Ngeow Wu Han
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected].
It’s hard enough convincing people to work for startups because of the uncertainty, it’s double hard in this part of the world where parental say-so is still a cultural force, writes Gabey Goh.
- Just too many hackathons in Malaysia, with results that lead to nowhere?
- Benefits go beyond just creating startups, say participants and organisers
I’VE always wondered about hackathons, and the role they play in the startup ecosystem.
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.
DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh has decided that ‘How’s business?’ is a question which he refuses to get used to. He explains why.
In all the talks and discussion on technology entrepreneurship and how to nurture startup ecosystems, a critical part that is often neglected is the human element, argued the panellists at a DNA-TeAM Disrupt session.
As the leader of the pack at the increasingly popular WebCampKL community of hackers and geeks, the ebullient Ngeow Wu Han needs little introduction within the startup scene in Kuala Lumpur. He joins DNA-TeAM’s Sept 19 Disrupt session as a panellist, alongside David E. Weekly.