Grill or Chill #February 2017

February 21, 2017

Grill or Chill (GoC) is a platform for startups to showcase their product and get valuable feedback from experts in the startup ecosystem. Each GoC ends with a networking session…
Moovby: Rent out your idle car

February 21, 2017

CARS are a necessity in Malaysia, especially for intercity travel. However, for high-density cities such as Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baru and Penang, using motorcycles or public transport is a more reasonable way of mobility. The motorcycle and public transport users do own a car, but it is a no-brainer why they choose not to drive to work since driving during rush hour is impractical...
How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

February 21, 2017

Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Det-David explains how to write a one-page business plan...
Carsome all set for new services, expansion of new markets and funding round

February 21, 2017

AFTER recording a strong 2016, automotive portal Carsome is all optimistic that its momentum can continue, as the company is looking to introduce new services and entering new markets. "2017 will be an exciting year for us. We are looking at launching new products and to enter new markets. We may also announce a major deal," said cofounder and chief executive officer Eric Cheng in an interview with Digital News Asia recently...

57 rising Asian startups

February 20, 2017

The startup paradigm is not only changing our economies and influencing work culture, it is also increasingly transforming our daily lives. While global Entrepreneurship is at an all-time high, the interactions between regional ecosystems is still limited...
Innovation is Fueled by the Power of Possibilities

February 20, 2017

"Innovation" is no longer a half-empty word on a mission statement. For millions in the technology industry, it's the core of their being. It's worth mentioning that while the words "innovator" and "entrepreneur" often go hand in hand, they are not synonymous. By definition, an entrepreneur is someone who organizes, manages, and assumes the risk of a business or an enterprise...
A look back at 2016: The state of Southeast Asia’s tech startup ecosystem

February 20, 2017

Everyone knows that the technology startup ecosystem in the private sector is growing and is increasingly becoming more important in South East Asia. To really understand the context, I did a deep dive into the ecosystem to understand the role of private tech startups in the market, backed by facts and numbers...
BOET Borneo 744 ready for operation

February 17, 2017

KUCHING: Malaysia’s first Blue Ocean Entrepreneurs Township (BOET) Borneo 744 is in its final stages of signing agreements with anchor licensees, targeting March 1 as handover date. Its general manager Evelyn Jutem said the 10-acre riverfront project, which will be the hub of creativity, performing arts, innovation and entrepreneurship in Sarawak, will have Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) and Boutique Songket Atelier Tanoti among its tenants...

Moovby: Tak Mustahil Kereta Persendirian Jadi Duit

February 17, 2017

PETALING JAYA: Siapa sangka kereta yang tidak digunakan atau sering tersadai di petak parkir ketika anda bekerja sehari suntuk di pejabat sebenarnya berpotensi 'menjadi' wang. Hanya melalui sistem dan aplikasi yang dinamakan Moovby, kereta-kereta ini berpeluang diguna pakai sepenuhnya, bergerak di jalan raya sambil menjana wang untuk membantu mengurangkan beban hutang bulanan si pemiliknya...
SuitApp puts a personal stylist in your pocket

February 17, 2017

FOR many people, one of the first experiences of the intersection of technology and fashion would have been in the iconic 90s film Clueless, when Cher Horowitz chose her outfit using fancy futuristic computer technology that seemed to know exactly what was in her wardrobe...
Malaysia: Co-working space WORQ closes $786k in funding

February 16, 2017

February 13, 2017: WORQ, an upcoming coworking space in Kuala Lumpur, has secured RM3.5 million ($786,782) in funding from multiple investors. Participants in the investment include Malaysia’s Cradle Fund; SMG, an investment holding company which was co-founded by Anurag Srivastava, a founding partner of Jungle Ventures; 500 Startups through its subsidiary 500 Durians LLC, a global venture capital fund; and other private investors...
Grab: How we grew a business from 40 to 630,000 drivers

February 16, 2017

In this interview series, we share insights from Grab’s founding members who talk about their experience building up Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing app. This week, our head of business solutions Aaron Gill shares how we expanded our network of drivers from 40 to over 630,000. He also offers some takeaways for other early startups...


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