Not surprisingly, DNA founder Karamjit Singh’s thoughts this week revolve around Joel Neoh and what he brings to the table with his latest foray into the startup world, while those of you in Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore may want check out the broadband affordability story.
Keeping fit is what has got Joel Neoh excited enough to base his new startup KFit on it. Not only is the market size large, he also sees a greater purpose – to help raise fitness and by association, health levels across Asia Pacific. And for starters, he believes he has possibly raised the largest pre-seed funding round in Asia.
It has been 4½ years since Joel Neoh was an entrepreneur. Karamjit Singh wonders if he can regain his startup mojo after being in a large company with ample resources and talent as Groupon.
Joel Neoh has thrown off his corporate coat to jump back into the fray as an entrepreneur with a new startup. He tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh why.
Joel Neoh, who heads Groupon’s 12-nation operations in Asia, will speak about ‘The Asean Entrepreneur Journey’ in his keynote at the Cradle Buzz conference.
Cradle Buzz will be a platform for startups in Asean to form collaborations to accelerate their regional expansion, says Cradle Fund’s Hazel Hassan.
Pixaworks Creative is kicking off its ‘StartupHouse’ programme, which will bring together 10 designers and developers to live, design and code their apps for three months at a house in the smart city of Cyberjaya, guided by experienced mentors.
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 Digertai50, email [email protected]
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]
Patrick Grove, the group chief executive officer of international investment firm Catcha Group; and Joel Neoh, international vice president of Asia Pacific for Groupon, are teaming up with a panel of distinguished entrepreneurs including Sir Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak, in the hunt for Asia Pacific’s technology superstars as part of the 2014 Talent Unleashed Awards.