Cradle CEO Nazrin Hassan talks to DNA about the RM60-million early-stage fund his agency is establishing with MyEG.
MyEG is partnering Cradle to set up a RM60-million (US$19-million) seed fund; its founder TS Wong talks to DNA about what the fund intends to do, and why he is involved.
With 72 hours to go before the deadline to submit entries for Season 3 of pioneering startup reality show Make The Pitch, TS Wong hints at significant changes to the show.
Online shopping hub FashionValet.net won the grand prize in the second season of the Make The Pitch reality TV show, walking away with RM1 million in funds that will help take its business to the next level.
BFM's Enterprise Breakaway, the second in the series, was held last week. Themed “Real People, Real Stories, Real Results,” the conference saw over 500 enthusiastic entrepreneurs as participants. Edwin Yapp of Digital News Asia was also there, and files this report.
BFM89.9 is hosting its Enterprise Breakaway 2012 conference tomorrow (Sept 28), with the theme “Real People, Real Stories, Real Results” targeted at small and medium enterprises (SMEs). More than 500 delegates are expected to attend to hear from dotcom celebrities and successes such as Mark Chang of JobStreet.com, T.S. Wong of MyEG and Joshua Rayan of Words Wizards Creative Communications at the Sime Darby Convention Center.
Internet pioneer TS Wong, executive director of MyEG Services Bhd, shares his observations of what is different between today’s bright-eyed entrepreneurs versus those from his era, circa 1995.
MyEG has investments in five start-ups thus far and is keen on more. According to its managing director TS Wong, while it may be fun and cool, he brings his investees down with the advice that the boring stuff of building a business is important. Watch the video.