Startups

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.
Incubate, accelerate or go solo
Sooner or later, many startups will look at joining an incubator or accelerator. If so, what should you take into account when deciding which one to join?
Other ecosystems and how to fix them, the Founder way
The Founder Institute CEO Adeo Ressi wants to see every startup ecosystem in the world having consistent practices, and believes Malaysia is a hotspot for entrepreneurship that promises to have a global influence.
Transit on Tour seeks fab five for primetime pitch
Come May 25, Transit on Tour will kick off its search for fresh startups outside the Klang Valley to compete for a chance to pitch their ideas to Dave McClure, founder of Silicon Valley-based accelerator 500 Startups.
Disrupt: Founders are not perfect, but it’s okay
Founders are often credited as being the force behind their own creation largely because of their vision and passion, and rightly so -- but being human, their weaknesses can also hinder their companies' success, a panel of entrepreneurs said.
Three old men, a girl and a tech portal
The youngest member of the DNA team, Gabey Goh, tells us why she made that crazy move, and what she has learned so far.
DNA celebrates first anniversary with special Disrupt
Digital News Asia is one year old, and we are celebrating by organising a special Disrupt session: Are you your startup’s worse enemy?
Finding the right fit
Getting your team right for that startup idea you have is just the first step; you next have to decide on how you’re going to be funded. Getting the right  type of funding is often not emphasised enough, writes Gabey Goh.
Market myopia: Blame the SWOT analysis
Why do leaders miss seeing sweeping global trends that are about to broadside them? Verne Harnish blames the standard SWOT analysis used in strategic planning.
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