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Malaysia’s digital economy on a slow and steady incline
Though relatively young, Malaysia’s startup ecosystem is on an upward trajectory
Week In Review: KakiTangan helps ECF gets its breakout moment in Malaysia
Malaysia’s Equity Crowd Funding (ECF) push may just have got its breakout moment thanks to Effon Khoo and his cloud-based SME solution, KakiTangan.com.  
Week in Review: foodpanda’s focus on profitability is something to chew on
Having raised US$310mil over the four years of its existence, foodpanda’s focus on profitability has Karamjit Singh pondering, and wondering if Khailee Ng is wrong about his ‘feeding frenzy’ prediction.
Izmus aims to connect the ecosystems in Israel and Singapore
Izmus aims to connect Israeli startups and companies with Singapore investors so that these companies can use the Lion City as a regional launchpad.
Pitching 201: Understanding investor-speak, validating your idea
Having a great idea isn’t enough, you also need to understand what your potential investors need to know about your startup; most importantly, you need to validate your idea.
How to hunt down a unicorn
As the risk appetite declines, the propensity for investors to continue supporting multibillion-dollar funding rounds at sky-high valuations will understandably wane, writes Justin Hall.
2015 a watershed year, with caveats
2015 was a year of progress for the Malaysian tech ecosystem, especially when it came to startups, but whether the good news outweighed the bad is debatable, according to the panellists at the first Digital News Asia (DNA) Disrupt monthly networking event of 2016.  
Dumb money burns, smart money learns
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.
Flexiroam founder goes public on … going public
The IPO route brings about its own challenges, Flexiroam Ltd founder and managing director Jef Ong Kenn Tat told the Echelon Malaysia 2015 conference.
Investments, and navigating South-East Asia's legal morass
Differences in culture, economic growth and technological development all notwithstanding, perhaps the most formidable challenge affecting the unrestricted flow of venture capital across South-East Asia is the sheer complexity in navigating the legal environments within each respective market, writes Justin Hall of Golden Gate Ventures.
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