Valuations

New Economy: Meet Old
After eight long years of easy money policies, normalcy is returning to financial markets, bringing a dose of reality to tech startups. By refocusing away from valuations, capital raising and expansion and returning to business basics, startups able to marry the old and new economies are best-poised for success  
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.
IMJ out to tap startup ecosystem surge in South-East Asia
The startup ecosystem in South-East Asia has certainly moved on to the next level in the two years IMJ Investment Partners has been in the region, in terms of both valuations and activity, according to its CEO Yuji Horiguchi.
Catcha’s iflix expects to raise well over U$100mil
Expect Internet TV service iflix to raise well in excess of US$100 million as it presses on with delivering great entertainment value to its subscribers.
Why corporate VCs hate startup ‘zombies’
The corporate venture capital scene is growing and here to stay, but if there’s one thing such VCs hate it is those startups that crawl along and are too stubborn to die, Gabey Goh reports from EMC World in Las Vegas.
The delicate art of fundraising and valuations
Founders will often push to get as high a valuation as possible for their startups, but that is misguided for a number of reasons, writes Justin Hall.
US$19b for WhatsApp: How are businesses valuated anyway?
Business acquisition is a tricky and risky game, and if you are interested in playing, you have to know the rules – which iMoney’s Iris Lee lays out in this article.
Malaysia’s QuickSchools building momentum in the US
The wind is certainly in the sails of QuickSchools, Inc, probably the only Malaysian startup that has relocated to the United States because that’s where it is seeing the most traction for its online school management system.
iMoney gets US$500K seed funding, targets SEA expansion
iMoney has raised a US$500,000 investment from Asia Venture Group Sdn Bhd (AVG), giving a boost to its regional plans.
How much money should you raise for your start-up?
When going out to raise money, start-ups need to figure out how much money they need to grow the company over the next 18-24 months. Vinnie Lauria has some tips.
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