Common Ground recently formed a strategic partnership with Supernewsroom, Asia’s first digital media relations platform. The partnership aims to support Common Ground’s entrepreneurial community in terms of public relations advisory and access to Supernewsroom. And why are we not surprised? Common Ground is one of the largest co-working spaces in Malaysia...
Highlights: Participants will have a chance to attend fully-funded bootcamps in Kuala Lumpur, where these bootcamps focus on grooming the startups to become investor-ready, tactics and strategies of pitching and fine-tuning business models, as well as analytics and data science trainings In this six-month program, participants will also be...
Over the years, Malaysia has gradually shifted into a new horizon of entrepreneurial growth. Spurred by innovation, we bear witness to a meteoric rise in technologically driven startups - accelerated by ambitious desires to disrupt existing industries and clamouring to become “the next big thing.” However, the ecosystem is cutthroat...
In an attempt to propagate innovation and solve socio-economic issues plaguing the ASEAN region, Open Data Institute (ODI) is organizing a comprehensive accelerator program for startups. ODI was co-founded by the inventor of World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee and AI expert Sir Nigel Shadbolt to address today’s global...
MyCash Online is a fintech startup that has been making waves domestically for its ability to provide migrant workers the opportunity to purchase products and services without the need for using bank accounts. Central to this much talked about platform is Mehedi Hasan, CEO of MyCash Online who happens...
Staydilly is a mystery hotel booking site that only reveals the name of the hotel upon customers booking it. Users will be provided with property pictures, general location and facilities description prior to making their decisions. On average, Staydilly is between 35% to 70% cheaper than other hotel booking...
A look into the challenges and inspirations that accompanied one man’s journey in building Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. #1 Solve a Real Problem It’s crazy how ideas are born. They come to you when you least expect it and in myriad different ways. For Anthony Tan, all it took was...
Jack Ma is founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group - a Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals. Today, the internet business behemoth is worth 31.4 billion USD. Jack Ma’s rise to superstardom in the business world is extraordinary. Growing up poor,...
New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) announced the kick off for the third annual ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (ARBSA) 2017 The Awards rewards excellence, best practice and innovation in startups across the region, as fifteen award categories are up for nominations, where winners will represent Southeast Asia at the...
Key speakers include Dzuleira Abu Bakar (CEO of Cradle Seed Ventures), Thaddeus Koh (co-founder of e27), Curry Khoo (founder of TE4P) Highlights include TOP100 Fight Club pitching, Venturecon (an exclusive investor only forum) More than 300 startups and thought leader across Asia Pacific in attendance Georgetown 13 April 2017...