Entrepreneurship

The secret sauce behind Gobi's high hit rate
China's Gobi Partners goes through 1,000 business proposals a month, but has a 52% hit rate – so what's the secret of its success? Goh Thean Eu attempts to find out.
Turning Malaysia into the ‘go to’ entrepreneur hub
In his foreword to the book Startups to Scaleups, the Finance Ministry’s Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah shares his aspirations for Malaysia’s entrepreneur support programmes.
Week in Review: D50 honesty and authenticity strike a chord
The honesty and authenticity coming out from ‘In the Trenches with DNA’s Digerati50’ panel sessions are proving to be a useful counterbalance to the too-bright a picture painted about entrepreneurship, writes Karamjit Singh.
In the trenches with the D50: Don’t just overcome barriers, create new ones
Being an entrepreneur is all about overcoming barriers, but in the long haul, a wily entrepreneur will also create new barriers. Business can be, pardon the expression, a nasty bit of business.
New MaGIC CEO to be named next month
The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) will announce its new CEO next month, according to chairman Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah.
In the trenches with the D50: Startups are not one-man shows
At a special panel discussion, DNA’s Digerati50 talked about the right time to start a business and why startups should stop being so rah-rah on Silicon Valley.
Celcom now a partner in MDeC’s eUsahawan programme
Celcom has signed an MoU with MDeC which will see it becoming the digital partner for the latter’s eUsahawan digital entrepreneurship programme.
Etiqa plants SEED for women and youth empowerment via entrepreneurship
Etiqa has launched its ‘Socially and Economically Empowered Development’ (SEED) programme to help underprivileged women and youth become financially independent via entrepreneurship and employment.
Startup slugfest: Business model vs business ‘frame’
Entrepreneurs have that special ability to join the dots, pivot and adjust their offering; and the successful ones develop a strong business frame rather than a business model, write Anwar Jumabhoy & Srikrishna Vadrevu.
Obama unveils US-Asean initiative to connect entrepreneurs and investors
US President Barack Obama has announced the US-Asean Connect initiative, which seeks to establish a network of hubs across the to boost economic cooperation and also connect entrepreneurs, investors, and businesses.
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