There will be a 500% increase in the number of M&As in SEA from 2015 to 2020, according to a report that Golden Gate Ventures has just released.
Outsourcing Malaysia believes that despite the various economic and external challenges faced by Malaysia, the local global business services (GBS) sector will continue to see strong growth and good prospects.
Anwar Jumabhoy looks at the ‘US Technology Wealth Creation’ model, and whether it can be adopted by other countries.
P2P lending is gaining traction in Singapore, with local startup Funding Societies having disbursed S$2.4mil worth of loans in the few months since its official launch.
Although it might seem obvious, angels who made their wealth from traditional industries are handicapped by one glaring flaw – they’ve never actually invested or worked in tech, writes Justin Hall.
The CrowdPlus.asia equity crowdfunding platform has been launched across five Asian markets, with its operator describing ECF as an alternative, if not downright disruptive, avenue for startups and SMEs to raise funds.
The upcoming Malaysian Business Angels Network Summit 2015 will give a sense of how the angel investor movement is growing – or not – in Malaysia.
In the event of nuclear economic armageddon, unicorns might just return to being endangered species once more, and the only things left will be cockroaches and early-stage startups, writes Justin Hall.
Small businesses may be missing out on accessing finance, investment opportunities and potential tax breaks because they are failing to properly measure and report the value of their ideas and innovations, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
The funding floodgates haven’t opened for the Malaysian startup ecosystem and we haven’t seen the ‘silly deals’ we expected, writes DNA executive editor A. Asohan, who believes it’s time for the corporate world to step up.