Pivot

Thailand’s Deliveree shifts to a B2B gameplan
Bangkok-based on-demand logistics startup Deliveree is shifting its focus to business customers rather than duking out it in the low-margin consumer arena.
BlackBerry’s long pivot into software
It has been a quick fall and a long, still ongoing clamber back up for BlackBerry Ltd, but it hasn’t thrown in the towel yet.
The Ensogo bombshell: Quits SEA e-commerce space, CEO resigns
A mere two months after speaking confidently of its latest pivot, Ensogo CEO Krzysztof Marszalek has stepped down and the company is closing all its SEA e-commerce units. Karamjit Singh has the story, including why this is a rare failure for Patrick Grove.
Week in Review: Should the CEO be a chief pivoting officer?
Patrick Grove’s Wild Digital and its stellar cast of speakers captures the attention of Karamjit Singh, would like to see competitors to some of Grove’s businesses invited next year as well as some of the giant Chinese and Indian startups.
We completely f**ked up in our first 8yrs: Catcha’s Patrick Grove
It took Catcha eight years of stumbles before it finally found success said cofounder Patrick Grove, who also listed the 5Ps of building a disruptive business at the Wild Digital conference in KL.
Massive layoffs at Ensogo (again) as it retools (again)
Ensogo Ltd has cut its staff strength from 600 to under 300 in the first three months of this year, restructuring its business after reporting widening losses for its 2015 financial year.
Loanstreet ready to take on bigger rivals
Despite being the underdog in a very competitive space, Loanstreet.com.my cofounder Jared Lim believes there is still plenty of room for his fintech startup to grow.
Malaysian startup with a social network … that pays
Malaysia-based social media startup Gaption intends to create a new environment where content creators get monetary rewards.
Unified Inbox’s platform pivot, and lessons learnt
When Unified Inbox first began mapping out its go-to-market strategy, the path seemed clear-cut – but numerous challenges saw it pivoting, which the company believes has opened up new vistas and market opportunities.
Startup challenges for Norwegian entrepreneurs
A leading Norwegian entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley shares some observations about entrepreneurs in Norway, and has some advice for founders heading State-side expecting money to be thrown at them.
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