Apple Seed looks to plug the startup ‘valley of death’
The cold, hard truth is that 90% of startups fail within three years, and it is this ‘valley of death’ that Apple Seed Venture Incubator is aiming to help startups navigate past, according to its CEO Kumaran Pillai.
I’m an old-fashioned guy: Tony Fernandes on investments
AirAsia cofounder Tony Fernandes and his partners have launched incubator-accelerator Tune Labs to get into the sexy startup space, but expect him to pay close attention to the business fundamentals too, writes Goh Thean Eu.
AirAsia cofounders launch SEA startup incubator, accelerator
Three of Malaysia’s top entrepreneurs – Tony Fernandes, Kamarudin Meranun and Lim Kian Onn – have launched their latest venture, Tune Labs: A startup incubator and accelerator programme that they said would identify, mentor and fund entrepreneurs from across South-East Asia.
MediaCorp appoints head for its media entrepreneur programme
Singapore’s MediaCorp has announced the appointment of Dr Francis Yeoh to spearhead the next phase of its Mediapreneur incubator programme aimed at media startups.
Corporations the missing link in accelerator ambitions: IDA
Corporations bring three crucial opportunities to the table: An established customer base; existing infrastructure; and deep domain knowledge of their respective industries. By engaging with startups, they in turn get to tap into innovation.
Digerati50: Audacity unchained
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]
IBM and TAR UC set up entrepreneurial support centre
IBM and Tunku Abdul Rahman  University College (TAR UC) have announced the establishment of an Entrepreneurial Support Centre that they said would nurture real-world skills and seed a culture of entrepreneurship among the latter’s undergraduates.
‘I don’t think I even knew how to spell entrepreneur': ServiceRocket CEO
Don’t worry if you haven’t really heard of him: Rob Castaneda of Sydney-founded ServiceRocket still isn’t sure he’s quite got the hang of this whole entrepreneur-startup thing. In fact, he's quite cynical of it, writes A. Asohan.
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