Advice for solopreneurs: These 4 tips can help get your digital startup noticed

March 1, 2017

Running a digital business can be an ideal enterprise for people who want to work and make a profit within one’s own hours. Millions of people enjoy the flexibility that accompanies working online and/or selling products or services to others. However, you will want to ensure that your digital presence — whether through an app, website or social media account — can really engage with potential clients and customers...
This Startup Wants M’sian Urbanites To Get Down And Dirty With Indoor Farming

February 28, 2017

The idea of farming, even just growing vegetables to feed your own family is seen as something that is done in the countryside by humble farmers and to some urbanites, embodies unrewarding physical labour. This is the stigma that CityFarm team Jayden Koay, Johanson Chew and Looi Choon Beng are fighting to dispel in their startup journey...
5 tips on doing good user research for startups

February 28, 2017

My design folks always ask me if I do user research at Honestbee. Of course, we do! In fact, with a startup’s limited resources, it’s even more important to have user research. In the Warm Gun 2014 conference, Branden Kowitz gave great points about how startup designers can focus on what really matters...
Groupon Malaysia Dijenamakan Semula Menjadi Fave

February 28, 2017

Groupon merupakan salah satu jenama yang tidak asing lagi dikalangan pengguna tempatan. Melaluinya, mereka menawarkan pelbagai diskaun dan kupon untuk pengguna mendapatkan beberapa perkhidmatan dan produk. Terkini, lanjutan daripada pengambil-alihan Groupon Malaysia oleh KFIT pada bulan November 2016 lepas, kini pihak Groupon Malaysia telah dijenamakan semula kepada Fave...

10 things all e-commerce business owners should consider when creating a mobile app

February 27, 2017

Question: I run an e-commerce business and am launching a mobile app. What is the No. 1 consideration I should not overlook? Simplicity. “Save yourself a ton of headaches by building a simple app. Since it needs to work perfectly across the nearly infinite variety of mobile devices available today, over-complicating your app will hurt you. Mobile users want...
Here are 12 Malaysian startups that recently got funded

February 27, 2017

The e27 database is a trove of information and we’d like to share what we find there with you. This week, we took a peek at our database and came up with this list of startups in Malaysia that received at least US$1M in their most recent round beginning January 2016...
How can edtech startups make learning more relevant in a digital-driven world?

February 24, 2017

Everyone needs an education. It provides you with a distinct perspective on different aspects of life and the world, instills valuable insights to make you a complete person, and above all, helps you select and follow a career path. Unfortunately, a widening gap between skills needed by employers and what education systems are teaching to students makes it difficult for people to meet many jobs’ requirement of critical skills...

Groupon Malaysia officially rebrands as O2O platform Fave

February 24, 2017

Groupon Malaysia has officially been consolidated into Kuala Lumpur-based O2O restaurant platform Fave. This move will see Fave integrate all of Groupon Malaysia’s customers as well as deals from businesses such as restaurants, spas, fitness centres, hotels and more; essentially transforming Fave into a holistic lifestyle O2O platform...
5 Business Strategies To Boost Your First Quarter Sales

February 23, 2017

You might have succeeded in turning a great idea into a business, but if you can't get people to purchase your product or service, you don't really have anything. Sales are what validate a business, the reason every business is established. So what happens when your business is running low on sales?...
Can AI Help You Nail that Killer Outfit?

February 23, 2017

Entrepreneurs are said to be problem solvers and this notion applies to every industry including fashion. To the founders of SuitApp, a lot of people did not have the time, nor the fashion sense to dress properly for every occasion. And while people shopping at a physical location can avail of assistance from in-store specialists, online consumers were left entirely on their own...


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