Startup Ecosystem

Wadhwani Foundation launches NEN in Malaysia, Cradle its partner
India's Wadhwani Foundation has rolled out its decade-old flagship initiative, the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), in Malaysia with Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd as its strategic partner.
Repositioning CeBIT the ‘best decision ever’
Deutsche Messe AG's decision to reposition CeBIT as a B2B platform for information technology was one of the best decisions in recent years, as this made its annual technology trade fair more relevant to exhibitors.
Hey VC, looking to make a quick buck in South-East Asia?
There is tremendous opportunity here, the entrepreneurs are amazing, and people are solving real-world, serious problems – but think again if you’re only out to make a quick buck, writes Justin Hall of Golden Gate Ventures.
Asean startup stars to gather at inaugural Cradle Buzz
Some of the biggest names in the South-East Asian startup scene will convene in Kuala Lumpur from March 20-21 at the ‘Cradle Buzz’ programme to highlight, analyse and discuss entrepreneurship concerns in the region.
Equity crowdfunding goes private with FundedHere in Singapore
Equity crowdfunding platform FundedHere has been launched in Singapore to facilitate equity-based funding and venture debt for startups in the region from as low as S$5,000 (US$3,700) each, even as regulators in both Singapore and Malaysia look to facilitate such platforms.
Silicon Valley? Why the Singapore startup ecosystem rocks
Singapore has been so effective at growing its startup ecosystem that it should be considered the public policy model for every government around the world – be it local, regional or national – intent on creating its own startup ecosystem, writes Golden Gate Ventures’ Justin Hall.
Joyful Frog makes the leap to the Philippines
JFDI.Asia has announced the opening of its first international office, in Cebu in the Philippines.
Week in Review: Wisdom, delusion and the space between
This week Gabey Goh reflects on the wisdom, resources and advantages available to entrepreneurs – both visionary and crazy – who base themselves in Singapore.
The funding floodgates open in SEA: The dangers therein
The large amounts of money pouring into the ecosystem can and will probably lead to large exits, but the problem is that local entrepreneurs and investors can and will get squeezed out, writes Justin Hall, who also provides some advice on how to prepare.
Singapore’s IIPL boosts startup ecosystem with a dash of BASH
IIPL has officially launched BASH (Build Amazing Startups Here), Singapore's biggest integrated startup space, which will provide all the necessary facilities – including a prototyping lab, valuable mentorship and community networks – to grow promising, innovation-driven tech startups.
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