Eureka Nova x Tencent x WeStart

Smart Retail - Greater Bay Area Accelerator Programme

Cohort #2 2019

About this Cohort

The 8-week programme held across 4 major cities of the Greater Bay Area, incubatees received support from mentors, coaches, and business leaders along with additional guidance on market validation, co-creation opportunities.

Smart Retail

Using technology to forecast trends, influence the supply chain (from manufacturing, design, logistics, marketing & sales), and improve customer experience.


Predictive Analytics

Analyze current data to make predictions about future using techniques like data mining, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.


New Production

Automation & data exchange of manufacturing technology, which includes cyber-physical systems, Internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing.


Logistics Empowerment

New technology or method that empowers the ability to provide just-in-time logistics solutions to end consumers, directly or in-directly.


Customer Experience

Leveraging new technologies and interactive ways to engage customers and improve customer experience. 

Programme Timeline


Now - Nov 11

Application of the Incubation Programme is open until 11 November, 2018. All applicants are expected to follow the submission guideline of the application form. Early applicants will have the opportunity to meet with the programme team before the selection period.

Application is now closed.


Q4 2018

The selection phase will be divided into two stages. During the first stage, applicants will be scored with the following criteria:

  1. Innovativeness, Business Viability

  2. Team Expertise

  3. Defensibility

The top 30 scorers will be invited to pitch in front of a panel of judges from diverse disciplinary.


The result of the selection stages will be announced on early December, 2018 and late January, 2019 respectively.


Q1-2 2019

The selected startups will become the incubatees of Eureka Nova and enter the 8-week incubation programme, which will be held across four major Greater Bay Area cities - Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Macau.

Incubatees will gain access to a curated mentor pool, sharing from senior management of the New World Group and Tencent, hands-on experiential workshop, and connection of the local ecosystem across Greater Bay Area.


Q2 2019

The incubatees will be presenting their business ideas and solutions in an invite-only demo day event to leadership and senior management of the New World Group, Tencent, their respective business partners, investors, and super-connectors.

The programme does not end here, the incubatees will be entering the business exploration phase of the incubation programme with relevant stakeholders.

Selected Startups


Datality Lab provides realtime analysis of video and insight on customer sentiment for businesses to adapt and improve their products and/or services through its Moodie Emotion Analytics Engine.


Beverage platform that solves the last-mile problem of dining

Beverage platform that solves the last-mile problem of dining

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C-radar is a commercial intelligence platform based on off-line big data and AI technology which founded in 2018. 

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Studio R provides a Virtual Reality platform for interior designers to make use of interactive environments to sell to end users. It provides a unique experience combining VR, AR, e-shop and App, so users can design and purchase on App, an O2O customer experience.

Vision Intelligent is a computer vision provider enabling smart retail solutions, including collection of realtime mobility data

Coolhobo uses mobile Augmented Reality in stores to inform, guide and reduce efforts while making the shopping experience fun, entertaining and social, applying every benefit of ecommerce to offline retail. 

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Kalon Couture is a carefree fashion platform utilising advanced mobile body scan and virtual fitting technology, where online shoppers can virtually try on clothing with their personal 3D avatars, customised with personal appearance and body shape. .

SquareArk is platform for browsing products, sharing and selling on social media while earning the profit margin that you set.

Empowering Smart Hotel Experience

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Infinite Innovation provides one-stop solution for unmanned retail store operators. Services included automation, AI, IOT, CRM and target marketing.

SmartRetail is building a Disruptive IoT Automated Retail, Interactive
Marketing & Big Data Platform.

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GoodScan delivers smart logistics systems that accurately scan and show the volume, weight and code of products in 1 second.

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A modular based event Loyalty Platform that generates unique QR and DMC codes features with loyalty points redemption.

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A one-stop POS solution for retail operations

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