Nazrin Hassan frets over trend of startups raising money overseas Badlisham Ghazali leaves MDeC after 7 years to run airports business
Dr Walter Gabriel and his chairman Dr Raymond Chin of Quantum Electro Opto Systems Sdn Bhd (QEOS) are aiming to be world leaders in the IoT space. Both believe the recent IP acquisition of Centric to be a key step.
Quantum Electro Opto Systems Sdn Bhd (QEOS) has acquired Silicon Valley-based Centric Technologies, LLC in a US$40 million (RM129 million) deal that announces its global ambitions.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh shares some of his thoughts from last Wednesday’s Disrupt session, and wonders if the Digerati50 can help entrepreneurs deal with their psychological stress.
The ‘old-school’ boys may not be involved in the most glamorous startups, but they’re really rocking the ecosystem, writes A. Asohan.
Potentially over US$70 million in venture funding to be launched Internet entrepreneurs TS Wong, Patrick Grove playing major role IS Malaysia on the verge of becoming a fantasy come true for startups starved for funding?
There is an undeniable gap between the potential of South-East Asia as a market for technology startups and the number of venture capital funds available to such entrepreneurs, but that will change when there are more success stories, according to panellists at the monthly Disrupt discussion.
Let’s stop just talking about the funding gap in the Malaysian and even larger South-East Asian ecosystem, and help do something about it, writes A. Asohan.
Is there a funding gap because VCs in the region lack business experience? Or is the lure of India and China simply overshadowing Asean possibilities?
It was another week in the ecosystem dominated by startup news, including two VC investments and the visit of Silicon Valley luminaries, and not forgetting the DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion.