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 Global Accelerator Programme marks its transition to becoming a global organization says chairman, Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah.
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.
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.
Karamjit Singh hails Cradle’s Coach & Grow Programme as the outstanding C-level intervention programme for tech entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.