Startups

Startup lessons from OpenFlow creator Martin Casado
Nicira cofounder Martin Casado took time out from his busy schedule during the recently concluded VMware 2014 conference to speak to Edwin Yapp, sharing the lessons he learnt during his days as an entreprenuer.  
Geneva’s Seedstars World makes its debut in Malaysia
Seedstars World (SSW), initiated by venture firm Seedstars SA, will make its debut in Malaysia on Sept 9 as part of its journey to emerging markets and fast-growing startup ecosystems.
Equity crowdfunding: The good, and not so good
Industry players DNA spoke to share some of the pros and cons of the consultative paper Securities Commission Malaysia has put up for industry feedback on the impending launch of Malaysia’s equity crowdfunding platform.
CTOs not the be-all and end-all for startups
Malaysian Chok Leang Ooi, together with his Vietnamese cofounder Trung Ngo, has a software development house that focuses on building products for startups, which always struggle to attract good technical talent.
PR firms: Why not ‘adopt’ a startup … or two?
With many startups and entrepreneurs still struggling to get the hang of public relations, perhaps PR agencies should make pro bono work part of their corporate culture and adopt a startup or two, writes A. Asohan.
Startups slack on security
Too many startups and app developers build first and secure later Security should be a priority for any developer or startup from day one A SECURITY professional once sent me a message in response to a story I wrote about a corporate cybersecurity breach.  
Disrupt: Startups, don’t neglect public relations
Even at an early stage, startups have a story to tell Cost of PR services vary; should leverage free digital media
Frontier Digital Ventures launches with maiden investment in Pakistan’s Zameen
Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV) has announced that it has taken a 30% stake in Zameen, Pakistan’s No 1 property portal, the first for the newly formed digital investment firm.
Support needed for the psychological stress of founders
DNA founder Karamjit Singh shares some of his thoughts from last Wednesday’s Disrupt session, and wonders if the Digerati50 can help entrepreneurs deal with their psychological stress.
Singapore’s US$96mil bid to address Series A crunch
The Singapore Government has picked Golden Gate Ventures as one of six VC partners to help address the Series A crunch, reports Karamjit Singh.
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