Singapore-based ecosystem pioneer e27 has raised a US$2.2mil Series A round led by Beijing-based TechTemple Group, which would be used to connect the startup and investor communities in China and South-East Asia.
500 TukTuks, the Thailand-focused micro-fund spun off by Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups earlier this year, said it will be increasing its fund size from US$10 million to US$12 million.
Serial entrepreneur and angel investor Douglas Khoo plans to solve the local programmer shortage with his coding academy in Penang, he told Echelon Malaysia 2015.
The IPO route brings about its own challenges, Flexiroam Ltd founder and managing director Jef Ong Kenn Tat told the Echelon Malaysia 2015 conference.
Technology, startup and business event Echelon will be organising a Thai edition from Sept 18-19 in Bangkok, its first-ever main Echelon event outside of Singapore.
The fifth edition of Echelon began with a bang today (June 10) with a capacity crowd of more than 1,500 at the MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO venue.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh likes what he saw at Echelon Satellite Malaysia and shares the background on how iBuy came about.
Mobile banking solutions provider Tootpay Sdn Bhd emerged the winner at the Echelon Malaysia Satellite pitching competition held earlier this week, and will represent the country at the main Echelon 2014 event in Singapore this June.
Korean startup VCNC Inc is rolling out its ‘Between’ mobile app for couples in a big way in South-East Asia, beginning with Singapore where it has launched its first campaign, in partnership with premier dining guide OpenRice.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh ponders the movie Jobs, and wonders if he should pick up 'ruthless leadership' lessons from the Apple Inc cofounder ... or Captain Jean-Luc Picard!