What’s Next 2016
Uber and Grab will be legal services in Malaysia but that’s just the easy part. What about Airbnb, wonders Karamjit Singh.
Confident that brick-and-mortar companies will always be around, ‘old economy’ tycoon Vincent Tan explains why he feels so, bolstering his view with examples from Amazon and Alibaba.
It has been another strong week for the tech ecosystem in SEA, writes Karamjit Singh.
Karamjit Singh reflects on the key takeaways for him from DNA’s anchor event and ends his article with an interesting observation.
VCs have to be supportive of their startups as entrepreneurship is a tough and lonely journey, according to a panellist at the What’s Next 2016 conference.
Big data analytics has been touted as the next big thing, but some are still wondering about its effectiveness – an issue that surfaced at a panel discussion on Big Data & Analytics’ Dark Secret, at the second annual What's Next conference organised by DNA.
The saying goes ‘if it ain’t broke, why fix it?’, but this no longer holds true for traditional businesses, according to a speaker at What’s Next 2016.
Entrepreneurs in South-East Asia should stop looking at Silicon Valley trends and instead focus on fulfilling the basic needs of people in this region, said one of the panellists at Digital News Asia’s What’s Next 2016 conference last week.
The brick-and-mortar guys definitely took centrestage at DNA’s just concluded What’s Next conference, with Karamjit Singh sharing some early thoughts from the speakers.
Malaysian tycoon Vincent Tan revealed that most of the new businesses he invested in 2000 for RM200 million (about US$50 million at current rates) have failed.