Entrepreneurship

IoT startup boost: Cisco pumps in US$10mil into Monk’s Hill
Cisco Investments has announced a US$10-million investment into Singapore’s Monk’s Hill Ventures’ innovation fund for startups, which will focus on early-stage startups working on the cloud, the Internet of Everything (IoE), big data and analytics, mobility and enterprise applications in Asean.
Teraju allocates US$30mil for bumiputera entrepreneur programmes
The Malaysian Government’s Bumiputera Agenda Steering Unit (Teraju) said it has allocated RM120 million (US$29.9 million) for programmes it will be running with collaborators enable bumiputera entrepreneurs to be more competitive in both domestic and global markets.
MaGIC and iCube in pact to promote entrepreneurship in Sarawak
The Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) and iCube Innovation Sdn Bhd (iCube) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote entrepreneurship in the East Malaysian state of Sarawak.
Week in Review: Enter a tycoon and a new fund
Karamjit Singh focuses his thoughts on the startup scene, which welcomed Singapore’s billionaire investor Peter Lim, Cradle’s overdue seed fund, a look at how the venture industry in Malaysia did in 2014 and a few new details from Singapore’s Infocomm Media Masterplan. DNA also kicked off its Telco Deep Dive 2015.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) MaGIC, the Malay language, and that ‘bumi thing’
The Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has been coming under a bit of stick recently for programmes specifically catering to the country’s ‘bumiputera’ community. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, argues A. Asohan.
Entrepreneur coaching not just for young startups: Proficeo
Proficeo, the programme manager for Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd’s Coach and Grow Programme (CGP), hopes that the next intake will include greater participation from companies in the ‘growth and global’ stages.
Wadhwani Foundation launches NEN in Malaysia, Cradle its partner
India's Wadhwani Foundation has rolled out its decade-old flagship initiative, the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), in Malaysia with Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd as its strategic partner.
More pros than cons when ideas are shared
Don't be afraid to share your ideas and business plans as this brings more benefits than disadvantages, according to entrepreneur Reike Treder, one of the keynote speakers at the Code_n15 stage at the recent CeBIT 2015 trade show and conference in Hannover, Germany.
Gen Z: Hungry and impatient for success
The next generation to enter the workforce will be entrepreneurial, hyper-connected, and impatient for success, representing a challenge for companies looking to hire in the next decade, according to a study commissioned by INTI.
Dreams change the world, not technology: Jack Ma
It is dreams and not technology that can change the world, says the former schoolteacher whose entrepreneurial success has seen him become the second richest man in China, Goh Thean Eu reports from CeBIT 2015 in Hannover, Germany.
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