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With 300 tickets snapped up within 8 hours of launch, KL’s Largest Startup Party hosted at themost exclusive nightclub in KL – Kyo, Mandarin Oriental is off to a flying start. Brought to you by Drinkentrepreneurs Malaysia, this event is co-hosted together with key communities from the Malaysian startup ecosystem such as Techstars, LinkedIn, World […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
Born in Paris, DrinkEntrepreneurs has since gone global, with events organized in 40 cities such as Shanghai, London, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong and our very own Kuala Lumpur! This 29th March (Thursday), key players from the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Malaysia will gather for KL’s Largest StartUp Party at Kyo, Mandarin Oriental! As entrepreneurs […]
  1. Interviews
Today, The Asian Entrepreneur speaks to two bold and driven Malaysian entrepreneurs who are currently on a mission to improve Malaysia’s startup scene by introducing Malaysia to Drinkentrepreneurs, a global startup movement that is driven to make local startup ecosystems more connected via monthly events. Lingesh Thayala is the Founder and Managing Partner of Drinkentrepreneurs Malaysia overseeing […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
The Asian Entrepreneur speaks with Popp Polpat and Djoann Fai about DrinkEntrepreneurs Bangkok. In your own words what is Drink Entrepreneurs? We are a social business ecosystem accelerator. We are monthly social event that gather passionate entrepreneurs, coders, designers, investors, corporate managers and media around a drink. It’s where different parts of the business ecosystem meet and […]
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Blending an ecletic range of skills from design thinking and innovation consultancy to brand and design leadership in a whirlwind career, Philipp is best described as an integrative thinker who loves to create, facilitate and curate beautiful alternatives to the status quo. A colourful melange of east and west with an infectiously optimistic vision of […]
  1. Startups
Launched early 2013 in Singapore, DrinkEntrepreneurs – the world’s largest startup networking event series organised 100% by volunteers – is further building its reach within Southeast Asia through a strategic partnership with The Asian Entrepreneur. “Over the past year or two, we’ve seen great resonance and secured key partnerships for our events in Singapore and […]

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A few days ago, thanks to my algorithmic recommendations — not from the sources I usually read, but selected on the basis of subject matter of interest to me — I came across an article about a 57-year-old American who after being released following a 37-year jail term, was asked about his impressions of something as commonplace as a smartphone, or the […]

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is talking to Discord about acquiring the social audio company created in 2015, that has more than 250 million users and has so far focused primarily on creating communities of video game fans. The trigger for these talks has been the surprise success of Clubhouse, which is even smaller than Discord, but […]


I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]


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