5 things successful entrepreneurs never do

Sometimes it is easy if you know what not to do rather than what to do 

Cloud-based practice management platform for dental clinics DentalTap forays into Vietnam

Backed by Imperious Group VC and VISA, DentalTap is already present in 20 countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, India, and the Philippines 

Platform E launches workshop to help PMETs become entrepreneurs

The workshop is designed to facilitate a self-discovery process 

Philippine loyalty programme startup ZAP raises US$550K from Venture Capital Holdings, Kickstart Ventures

ZAP has also pivoted from an open platform where brands shared points with each other, to a closed system where points can only be used in the brand where they are earned from 

No NFC or QR code required, fintech startup Aimazing enables contactless mobile payments using sound waves technology

Aimazing white-labels its SoundWave solution to third-party mobile wallets and banks, and targets emerging markets in Southeast Asia 

7 reasons why people fail early in startups

Believe it or not, 17 per cent of startups don't even have a solid business plan 

How to be a great boss

Trust builds caring, which allows a team to work together with honesty and allows you to be a great boss 

Why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to price higher

When entrepreneurs attempt to undercut price and gain market-share might reveal a host of new competitors in a lower quality bracket 

Takeaways from a sharing session with Traveloka CTO and Co-founder Deriant Kusuma

He believes in a technological endeavor that would last indefinitely, despite the market trends 

Singapore's community-led crypto-fintech startup Change raises US$17.5M via tokens sale

Change has built a marketplace for financial services, allowing users to invest in automated stock portfolios, real estate, and peer-to-peer loans