The Next Generation of Telco-Data Enabled Ventures

Throughout history, innovation has come in waves and has been directly responsible for massive economic value creation in its times. Looking at just the last 300 years – from the invention of the steam engine and the First Industrial Revolution, through to 20th Century military advancements and the development of enterprise computers and mobile phones – we see how each …

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EDB New Ventures Launches Programme To Support Companies To Create Ventures From Singapore Within Six Months

EDB New Ventures, the corporate venture building arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), today announced the launch of the Corporate Venture Launchpad (CV Launchpad). The $10 million pilot programme supports large and established Singapore-based companies in building ventures in new growth areas beyond their existing core businesses. The CV Launchpad programme is part of broader efforts by EDB …

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Corporate Venture Building: Embracing Disruptive Innovation

“Houston, we have a problem.” Apollo 13 was to be the third mission to land on the Moon. After a premature engine shutdown and a busted oxygen tank crippled the spacecraft during flight, the crew was forced to orbit the Moon and return to the Earth without landing — letting down the hopes of many Americans watching over national TV. …

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Financial Wellness: The Digital Shift In Asia Has Created Opportunities to Better Serve The Underserved!

Financial Wellness

Recently, at the FINOVATE Asia Digital Conference, I had the opportunity to discuss “Financial Wellness: How the Digital Shift In Asia Has Created Opportunities to Better Serve The Underserved” with a distinguished panel of speakers: Ryan Jonghoon Kim (Group Chief Digital Officer, FWD Insurance), Lotte Schou Zibell (Regional Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Ankit Shrivastava (Director Digital Product, Aegon Asia), …

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