Bernard Leong
Bernard is the Head of Digital Services in Singapore Post and is currently an angel investor within the Southeast Asia entrepreneurial ecosystem and founder of a media project called Analyse Asia where I interview the pundits in various countries across Asia on business, media & technology. He's also a mentor to JFDI.Asia and an entrepreneur-in-residence for INSEAD Business School since Jan 2011. He has one patent under his name so far. Previously, Bernard is the co-founder of SGEio, an online media portal focusing on entrepreneurship in Singapore which was acquired by TechinAsia.com in 2013.
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Rocket Internet is like a post-MBA school: Jon Russell

Rocket Internet is like a post-MBA school: Jon Russell

BUSINESS, FEATURES, INTERVIEWS, PEOPLE, WORLD | 10 May, 2016

Rocket Internet has dominated the news in 2016. TechCrunch's Jon Russell sits down to analyse the company and its position in Southeast Asia 

At least one corporation is involved in majority of unicorns: Arnaud Bonzom of 500 Startups

At least one corporation is involved in majority of unicorns: Arnaud Bonzom of 500 Startups

INTERVIEWS, PEOPLE, WORLD | 11 Apr, 2016

After explaining what he looks for in his angel investments, Bonzom breaks down how large corporations can integrate the startup culture 

Singtel knows it needs to look for new revenue streams: Grace Chng

Singtel knows it needs to look for new revenue streams: Grace Chng

BUSINESS, FEATURES, NEWS, SINGAPORE | 05 Apr, 2016

Singapore's massive telco is benefitting from an investment strategy that, today, has given them roots in parts of the region others avoided years ago 

China is closing the gap with Silicon Valley: Zhenfund's Anna Fang

China is closing the gap with Silicon Valley: Zhenfund's Anna Fang

BUSINESS, CHINA, FEATURES | 30 Mar, 2016

The CEO of China's Zhenfund explains she looks for ambition, charisma and background knowledge in a Founder 

In the startup world, an easy sea doesn't make a strong sailor

In the startup world, an easy sea doesn't make a strong sailor

BUSINESS, FEATURES, INDIA, INTERVIEWS, PEOPLE | 17 Mar, 2016

In India, more successful startup Founders come from lower rung cities. Ashish Sinha says the reason is they do not take things for granted 

'Winter is coming' to Asia, says Jon Russell

'Winter is coming' to Asia, says Jon Russell

BANGLADESH, BUSINESS, CAMBODIA, CHINA, FEATURES, INDIA, INDONESIA, JAPAN, MALAYSIA, MYANMAR, NEWS, PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE, SOUTH KOREA, TAIWAN, THAILAND, VIETNAM | 09 Mar, 2016

The Startup Winter a natural result of external factors from China and the US, and the reality that the ecosystem lacks late-stage investors, he says 

Even if in China for a week, WeChat is absolutely crucial for business

Even if in China for a week, WeChat is absolutely crucial for business

NEWS | 29 Feb, 2016

Andrew Shorr of Grata.co says WeChat is not Twitter or Facebook, content must resonate with user base 

Consolidation is the new normal for Japanese mobile gaming

Consolidation is the new normal for Japanese mobile gaming

BUSINESS, FEATURES, JAPAN, TECHNOLOGY | 22 Feb, 2016

Japan is a global leader in gaming, but Serkan Toto says indicators point to a precarious future for small to medium-sized game developers 

Blockchain challenges boil down to diverging intentions

Blockchain challenges boil down to diverging intentions

BUSINESS, FEATURES, INTERVIEWS, PEOPLE | 16 Feb, 2016

BitX Co-founder and CEO Marcus Swanepoel joins Bernard Leong to talk general trends in the Bitcoin and Blockchain industry; including adoption in Southeast Asia 

What exactly does it mean to be a Smart City?

What exactly does it mean to be a Smart City?

NEWS | 10 Feb, 2016

Charles Reed Anderson says modern Smart City initiatives are not about ecological or social change but infrastructure and cost efficiency