GOLF STARTUP DEEMPLES RAISES US$105K IN FUNDING

MALAYSIA-headquartered golfing startup Deemples closed its recent fundraising round at US$105,000 (RM430,085) bringing the total funds raised so far to around US$270,000 (RM1.1 million). Deemples, popularly known as “the Uber for golfers” is a golf app that allows users to find a golf partner to play with whenever and wherever. The startup is planning to […]

Opinion: As a mentor and investor, I think startup accelerators are failing miserably

A successful entrepreneur is someone who passionately drums up resources and creativity to unearth new market opportunities. But the ecosystem plays an important role in fostering entrepreneurship. The ecosystem consists of many players—from the government to universities. But my interest has been in accelerators, incubators, and mentors. Over the past two decades, I have participated[…..]