Start-ups

Seeking that elusive ‘clarity’ for self and startup
The fourth Cradle Coach & Grow clinic saw founders touch on engaging middlemen and the need for transparency in grant and fund disbursements.
‘Yes we can, too!’
After 13 years of working with startup entrepreneurs, Dr V. Sivapalan is disappointed that most Malaysian entrepreneurs rarely have the belief and faith that they can build global companies.
Philippines start-ups vie for Silicon Valley stint
Start-ups in the Philippines engaged in an intense pitching competition last week at the SMX Convention Center when a US-based organization held a competition, with the winners getting the opportunity to vie for funding in Silicon Valley.
Nusantara invests in clickTRUE’s expansion into Indonesia
Regional online marketing and advertising agency clickTRUE’s expansion into Indonesia has received got a boost with Series A financing led by Nusantara Ventures. clickTRUE Indonesia operates under its parent company clickTRUE Pte Ltd, headquartered in Singapore.
I didn’t know that I didn’t know anything: Valley myths debunked
Piktochart, helmed by the wife-and-husband team of Goh Ai Ching and Andrea Zaggia, was the grand winner of the Silicon Valley Comes To Malaysia (SVC2M) event that began last year and wound up last month. Goh, in Silicon Valley on a one-month study and networking tour sponsored by Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) and StartupMalaysia.org, writes about her on-going experience.
Go east, young man: QuickSchools.com cracks the code in Boston
QuickSchools.com has moved from San Francisco to a shared space in the South Bay. Founders Azreen Latiff and Aris Samad have also just completed a Boston stint, during which time they believe they have cracked the hiring code.
Humble enough to seek feedback, hungry enough to move faster
Piktochart, helmed by the wife-and-husband team of Goh Ai Ching and Andrea Zaggia, is off to Silicon Valley this weekend for the experience of a lifetime. With the start-up community here keenly interested in how they do, Digital News Asia decided to go back to basics and ask Goh, who is the face of Piktochart, about the journey so far, her own background and what she has learnt so far.
Piktochart's off to Silicon Valley
As the grand winner of the start-up competition that began last October during the Silicon Valley Comes to Malaysia conference, Goh Ai Ching has the opportunity to turbocharge her company Piktochart’s potential during the one-month stint it begins next week in the Valley.
Govt guys to start-ups: Think big, go for it
A press conference held to congratulate five start-ups chosen to go to Silicon Valley for a four-week entrepreneurship learning and networking tour saw pep talks to “do your own thing” coming from the most unusual of sources: The Government Guys.
Counterpoint: ABAF adding value to the ecosystem
The value of an event like ABAF is that it is a chance for networking, building relationships, discovering interesting companies, and when the “courtship” is positive, an investment. In fact, money is the least important element.
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