Author: Goh Thean Eu

18 months later, Cradle Seed Ventures finally launches
After many months of planning, discussions and getting feedback from various stakeholders, the much-awaited Cradle Seed Ventures Pte Ltd has finally launched, with RM40mil in its coffers and 30 to 40 startups in its sights.
YTL Comms’ break-even target may be under threat
YES 4G wireless broadband services operator YTL Communications Sdn Bhd’s recently reported financial results have raised questions whether it was still on track to break even next year, reports Goh Thean Eu..
Telco Deep Dive: U Mobile plans to be a ‘strong No 4’
Newcomer U Mobile may be only the No 4 mobile operator in Malaysia, but it has been slowly creeping up on the ‘Big 3’ and its CEO Wong Heang Tuck believes it can close the gap even further this year. Goh Thean Eu has the story.
Sync, MauKerja raise RM1mil each from Cradle co-investment pact
Education services provider Sync and recruitment portal MauKerja have each raised RM1 million (US$275,000) from Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd and OSK Technology Ventures Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned unit of OSK Ventures International Bhd (OSKVI).
U Mobile gets aggressive in expanding 4G LTE coverage
Malaysia's fourth largest mobile operator U Mobile Sdn Bhd is going to be aggressive with its Fourth Generation/ Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) network rollout this year as it aims to close the gap with the top three operators.
PropSocial out to disrupt the property listing space
Although the property portal space seems crowded, Magdelin Tan believes that there is still space for of PropSocial to make a difference. Goh Thean Eu has the story.
Singapore telcos’ Q1 shows signs of weaker growth ahead
Singapore’s telecommunications players, which saw total mobile revenue grow by about 2% last year, are braced for a challenging 2015 with their Q1 numbers showing signs of weaker growth ahead. DNA editor Goh Thean Eu does some number-crunching.
Digi aiming for 45% population coverage for LTE by year-end
Digi.Com Bhd is aiming for its Fourth Generation/ Long-Term Evolution (4G LTE) network to cover at least 45% of the population by year-end.
Innovation edge in customer experience getting tougher: Gartner
Maintaining the innovation edge in customer experience is becoming increasingly challenging, according to a senior analyst from Gartner Inc.
High-flying Silverlake looks set for a great 2015
Malaysian software billionaire Dr Goh Peng Ooi and his team at Silverlake Axis Ltd have reasons to be all smiles this year, with demand for the company’s solutions and services expected to remain encouraging.
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