Startups

Thailand’s Eko raises US$1mil from 500 Startups, others
Eko Communications announced it has completed a US$1 million seed financing round with Silicon Valley-based global venture capital firm 500 Startups and several angel investors.
Japan’s Transcosmos acquires 10% stake in Thailand’s Ookbee
Japan-based IT solutions provider, Transcosmos Inc, has agreed to acquire 10% or more of the total outstanding shares in Thailand-based startup, Ookbee Company Limited.
Mother of all entrepreneur festivals at MaGIC’s launch
Various activities designed to inspire, educate, promote Catalyst to improve national ecosystem, change mindsets 
CeBIT now targeting the business sweet spot
In a bid to grow its business and take on the competition, Deutsche Messe AG has altered its strategy to focus purely on business-to-business (B2B) information and communication technology (ICT), according to its top executive.
US$19b for WhatsApp: How are businesses valuated anyway?
Business acquisition is a tricky and risky game, and if you are interested in playing, you have to know the rules – which iMoney’s Iris Lee lays out in this article.
Pitches: Onus not just on startups, but judges too
When it comes to pitches, entrepreneurs need to understand that the judges have just about seen it all, while judges need to be engaged as well, and realise that livelihoods and dreams are at stake, writes Gabey Goh.
Week in Review: 50 to watch and be inspired by
Inaugural Digerati50 is DNA’s first print project Highlights those doing interesting & impactful things I AM clearly biased here when I say that Digerati50 is the highlight of the tech ecosystem news this week.  
JFDI.Asia targets accelerator hattrick for 2014
JFDI to run three accelerator programmes back to back in 2014 Now accepting applications, early-stage digital startups urged to apply
Digerati50: DNA’s first print publication
Spotlight turned on 50 players whom DNA feels will help shape Malaysia's Digital Economy First run of special booklet available in your copy of business weekly Focus Malaysia tomorrow
Singularity U's Global Impact competition comes to Malaysia
The Global Impact Competition has been launched in Malaysia, a joint effort by Mindvalley under Project Renaissance, in partnership with Singularity University to find an idea that could improve the lives of one million citizens within the next five years.
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