Nazrin Hassan

Digerati50: Playing midwife to new startups
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]
Investor confidence critical for equity crowdfunding: SC chairman
The equity crowdfunding platform that the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is proposing will depend heavily on investor confidence, its chairman Ranjit Ajit Singh acknowledged.
Angel steps in: Cradle recipient Sync Media gets US$79K
Cradle CIP Catalyst recipient Sync Media (M) Sdn Bhd has secured RM250,000 (US$78,840) funding from a local angel investor to develop its School Communication Platform, a mobile solution that aims to break down the barriers of communication between teachers and parents.
Week in Review: Doesn’t matter where the money comes from
Nazrin Hassan frets over trend of startups raising money overseas Badlisham Ghazali leaves MDeC after 7 years to run airports business 
Cradle-GGV funding pact to also help plug entrepreneur brain drain
The one-to-one funding partnership announced last month by Malaysia’s Cradle Fund and Singapore-headquartered Golden Gate Ventures aims to not only bridge the funding gap in the local ecosystem, but also arrest the ‘entrepreneurial brain drain,' says Cradle chief Nazrin Hassan.
Cradle and Golden Gate in 1:1 matching fund pact
Cradle, a non-profit under Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance, has joined forces with Singapore-based seed fund provider Golden Gate Ventures to co-invest in Malaysian early-stage technology companies.
Cradle moves to clean up processes after Auditor General's report
The 2013 Auditor General’s Report highlighted weaknesses in the management of activities at Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, a funding agency under the Ministry of Finance. Following the findings of the report, the agency is making moves to clean up its internal processes, reports Gabey Goh.
A giant leap for angel investing in Malaysia
After nursing the Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN) since its birth in December, 2012, Cradle Fund has passed on its responsibility to the private sector, as has always been the intention. DNA founder Karamjit Singh speaks to Cradle’s Nazrin Hassan and Richard Wong, the first president of MBAN.
M-banking solution Tootpay wows ‘em at Echelon Malaysia
Mobile banking solutions provider Tootpay Sdn Bhd emerged the winner at the Echelon Malaysia Satellite pitching competition held earlier this week, and will represent the country at the main Echelon 2014 event in Singapore this June.
CEO chosen, MaGIC to get a dose of Silicon Valley
CEO identified, working for global company out of Silicon Valley US$21.4m to kickstart activities, in Cyberjaya to tap tech ecosystem
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