After eight long years of easy money policies, normalcy is returning to financial markets, bringing a dose of reality to tech startups. By refocusing away from valuations, capital raising and expansion and returning to business basics, startups able to marry the old and new economies are best-poised for success
Using a patented biotechnology solution, Ramaness Parasuraman, founder of Free The Seed, is producing biodegradable, sustainable, and ethical packaging products.
Entrepreneurs should be focused on understanding the culture, not just the hard numbers Malaysia has what it takes to be the next digital economy powerhouse in Southeast Asia
More political fallout from MaGIC just goes to show that entrepreneurs can ill-afford to ignore the fact that politics is part of the startup ecosystem, argues A. Asohan.
You got started, grew, and then grew a lot more, and suddenly realise you need to rebrand – but your rebranding strategy has to be carefully thought through, writes Near CEO Anil Mathews.
Now a true-blooded tycoon after having disrupted the global aviation industry, it’s easy to forget that AirAsia cofounder Tony Fernandes trod the same entrepreneurs’ path that many DNA readers are treading now, and that he faced his own challenges in bringing a crazy idea – that everyone can fly – to fruition.Here are his Top 10 tips from the What's Next conference:
Motivation is one of the most important components of teambuilding, but often entrepreneurs, preoccupied with product development, do not give it much thought, writes Serguei Beloussov, who also offers some tips.
In his first interview after his deal to sell off the Internet assets of JobStreet.com for US$582 million, Mark Chang speaks to DNA founder Karamjit Singh in New York about his excitement in building the next 10 hot ‘billion-ringgit’ startups.
Two comments by a senior civil servant caught Karamjit Singh’s attention this week: One was on quantity leading to quality, and the other was on overlaps in Malaysian Government initiatives.
JFDI.Asia has announced the opening of its first international office, in Cebu in the Philippines.