22 Qualities That Make a Great Leader

April 6, 2017

“It’s been said that leadership is making important but unpopular decisions. That’s certainly a partial truth, but I think it underscores the importance of focus. To be a good leader, you cannot major in minor things, and you must be less distracted than your competition. To get the few critical things done, you must develop incredible selective ignorance. Otherwise, the trivial will drown you.”...
‘University graduates should be job creators, not job seekers’

April 6, 2017

According to the secretary-general of the Ministry of Higher Education, Tan Sri Dr Noorul Ainur Mohd Nur, the main focus of the ministry was entrepreneurship programmes.“The ministry sees education as self-employment and this is where we give confidence and input on any business and entrepreneurial elements to our students...
An entrepreneur should lay down annual milestones, it helps break down your vision into clear targets

April 5, 2017

Tony Robbins, an American businessman, author, and philanthropist once very aptly said, “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” It is these well-defined goals or milestones that help turn dreams into a reality. Be it a fitness goal, a new career move, or bigger financial aspirations, if followed through, they keep us on track to achieve what would otherwise have only seemed a distant dream...

Idecs provides insight into greater industrial devt, growth

April 4, 2017

KUCHING: The International ICT Infrastructure and Digital Economy Conference Sarawak (Idecs) 2017 has unfolded a new dimension of development and growth for industry players in the state.The inaugural two-day conference with the theme ‘Transforming Sarawak Through Digital Economy’ was launched by Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) yesterday...
How we growth-hacked from zero to 2 million users without raising any money

April 4, 2017

I often come across friends and acquaintances who’re often thrilled to know we have 2 million plus users on our dating app — QuackQuack, surprisingly enough, because we haven’t raised a single rupee in venture funding. I decided to write this post to share some nifty growth hacks we used to scale to 2 million plus users and growing. To those who wish to see our growth visually, here’s a graph showing the same:...
Here’s why your startup isn’t getting funded

April 4, 2017

There are too many reasons why a startup would be unsuccessful in raising funds. Not the least of which, you’re not connecting with or talking to VCs in the right way. Nikhil Kapur of Gree Ventures shares five useful tips for founders to communicate better with their prospective investors...
Opinion: Southeast Asia’s fintech pivot

April 3, 2017

Grab and Go-Jek are fighting tooth-and-nail to serve commuters in Indonesia. Yet, their biggest battle may be in another arena.Grab is said to be raising a fresh US$1.5 billion in new capital. The money isn’t what’s significant – such massive funding rounds have become too commonplace anyway. Instead, look at its purpose: to bolster Grab’s nascent payments platform...

Sistem Pencadang Destinasi Berdasarkan Aktiviti Digital Pengguna Menjuarai AirAsia Hackathon

March 31, 2017

Pada dua hari hujung minggu ini AirAsia telahpun mengadakan hackathon mereka iaitu Airvolution dengan tema untuk menambah baik pengalaman pengguna mereka berdasarkan aktiviti pengguna di laman sosial.Sebanyak 20 pasukan dari 10 negara telahpun mempersembahkan projek mereka. Secara amnya mereka telah membangunkan aplikasi, laman analisis, sistem ganjaran, dan juga sokongan bot...
Building a startup is just like travelling, except it lasts longer

March 30, 2017

As someone who (1) loves to travel, (2) has built a business from the ground up, and (3) worked at several startups, I have had the opportunity to see some similarities between traveling and starting a business. Travel and startups, after all, both require money, effort, a lot of patience, and a little bit of luck to become a success...


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