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Karamjit Singh
Nov 07, 2014

Malaysian entrepreneurs are a happy bunch this week with two new funding channels opening up for them. But with the country also looking to attract talent from overseas to launch their ideas from Malaysia, DNA founder Karamjit Singh wonders if the Government should be more practical here.

Karamjit Singh
Nov 07, 2014

In a significant development, Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd can now invest for equity instead of just giving grants. Leveraging on VCs, it is targeting amounts of between US$150,000 and US$300,000. Its chief executive Nazrin Hassan explains why.

Gabey Goh
Oct 21, 2014

What happens when startups up-and-leave the country after getting their Series A or B funding, especially after getting their start via public funds?

Goh Thean Eu
Oct 15, 2014
  • Some startup and entrepreneur incentives in Budget 2015 only apply to MaGIC
  • Good first step, but more must be done to attract global entrepreneurs: Pundits
Goh Thean Eu
Oct 13, 2014
  • Industry players generally welcome initiatives and goodies
  • Gaps in making Malaysia preferred destination for entrepreneurs

IN its proposed national budget for 2015, the Malaysian Government announced several incentives and measures that directly or indirectly would be of benefit to the ICT ecosystem, but some industry players believe that more could have been done to further grow the ecosystem.
 

Edwin Yapp
Oct 06, 2014

Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email karamjit@digitalnewsasia.com.

A. Asohan
Sep 22, 2014

The equity crowdfunding platform that the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is proposing will depend heavily on investor confidence, its chairman Ranjit Ajit Singh acknowledged.

Digital News Asia
Jul 25, 2014

Cradle CIP Catalyst recipient Sync Media (M) Sdn Bhd has secured RM250,000 (US$78,840) funding from a local angel investor to develop its School Communication Platform, a mobile solution that aims to break down the barriers of communication between teachers and parents.

Karamjit Singh
Jun 06, 2014
  • Nazrin Hassan frets over trend of startups raising money overseas
  • Badlisham Ghazali leaves MDeC after 7 years to run airports business 
A. Asohan
Jun 05, 2014

The one-to-one funding partnership announced last month by Malaysia’s Cradle Fund and Singapore-headquartered Golden Gate Ventures aims to not only bridge the funding gap in the local ecosystem, but also arrest the ‘entrepreneurial brain drain,' says Cradle chief Nazrin Hassan.

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