Budget 2018 keeps Digital Economy momentum for Malaysia
It was not the dominant Digital Economy focused budget that some had hoped for, but there was still enough in the Malaysian Budget of 2018 to keep the nation on track towards becoming a winner in the increasingly digital world.
Cradle aims to turbo boost Malaysia’s startup ecosystem
Cradle moves to keep itself relevant, aiming to catalyse soft cultural aspects of the ecosystem.
Cradle’s CIP300 accelerates the weaning off of grants in Malaysia
Cradle’s CIP300 is both a weaning off product for entrepreneurs and one which offers them greater value.
1337 Ventures sees higher quality applicants into its Alpha Startups, rising interest from angels
1337 Ventures sees increasing interest from VCs, angels in its Alpha Startups programme with angels from 123RF, Google Japan and Seek Asia co-investing in recent batch.
Digerati50: The double-edged sword of valuation
DNA continues its weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy, from Digerati50 Vol 2. This week, EasyUni’s Edwin Tay shares his insights on valuations and mentors.
Cradle co-investment fund surpasses RM100-mil mark
Cradle Fund has grown its co-investment programme fund size to RM107.2 million (US$25.11 million) after tying up with four additional partners: Senior Marketing System Asia, East Ventures SEA 2, MOC Capital and Qeerad Holdings.
Equity crowdfunding: The good, and not so good
Industry players DNA spoke to share some of the pros and cons of the consultative paper Securities Commission Malaysia has put up for industry feedback on the impending launch of Malaysia’s equity crowdfunding platform.
Support needed for the psychological stress of founders
DNA founder Karamjit Singh shares some of his thoughts from last Wednesday’s Disrupt session, and wonders if the Digerati50 can help entrepreneurs deal with their psychological stress.
New fund to build US$50m bridge between Silicon Valley, SEA
Malaysians hope to benefit from impending Series A crunch in US To acquire stakes in promising US startups, match them in Malaysia
What other startups can learn from iMoney’s meteoric rise
Lee Ching Wei, cofounder of 18-month-old financial services comparison startup iMoney which last week announced it had raised US$2 million in its Series A round, speaks to DNA founder Karamjit Singh.