Author: A. Asohan

Soft Space levels up, out to transform entire payment landscape
Malaysian digital payments startup Soft Space International Sdn Bhd is gearing for 2015 to be a red-letter year with a number of new solutions – and more importantly, innovative use cases – that will roll out this year.
Two-man startup Gigfairy secures US$28K pre-seed funding
Gigfairy, which operates a community marketplace that matches musicians with (what else?) gigs and promoters, said it has secured RM100,000 (approximately US$28,000) in pre-seed funding in a round led by Endeavor Capitals, an investment company based in Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysian startup out to redefine document processing … and how
Firegent was incorporated in 2010, and spent the last few years building a technology that would redefine how documents are processed and managed, and how data can be derived from them. Its XGen solution is now ready for the market.
Job Forward launches Startup Essence with ‘6-figure’ seed fund
Singapore-based online social recruitment platform Job Forward said it has secured “six-figure” seed funding from Coent Venture Partners and has launched its Startup Essence service.
Open standards, co-creation to drive networks: Juniper chief
In an exclusive interview, Juniper Networks newly-minted CEO Rami Rahim sits down with DNA executive editor A. Asohan to talk about Juniper’s plans for the future, and its challenges in the present. This is the second of two parts.
The 3 biggest networking shifts, from the new Juniper CEO
In an exclusive interview, Juniper Networks’ newly-minted CEO Rami Rahim sits down with DNA executive editor A. Asohan, where he talks about technology revolutions in the networking industry, Juniper’s role in them in the past, now, and in the future. This is the first of two parts.
Disrupt: Batten down the hatches, gonna be a bad year
Malaysia is going to be hit by a macro-economic triple-whammy this year that is going to create an adverse impact on the economy and affect IT spending patterns, warned the speakers at the Jan 21 DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion.
Community, personal safety social network MyHero powers up
Malaysian mobile social network MyHero is looking to power up, having just moved its Android app from beta to an official launch and with an iOS version slated for a mid-February release, while the team behind it is looking to spin off into a separate company and go regional.
Asohan: My Fave 5 of 2014
Our series on DNA’s favourite stories of last year continue with executive editor A. Asohan’s picks, so it's no surprise that online freedom and punk rock figure greatly.
Leadership revamp at Microsoft Malaysia
There has been a major revamp in the management lineup at Microsoft Malaysia, with managing director Carlos Lacerda leaving Microsoft Corp itself after just two years at the helm of the local subsidiary, while two new senior executives have also been appointed.
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