Entrepreneurs

Discovering beauty with a Wonderbox
Subscription-based 'beauty discovery' service Wonderbox enjoying growing interest from target audience of busy female professionals and seeks to facilitate experience-based marketing for beauty brands.
World Entrepreneurship Forum takes Malaysia’s advice, thanks to Cradle’s Nazrin
Cradle CEO Nazrin Hassan was the sole Malaysian participant at this year’s World Entrepreneurship Forum, but his presence was sufficient to see some key recommendations from the nation’s perspective being included in the Forum’s guiding White Paper.
Encouraging moves from Singapore’s ivory towers to industry, society
Singapore’s National Research Foundation is working to get more science and tech from universities into the market, and is using the Techventure conference as a tool to further deepen these links.
Vincent Tan: Young people deserve ‘Angels’
It’s not every day that you get to meet a billionaire at an informal event but that’s exactly what over 100 people got to do at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt event held Oct 16 at the Plug & Play Technology Garden in Kuala Lumpur, where Tan Sri Vincent Tan, one of the wealthiest men in the country, was on hand to field questions.
BFM Breakaway: Lessons from seasoned entrepreneurs
BFM's Enterprise Breakaway, the second in the series, was held last week. Themed “Real People, Real Stories, Real Results,” the conference saw over 500 enthusiastic entrepreneurs as participants. Edwin Yapp of Digital News Asia was also there, and files this report.
Malaysia’s Budget lauded amid caution on implementation
Despite the country’s Budget 2013 meeting with general approval from industry players, one observer remained skeptical as to whether some of the measures proposed are necessary or indeed effective.
Microsoft strengthens ICT foundation with training fund
A new information and communication technology (ICT) training program for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has been launched by the Asean Foundation, funded by Microsoft as part of its global YouthSpark initiative.
GIST calls for entries into Tech-I competition
The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative has called for entries for its annual GIST Tech-I Competition.
Counterpoint: ABAF adding value to the ecosystem
The value of an event like ABAF is that it is a chance for networking, building relationships, discovering interesting companies, and when the “courtship” is positive, an investment. In fact, money is the least important element.
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