Year 2015

Great Year Ahead

Working with Samsung Mirror Display
 
Dec 22nd  2015 

 

We are glad to be working with Samsung on their Mirror Display. Looking forward to a successful project with Samsung in 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VEON@Hair Experience has been approved by IDA as Enhanced iSPRINT Sector Seed Packaged Solution (SaaS) for Retail (Hair and Beauty Salon)
 
Dec 15th  2015 
HairTalk and HairAffairs SMRT Commercial ADs Powered by VEON
 
Nov 26th  2015 

 

Lixin, our UI/UX, and Design intern from Nanyang Poly was the person behind this campaign. She had put in her best efforts to make it happen!

 

This Billboard Advertisement is found in Raffles Place Mrt Station

TOP 3 Finalist for Ricebowl Startup Award for Best Go-to-Market Campaign 2015
 
Nov 22nd  2015 

 

Although we didnt win the award, we are still very happy to be recognised by the panel of judges and to have made so many friends across ASEAN. All the best to everyone!

 

https://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sites/default/files/files_upload/Rice%20Bowl%20Startup%20Awards%20-%20Finalist%20Backgrounder.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker at 1 ASEAN Entrepreneurs Summit 2015
 
Nov 22nd  2015 

 

We were on the same stage with Shopback Joel Leong and Ebizu Kumaresh Visavanthan sharing about our jouney and experience. Hope we have inspired more people to choose entrepreneurship as a  career.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Featured on Yahoo News (SG) as 10 cool startups that caught their eyes at MaGIC's Inaugural Demo Day
 
Nov 18th  2015 

 

Singapore-based startup Gamurai wants to disrupt the hairstyling industry.

Its VEON@Hair Experience is a modelling software that allows you to try out different hairstyles through a 3D avatar. The software also helps hair salons manage their business operations.

 

https://sg.news.yahoo.com/10-cool-startups-caught-eye-magic-inaugural-demo-062100657.html

Featured on e27 as 10 cool startups that caught their eyes at MaGIC's Inaugural Demo Day
 
Nov 18th  2015 

 

Singapore-based startup Gamurai wants to disrupt the hairstyling industry.

Its VEON@Hair Experience is a modelling software that allows you to try out different hairstyles through a 3D avatar. The software also helps hair salons manage their business operations.

 

http://e27.co/10-cool-startups-caught-eye-magics-inaugural-demo-day-20151118/

 

 

MaGIC Demo Day
 
Nov 16th  2015 

 

Today is the day we have been waiting for. We are the 1st pioneer cohort for MaGIC Accelerator Program (ASEAN Startup Track) and 1 of the chosen 37 startups to pitch on this day. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quoted on THE STAR Online 
 
Nov 16th 2015 

 

Another speaker, Gamurai Pte Ltd founder and chief executive officer Woo Sze Ming, 29, from Singapore said youth entrepreneurs need to have an idea that they are deeply fascinated with, come up with a business model that works and then build trust to get further investments.


http://www.thestar.com.my/metro/smebiz/news/2015/11/16/firm-foundations-a-must-young-entrepreneurs-must-consider-how-to-realise-their-business-ideas/

 

 

 

 

Mentioned on Commonwealth: The Youth Perspective 
 
Nov 14th  2015 

 

The summit brought together industry leaders and trailblazing entrepreneurs from across the Commonwealth who are making a significant impact in the region, particularly through job creation, 

 

http://www.yourcommonwealth.org/economic-development/entrepreneurship-employment/4th-caye-asia-summit/

Mentioned on the Straits Time
 
Nov 4th  2015 

 

There is also a web application that enables customers to try on different hairstyles at hair salons. This was developed by local start-up Gamurai, based on 3D-modelling technology licensed from A*Star.

 

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/tech-innovations-for-retail-industry-on-show-at-astar-event-at-biopolis

Featured on Channel News Asia with Video Footages on our product
 
Nov 4th  2015 
 
Channel News Asia had featured a short footage of VEON@Hair Experience

 

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/digital-media-technology/2237690.html?cid=fbsg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Channel News Asia Facebook Page featured our VEON@Hair Experience 
 
Nov 4th  2015 

 

Unsure about getting a new hairstyle? This web app lets you see how it looks before the big snip. Reporter Nadia Jansen Hassan with a preview:

 

https://www.facebook.com/ChannelNewsAsiaSingapore/videos/10153230063542934/

Featured on A*STAR Facebook Page
 
Nov 4th  2015 

 

Giving back and sharing about R&D Journey that we took together with A*STAR assistance. 

 

https://www.facebook.com/HQastar/posts/1017703424948215

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker and Exhibition at Media Exploits Forum 2015
 
Nov 4th & 5th  2015 

 

Media Exploits Forum is an annual event where we showcase our solution at progress. Very happy to share our R&D journey to the people around,. Hopefully more people get inspired and become a technopreneurs!  

 

https://www.etpl.sg/engage-us/media-exploits/program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Represented Singapore as a speaker in the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entreprneurs Asia
 
Nov 1st  2015 

 

We are honoured to be invited and to represent Singapore as a young entrepreneur speaker in this summit. Hope we have inspired more young people to become entrepreneurs

 

http://www.caye-asia.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

FInalist at the ASEAN Ricebowl Startup Award initiated by Malaysia Government Agencies.
 
Oct 15th  2015 

 

Yea, we have entered into the finals. Lets hope we can win this award too, and made Singapore proud of us.  

 

http://www.ricebowlawards.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASUS recognised us as Valued Corporate Busines Partner in Year 2015
 
Oct 12th  2015 

 

So happy and honoured! This means alot to us!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sharing at Areca Books @ The Star Pitt St. Penang with MaGIC
 
Oct 10th 2015 

 

Topic: Challenges in Running a B2B Startup

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/things-to-know-before-you-start-an-e-commerce-business-challenges-in-running-a-b2b-startup-tickets-18879354658

 

 

 

 

 

SiTF Awards and ICM Industry Gala Dinner 2015
 
Oct 1st  2015 

 

We won the Best Innovative R&D Category in SiTF Awards 2015. Hardwork do pay off eventually!  

 

http://www.sitfawards.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

TechVenture 2015
 
Sep 21st  &  Sep 22nd 2015 

 

TechVenture is an annual technology event organised by National Research Foundation Prime Minister Office Singapore. We exhibited VEON@Hair Experience under ETPL Pavillion 

 

https://www.facebook.com/TechVentureOfficial/photos/pb.200147820027288.-2207520000.1444019829./996616573713738/?type=3&theater

 

 

 

 

 

 

SiTF Awards 2015
 
Aug 18th  2015 

 

We cleared the preliminary rounds and is now a finalist for SiTF Awards under the Best Innovative R&D Category. Lets hope we can win this award.  

 

http://www.sitfawards.com/cos/o.x?c=/wbn/pagetree&func=view&rid=1257455

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAGIC Accelerator Program
 
July 27th  2015 to Nov 2015

 

We are one of the Top 50 Startups selected to undergo the MAGIC Accelerator Program (MAP) in CyberJaya, Malaysia, out of 1047 applications from 28 countries. 

 

http://accelerator.mymagic.my/en/map01/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mentioned on Spiffy.sg (Microsoft)
 
Jun 2nd 2015

 

Gamurai demostrated their hair styling simulation web app with Dave as our model. Looking good Dave!

 

http://www.spiffy.sg/events/happenings-build-singapore/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microsoft BUILD Conference 2015 (Singapore)
 
May 28th 2015

 

This BUILD Conference is an annual developers event showcasing some of the latest Microsoft Technologies and the Partners Technolgies build on its platform.

 

Very honoured to get to meet with world class individuals from Microsoft from Redmond- Dave Crawford, Giorgio Sardo, Nikola Metulev, and be on the same stage with them.

 

And we have showcased our VEON@Hair Experience in front of the technical Audience. Singapore is capable of building great Technology too. 

 

https://singapore.build15.com/

NUS Innovfest Unbound 2015-- Where ASIAN Innovation meets the World
 
Apr 28th & 29th 2015

 

We were there to exhibit VEON@Hair Experience, and met alot of great people, potential investors and mentors. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mentioned on Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) website--Of Sushi and Shampoos: Helping SMEs break the R&D barrier
 
Apr 29th 2015

 

This went on to become one of the components of Gamurai’s flagship suite VEON@Hair Experience. As an innovation tool, VEON enables customers to create avatars to “try on” different hair styles and colours and see which combination suits them best. As a productivity tool, it enables hair salons to better manage different aspects of the business such as inventory management, sales reports, commissions and appointments.

 

http://www.ida.gov.sg/Tech-Scene-News/Tech-News/Tech-Adoption/2015/4/Of-Sushi-and-Shampoos

IDA Tech Saturday 2015
 
Apr 25th 2015

 

We exhibited VEON@Hair Experience at IDA Tech Saturday. We were overloaded with cuteness, smiles and happy faces! 

 

 

 

Quoted on MDA MediaExchange Newsletter (Mar&Apr 15/Issue 27)
 
Apr 2015

 

“Gamurai, being a young Singaporean startup, is very honoured to plug ourselves into JTC Launchpad @ Blk 71. We can pop over to Fusionopolis to learn from the researchers in A*STAR, jump over to INSEAD to seek advice from our mentor, attend workshops in NUS@Plugin and exchange and refine our ideas with our friends around us - See more at: 

 

http://www.mda.gov.sg/Documents/Newsletter/Issue27/html/mb_opening_of_jtc_launchpad_at_one_north.html

Channel News Asia Coverage on A*STAR SME Day 2015
 
Apr 16th 2015

 

We had a small video snipper coverage on Channel News Asia! 

 

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/companies-to-get-help/1787856.html?cid=FBSG

A*STAR SME Day 2015
 
Apr 16th 2015

 

We exhibited VEON@Hair Experience at A*STAR SME Day and shared about our journey. Very glad to be part of this event!

 

http://www.a-star.edu.sg/sme/NEWS-EVENTS/A-STAR-SME-Day-2015.aspx

 

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/companies-to-get-help/1787856.html?cid=FBSG

Featured on Science50 Facebook page
 
Apr 6th 2015

 

Local start-up Gamurai is reshaping the future of the Hairdressing Industry with a novel web app “VEON@HairExperience” (VEON) that will help hair salon owners enhance customers’ experience and improve business management such as managing appointments and generating sales reports.

 

https://www.facebook.com/sgscience50/photos/a.1520131394941286.1073741828.1496520443969048/1560975660856859/?type=1&theater

Singapore Based HairSalon turns to Gamurai for Creative Tech Solutions by Cosmetics Design Asia
 
Mar 3rd 2015

 

A need to serve digitally savy customers, empower busy staffs, and connect it all to the business behind the brand is leading companies around the globe to opt for customizable apps for their associates.

 

http://www.cosmeticsdesign-asia.com/Market-Trends/Singapore-based-hair-salons-turn-to-Gamurai-for-creative-tech-solutions

Microsoft Singapore Partner Roundtable with Phil Sorgen, Corporate Vice President with Worldwide Partner Group 
 
Feb 27th 2015

 

We are honoured to be there, and to learn from world class leaders and to see first hand the way how they think. Phil is extremely sharp and spot-on, and the vision from Microsoft is compelling. Mobile First, Cloud First. 

Straits Time featured us on StartSingapore Section by Grace Chng 
 
Feb 26th 2015

 

Try New Hairstyles Digitally

 

The new 3D imaging tool lets you digitally try different hairstyles before you take your pick. Developed by Gamurai Technologies, it is part of a software suite called VEON@Hair Experience that allows Hairsalons to manage customer list, inventory and sales, among other things.

Enterprise Innovation talk about us in their SMBAsia World column.
 
Feb 25th 2015

 

The app, namedVEON@HairExperience (VEON) is a SaaS suite that aims to help hair salons increase productivity by streamlining the front-end customer experience with back-end business operational needs.

 

http://enterpriseinnovation.net/article/gamurai-hosts-cloud-app-hair-salon-businesses-302481686

ASIA CLOUD Forum @ Powered by Network World Asia talk about us
 
Feb 25th 2015

 

The app, namedVEON@HairExperience (VEON) is a SaaS suite that aims to help hair salons increase productivity by streamlining the front-end customer experience with back-end business operational needs.

 

http://www.networksasia.net/article/gamurai-hosts-app-hairstyling-industry-cloud.1424805845

CIO ASIA featured our media statement with Microsoft.
 
Feb 17th 2015

 

Gamurai Technologies, a Singapore-based technology startup, has implemented Microsoft Azure to launch VEON@HairExperience (VEON), a web app that incorporates both hairstyling and business management features targeted at local hair salons. 

 

http://www.cio-asia.com/resource/applications/singapore-based-gamurai-deploys-microsoft-azure-to-develop-hairstyling-web-app/

MIS Asia featured our media statement with Microsoft.
 
Feb 17th 2015

 

Gamurai Technologies, a Singapore-based technology startup, has implemented Microsoft Azure to launch VEON@HairExperience (VEON), a web app that incorporates both hairstyling and business management features targeted at local hair salons. 

 

http://www.mis-asia.com/resource/applications/singapore-based-gamurai-deploys-microsoft-azure-to-develop-hairstyling-web-app/

COMPUTERWORLD Malaysia featured
our media statement with Microsoft.
 
Feb 17th 2015

 

Gamurai Technologies, a Singapore-based technology startup, has implemented Microsoft Azure to launch VEON@HairExperience (VEON), a web app that incorporates both hairstyling and business management features targeted at local hair salons. 

 

http://www.computerworld.com.my/resource/applications/singapore-based-gamurai-deploys-microsoft-azure-to-develop-hairstyling-web-app/

COMPUTERWORLD Singapore featured our media statement with Microsoft.
 
Feb 17th 2015

 

Gamurai Technologies, a Singapore-based technology startup, has implemented Microsoft Azure to launch VEON@HairExperience (VEON), a web app that incorporates both hairstyling and business management features targeted at local hair salons. 

 

http://www.computerworld.com.sg/resource/applications/singapore-based-gamurai-deploys-microsoft-azure-to-develop-hairstyling-web-app/

Shared by Interactive Digital Media Programme Office (IDMPO) Facebook page
 
Feb 3rd 2015

 

https://www.facebook.com/MDASingapore/photos/a.147007502048649.37873.128737643875635/786424864773573/?type=1&theater

SMU Patrons Day 2015
(Making it Singapore)
 
Jan 30th 2015


Invited by the SMU Patrons Day 2015 committee and SMU office of Alumni Relations, we participated in this annual event together with the help of Microsoft, Jawed Habib Hair Salon, and SMU Insititue of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

 

President Tony Tan is our SMU Patron.

 

https://www.alumni.smu.edu.sg/event/PD15/alumnishowcase

Mentioned in SPRING website under News & Events: Try over 50 hairstyles with 3D app
 
Jan 29th 2015

 

http://www.spring.gov.sg/NewsEvents/ITN/Pages/Try-over-50-hairstyles-with-3D-app-20140910.aspx

Gamurai-B2B Startup firms up technical and marketing capability through Microsoft Bizspark
 
Jan 28th 2015

 

Gamurai, a Singapore-based technology startup, develops and markets 3D visualization tools and customer relationship management platforms for the fashion and retail industry. Its first product, VEON@HAIRExperience, enables hair salons to provide real-time hairstyle modeling for their customers. 

 

https://customers.microsoft.com/Pages/CustomerStory.aspx?recid=13522

Featured on Media Development Authority (MDA) Facebook page.
 
Jan 26th 2015
 

Meet Sze Ming (left), who started Gamurai Pte Ltd to use technology to improve lives.With funding from MDA’s iJAM scheme, Gamurai successfully launched their first product in September last year – a 3D software that helps salons and its customers visualise different hairstyles.Well done Sze Ming! All the best for the future!

 

https://www.facebook.com/MDASingapore/photos/a.147007502048649.37873.128737643875635/786424864773573/?type=1&theater

Mentioned on NetworkAsia:
Technology trends set to shake up 2015
 
Jan 20th 2015
 

Particularly in 2015, we will see SMBs investing in wider array of workflow-centric mobile applications particularly targeted at specific industries. We are already realizing such a trend with start-ups such as Gamurai Technologies successfully launching its VEON@HairExperience web app in Singapore which incorporated both hairstyling and business management features, and is targeted specifically at hair salons.

 

http://www.networksasia.net/article/technology-trends-set-shake-2015.1421718714/page/0/1

Quoted on Future Ready Singapore by EDB from Lian He Zao Bao 
 
Jan 8th 2015
 

发明并售卖供发型师使用的应用程序的Gamurai公司创始人胡思明说:"ICV的申请手续比较复杂一点。就一家发廊的观点而言,他们在书写方面比较不在行,所以我们会帮一帮他们。" 

该公司发明这个应用程序,是为了帮助发廊提高工作效率,并增进发型师与顾客之间的互动。

 

https://www.edb.gov.sg/content/edb/zh/news-and-events/news/2015/20150108news02.html

Quoted on Lian He Zao Bao 
 
Jan 8th 2015
 

发明并售卖供发型师使用的应用程序的Gamurai公司创始人胡思明说:"ICV的申请手续比较复杂一点。就一家发廊的观点而言,他们在书写方面比较不在行,所以我们会帮一帮他们。" 

该公司发明这个应用程序,是为了帮助发廊提高工作效率,并增进发型师与顾客之间的互动。

 

https://www.edb.gov.sg/content/edb/zh/news-and-events/news/2015/20150108news02.html

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