Golden Gate Ventures (GGV) has launched the US$50-million Golden Gate Ventures Fund II LP fund, its second for South-East Asian tech startups, and has released a research report on the VC investment climate in the region.
The startup ecosystem in South-East Asia has certainly moved on to the next level in the two years IMJ Investment Partners has been in the region, in terms of both valuations and activity, according to its CEO Yuji Horiguchi.
How much focus should be on the cost of public sector development programmes versus the expected impact from such programmes? The 500 Startups Distro Dojo accelerator programme in Malaysia supported by MaGIC causes Karamjit Singh to ponder this question.
500 Startups’ Khailee Ng sees the beginnings of a feeding frenzy in South-East Asia, similar to what the Indian startup scene is experiencing today. His Distro Dojo accelerator is hoping to catch the wave, in partnership with Malaysia’s MaGIC, writes Karamjit Singh.
This week's Tech Talk show on BFM kicked off with the big RFP from the UEM Group for its technology transformation project.
MyEG, after behaving like a VC, will now revert to behaving like a typical corporate investor. Will this approach yield it better results? Karamjit Singh ponders.
For those wondering why e-government services provider MyEG Services Bhd is not involved in the Cradle Seed Ventures Fund, it’s because its cofounder Wong Thean Soon (aka TS Wong) has a new game plan for investing in startups: He wants MyEG to have more control.
Singapore-based startup blog Tech in Asia said it has secured a total of US$4 million in funding, led by the SB ISAT Fund which counts SoftBank and Indosat as partners.
The quality of data presented on the venture capital scene in Malaysia needs to get a lot richer, Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association chairman tells Karamjit Singh.
A more confident Cheryl Yeoh looks forward to the next 12 months at MaGIC, with the smooth execution of the MaGIC Accelerator Programme a big target.