Vincent Tan

Disrupt #20: Angels are from heaven, mostly
Disrupt #20 takes a look at angel investors and why they invest and do not invest in certain ideas or entrepreneurs.
MOL Global’s Ganesh Kumar Bangah on cusp of Nasdaq listing
Almost 20 years after beginning his entrepreneurial journey while still a teenager, Ganesh Kumar Bangah, MOL Global Inc founder and CEO, is on the cusp of listing his company on New York’s Nasdaq market. Karamjit Singh looks through his prospectus and shares some of the key points that strike him.
MOL Global IPO proceeds to be partly used to repay MDV loan
IPO proceeds will be used to repay debts, among other uses No plans to pay dividends in the foreseeable future
US transaction services company in SEA pact with MOL
US-based prepaid product and transaction services company InComm has entered into an exclusive arrangement with MOL, one of Asia’s leading online payment service providers, to launch point-of-sale-activated (POSA) gift card mall solutions in South-East Asia.
MOL gets royal treatment, Johor Sultan buys stake
MOL Global Pte Ltd has agreed with Sultan Ibrahim of Johor for him to acquire a 15% stake in its wholly owned operating subsidiary, MOL AccessPortal Sdn Bhd for a cash consideration of US$120 million.  
MOL’s Ganesh Kumar Bangah morphs into … property tycoon?
MOL Global's iconic founder and CEO Ganesh Kumar Bangah is building a property project in his home state of Johor, saying however that MOL will always be his 'core.'
Unseen gap in ecosystem, and techies in their cocoons
There are two things missing in the Malaysian startup ecosystem -- sufficient English language proficiency and an emotional support system for entrepreneurs, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
So why did U Mobile sack its CEO?
A once high-flying career in the telco industry now lies in tatters as U Mobile Sdn Bhd, the fourth largest mobile player, has sensationally fired its chief executive officer, Jaffa Sany Ariffin, on Merdeka Day, in what it described as “disciplinary action.”
Week in Review: What’s driving Syed Mokhtar’s telco interest?
There's a new telco in town with the recent launch of Altel Communications, a subsidiary of Puncak Semangat Sdn Bhd. But the real question on most minds including DNA CEO Karamjit Singh is this: “Is Syed Mokhtar really serious about being a telco player?”
Friendster and Korea’s Kakao partnership to drive mobile content market
Friendster Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of MOL Global, announced it has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with South Korea’s Kakao Corp to promote, market and distribute the Kakao mobile platform in Malaysia.
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