Scale

Week in Review: Who is Edward Chen?
It’s one of those startup jaw dropping moments again for Karamjit Singh when a Singapore-based Chinese owned bicycle sharing startup, oBike raises US$45 million – 8 months after its launch.
MaGIC’s MAP morphs to Global Accelerator Programme, attracts US$22mil in benefits for cohort
MaGIC’s Global Accelerator Programme marks its transition to becoming a global organization says chairman, Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah.
Week in Review: Traditional media player, Media Prima, makes a US$24mil move for scale & millenials
Deal will not be ecosystem catalyst says Ganesh Kumar Bangah Acquisition frees Patrick Grove, Khailee Ng to pursue other projects CORPORATE acquisitions of startups have always been one of the gaping holes in the startup ecosystem of Southeast Asia and so it was a lift to see such a deal happen in Malaysia this week.
Week in Review: It’s becoming more about synergy than small fish eating the big fish
A startup led by a 55-year old with deep domain knowledge raises US$25 million and highlights the opportunities in serving Brick & Mortar businesses.
Week in Review: Cradle’s CGP sets yardstick for C-level intervention programmes
Karamjit Singh hails Cradle’s Coach & Grow Programme as the outstanding C-level intervention programme for tech entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia.
Digerati50: The first step is the hardest
The cumbersome process of finding a reliable electrician led Karl Loo to launching ServisHero, a regional startup aiming to make life easier for households and businesses.   
Week in Review: It’s not easy to be a digital winner
Even when nations from growth markets can get many of the components to compete in a digital economy right, success won’t come easy for their companies, says Karamjit Singh.
The digital opportunity for nations
With all the factors in play around digital, Accenture’s Gianfranco Casati, feels there is opportunity for small companies to emerge from almost any country.  
After going regional, CompareAsia’s focus back on Malaysia
KL-founded CompareAsia expanded to seven other Asian markets but lost its focus on its home base of Malaysia. It now plans to rectify this mistake.
OSKVI’s game-plan for its first Malaysian startup investments
OSK Ventures International Bhd has made its first-ever investments into Malaysian startups, and it intends to bring more than just money to the table, reports Goh Thean Eu.
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