Start-up Ecosystem

Don't be too much in love with your idea
Sometimes a bad idea is a bad idea and the ecosystem will give you feedback stating it pretty clearly. Startup founders must decide how they want to react to poor response or suffer the consequences, writes Gabey Goh.
Bad apples in the startup ecosystem
There are bad apples in every ecosystem dragging people down, but the real question is whether Malaysia's founders can rise above it all to take it to the next level, writes Gabey Goh.
Week in Review: Tip my turban to Singapore’s startups
DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh asks two questions: why are Malaysian homegrown companies not attracting the interest of global tech players? Why are large Malaysian companies not keen on taking equity into homegrown startups?
Time running out for JFDI.Asia accelerator applications
Time is running out for interested entrepreneurs and startups to apply for JFDI.Asia Pte Ltd’s next intake for its seed accelerator program, provisionally scheduled to run from Aug 29 to Dec 6.
MDeC partners Founder Institute on the startup front
MDeC has announced a partnership with the Founder Institute in a bid to boost the startup ecosystem here.
The right frame of mind
The new wave of entrepreneurs, with the unquenchable will to do something larger than life with their own two hands, is just around the corner. So we should either help them or get the heck out of their way, writes Gabey Goh.
Advice from the shadows
Few startups have made it without a mentor or two – they can be invaluable to your success but shouldn’t be used as crutches, writes Gabey Goh.
Building bridges between Malaysia and Singapore
Efforts are needed by Malaysia and Singapore to collectively boost the startup ecosystems in both countries, writes Gabey Goh.
Echelon comes to KL this week
After a one-year hiatus, the regional start-up conference Echelon is coming back with its Malaysia ‘satellite’ event, to be held in Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur on April 17.
TeAM hopes to rejuvenate with a dash of ‘Dash’
The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) has a new president-elect in entrepreneur ‘Dash’ Dhakshinamoorthy, who speaks to DNA of the challenges the 10-year-old association face and what he intends to do.
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