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News until Jun 17, 2017

Tech investor Dave McClure explains what cities must do to compete with Silicon Valley

He explains that a city must help sponsor local tech conferences and events to create a thriving start-up scene.

BEAM TeamJun 17, 2017

Whole Foods stock rockets 28% on $13.7 billion Amazon takeover deal

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods for $42 a share, in a deal valued at $13.7 billion.

BEAM TeamJun 17, 2017

Bitcoin and Ethereum Just Crashed, Taking Coinbase Down With Them

After both hit all-time highs earlier this week, Bitcoin and Ethereum prices plummeted as much as 25%

BEAM TeamJun 17, 2017

BloomBack founder: Hazel Kweh hopes to empower more marginalized communities.

Bloomback was recently accredited by The Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE)

BEAM TeamJun 16, 2017

6 ways to instantly weed out ‘fake’ programmers

How do you make sure the eager young thing you’re interviewing isn’t a ‘fake’ programmer, especially if you’re not a programmer yourself

BEAM TeamJun 16, 2017

Advertising giants leave little room for adtech startups, and VCs are noticing

VCs are increasingly shying away from advertising technology investments.

BEAM TeamJun 16, 2017

Malaysian to receive Queen Elizabeth award for work with refugees

Despite her youth, 23-year-old Quah has already touched thousands of lives through her NGO, Refuge For The Refugees

BEAM TeamJun 16, 2017

AI killed 800,000 jobs in the U.K., but created 3.5 million new ones

One thing is clear — robots are changing the way we live and work.

BEAM TeamJun 16, 2017

Singapore PM's siblings publicly denounce him

Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Wei Ling, the siblings of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, issued a six-page public statement denouncing him, saying they had lost confidence in their eldest brother.

BEAM TeamJun 14, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes leave of absence

Travis has told his team he’ll be taking a leave of absence of unspecified length.

BEAM TeamJun 14, 2017

Why Universal Basic Income and tax breaks won’t save us from the jobless future

The majority of jobs that require human labor and intellectual capability are likely to disappear over the next decade and a half.

BEAM TeamJun 13, 2017

Intudo Ventures debuts with US$10M+ fund, wants to bring talents back to Indonesia

Intudo Ventures has been seeing a growing trend in the country that is similar to China's "Sea Turtles" phenomenon

BEAM TeamJun 13, 2017

7 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs That Startup Owners Should Follow

Chasing deadlines, crunching numbers and pushing innovation are '"just another day at work" for startup owners. But, what do they do for themselves?

BEAM TeamJun 13, 2017

It's Time to Talk About Startup Scam Artists

Whether it's an investor who gives a startup a term sheet with no capital behind him, or an entrepreneur who raises millions of dollars with nothing but air, the startup world has a problem.

BEAM TeamJun 13, 2017

11 Businesswomen Who Should Be on Your Radar

'Wonder Woman' is a hit at the movies. These business leaders are wonder women in the business world.

BEAM TeamJun 13, 2017

Alibaba launches new sales channels in Malaysia, Singapore

The new service, Tmall World, will allow overseas Chinese users to buy goods from Alibaba's Tmall brand-to-consumer retail site

BEAM TeamJun 13, 2017

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