• Press & Updates

    Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

    US Business News Honors PenguinSmart with 2018 Technology Elite Award - "Best Online Communication Rehab Support Service"

    2018.11

    PenguinSmart was selected by US Business News magazine for its annual list of elite technology companies.

    Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

    BE Accelerator Unveils Six Startups Representing the New Era of Digital Health

    2018.11

    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)

    Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

    Special Report by MEET Magazine - PenguinSmart Presents at Taiwan BE Accelerator Demo Day

    2018.11

    PenguinSmart was named a “Startup to Watch” at BE Accelerator's Health Technology Demo Day in Taiwan. Read More

    Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

    "Empowering Families through Innovation" - Exclusive Interview with United Evening News (Taiwan)

    2018.11

    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)

    Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

    Taipei City Mayor Ko Endorses PenguinSmart Mission at Health Entrepreneur Panel

    2018.10

    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)

    Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

    New Partners: PenguinSmart and RenYou Team Up to Offer At-Home Communication Rehab to More Families

    2018.06

    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)

    Amy Kwok Health Technology Forum Innovation Conference Stanford University

    CEO Shares Cross-Border Health Insights at Premier Silicon Valley Health Technology Innovation Conference

    2018.05

    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

    Amy Kwok, Matt Kwok with Alchemist Accelerator

    PenguinSmart Joins Alchemist Accelerator

    2018.04

    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

    Pledge 1% Ringing Nasdaq Bell

    PenguinSmart Joins Pledge 1% Ringing Nasdaq Bell

    2017.11

    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

    JingKids

    "深度访谈|科技如何帮助特殊需要儿童及其父母“

    2017.09

    JingKids, China's top parenting magazine for returnees and internationally inspired Chinese, interviews PenguinSmart CEO and Co-founder Read More

    BeijingKids, How Technology Helps Special Needs Kids & Families

    “How Technology Helps Special Needs Kids & Families"

    2017.08

    BeijingKids, China's largest expat family magazine, interviews PenguinSmart's CEO Read More

    World Journal interviews PenguinSmart

    “华医创业,帮儿童走出语障”

    2017.07

    World Journal, one of the largest overseas Chinese daily newspapers, interviews PenguinSmart CEO on her journey from doctor to entrepreneur Read More

    Silicon Valley Insight

    “ 宝宝说话晚?试试这个来自哈佛MIT团队的高招 ”

    2017.06

    Exclusive interview by SV Insight, the premier Chinese tech press covering up-and-coming tech companies and trends in Silicon Valley Read More

    PenguinSmart receives 2017 Best Parenting Essentials Award

    PenguinSmart Receives 2017 Best Parenting Essentials Award

    2017.06

    Learn why Credit Donkey believes PenguinSmart is one of the essential tools for all parents Read More

    PenguinSmart Named One of Top 10 Companies Disrupting Childcare in 2017

    PenguinSmart Named One of Top 10 Companies Disrupting Childcare in 2017

    2017.05

    These 10 companies are changing the face of one of the oldest professions Read More

    PenguinSmart Takes 1st Place in Internet Services in Global Startup Competition

    PenguinSmart Takes 1st Place in Internet Services in Global Startup Competition

    2017.03

    1st in the Internet Services category (Top 5 overall among 200 US startups) in the 1st Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition - Shenzhen, China Read more

    Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

    Parenting Startup Reaches Semi-Finals of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition

    2014.04

    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

  • Research on Family-Centered Communication Rehab

    Does it matter? Does it work?

     

    M.Y. Roberts, A.P. Kaiser et al, <American Journal of Speech & Language Pathology> 2011

    E White-Canales, A McElroy-Bratcher et al, <American Journal of Education Research> 2012

    A Buschmann, B Jooss, A Rupp, F Feldhusen et al, < Archives of Disease of Childhood> 2009