MDeC to work with GameFounders to bring games accelerator to Malaysia
National ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and GameFounders, the first gaming startup accelerator in Europe, said they would collaborate to bring a regional games accelerator to Malaysia.
Week in Review: Does quality come through quantity?
Two comments by a senior civil servant caught Karamjit Singh’s attention this week: One was on quantity leading to quality, and the other was on overlaps in Malaysian Government initiatives.
Corporations the missing link in accelerator ambitions: IDA
Corporations bring three crucial opportunities to the table: An established customer base; existing infrastructure; and deep domain knowledge of their respective industries. By engaging with startups, they in turn get to tap into innovation.
Startupbootcamp aims to accelerate Asean fintech aspirations
Great potential for financial inclusion services in emerging markets, backoffice startups Potential for disruption, but more productive to work together towards larger goal
IIPL’s strategic approach to accelerating the ecosystem
Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd head Alex Lin sits down with Gabey Goh to talk about Singapore's role in the global startup ecosystem, and the firm's approach to building the nation's startup ecosystem.
Digerati50: Audacity unchained
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected]
Ooredoo’s IdeaBox launches Batch 2 accelerator programme in Indonesia
Doha-based Ooredoo and its Indonesian operating company Indosat have announced the second cycle of their startup accelerator IdeaBox, which is also supported by Mountain Partners.
Microsoft Ventures' quest to change minds, build relationships
Offers startups tools, resources, expertise and routes to market Provides mentorship, tech guidance, seed funding, joint selling opportunities, etc.
JFDI.Asia’s portfolio valuation breaches US$29mil mark in 2yrs
JFDI.Asia said that the first two years of its accelerator operations have yielded 21 active startups raising an aggregate S$9 million (US$7.2 million) in seed funding, and now valued at S$36.1 million (US$29.1 million).
JFDI.Asia presents first batch of 2014 startups to global investors
Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) Asia recently presented its first-in-2014 cohort of 12 teams under its JFDI Accelerate Programme to a strong showing of 150 local and global investors active in Singapore.