MDEC chief Yasmin Mahmood steps down; to join a tech venture in Jakarta

Under her leadership, MDEC embarked and participated in nation-building projects such as the Digital Free Trade Zone and brought in FDIs into Malaysia 

Stripe CTO David Singleton on what makes an effective developer team

David Singleton emphasises that it is about adopting a user-first approach 

Airbnb elevates Mike Orgill to GM of Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Prior to joining Airbnb, Orgill led Google's public policy efforts for emerging markets in Asia 

Restaurant booking platform Chope names new COO

Prior to joining Chope, Tan was the Chief Business Development Officer and Singapore General Manager of property tech giant iProperty 

Travel startup BeMyGuest appoints Blanca Menchaca as new CEO

Menchaca will replace Clement Wong, who is stepping down from the position 

MaGIC CEO Ashran Ghazi is stepping down

He will go on to join consumer intelligence company Dattel 

Navigating through Southeast Asia's startup industry the Malaysian way

How GoGet, Dropee, and StoreHub fare in a grander tech-driven world 

He broke up with his girlfriend at 19, but is now a dating and life coach in Singapore

 MarcusNeo is a platform that publishes practical life and dating advices grounded in psychology, and also offers live coaching programmes 

Risky business: interview with Marc Andreessen, Co-Founder of Andreessen Horowitz

The Co-Founder of Andreessen Horowitz talks about the nature of risk-taking, the hell of his second IPO, and why he was happy to disrupt the venture business 

MatchMove appoints Krishnan Sarangapani as CTO

Prior to joining MatchMove, Sarangapani headed the cloud engineering and operations team for US-based life sciences company ArisGlobal