

With over more than 200 participants, DingGo were among the 40 teams selected to undergo a series of preparatory workshops at the Nanyang Technopreneurship Centre. DingGo beat the odds and emerge to be amongst the final 15 teams in the running for the top 3 prizes. The top 3 prizes were The Most Tech Driven Startup, The Most Socially Enterprising Startup & The Most Innovative Startup. 

DingGo is an innovative mobile application that allows merchants to proactively reach out and notify nearby users of great deals on food, entertainment and retail. In the recent soft launch and pilot trial stage, the enterprise has been running a socially green initiative with support of the SMU community. It alerts SMU students, staff and faculty on remaining but still fresh buffet spreads and beverages on campus, before the good food expires and gets cleared away. To date, DingGo is proud that more than 120kg of food wastage has been avoided within SMU through this initiative, with the excellent support of SMU students, staff, and faculty. DingGo aims to reach out to even more of SMU’s overall population to help on this social cause.
 
Those who are keen to join the green revolution started by DingGo can sign-up at deals.dinggo.co

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