Azrul Rahim

Slow and steady the way for Maideasy as it looks to offer more value
Co-founder Meriza Mustapha turns things around by seeking to offer clients more value rather than get embroiled in a price war.
Getting his ‘Building Startups’ fix
After becoming the first Malaysian to sell his startup to a Silicon Valley company in 2011, Azrul Rahim took too long of a break and is now making up for lost time.
Stress-free cleaning Maideasy
Maideasy, with its aim of becoming the Uber of cleaning services, was set up in 2015 and now covers several major cities in Malaysia.
What’s Next 2016: The third digital disruption wave is here
While many are still caught up in the second wave of digital disruption – where startups are disrupting incumbents – the third wave is already here, according to a panel discussion at DNA’s What’s Next 2016.
Services startups: A trend that is sweeping up?
There has been an explosion in the number of services marketplace startups offering users everything from house cleaners and laundry services to handymen, all accessible via a few taps on a mobile application. Gabey Goh looks at two, in Malaysia and Singapore.
Two-man startup Gigfairy secures US$28K pre-seed funding
Gigfairy, which operates a community marketplace that matches musicians with (what else?) gigs and promoters, said it has secured RM100,000 (approximately US$28,000) in pre-seed funding in a round led by Endeavor Capitals, an investment company based in Kuala Lumpur.
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.
Week in Review: Diversity our strength, contradiction our weakness
MaGIC finally launches officially this weekend, in time for US President Obama's visit, which makes A. Asohan muse about what's wrong -- and right -- in Malaysia and its tech ecosystem.
Disrupt: When startups get cheated, and dealing with ‘money men’
The 17th DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel session, with the theme 'Leadership lessons from startups,' saw our three panellists sharing their secrets and regrets, writes A. Asohan in the second of two parts.
Disrupt: Heartfelt lessons, honesty and founder war stories
The 17th DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion, on the topic 'Leadership lessons from startups,' saw more than its usual share of brutal honesty and heartfelt learnings, writes A. Asohan.
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