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.
The 17th instalment of Disrupt brings us up close and personal with the leadership and management challenges startups face as they try to run as fast as possible to gain traction, and attract talent and money.
Only an investor who has exited his startup will realise the importance of focusing on getting the product right for the market and not worry about how to make money in the short term. But with so few exits in the Malaysian ecosystem, this is going to be a long journey, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
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.
A beach getaway for your startup may allow you to focus, or takes you away from essentials Still, the idea of beach-based startup hubs may be a business opportunity in Malaysia