JFDI in pact with South Korean youth entrepreneur foundation
JFDI and South Korea's Banks Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs have announced a strategic partnership that they said would boost the skills of first-time entrepreneurs across language and cultural barriers.
Glints not just a gleam in the eye of three 21yr-old founders
Accepted into US universities, trio use gap year to build intern-startup matching business JDFI.Asia impressed by the fact they were so ‘damn cheeky,’ but willing to learn
Week in Review: DNA’s exclusive with Mr Dell himself
DNA founder Karamjit Singh’s thoughts are all over the place in his Week in Review column. But do you agree that he should not offer critiques and feedback in public anymore?
Building an ecosystem: Embracing cultural differences
JFDI.Asia cofounder Hugh Mason and its programme manager Ray Wu are halfway through a three-city tour of Malaysia. Connections and understanding local culture came shining through as the vital ingredients for startup success when they visited Kota Kinabalu this week. This is the second of a three-part series of their journey.
Building an ecosystem: The pieces are here already
In the week that JFDI.Asia announced its US$2.1-million funding, cofounder Hugh Mason and accelerator manager Ray Wu were in Penang sharing insights with local startups and the people who support them. Over the next two weeks, they will deliver more workshops in Malaysia as part of the MSC Malaysia Accelerator Lite programme. Along the way, Hugh is keeping a diary and here is his first instalment.
JFDI.Asia secures US$2.1mil to accelerate tech startups in SEA
JFDI.Asia said it has secured firm capital commitments totalling S$2.7 million (US$2.1 million) from an international consortium of investors anchored by Singapore’s Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd.
Klinify out to cure medical paperwork pains
Singapore-based startup Klinify, which aims to eliminate doctors' paperwork pains without them having to change their workflow, has raised US$611,742 to fund a functional prototype and expand its support service. Cofounder Surendran Krishanthan speaks to Gabey Goh.
Week in Review: When reality matches the PR
JFDI.Asia puts in foundation for more activity in Malaysia in pact with MDeC Malaysian ecosystem still faces challenges, but the pieces are starting to click
MDeC rolls out JFDI.Asia-powered ‘accelerator lite’ programme
MDeC has announced a pilot programme that it said would “help local ICT startups break through barriers to growth.” The MSC Malaysia Startup Accelerator Lite programme will be delivered by local partners around Malaysia and facilitated by JFDI.Asia.
Singapore’s Klinify closes US$600K+ seed funding round
Klinify, a document management system that helps private medical clinics manage patient records while preserving their existing workflow, said it has closed a S$770,000 (US$601,600) seed funding round.
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