Yes, let’s really make 2014 Startup Malaysia Year! Need logo, tagline, and for spinoff VC firms to materialise
Potentially over US$70 million in venture funding to be launched Internet entrepreneurs TS Wong, Patrick Grove playing major role IS Malaysia on the verge of becoming a fantasy come true for startups starved for funding?
The fact that the week’s most-read story was about a ‘naughty’ blog and not one about the serious issues affecting the tech ecosystem has DNA founder Karamjit Singh bemused.
Talks are in an advanced stage with three parties, local and foreign, which will each invest matching funds of up to US$25 million into any of four local venture capital (VC) companies that Mavcap is planning to spin off by January, 2014.
DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh's message to our readers: Help us shape DNA into a world-class tech ecosystem news site. While we aim to be your eye on the tech ecosystem, you be the eye on DNA!
Echelon Malaysia Satellite was a success, with a packed room listening to 15 start-ups pitching to earn a ticket to the main event in Singapore in June.
While it’s great to see Echelon back in Malaysia for a second time, it raises questions of how well the Malaysian start-up scene is projecting itself regionally, A. Asohan writes.
Funding from both public and private money helps fire up entrepreneurs with big dreams, writes DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh.
Next week’s Disrupt on Wed the 20th at Plug and Play Technologies Sdn Bhd, 7th Floor South Tower, Gardens, is all about the money. Who is giving it out, and what the funders like in the ideas and the entrepreneurs.
iGene CEO Matt Chandran was doing well providing consultancy and selling a bioinformatics software solution to clients when it hit him that clients 'did not have the will to tap the power of our software to its maximum potential.' That led to his company building on it to deliver its own service.