Startups

New Economy: Meet Old
After eight long years of easy money policies, normalcy is returning to financial markets, bringing a dose of reality to tech startups. By refocusing away from valuations, capital raising and expansion and returning to business basics, startups able to marry the old and new economies are best-poised for success  
Don't just look at the hard numbers: Rakuten Ventures
Entrepreneurs should be focused on understanding the culture, not just the hard numbers Malaysia has what it takes to be the next digital economy powerhouse in Southeast Asia
Be Lazee shares 3 lessons from its failure to raise funds
Be Lazee founders share three lessons from their failure to land funding and why startups must focus on fundamentals from the get go.  
Week in Review: Online has to be core for Brick & Mortar retailers says Alibaba’s global MD
Maserati sells 100 cars online in 18 seconds? Can only happen in China, writes Karamjit Singh who also spoke to the founders of Be Lazee Group about their pivot.  
GameFounders accelerator program for Spring 2017 now open
Estonia-based games accelerator, GameFounders calls for entries for its Spring 2017 program.
Week in Review: That, sweet (pungent) smell of $ for early stage startups
Yet more funding for startups courtesy of 500 Durians II, and DNA takes What’s Next to Jakarta with IDC as Knowledge Partner.  
Mavcap, Khailee Ng, expect more good things from US$50mil 500 Durians II fund
Mavcap & 500 Startups expect more follow-on funding from the US$50 mil 500 Durians II fund
KakiTangan raises RM1mil from pitchIN in record time of less than 24 hours
Coastal Hectare Sdn Bhd, which runs KakiTangan.com just raised RM1 mil on PitchIn in less than 24-hours, giving a huge boost to ECF as a viable funding platform for other startups. 
Funding akin to dating, keep things interesting, advices Roger’s CEO
Building relationships to obtain funding as that gives your startup the all important speed element
SEA needs to collaborate more to grow startup ecosystem: Kejora Group
Collaborate to make policies more open, to encourage technology sharing Sees investors maturing, now looking at fundamental aspects of company instead of merely market share  
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