Start-ups

You need to know where the stones are
The founder of StartupMalaysia.org and co-director of the Founder Institute in Perth ‘Dash’ Dhakshinamoorthy kicks off a series for first-time entrepreneurs.
Giving our own start-ups a fair shake
Our Gabey Goh argues that it’s time for Malaysians to support local start-ups, or we might just lag on innovation.
Disrupt pointers for start-ups in the app economy
The much-touted ‘app economy’ has a lot of 'white spaces' which canny start-ups and developers can explore while established companies and telecommunications companies (telcos) struggle, participants at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt session on Jan 22 were told.
Ked.ai offers e-commerce easy enough for mom
New online marketplace Ked.ai wants to make selling goods online even easier and features object image recognition with predictive algorithms to automate the process of putting items on sale.
Founder Institute breaks ground in Malaysia
Founder Institute (FI) has set up its Malaysian chapter in Kuala Lumpur, the latest addition to its global network spanning five continents.
Golden Gate lets in first round of investments
Golden Gate Ventures has announced its first round of investment in the region since opening its doors earlier this year, adding TradeGecko, RedMart and Coda Payments to its portfolio.
Investors get sticky with TradeGecko
TradeGecko has closed US$650,000 in its seed round of funding led by incubator and seed investment firm WaveMaker Labs, with other Singapore-based investors including Golden Gate Ventures participating.
Boxyroom's scam-free way to rent overseas property
For Singaporean Ang Pheng Huat, a friend cheated out of money when attempting to rent an apartment in Paris was the catalyst for his own journey into the world of start-ups and entrepreneurship.
Cradle’s CGP gets green light for second year
The Coach and Grow Program (CGP), an entrepreneur training program launched in July last year, celebrated its inaugural year on Nov 22 with a convocation ceremony for entrepreneurs who completed it.
The failure of ‘trickle-down’ policies
The nonsensical method of ‘government knows best’ policy-making has to end. It is about time they did what is right and formulate policies that will actually help the industry to really grow and succeed based on ‘bottoms-up’ policy making, argues Dr V. Sivapalan.
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