Goh Ai Ching
Ecosystem leaders participate as judges, playing role to drive culture Finalists for 3 categories identified from total 32 submissions received
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was in the region and was courting developers, reinforcing the view that geeky is now uber-cool, writes Karamjit Singh, who also talks about two events he was involved with in Penang.
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected].
This is shaping up to be a good year for infographic startup Piktochart.com, which has crossed US$308,000 in revenue and is now looking to contribute to the startup ecosystem in its homebase of Penang.
Founders are often credited as being the force behind their own creation largely because of their vision and passion, and rightly so -- but being human, their weaknesses can also hinder their companies' success, a panel of entrepreneurs said.
Digital News Asia is one year old, and we are celebrating by organising a special Disrupt session: Are you your startup’s worse enemy?
The monthly Tech For Penang or TE4Penang networking event has been running for about a year, and the organizers are taking it up a notch with the first OpenStartup.
Funding from both public and private money helps fire up entrepreneurs with big dreams, writes DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh.
With the launch of its new version, infographics start-up Piktochart hopes to grow its user base by nearly 10 times in 2013 while attracting a US$1-million investment.
Piktochart, helmed by the wife-and-husband team of Goh Ai Ching and Andrea Zaggia, was the grand winner of the Silicon Valley Comes To Malaysia (SVC2M) event that began last year and wound up recently. Zaggia, who was in Silicon Valley with Goh on a one-month study and networking tour sponsored by Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) and StartupMalaysia.org, writes about their on-going experience.