Cradle Buzz will be a platform for startups in Asean to form collaborations to accelerate their regional expansion, says Cradle Fund’s Hazel Hassan.
Malaysia aims to become a 'regional big data hub,' but while some of the groundwork has been laid down, the country first needs to become a 'regional talent hub' to realise its aspiration, Goh Thean Eu reports.
Malaysia has what it takes to overtake Singapore as the regional big data hub, backed as it is by a pool of resources as well as commitment by the Government and its various agencies, says Pulsate CEO Bob Chua.
We should start capturing data from the various hackathons organised so that we can spot trends and key information that arises from these gatherings of mainly technically literate young people, suggests Karamjit Singh.
Pulsate Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Bob Chua has his ‘dream team’ in place to push forward his big data play.
Malaysian startups may find it easier to sell to overseas customers than their fellow Malaysian companies, which may be due to a lack of confidence in local capability or the more risk-averse nature of decision-makers here, said panellists at the recent DNA-TeAM Disrupt discussion.
Undeterred by the lack of success of his AIM-listed company Pulse Group, Bob Chua took it private last October, and is now eyeing the big data market.