Startups

Week in Review: The pain they go through …
One of the things we do not highlight too much when we profile entrepreneurs is the pain that they go through in trying to realise their dreams, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
Is a golden opportunity being wasted at GES?
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is supposed to be about risk-takers, but the Malaysian Government is playing it safe by picking a ‘brand name’ speaker instead of a Malaysian entrepreneur to deliver the keynote address, writes Karamjit Singh.
Piktochart crosses RM1mil in revenue, looking at greater impact
This is shaping up to be a good year for infographic startup Piktochart.com, which has crossed US$308,000 in revenue and is now looking to contribute to the startup ecosystem in its homebase of Penang.
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.
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