Startups

Building a community to support and learn from failed startups
WhatFailed.Us, a website collating and chronicling startup failures, seeks collaborators and participants as it shifts and revamps with a larger focus on Asia.
Rise of the clones
Clone-type startups are a necessary stage for Malaysia’s current ecosystem and could be deemed the most opportune time for any budding entrepreneur writes Gabey Goh.
Fatfish swims in li’l Singapore’s big pond
Lau Kin Wai from Malaysia talks to Karamjit Singh about why he launched his fund The Fatfish Group in Singapore.
Hunters, farmers and investors
Too many startups these days look to angels, VCs and grants for funding, forgetting that all-important source, revenue.
Advice from the shadows
Few startups have made it without a mentor or two – they can be invaluable to your success but shouldn’t be used as crutches, writes Gabey Goh.
Deadline extended for MyULM unlisted market
Malaysia’s over-the-counter exchange extends its RFP to accommodate interest.
Global Accelerator Network to hold first-ever meetup in APAC
The Global Accelerator Network (GAN) said it would bring together accelerators and their key partners across Asia Pacific (APAC) at an event to be hosted by JFDI.Asia in Singapore on July 26.
Week in Review: Taking advantage of the runway
The Malaysian startup ecosystem compares very well with those in other countries, including Singapore, writes Karamjit Singh.
Wego appoints Matthew Varley as COO
Wego.com has appointed Matthew Varley as chief operating officer, saying he will report to chief executive officer and co-founder Ross Veitch and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Singapore.
In Thailand, Stein Advisors aims to plug ecosystem gap
Julian Leitner’s own frustrations with trying to do business in Thailand compelled him to co-found Stein Advisors, a legal advisory firm which provides very focused services to innovative startups.
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