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When your startup fails: Managing investors
When your startup fails – and most of them do – having to let go of staff is tough, but managing investors may be just as bad or even worse, writes Gabey Goh.
GrabTaxi’s US$250mil round: The pressure is on
With Japan’s SoftBank Corp investing US$250 million in taxi-booking app startup GrabTaxi, the Malaysian startup scene is finally getting some recognition, but the pressure is now on its management to dominate or die.
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.
The ‘Delaware model’ and why Singapore is kicking butt
Golden Gate Ventures’ Justin Hall on what Singapore is learning from the US state of Delaware, and why the island-republic looks set to remain the regional startup and funding hub for the foreseeable future.
ECF framework revised after public feedback: SC
The proposed regulatory framework for an equity crowdfunding platform has been revised based on public feedback, Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said in a statement.
Equity crowdfunding and the need to play it cool
Usually excitable DNA founder Karamjit Singh thinks playing it cool with the expectations over equity crowdfunding should be the way to go.
Crowdfunding the beginning of a long-term relationship
Jason Best of Crowdfund Capital Advisors advises entrepreneurs on what comes next after having raised funding through equity crowdfunding or rewards-based crowdfunding. Karamjit Singh was there to soak it in at the recent SCxSC event.
Malaysia investors among most vulnerable in Asia: Manulife survey
Investors in Malaysia are among Asia’s most vulnerable in terms of their investment experience and the advice they draw on, according to the Manulife Investor Sentiment Index for the second quarter of 2014.
8common IPO oversubscribed, prepares for ASX debut Aug 27
Sydney- and Singapore-headquartered 8common Limited said that its initial public offering (IPO) has now closed well oversubscribed following strong support from Australian- and Asian-based investors.
Generous Maxis dividends may not be sustainable: Analysts
At a recent brieifing with analysts in announcing its latest financial results, Maxis Bhd hinted that it may pay out fewer dividends in its next financial year. Goh Thean Eu looks into what investors can expect.
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