5 Types of Networking Ideas to Steal in Kuala Lumpur

5 Types of Networking Ideas to Steal in Kuala Lumpur

In this digital era, many people think social networking is just enough to get leads, collaborations, and more. In fact, 85% of people still believe that face-to-face meeting creates stronger relationships. Yet if you think most networking events is no more relevant or fun, perhaps it’s time to jazz up your networking sessions with some of our cool ideas.

I Know Places #Jakarta | The Reading Room

I Know Places #Jakarta | The Reading Room

The Reading Room is my new favorite place in Jakarta.Pictures tell better: ‪#‎cozy‬ ‪#‎comfy‬ ‪#‎quiet‬

Atmosphere is good for reading, chilling and working. Walls are covered with books, lots of books (feels like that "Beauty and the Beast" library scene, as you walk in), books of all kinds, including manga for the fans.

6 Must-Have Tips To Learn From Billionaire Jack Ma When Starting A Business

6 Must-Have Tips To Learn From Billionaire Jack Ma When Starting A Business

The idea of building a business is exciting and the outcome can be extremely rewarding. Take Jack Ma for example, before he founded Alibaba Group, he was an English teacher making around USD12 a month at a local university. Today he is one of the wealthiest men in the world, with an estimated net worth of USD22.5 billion.

As cliché as it is, most successful businessmen have their humble beginnings; the same goes to Ma. Here is a collection of some valuable lessons from him that aspiring entrepreneurs should take note of.

1 Similarities For These Malaysian Platform That Were Acquired

1 Similarities For These Malaysian Platform That Were Acquired

Over the past few years, we’ve seen all kinds of creative—and some not so creative—startups that sprung up here in Malaysia. While many of them were able to raise seed funding from a wide range of different sources, only a few are ever able to finish well.

From my understanding, every startup should aim for an exit strategy either through an acquisition or through an Initial Public Offering. Yet, over the past few years we’ve only had a few notable exits.

These 9 M’sian Startups Are Finalists Of The Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2015

These 9 M’sian Startups Are Finalists Of The Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2015

Everybody knows how the staple dish for Asians is a bowl of fluffy white rice that can be sampled for breakfast, lunch, dinner—and sometimes even supper. On the other hand, rice bowl is also the term used when someone is earning their wages through a job. As such, it is only apt that the coveted startup awards which encompasses startups all across Southeast Asia, is named the The Rice Bowl Startup Awards.

Amazing Malaysian Startups Set To Influence Your Lives In 2015

Amazing Malaysian Startups Set To Influence Your Lives In 2015

2014 brought us a good number of Malaysian startups that got us fairly excited. From sites that can connect you with the job of your dreams to sites that will find you the perfect person to get the job done for you, there is no lack of variety in what creative Malaysians have come up with in 2014.

While some will only be available later this year, most of the sites here are readily available for your convenience. Here’s a list of the Malaysian startups that we should all be using in 2015.

6 Malaysian Startups From Startup NEXT by The Co.

6 Malaysian Startups From Startup NEXT by The Co.

Startup Next is a five-week pre-accelerator program that is run by The Co. Kuala Lumpur. The Co. brings the community together by giving them opportunities to make meaningful connections, whether by their co-working spaces, or by holding events that add value to the ecosystem and wider community.