Hiverlab founder seeks new funds to accelerate expansion

Ender Jiang, founder and CEO of Hiverlab. (PHOTO: Hiverlab)

Ender Jiang, founder and CEO of Hiverlab. (PHOTO: Hiverlab)

By Glendon Gwee

SINGAPORE — Imagine being able to work on an airplane engine or to visualise the placement of furniture in your new home. This is what Hiverlab is working on. The company specialises in immersive technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR).

Hiverlab, the Singapore based start-up founded in 2014 by Ender Jiang Shutao, is seeking to raise Series A funding to fund growth and expansion in research and development as well as product development after raising S$1 million in a seed round in 2019. 

The funds will be used to help the company accelerate growth and expand into new markets in Southeast Asia namely Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and even Japan and the UAE where Hiverlab already has business partners, Jiang told Yahoo Finance Singapore in a recent interview. 

Jiang, a Chinese national,

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Ceremony held for business school expansion

On Thursday May 18, a ceremony celebrated the groundbreaking for the expansion of the College of Business. A new building will go up on top of the parking lot that sits catty-corner from Rauch Business Center. 

The incoming 74,000 square-foot building will house additional teaching space including the Vistex Institute for executive learning and research, the Bosland Financial Services Lab and a behavior lab. There will also be a business innovation incubator developed in conjunction with the Baker Institute to give students a space to work with entrepreneurs as they grow their enterprises.

 Lehigh Trustee Jeffrey Bosland, ’88, spoke at the ceremony. 

This new building will enable Lehigh to achieve new heights with state-of-the-art technology, dynamic physical learning spaces, new interactive remote capabilities, and much, much more,” he said. 

 The building has been funded by donors who were thanked at the ceremony.  

This month begins the demolition and site

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