Entrepreneurs

Grove and Neoh join Branson and The Woz in search for Asia's tech superstars
Patrick Grove, the group chief executive officer of international investment firm Catcha Group; and Joel Neoh, international vice president of Asia Pacific for Groupon, are teaming up with a panel of distinguished entrepreneurs including Sir Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak, in the hunt for Asia Pacific’s technology superstars as part of the 2014 Talent Unleashed Awards.
Digerati50: Trusting his instincts
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.
Pitches: Onus not just on startups, but judges too
When it comes to pitches, entrepreneurs need to understand that the judges have just about seen it all, while judges need to be engaged as well, and realise that livelihoods and dreams are at stake, writes Gabey Goh.
Week in Review: Sexy sells, even in a tech portal
The fact that the week’s most-read story was about a ‘naughty’ blog and not one about the serious issues affecting the tech ecosystem has DNA founder Karamjit Singh bemused.
EY ‘tech entrepreneur of the year’ is green-tech exec Daud Ahmad
Green technology was given a boost when Cypark Resources Bhd group chief executive officer Daud Ahmad was named the ‘Technology Entrepreneur of the Year 2013’ for Malaysia in the annual ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ awards organised by EY, formerly Ernst & Young.
Dig deep and find a way out
One of the panel sessions at the recent GES 2013, featuring business strategy consultant Don Tapscott and entrepreneur Adeo Ressi, was a lively discussion on what it takes to be an entrepreneur, writes Gabey Goh.
Don't be too much in love with your idea
Sometimes a bad idea is a bad idea and the ecosystem will give you feedback stating it pretty clearly. Startup founders must decide how they want to react to poor response or suffer the consequences, writes Gabey Goh.
Bad apples in the startup ecosystem
There are bad apples in every ecosystem dragging people down, but the real question is whether Malaysia's founders can rise above it all to take it to the next level, writes Gabey Goh.
Discovering the right event with Calendo
New event discovery app Calendo aims to help people make better decisions about events they attend, and now eyes global expansion with newly launched support for eight languages.
Rocket Internet adds another US$500mil to war chest
Rocket Internet said it has raised a total of US$500 million from partners Investment AB Kinnevik and Access Industries since May 2012, representing the largest investment ever made in an Internet incubator and accelerator company.
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