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.
Intel Malaysia and SME Bank have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore making available two training progammes, Intel Learn Easy Steps and Intel Entrepreneurship Basics (E-Basics), to complement the bank's existing small and medium enterprises (SME) community training and development programmes.
Something interesting happened over the past one year during the Coach and Grow Programme (CGP) funded by the Ministry of Finance and administered by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, writes Karamjit Singh.
Richard Branson, entrepreneur and owner of Virgin Records and Virgin Atlantic Airways, was at the recent CA World to share his insights on innovation.
Founders are often credited as being the force behind their own creation largely because of their vision and passion, and rightly so -- but being human, their weaknesses can also hinder their companies' success, a panel of entrepreneurs said.
The Founder Institute bets on entrepreneurs rather than their ideas, which is why its CEO Adeo Ressi believes that robusts tests and processes are more effective than depending on one's intuition.
The lack hunger displayed by our outsourcing companies comes against a backdrop of a very supportive government which has done a lot for the sector, writes Karamjit Singh.
Don’t be misled by all those big cashout stories you read every week, there’s a lot more to being an entrepreneur than just having a great idea – Gabey Goh with some advice for all those out there considering starting a business.
Karamjit Singh shines the spolight this week on Green Packet, its fight to stay relevant against the big telco boys, and the cost a change in strategy must entail for determined entrepenuers.
Our columnist ‘Dash’ Dhakshinamoorthy explores two other questions often asked by aspiring entrepreneurs: Where do I begin? And what kind of risks should I be aware of before I step out into the unknown and turbulent world of venture creation?