V. Sivapalan

Is a Commission the panacea for Malaysia's startup ecosystem?
Minister of Communications Gobind Singh proposes step to fast track growth Ecosystem leaders adopt healthy skepticism, cautious optimism, see scope as too narrow
Daring to go against the norm – and reaping the fruits
Renuka Sena, founder of Proficeo Consultants and the main force behind the Coach & Grow Programme (CGP), speaks about the programme’s impact and the emerging powerful ecosystem it is creating with the ‘Pay It Forward’ mentality as a cornerstone.
Pitching 101: Important to differentiate yourself
Pitching isn’t easy, especially when the startup itself isn’t clear about its own unique selling proposition.
Week in Review: Watershed year, Netflix here
2015 was a watershed year in Malaysia for venture funding and recognition as an emerging startup hub, and there is that matter of Netflix launching soon in SEA, writes Karamjit Singh.
2015 a watershed year, with caveats
2015 was a year of progress for the Malaysian tech ecosystem, especially when it came to startups, but whether the good news outweighed the bad is debatable, according to the panellists at the first Digital News Asia (DNA) Disrupt monthly networking event of 2016.  
Disrupt #28: Highs & Lows of 2015
DNA will start 2016 by looking back at this year and how the ecosystem in Malaysia fared, with a special Disrupt session on the ‘Highs and Lows of 2015.’
MBAN ups awareness through ‘Futurising Asean Angels’ summit
The upcoming Malaysian Business Angels Network Summit 2015 will give a sense of how the angel investor movement is growing – or not – in Malaysia.
Challenges going regional, and why you should do it anyway
Startups should not be asking themselves whether they should go regional, just when and how, according to a panel of entrepreneurs and industry pundits.
NTT Data acquires iPay88’s Malaysian operations
Online payment systems provider iPay88 has seen its Malaysian operations acquired by Japan’s NTT Data Corp. According to observers, the acquisition puts the Malaysian tech ecosystem on the radar of global players.
Malaysian angels expected to invest US$3mil over next 12mths
Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) hopes that its members will make about RM10 million (US$2.6 million) worth of investments over the next 12 months, partly helped by the network’s collaboration with London Business Angels (LBA).
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