One of the most successful dotcom era entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia, Mark Chang, prefers entrepreneurs who work longer on their ideas.
With its JobStreet acquisition wrapped up, SEEK Asia is gearing up for the next stage of its online recruitment business, writes Goh Thean Eu.
ASX-listed SEEK Ltd subsidiary SEEK Asia has appointed JobStreet.com operations head Suresh Thiru as its CEO, effective Jan 1.
Having raised around US$325 million (RM1.12 billion) to date, Anthony Tan now has to demonstrate his management and leadership chops after proving he has among the best sales skills of any startup founder in Asia, much less South-East Asia writes Karamjit Singh.
Various factors contributed to Mark Chang selling off the Internet assets of JobStreet.com, and there will be no time for him to bask in the achievement of having built a US$610-million (RM2-billion) company, writes Karamjit Singh.
The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) is seeking views from market participants on whether or not the SEEK Ltd-JobStreet deal would raise competition concerns.
Australian-Stock Exchange-listed SEEK Ltd has announced it would acquire the remaining 78% of JobStreet Corporation Bhd shares it doesn’t already own in a deal valuing the Kuala Lumpur-based online recruitment company at RM1.73 billion (US$523.5 million).