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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.

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.

6 Commonly Overlooked Risks Malaysian Entrepreneurs Take—And Regret It Later

6 Commonly Overlooked Risks Malaysian Entrepreneurs Take—And Regret It Later

We can’t deny that entrepreneurship is a growing trend, especially here in Malaysia. In an average week, you might meet at least one person that’s either some sort of an entrepreneur or someone that’s about to quit their boring 9-to-5 job (seems like everyone wants to be their own boss) to pursue their dream of becoming the next Malaysian Richard Branson.

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons To Learn From Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons To Learn From Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin

Most of us know him as the co-founder of Facebook; the man who, in 2011, renounced his US citizenship to move to Singapore. And thanks to the film The Social Network — which Eduardo Saverin himself considers to be “Hollywood fantasy” — we also know a bit more about his exit from the social media giant (albeit a more dramatic version).

So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Start Here.

So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Start Here.

You have a gut feeling that something is wrong, what you hear is too good to be true and maybe there is not really a future for you in the company. Unlike your early years, when the Sociopaths from management try to sweet talk about how essential you are to the team, somehow this time you can feel the hollowness of their words.

These 15 “Male-aysian” Entrepreneurs Are The Hotshots of 2015 In The Startup Scene

These 15 “Male-aysian” Entrepreneurs Are The Hotshots of 2015 In The Startup Scene

For those who go off the beaten path and choose to start something of their own, they are most certainly taking a calculated risk to becoming their own boss. These men chose to do away with the norm and opted for the path of entrepreneurship instead.

Here’s 5 Platforms For You To Build Your Own App—Since We’re Not All Coding Geniuses

Here’s 5 Platforms For You To Build Your Own App—Since We’re Not All Coding Geniuses

Given that we live in a world that’s influenced constantly by smartphones and mobile apps, we can’t deny that we often do come up with cool app ideas. We often come up with ideas that, if we actually pursued, could change the world that we live in; but seldom do we pursue them for various reasons.

Fintech Startup Founder Kelvin Teo On How He Raised $1M For 12 Companies Before The Age Of 30

Fintech Startup Founder Kelvin Teo On How He Raised $1M For 12 Companies Before The Age Of 30

Fintech is rushing into Singapore like a wave, bringing with it startups that are attempting to revolutionise the ways that businesses and individuals are managing and accessing money. Amongst that pool is Funding Societies, a startup that crowdfunds for entrepreneurs who are looking for a faster, better way of obtaining funding to expand and sustain their businesses.

Perfection is Overrated: Joel Neoh, KFit Founder Wants You To Fail Often—And Fast

Perfection is Overrated: Joel Neoh, KFit Founder Wants You To Fail Often—And Fast

If you’re an entrepreneur, you want to fail… early and often. If you haven’t failed, it means you haven’t tried anything new. Former Groupon APAC head Joel Neoh shared this and other insights during the recent Startup Grind event held at Publika, Kuala Lumpur.