Corporations bring three crucial opportunities to the table: An established customer base; existing infrastructure; and deep domain knowledge of their respective industries. By engaging with startups, they in turn get to tap into innovation.
FMCG giant Unilever expanded its startup engagement programme Unilever Foundry to Singapore, the third market after the UK and the Philippines, and announced three new pilot project briefs involving its brands Lux, Clear and Lifebouy.
Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd head Alex Lin sits down with Gabey Goh to talk about Singapore's role in the global startup ecosystem, and the firm's approach to building the nation's startup ecosystem.
It may be an inconvenient truth but as we are on the cusp of 2015, the Malaysian Government still plays a key role in the ecosystem, writes Karamjit Singh
‘Location-independent entrepreneur’ Jacob Laukaitis makes a compelling argument for why KL is the best spot to launch a business for the Asian market, and why he intends to put his roots down here.
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected]
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.
With Japan’s SoftBank Corp investing US$250 million in taxi-booking app startup GrabTaxi, the Malaysian startup scene is finally getting some recognition, but the pressure is now on its management to dominate or die.
Malaysians have every reason to be proud of local startups and technology entrepreneurs as many of them are doing a great job locally and internationally, according to Proficeo Consultants Sdn Bhd.
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.