Author: Goh Thean Eu
AirAsia cofounder Tony Fernandes and his partners have launched incubator-accelerator Tune Labs to get into the sexy startup space, but expect him to pay close attention to the business fundamentals too, writes Goh Thean Eu.
Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has announced a collaboration with Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd for its HyppTV Everywhere mobile app service, but said that it was not an exclusive arrangement.
Green Packet has suffered losses for six consecutive years, and even shedding the burden of its P1 unit has not turned it around … yet. Newly-minted CEO Kay Tan tells Goh Thean Eu that this is the year its ledger will have black ink.
Three of Malaysia’s top entrepreneurs – Tony Fernandes, Kamarudin Meranun and Lim Kian Onn – have launched their latest venture, Tune Labs: A startup incubator and accelerator programme that they said would identify, mentor and fund entrepreneurs from across South-East Asia.
Number-crunching Goh Thean Eu looks at the 'Big 3' in Singapore's mobile telecommunications space to see how they fared in 2014.
After a series of acquisitions over the past few years, as well as the ‘financial data errors’ incident which saw a delay in its reporting, MOL Global will have a smaller appetite for mergers and acquisitions in 2015.
Findit Services Sdn Bhd, the company behind location-based social platform app Findit, may be new to the e-commerce space, but it believes it has what it takes to become the Malaysian online marketplace leader within the next 12 months.
MOL Global founder Ganesh Kumar Bangah tells Goh Thean Eu that vacating his CEO role is the right decision for the company … and will also give him more time to get a life, amongst other things.
MOL Global founder Ganesh Kumar Bangah will now assume the role of executive chairman, while his post as CEO will be taken on jointly by Charles Ng Chee Chau and Preecha Praipattarakul, even as the company reports net losses. Goh Thean Eu looks more deeply at these developments.
Interpol intends to keep up with the ever-evolving cyber-threat landscape, the Interpol Global Complex for Innovation’s director of cyber-innovation and outreach Dr Madan Oberoi tells Goh Thean Eu.