10 entrepreneurs offer advice for how to run a smooth company with a positive vibe Question: What components should a founder incorporate into a business continuity plan, and why? Constant testing — Robby Hill of HillSouth “Being an IT professional, I speak to business owners about disaster...

  Experience is often said to be the best teacher, but leadership expert John C. Maxwell said that this only applies to the experiences that have been evaluated. Living off this principle, Swingvy founder Jin Choeh takes the lessons from his previous venture and implements it in his current...

My good friend Arif Fajar, a startup founder, told me that he needs a support group of founders who would listen and share each other’s ‘pain’ in building their startups. Let’s face it, founders need to deal with operational work, efforts to grow their startup as fast as possible, and...

500 Startups Venture Partner Ashraf Sinclair (second from right) at Rework coworking space launch Malaysian actor and former Venture Partner at 500 Startups Ashraf Sinclair had passed away in Jakarta at 4AM local time, various media reported. The actor and investor was 40 years old. According to a...

Steve Leonard Singapore government-owned startup builder and investor SGInnovate has announced that its founding CEO Steve Leonard would be concluding his term in May 2020. Leonard will continue to serve as the CEO in the remaining months of his term. As its Founding CEO, Leonard has been...

I’ve always had a bit of an entrepreneurial spark: even back in my secondary school days, I’ve flipped and sold items on platforms like Instagram and Carousell to make a little extra pocket money. In 2017, when I was 19 and completing my studies at Temasek Polytechnic, I founded Out & Ink, a...

Zied Tayeb (CEO & founder of MyelinS) is a researcher on brain-computer interfaces (BCI) and neuroprosthetics at the Technical University of Munich. The co-founders worked with Zied Tayeb in different projects before starting MyelinS. They first developed an open-source software “Gumpy” for...

Keeping oneself motivated and constantly updated with new trends, thy name is entrepreneurship. And if there is one habit that helps startup founders stay inspired is reading. An avid reader myself, I scanned the bookshelves of many founders for a peek into what they were reading in 2019 that...

Mark Britt, co-founder and CEO of Malaysia-based online streaming company iflix has officially stepped down from his position after more than five years with the company. Marc Barnett, iflix’s managing director will take over the role, as reported by Marketing Interactive. “A huge...

Mark Koh, CEO of Supahands, reflected on his role in growing the company into what it is today with Mike Dias, CEO of ScaleUp Valley. Read on to see how you can approach scaling challenges the same way they do.  What has been Supahands’ scaling journey so far? Including your own personal...

Dyslexics challenge their very description. The learning difficulty is, for many people like me, actually a business advantage. Figures like Richard Branson and Jamie Oliver overcame their dyslexia to create hugely successful businesses and research suggests that dyslexics are disproportionately...

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