Author: Karamjit Singh

For its next number, FashionValet gets physical
FashionValet founder Fadzarudin Anuar feels that his e-commerce site has hit all its low-hanging fruit and needs a new customer base – which he found offline. Karamjit Singh has the story.
iflix crosses 100K users, Thailand and Indonesia next
iflix has hit over 100,000 subscribers although it is not ready to share actual paying customer numbers. Its Malaysian CEO Azran Osman Rani shares a bit more about the data and his belief that the Internet is going to disrupt more businesses.
Week in Review: Corporate interest in the startup way
Corporates are increasingly interested to see how they can apply some startup skills to their organisations, while those already working in startups probably harbour interest in launching their own outfits. Karamjit Singh chips in with his thoughts.
Grave concern over tinderbox that is new media
Industry regulator MCMC said it is deeply concerned over how misinformation in the new media landscape could cause political and economic instability, and wants online news portals to be both cautious in its reporting and to educate the public, writes Karamjit Singh.
It’s a done deal: RIP, Jaring
With the court rejecting a stay order on Jaring’s liquidation, all that remains is to see which pieces of the company go to which winning bidders. But there is still the unanswered question of why the Ministry of Finance sold Jaring to Utusan Printcorp and its MD Norhisam Mohamed Nor, writes Karamjit Singh.
Week in Review: The impact vs cost question
How much focus should be on the cost of public sector development programmes versus the expected impact from such programmes? The 500 Startups Distro Dojo accelerator programme in Malaysia supported by MaGIC causes Karamjit Singh to ponder this question.
500 Startups’ Khailee Ng expects a ‘feeding frenzy’ in Asean
500 Startups’ Khailee Ng sees the beginnings of a feeding frenzy in South-East Asia, similar to what the Indian startup scene is experiencing today. His Distro Dojo accelerator is hoping to catch the wave, in partnership with Malaysia’s MaGIC, writes Karamjit Singh.
Week in Review: The IoT roadmap and a connected future
Malaysia introduces its IoT roadmap and that has Karamjit Singh thinking of the opportunities for local entrepreneurs to be active participants, of the acceleration of time, and coding skills for kids!
Week in Review: Who killed Jaring … and why?
The ISP which introduced the Internet to Malaysia in the mid-1990s has been declared insolvent and is on the verge of being broken up. Its remaining 200 staff are increasingly resentful of what they feel are some poor decisions. DNA founder Karamjit Singh wonders who is at fault.
DNA on BFM: The UEM tender, talents and … virgins
This week's Tech Talk show on BFM kicked off with the big RFP from the UEM Group for its technology transformation project.
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