Author: Gabey Goh

Business-ready versus investment-ready startups
Perhaps before Malaysia gets to claim its place as an investment-ready startup destination, some attention must be first put towards becoming business-ready, writes Gabey Goh.
Taxi-booking startups, say ‘Hailo’ to more competition
Consumers in Singapore now have another taxi-booking app vying for their attention with the official debut of Hailo on Oct 29.
For Smart Nation vision, a call for all to help
Singapore has issued a call to all stakeholders to come on board and help the country achieve its aspiration of becoming the world’s first ‘Smart Nation.’
SAP innovation centre in Singapore targeting startups, among others
SAP SE said it will establish an SAP Innovation Centre in Singapore by the end of 2014, focusing on smart cities, healthcare, digital consumers, and what it calls ‘Industry 4.0’ technologies.
With cloud turnaround, SAP primed for SEA change
SEA companies facing the challenge of growth, and big data impact Asean Economic Community a double-edged sword with opportunity and challenges
IBM makes long-term bet with Watson ecosystem play
 Big Blue reports drops in profit and revenue in some key divisions But now geared to reap the Watson potential, reaching out to startups
CrowdSourceHire to verify tech talent for businesses
Australian-based Malaysian founders want to aid businesses in verifying tech talent Now part of Telstra’s muru-D accelerator, SEA expansion on the agenda  
GrabTaxi reaffirms focus on SEA, raises US$65mil in Series C
Funding used to expand headcount, driver welfare programmes Reaffirms its focus on being a SEA-centric service company IT was a briefing heavy with hope for the future and light on details as transport app startup GrabTaxi announced its Series C funding on Oct 21 in Singapore.
Plugging the great startup drain
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?
Creating a fresh connection with Singapore’s logistics scene
In a bid to attract young blood into the ranks of Singapore’s logistics industry, Supply Chain Asia has launched a business simulation game challenge with the support of the country’s Economic Development Board and Workforce Development Agency.
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