Funding

HotelQuickly out to disrupt online hotel bookings in Malaysia
After successfully raising a second round, HotelQuickly Ltd, a Hong Kong-based company that helps travellers book hotel rooms in the last minute, is geared for the next stage of growth, with the Malaysian market key to its plans.
Week in Review: Will funding floodgates open in 2015?
Karamjit Singh finds himself disagreeing with Dr V. Sivapalan over how 2015 will shape up from an investing point of view. What do you think?
Reaching out to investors, and the cold email
It’s not guaranteed, but Golden Gate Ventures’ Justin Hall offers some simple rules that first-time entrepreneurs who are raising funds can use to bump up the response rates on their emails.
Disrupt: ‘Even bad businesses will get money’
The panellists at DNA-TeAM Disrupt rejoiced at the prospect of more funds flowing into the ecosystem next year, but lamented the fact that many investors still ask ‘template questions.’
Startup challenges for Norwegian entrepreneurs
A leading Norwegian entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley shares some observations about entrepreneurs in Norway, and has some advice for founders heading State-side expecting money to be thrown at them.
Week in Review: Asking the right questions
In a week when Khailee Ng shared what he looks for when making investments, and a small hardcore team of grouchy tech journalists raising, Disrupt #25 will delve into ‘What are the right questions for investors to ask?’, so DNA founder Karamjit Singh chips in with his two cents’ worth too.
Disrupt #25: Are investors asking all the wrong questions?
Many entrepreneurs say that the type of questions an investors asks, says a lot about the type of investor they are, and hence the DNA-TEAM Disrupt panel discussion for November asks: Are Investors Asking All the Wrong Questions? 
Week in Review: Is Malaysia ready to welcome them?
Malaysian entrepreneurs are a happy bunch this week with two new funding channels opening up for them. But with the country also looking to attract talent from overseas to launch their ideas from Malaysia, DNA founder Karamjit Singh wonders if the Government should be more practical here.
Startup consolidation and the recipe for regional success
Golden Gate Ventures’ Justin Hall on what it is needed to become a regional powerhouse, in preparation for a whole lot of funds coming into the SEA region next year.
Grove-backed Frontier Digital Ventures goes into ‘aggressive’ mode
Kuala Lumpur-based investment firm Frontier Digital Ventures, whose key investors include Catcha Group CEO Patrick Grove, has made its second investment. A. Asohan speaks to Grove and Frontier Digital Ventures CEO Shaun Di Gregorio.
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