Elaine Huang
Elaine is a fervent believer that if there ever is a zombie apocalypse, we will all be snapping away at them with our phones and posting them onto Instagram. A Mass Communication graduate of Ngee Ann Polytechnic's School of Film and Media Studies, she enjoys writing about technology and entrepreneurs. When not hashtagging her way through all sorts of trouble, Elaine is probably contemplating how to write in the third person.
Articles by Elaine Huang
Enterprise communications firm Eko nabs US$5.7M from Gobi Partners

Enterprise communications firm Eko nabs US$5.7M from Gobi Partners

INVESTMENT, NEWS, THAILAND | 27 Aug, 2015

Korawad Chearavanont, Founder and CEO, speaks to e27 about Eko's USP, scaling the business with the funds, 'officially' entering China, and more 

Startup in Spotlight: Yumist is a food-meets-tech-meets-logistics startup

Startup in Spotlight: Yumist is a food-meets-tech-meets-logistics startup

FEATURES, INDIA, INTERVIEWS | 26 Aug, 2015

Yumist CEO Alok Jain talks to e27 about how the Indian startup wants to make it dead simple for customers to get their daily meals 

Food delivery startup Yumist names Pankaj Sharma as CTO

Food delivery startup Yumist names Pankaj Sharma as CTO

APPOINTMENTS, INDIA, NEWS, PEOPLE | 25 Aug, 2015

August 2015 has been an eventful month for India-based food delivery startup Yumist. Will Pankaj Sharma bring the company to the next level? 

GrabTaxi's recent US$350M deal: Cash is king, China likes SEA

GrabTaxi's recent US$350M deal: Cash is king, China likes SEA

CHINA, FINANCE, INVESTMENT, MALAYSIA, NEWS, WORLD | 24 Aug, 2015

Thomas G Tsao and William Bao Bean, two VCs who deal with Chinese and SEA startups, weigh in on investment opportunities between China and Southeast Asia   

Meet Kris Leong, with 28 years of experience in venture capital

Meet Kris Leong, with 28 years of experience in venture capital

BUSINESS, FEATURES, INVESTMENT, SINGAPORE, WORLD | 21 Aug, 2015

She first joined Singapore's Economic Development Board in 1987. In 1994, Leong became a part of Walden International and hasn't left since 

Asian short films platform Viddsee launches Android app

Asian short films platform Viddsee launches Android app

BUSINESS, NEWS, SINGAPORE | 19 Aug, 2015

Now mobile-savvy Viddsee users can enjoy features such as offline playback, personalised curation and device syncing on their Android devices 

[Updated] Meet the 9 startups to join muru-D's first class in Singapore

[Updated] Meet the 9 startups to join muru-D's first class in Singapore

BUSINESS, NEWS, SINGAPORE | 18 Aug, 2015

From cybersecurity to social media marketing, the Australian accelerator's first initiative in Singapore has admitted startups of quite a range 

Learn to trust your gut as a VC: Fresco Capital's Allison Baum

Learn to trust your gut as a VC: Fresco Capital's Allison Baum

INTERVIEWS, INVESTMENT, WORLD | 18 Aug, 2015

Not the numbers and charts. Why? We speak to Allison Baum, Managing Partner, Fresco Capital to find out more 

Founders, don't be arrogant: Cherubic Ventures' Matt Cheng

Founders, don't be arrogant: Cherubic Ventures' Matt Cheng

INTERVIEWS, INVESTMENT, TAIWAN | 17 Aug, 2015

Who's Matt Cheng? In this Meet the VC piece, we speak to the Founder and Managing Partner of Cherubic Ventures to understand his investment philosophy 

GrabTaxi snags US$400 million in funding from China Investment Corp and others

GrabTaxi snags US$400 million in funding from China Investment Corp and others

CHINA, INVESTMENT, NEWS, SINGAPORE, WORLD | 15 Aug, 2015

China Investment Corp is a sovereign wealth fund that made an investment in Chinese taxi app firm Didi Kuaidi earlier this month 

VC investing is a people business: Innosight Ventures' Pete Bonee

VC investing is a people business: Innosight Ventures' Pete Bonee

INTERVIEWS, INVESTMENT, PEOPLE | 14 Aug, 2015

In this Meet the VC article, the Partner at Innosight Ventures talks about his investment mantra, companies he missed out on and more... 

Startup in Spotlight: Speedrent wants landlords to go agent-free

Startup in Spotlight: Speedrent wants landlords to go agent-free

BUSINESS, FEATURES, MALAYSIA | 11 Aug, 2015

Wong Whei Meng of Malaysian home rental app company Speedrent wants to help landlords lease properties without agents. How? 

Daum Kakao names K Cube Ventures' Ji Hoon Rim as CEO

Daum Kakao names K Cube Ventures' Ji Hoon Rim as CEO

APPOINTMENTS, BUSINESS, NEWS, PEOPLE, SOUTH KOREA, WORLD | 10 Aug, 2015

Ji Hoon Rim, who started early stage venture capital firm K Cube Ventures, has been nominated as Daum Kakao's next CEO 

Startup in Spotlight: Keygo wants to balance security and ease of use

Startup in Spotlight: Keygo wants to balance security and ease of use

FEATURES, INTERVIEWS, SINGAPORE | 06 Aug, 2015

Meet Keygo, the only Singapore-based startup to pitch at next week's Security Startup Challenge 2015 in the US 

LINE and LongTu Korea jointly venture to start Lantu Games Limited

LINE and LongTu Korea jointly venture to start Lantu Games Limited

BUSINESS, JAPAN, NEWS, SOUTH KOREA | 06 Aug, 2015

With this US$20 million deal, the two companies will leverage each other's user base and experience in the games business 

Exclusive: NFQ Asia wants to be a technical VC for mid-stage startups

Exclusive: NFQ Asia wants to be a technical VC for mid-stage startups

INVESTMENT, NEWS, SINGAPORE, VIETNAM | 03 Aug, 2015

Led by Joseph Ziegler and Lars Jankowfsky, NFQ Asia is a venture builder that wants to bridge the gap between funding and scaling 

Startup in Spotlight: Allstay most confident about speed & customisation

Startup in Spotlight: Allstay most confident about speed & customisation

BUSINESS, INTERVIEWS, SOUTH KOREA | 30 Jul, 2015

e27 visited Allstay in Korea to understand why the startup is choosing to fight big competitors such as Trivago and HotelsCombined 

Vietnam's Foody snags Series C funding from Tiger Global; goes to Indonesia

Vietnam's Foody snags Series C funding from Tiger Global; goes to Indonesia

INVESTMENT, NEWS, VIETNAM | 28 Jul, 2015

Foody Corporation has launched its food review website in Indonesia, and is eyeing other Southeast Asian markets 

MangoPlate is South Korea's restaurant discovery superhero app -- and maybe more

MangoPlate is South Korea's restaurant discovery superhero app -- and maybe more

BUSINESS, FEATURES, SOUTH KOREA | 24 Jul, 2015

e27 sat down with Joon Oh, Co-CEO of MangoPlate after the startup raised US$6.1M from VC firms to talk about plans going forward 

Inside Indonesian gaming studio Touchten's Series C led by GREE

Inside Indonesian gaming studio Touchten's Series C led by GREE

FEATURES, INDONESIA, INVESTMENT, JAPAN | 07 Jul, 2015

Anton Soeharyo, CEO of Touchten, shares with e27 how he pitched to 67 VCs in 12 months then secured funding from GREE and 500 Startups