Angel Investors

Counterpoint: Budget 2013 treats ICT industry as a step-child
The Budget 2013 proposed by Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has no mention at all of his most recent ‘transformation program,’ Digital Malaysia – which is a hint of how highly the current administration views ICT, argues DNA executive editor A. Asohan.
Know-how vs know-who: Malaysia’s crony capitalism quagmire
There is an unhealthy confluence of business and politics in Malaysia. It’s not always obvious. Money doesn’t even have to change hands, nor do funds have to be transferred from one account to another. But it’s a quagmire that strips us of any sense of an ethical framework in the business world, writes A. Asohan.
Counterpoint: ABAF adding value to the ecosystem
The value of an event like ABAF is that it is a chance for networking, building relationships, discovering interesting companies, and when the “courtship” is positive, an investment. In fact, money is the least important element.
Helping angels, and start-ups, take off
Malaysia should look into creating business angel networks and introducing tax incentives to help develop the entrepreneurial and start-up space, says a professor who has spent 25 years researching the subject in the United Kingdom.
Carlist.my rides on smart approach to raising angel funding
Carlist.my, which was launched in 2009, now has a new shareholder in the form of Catcha Media, which took a 50% stake, valuing the country’s leading car site at RM10 million (US$3.2 million).
Early dotcommer out to revolutionize global travel industry
The man behind virtualmalaysia is now building a travel platform that he reckons will be the global standard for matching B2C travel packages to allow travelers to make smarter buying choices. To read the free version of this article, go here
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