Entrepreneur and 500 Startups managing partner Khailee Ng (pic) has stepped down from the board of directors of the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
The Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has been coming under a bit of stick recently for programmes specifically catering to the country’s ‘bumiputera’ community. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, argues A. Asohan.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh is excited about the clear trend of Malaysian corporates partnering with accelerators across Asean to create value for startups and themselves. Maybank has partnered with 1337 Ventures and a clutch of corporates has partnered with the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
The MaGIC Accelerator Programme has been launched, and an excited Cheryl Yeoh shares some thoughts with Karamjit Singh, especially about her hopes for how Demo Day could become a blue-chip event.
MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh sees potential for Malaysia positioning itself as a leader in the startup space in South-East Asia by launching Startup Malaysia, based on the Startup Chile model. Karamjit Singh has the story.
Wobb.my founder Derek Toh talks about his experience participating in MaGIC’s [email protected] programme, and what he learned about workplace culture.
The Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has just completed its first [email protected] programme. Karamjit Singh spoke to MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh on the reasons behind the three-year initiative with Stanford University.
Economic reality bites Internet companies, and the final DNA-TeAM Disrupt of 2014 advises entrepreneurs to raise their next round – fast.
Entrepreneurs should go out to raise funds in the next six months as the window may soon close, with increasing signs of a possible global economic slowdown in the near-term.
Too many startups in Malaysia pay very little attention to technological breakthroughs, but that may not necessarily be a bad thing, ponders A. Asohan.