Dhakshinamoorthy ‘Dash’ Balakrishnan
The kickoff to the global summit saw the participation of corporates and startups.
A pact between startup ecosystem players from Malaysia and Singapore with an Asean perspective is underway, with StartupMalaysia.org and Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI.Asia) announcing a partnership.
StartupMalaysia.org has officially announced the Asean edition of its Global Startup Youth (GSY) event, aiming to bring 300 young leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs from the 10 Asean countries to come together for three days to work on some of the problems that are unique to the region.
Jacob Laukaitis, who participated in the GSY event in 2013, makes a case for why the success of such events cannot be measured by mere numbers.
Just too many hackathons in Malaysia, with results that lead to nowhere? Benefits go beyond just creating startups, say participants and organisers I’VE always wondered about hackathons, and the role they play in the startup ecosystem.
Various activities designed to inspire, educate, promote Catalyst to improve national ecosystem, change mindsets
UTAR's Young Entrepreneur Startup Scheme is emblematic of the disconnect between academia and industry. More practical partnerships need to be formed with private sector startup organisations and institutions of learning, writes Gabey Goh.
While it will come as a disappointment to some that US President Barack Obama cannot attend next week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), this in no manner should take away from what will be the most interesting week for entrepreneurs this year, writes Karamjit Singh.
The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) will take on the fight to prevent Apple Inc from registering the word ‘Startup’ as a trademark in Malaysia, and is calling on all companies and individuals to support it with evidence.
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.