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Vertex Partnership Group posted on 15 May 2021


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From Seed to Exit – Journey that Start-Ups Need to Take as Part of Building Great Companies

The pandemic has placed the start-up ecosystem in major transition, especially where entrepreneurship and leadership are put to the test.

In the sixth instalment of our Technopreneur series, we explore the importance in keeping in mind the end game – exiting.

15 May 2021
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Investing in Grab: 'It's about how CEO spoke to his mum'

Character is key, and the decision to invest in a firm rests partly on the personality of its founder. Our Vertex Holdings CEO Chua Kee Lock recounts and the early days of dealing with Grab’s co-founder and CEO, Mr Tan, and why he considers Grab an iconic win.

Vertex has substantially exited Grab, reportedly making about 10 times the USD 14 million or so it had put in over various stages for about a fifth of the company.

15 May 2021
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Leveraging AI and cloud computing for competitive advantage

In this digital age where advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) and Cloud Computing (“cloud”) are easily accessible, startups may consider leveraging these technological solutions to transform or add a competitive edge to their businesses.

In the fifth instalment of our Technopreneur series, we explore how AI can help startups augment their businesses in today’s environment and how cloud solutions can be used to create workplaces that now must be more digitally minded.

15 May 2021
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