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.
500 Startups will be launching its ‘Distro Dojo’ accelerator programme in Asia, supported by the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
Fintech startup PawnHero from the Philippines was crowned the winner at Echelon Asia Summit 2015, bucking the trend of Thai startups claiming the top prize over the last two years.
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has officially launched the MSC Malaysia for Startups programme to facilitate and accelerate local startups in obtaining MSC Malaysia status.
Entrepreneur and 500 Startups managing partner Khailee Ng (pic) has stepped down from the board of directors of the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
The duo behind Kaodim.com, managed to raise a RM2 million (US$550,000) seed round within four months of launching their site. Karamjit Singh writes why they don’t have to worry about having “He was a good employee” inscribed on their tombstones.
Singapore startup Glints, a professional platform for young people focused on career discovery and development, announced today that it has closed S$475,000 (approximately US$380,000) in an oversubscribed seed round.
In a week when Khailee Ng shared what he looks for when making investments, and a small hardcore team of grouchy tech journalists raising, Disrupt #25 will delve into ‘What are the right questions for investors to ask?’, so DNA founder Karamjit Singh chips in with his two cents’ worth too.
Having invested in almost 30 startups in under eight months for 500 Startups, managing partner Khailee Ng shares his investment strategy and what he looks for with Karamjit Singh.
Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups has announced the election of two new managing partners, Bedy Yang and Khailee Ng, a Malaysian and a Digital News Asia Digerati50.