Khailee Ng

Health and wellness startup PurelyB raises US$500K seed funding
PurelyB has raised US$500K in seed funding, led by Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups, with participation from Brunsfield Ventures Sdn Bhd and an undisclosed angel investor.  
Call Levels brings stock portfolio management to the masses
Institutional investors and high net worth individuals have an entire army of analysts ready to inform them when a target price has been hit. The average retail investor now has Call Levels to back him or her up.
Helpr raises undisclosed seed funding from 500 Startups
Malaysian ‘digital concierge’ startup Helpr, which has developed a text-based multi-channel personal assistant, said it has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from 500 Startups.
Week in Review: The slumbering dragon is awakening
Adding to the excitement of Tuesday’s What’s Next, 500 Startups is going to present the results of its pioneering study of 500 of the world’s largest PLCs writes Karamjit Singh.
CatchThatBus raises US$1.5mil from Jungle Ventures, 500 Startups
CatchThatBus, a bus-ticketing platform, has received a US$1.5mil pre-Series A round, with the founders aiming for a much bigger round, writes Karamjit Singh.
Malaysia’s Carsome raises US$350K from 500 Startups, IRR
Automotive portal Carsome, which connects car buyers to dealers, said it has raised US$350,000 in its first round of funding, from 500 Startups and IdeaRiverRun (IRR).
Week in Review: What’s next for disruptor Tony Fernandes?
What’s an old-school business guy doing at a tech conference? Probably because his most famous venture harnessed technology and innovative business models to disrupt the entire global airline industry, and he is aiming to do the same to other industries, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
Week in Review: Corporate interest in the startup way
Corporates are increasingly interested to see how they can apply some startup skills to their organisations, while those already working in startups probably harbour interest in launching their own outfits. Karamjit Singh chips in with his thoughts.
Week in Review: The impact vs cost question
How much focus should be on the cost of public sector development programmes versus the expected impact from such programmes? The 500 Startups Distro Dojo accelerator programme in Malaysia supported by MaGIC causes Karamjit Singh to ponder this question.
500 Startups’ Khailee Ng expects a ‘feeding frenzy’ in Asean
500 Startups’ Khailee Ng sees the beginnings of a feeding frenzy in South-East Asia, similar to what the Indian startup scene is experiencing today. His Distro Dojo accelerator is hoping to catch the wave, in partnership with Malaysia’s MaGIC, writes Karamjit Singh.
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