Press & Updates
US Business News Honors PenguinSmart with 2018 Technology Elite Award - "Best Online Communication Rehab Support Service"
PenguinSmart was selected by US Business News magazine for its annual list of elite technology companies.
BE Accelerator Unveils Six Startups Representing the New Era of Digital Health
BE Accelerator's first Demo Day showcased several of the newest developments in digital health, from AI-assisted home-based rehab to smart blood test kits, attracting more than one hundred investors, medical experts and medical institutions. PenguinSmart CEO Dr. Amy Wang was specially featured in both the demo pitch and subsequent exhibit. Read More (Chinese)
Special Report by MEET Magazine - PenguinSmart Presents at Taiwan BE Accelerator Demo Day
"Empowering Families through Innovation" - Exclusive Interview with United Evening News (Taiwan)
United Evening News, one of Taiwan's most established newspapers, sits down with PenguinSmart's two Co-founders to discuss their startup journey and views on the future of personalized healthcare and rehab. Read More (Chinese)
Taipei City Mayor Ko Endorses PenguinSmart Mission at Health Entrepreneur Panel
PenguinSmart Co-founder Matthew Kwok was one of 3 entrepreneurs invited to share about challenges faced by data-based health startups and to recommend ways that the city of Taipei can help. The mayor gave an onstage endorsement and on-the-spot announced new initiatives to support health startups based on the panel's suggestions. Read More (Chinese)
New Partners: PenguinSmart and RenYou Team Up to Offer At-Home Communication Rehab to More Families
RenYou is one of the largest special education rehab center chains in China with 13 locations. PenguinSmart's home-based intervention services complement RenYou's environment-centered "Play and Living Culture Intervention (PCI)" model, allowing RenYou families to extend their rehab from the center into the home. Read More (Chinese)
CEO Shares Cross-Border Health Insights at Premier Silicon Valley Health Technology Innovation Conference
PenguinSmart's CEO Amy Kwok, M.D., MPH, was invited to speak on cross-border health innovation opportunities at the 7th Annual HTF (Health Technology Forum) Innovation Conference at Stanford University. Read More
PenguinSmart Joins Alchemist Accelerator
One of the first 10 selected from 400+ startups globally, we are now a part of the newest class for Alchemist Accelerator. Accredited as a platinum-level accelerator in Silicon Valley, Alchemist is known for helping startups thrive in the B2B world and for the large fundraising raises of its graduates (on average twice that of Y Combinator grads, a seed accelerator for early start-ups). Our six-month program will culminate with a demo day in September. We see this as an important enabler in our ability to better serve the needs of partner organizations as well as individual families, first in China and progressively worldwide. Read More
PenguinSmart Joins Pledge 1% Ringing Nasdaq Bell
As a startup member of the Pledge 1% social giveback commitment, we were featured on the Nasdaq building on Times square in New York, as well as a celebration event along with ringing the Nasdaq bell.
The event is to celebrate socially responsible businesses.
We are proud to stand alongside 1000+ other members globally Read More
PenguinSmart Takes 1st Place in Internet Services in Global Startup Competition
Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
Born out of the MIT Media Lab, PenguinSmart's Harvard & MIT-based team places in the semi-finals of the 2014 MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition