Author: Karamjit Singh
Maybank Group wanted a steroid boost for its innovation activities. Enter its Innovation Unit and Amran Hassan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Joel Neoh has thrown off his corporate coat to jump back into the fray as an entrepreneur with a new startup. He tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh why.
Joel Neoh, who heads Groupon’s 12-nation operations in Asia, will speak about ‘The Asean Entrepreneur Journey’ in his keynote at the Cradle Buzz conference.