1 trillion – that’s really a large number. This number is even mindboggling when a single company or entity commands a 13 digit market capitalisation. The closest to hit USD1 trillion market cap as a publicly traded company was Microsoft at USD 619 billion. To put this number into perspective, a trillion dollar market cap [...]
TechInAsia is bringing Crocodile in the Yangtze to Kuala Lumpur! Crocodile in the Yangtze is a documentary about the early days of Taobao, the e-store created by Alibaba founder and former CEO Jack Ma. The film’s producer, Porter Erisman, who worked at Alibaba for ten years, created the 75-minute documentary (see the trailer below) to [...]
How can startups collaborate with big corporations? Startups/ Small businesses just starting out face a multitude of challenges but they don’t necessarily have to tackle them all singlehandedly, like David facing multiple Goliaths. Going into some form of partnership with a bigger brand can be an enormous opportunity for a startup and take at least [...]
‘Exit’ is an event when you turn your investment into cash, or sometimes a mixture of cash and stocks in another company. For entrepreneurs and investors, exit happens through merger & acquisition (M&A), initial public offering (IPO) or liquidation (‘closing shop’, negative exit, when you take back less than what you put in). In the [...]
How did Hong Kong grow into such a powerful economy? Before Britain took over in 1840, Hong Kong was something of a nest of thieves, known as a base for pirates and hardly the sort of place anyone would have predicted would grow into today’s financial powerhouse. The only hints of civilisation were a small [...]
The story of how “Burger Bakar Abang Burn restaurant” became one of the Malaysia’s Fastest Growing Food Chain Business!
A Cheap self-driving cars, charging your smartphone in 20-seconds? These under-20s are changing the world. Can you still remember what you were doing back when you were 17, or 18-year-old? Doubt it will be anything groundbreaking or world changing, at least for the majority of us. In the past week, there were 3 young bright [...]