Allows individuals to invest in early stage companies that have potential to grow.
If there is going to be a coding revolution in Malaysia, there are people to credit as its spark, writes Karamjit Singh.
Mark Chang was his usual coy self, even though JobStreet, the company he founded in 1997 and listed in 2004, had passed RM1 billion in market capitalisation on April 26, 2013 when its share price closed the week at RM3.20. He opens up to Karamjit Singh, however.
It’s useful for any start-up to have a wise owl (or two) looking out for them, but both owl and start-up need to understand that sometimes it is going to take time to achieve your dreams, writes Gabey Goh.
In response to our previous commentary on Angels with pitchforks, VCs who don’t venture, DNA guest columnist and founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures Vinnie Lauria offers the other side of the story.
Founder of email and database back-up site follows what works for him, but is practical about the realities of Asian investment culture.
Internet pioneer TS Wong, executive director of MyEG Services Bhd, shares his observations of what is different between today’s bright-eyed entrepreneurs versus those from his era, circa 1995.