Opinion

Getting help for your mental health is okay

I got an award from Forbes recently for the startup/VC work I’ve done, and this comes with attention that I want to redirect to something more important than me — how we think…

Platformania: An analysis into the platforms of the future

Editor's note: This is the first write-up in the series called Platformania, a guest column by Pavan Govindan, an intrapreneur at the CTO Office of Bosch India. This column deals…

Stop glamorizing startups with fancy labels; Let’s focus on real metrics

Throughout the years, we’ve seen and heard startups being labeled with terms that often come from the animal kingdom (one might be a mythical creature). Labels like unicorns and…

The trouble with Google and Facebook: Is absolute power corrupting absolutely?

In this thought leadership contribution, C-suite Co-Founder and CEO Dean Carroll writes: The Goo-book duopoly dominates our lives now that the internet has become a public utility…

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Clubhouse: Hype-fuelled gimmick or the future of events and podcasting?

The new audio app has quickly become the most exciting thing to hit the social media sphere in years, but can it maintain the momentum, asks the C-suite Co-Founder & CEO Dean…

The economics of pricing, trade, and e-commerce amid the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has thoroughly disrupted the global economy that adapting has become an urgency nobody has the luxury to ignore. Exporters, in particular, have had to…

Now’s the time for Tesla to roll into Singapore

After years of inaction and Elon Musk bemoaning a lack of government enthusiasm for electric cars, it’s finally time for Tesla to roll into Singapore. OK, OK we know buying a car…

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So Singapore is in recession. Here’s why startups shouldn’t despair

Singapore’s virus-hit economic slump is even worse than many feared, with new figures this morning confirming an historically massive 12.6% drop in gross domestic product (GDP).…

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Founders explain how they succeeded with their MVPs

A new, brilliant business idea doesn’t come from clueless imagination and perceptions. That’s why you need to test the market and validate your assumptions with a Minimum Viable…

How to scale your startup during this crisis

Amid the Covid–19 outbreak, startups are especially vulnerable as they don’t have the disposable funds to compensate for severe losses. While many early-stage ventures…