The East Malaysian state of Sabah is housing a drone startup, and Karamjit Singh speaks to the company’s angel investor and its founder to understand this move.
Shows that local startups can compete against global players Shows power of management team with equity over hired guns
Malaysia has what it takes to overtake Singapore as the regional big data hub, backed as it is by a pool of resources as well as commitment by the Government and its various agencies, says Pulsate CEO Bob Chua.
We should start capturing data from the various hackathons organised so that we can spot trends and key information that arises from these gatherings of mainly technically literate young people, suggests Karamjit Singh.
Pulsate Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Bob Chua has his ‘dream team’ in place to push forward his big data play.
In last week's Disrupt panel discussion, one of the key points that DNA founder Karamjit Singh took away was that startups and even mature tech companies are ignoring the value of having retired executives as advisors or on their boards.
DNA is working hard to make itself a great product for our readers and the ecosystem, but the best part is that our readers are playing their part too, writes Karamjit Singh.
Malaysian startups may find it easier to sell to overseas customers than their fellow Malaysian companies, which may be due to a lack of confidence in local capability or the more risk-averse nature of decision-makers here, said panellists at the recent DNA-TeAM Disrupt discussion.
One of the things we do not highlight too much when we profile entrepreneurs is the pain that they go through in trying to realise their dreams, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
The fourth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), to be held Oct 10-11 in Kuala Lumpur, promises to be unlike any that have been held before, not just in terms of the number of delegates, but also in terms of the number of other events to be held around the summit itself.