Author: Karamjit Singh

‘Crazy people’ at iflix the lure for new group COO Azran
Azran Osman-Rani, the new group COO of iflix, sees the future of content consumption through his seven-year-old’s behavior watching video, he tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
At Maybank, innovation driven by desire to remain relevant
Maybank Group wanted a steroid boost for its innovation activities. Enter its Innovation Unit and Amran Hassan.
Week in Review: It’s R&D to us Asians, thank you
With GrabTaxi’s launch of a US$100mil R&D centre in Singapore, DNA founder Karamjit Singh has some questions answered – but of course now has more questions in his mind.
N2N eyes Bloomberg’s terminal market
Almost one year after selling a stake in N2N Connect to Japanese investors, N2N’s Andrew Tiang predicts this will the year that the marriage bears fruit.
Chinese fingerprint on smartphone trends in Malaysia, Singapore
Whether it is in the shift to larger screens for smartphone and phablets and the fast-disappearing mid-tier price segment, to the erosion of Samsung’s market share, Karamjit Singh sees the fingerprint of Chinese smartphone vendors.
Week in Review: Abuses of power, and leadership changes
It has been a week of ‘2s’ for Karamjit Singh as he talks about the two leadership changes DNA wrote about, and two abuses of power, with one striking very close to the heart for him.
Babydash aims to dominate Malaysian market
A pain point they were experiencing led Lavinie Thiruchelvam and Tay Shan Li to launch e-commerce site babydash.com.my in 2011. Karamjit Singh has the story.
Week in Review: Asean startups, Malaysian companies want you
DNA founder Karamjit Singh is excited about the clear trend of Malaysian corporates partnering with accelerators across Asean to create value for startups and themselves. Maybank has partnered with 1337 Ventures and a clutch of corporates has partnered with the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
MaGIC launches its Asean accelerator programme
The MaGIC Accelerator Programme has been launched, and an excited Cheryl Yeoh shares some thoughts with Karamjit Singh, especially about her hopes for how Demo Day could become a blue-chip event.
Week in Review: Can Joel Neoh get his startup groove back?
It has been 4½ years since Joel Neoh was an entrepreneur. Karamjit Singh wonders if he can regain his startup mojo after being in a large company with ample resources and talent as Groupon.
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