Startups

Week in Review: Time to recognise Dash for what he is
Karamjit Singh shares what he thinks of a Malaysian who is seen as a real influencer in the global startup space.
Week in Review: Does not have to be ‘Made in Malaysia’
GridMarkets looks like one of the most promising companies to emerge from the Malaysian startup scene -- does it matter that it is not a 'Malaysian company'?
Pouring cold water on the startup Kool-Aid
Malaysia is a promising startup hub, and the entrepreneurial space here is heating up and getting more vibrant, but we should not paint a false picture that will come back to bite us, writes A. Asohan.
Joota secures US$700,000 in funding
Joot Ventures Sdn Bhd has secured a total of US$700,000 in funding to further develop and market social content network Joota.
Tech in Asia expands with GameSaku acquisition
Media startup Tech in Asia continues its buying spree with the acquisition of Indonesian gaming blog, GameSaku from App Foundry Pte Ltd, for an undisclosed sum.
Don't be too much in love with your idea
Sometimes a bad idea is a bad idea and the ecosystem will give you feedback stating it pretty clearly. Startup founders must decide how they want to react to poor response or suffer the consequences, writes Gabey Goh.
Apple ‘startup’ trademark: Don’t panic, says expert; TeAM holding talks
The possible registration of the trademark ‘Startup’ in Malaysia, first reported by Digital News Asia last Friday, has created quite a buzz over the past few days, especially among technology enthusiasts and media worldwide.
Retired execs: A neglected talent pool
In last week's Disrupt panel discussion, one of the key points that DNA founder Karamjit Singh took away was that startups and even mature tech companies are ignoring the value of having retired executives as advisors or on their boards.
Malaysia best port to launch SEA offensive: Tim Marbach
German national Tim Marbach moved to Malaysia in January with a mission to invest in promising startups and play a role in the nation’s burgeoning market. He shares his thoughts with Digital News Asia (DNA).
Tech in Asia secures Series B financing, sum undisclosed
Digital media startup Tech in Asia has secured investment from Fenox Venture Capital, a Silicon Valley-based venture investor focused on providing early and strategic funding to technology companies in North America and Asia.
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