Unicorns

Digerati50: The first unicorn
DNA continues its weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy, from Digerati50 Vol 2. This week, we look at Anthony Tan of Grab.
Unicorns: Not quite mythical, but a rarity in South-East Asia
Unicorns are rare in South-East Asia because of the region’s various levels of complexity, according to panellists at the Wild Digital Conference in KL.
SEA VCs are laggards, Singapore truly a startup hub: Google-Temasek report
The South-East Asian startup scene is certainly booming but venture capitalists (VCs) in the region are just not keeping up, according to a report by Google Inc and Temasek Holdings.
How to hunt down a unicorn
As the risk appetite declines, the propensity for investors to continue supporting multibillion-dollar funding rounds at sky-high valuations will understandably wane, writes Justin Hall.
Why unicorns are going to be elusive in Malaysia
Anwar Jumabhoy looks at the ‘US Technology Wealth Creation’ model, and whether it can be adopted by other countries.
What’s Next: Traditional retailers do have an edge
E-commmerce startups are challenging the status quo and putting traditional retailers on the ropes, but traditional retailers still hold a key edge, Ardent Capital CEO Adrian Vanzyl told the What's Next conference.
Only cockroaches and startups left when unicorns become extinct
In the event of nuclear economic armageddon, unicorns might just return to being endangered species once more, and the only things left will be cockroaches and early-stage startups, writes Justin Hall.
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