Startups

MaGIC’s concern over flatlining in startup ideas
Looking to create stronger ties between corporate players and startups that benefits both sides.  
DNA on BFM: Senheng to take on e-commerce merchants
Traditional electrical goods retailer Senheng’s upcoming e-commerce launch and DNA’s July 28 What’s Next conference has Karamjit Singh excited.
Rebranding your startup: Lessons learnt
You got started, grew, and then grew a lot more, and suddenly realise you need to rebrand – but your rebranding strategy has to be carefully thought through, writes Near CEO Anil Mathews.
Week in Review: Jokowi’s US visit will boost Indonesian ecosystem
Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo is heading to the US and of course, Silicon Valley, next week. DNA founder Karamjit Singh shares why that is going to be a big boost to the Indonesian digital economy.
When going mobile backfires: What to watch out for
Going mobile simply because everyone else is doing it is a terribly simplistic way of looking at the medium, and that kind of simplicity generally translates into terrible results, writes Justin Hall.
Week in Review: Startups can learn much from FashionValet’s founder
The chutzpah of FashionValet’s founder when up against a stronger funded competitor such as Zalora has Karamjit Singh wondering what Founder Institute’s Adeo Ressi will discover about the essence of the startup founder. 
HP entry storage flash makeover aims to gives existing SMBs, startups competitive edge
HP targets SMB’s and startups with its entry storage flash that will help them power their business growth while having confidence in their IT infrastructure.
Joel Neoh’s funding strategy to maximize equity
Joel Neoh has a deliberate and clear strategy in raising funding for his health and fitness startup KFit, designed to ensure he gives out as little equity as possible for the money he needs to raise to build an Asian-wide business. Karamjit Singh has the story.
The art – and science – of copying other startups
Copying business models that have worked elsewhere sometimes makes sense, but you must do it right: Make sure you understand what you’re copying, and more importantly, whether it will work here, writes Justin Hall.
Maybank Group to tap startups to boost innovation
In a sign that more corporates are starting to engage with startups to accelerate their ideation, Maybank Group has partnered with 1337 Ventures to run a four-country Ignite roadshow to pick 20 startups to head to KL for a bootcamp, writes Karamjit Singh.  
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