Morning Bamboo Insight: 18 Jul 2014

Morning Bamboo Insight: 18 Jul 2014


1. Putin Cornered as Malaysia Jet Crash Shows Isolation on Ukraine

Asia Pacific

1. (China/Tech) – China’s takes aim at Alibaba with Paipai relaunch

2. (India/Healthcare) – Innovation and the Three “P’s”: A 360-degree View of Indian Health Care

3. (China) – China’s anti-graft chief vowed on Wednesday to maintain a “high-voltage” crack down on corruption and resolutely contain the spread of corruption

4. (China) – Undermining China, One Knockout at a Time

5. (China) – Note to Cadres: Hands Off the Black Audi and Chauffeur

6. (Thai/China) – In Thailand, baby gender selection loophole draws China, HK women to IVF clinics


1. Leadership Lessons From A War Zone; U.S. Air Force Brigadier General John Michel knows about leadership in challenging environments

2. Bill George: Authentic Leadership and Letting Your Strengths ‘Bloom’


1. (China/Tech) – China’s takes aim at Alibaba with Paipai relaunch

2. Kicking the Tires on Uber’s $17 Billion Valuation: Is It Worth That Much?

3. In Modern Media Realm, Big Mergers Are a Bulwark Against Rivals


1. Gene therapy creates ‘biological pacemaker’ cells for the heart


About bambooinnovator
Kee Koon Boon (“KB”) is the co-founder and director of HERO Investment Management which provides specialized fund management and investment advisory services to the ARCHEA Asia HERO Innovators Fund (, the only Asian SMID-cap tech-focused fund in the industry. KB is an internationally featured investor rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as a fund manager and analyst in the Asian capital markets who started his career at a boutique hedge fund in Singapore where he was with the firm since 2002 and was also part of the core investment committee in significantly outperforming the index in the 10-year-plus-old flagship Asian fund. He was also the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company. Prior to setting up the H.E.R.O. Innovators Fund, KB was the Chief Investment Officer & CEO of a Singapore Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) where he is responsible for listed Asian equity investments. KB had taught accounting at the Singapore Management University (SMU) as a faculty member and also pioneered the 15-week course on Accounting Fraud in Asia as an official module at SMU. KB remains grateful and honored to be invited by Singapore’s financial regulator Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to present to their top management team about implementing a world’s first fact-based forward-looking fraud detection framework to bring about benefits for the capital markets in Singapore and for the public and investment community. KB also served the community in sharing his insights in writing articles about value investing and corporate governance in the media that include Business Times, Straits Times, Jakarta Post, Manual of Ideas, Investopedia, TedXWallStreet. He had also presented in top investment, banking and finance conferences in America, Italy, Sydney, Cape Town, HK, China. He has trained CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, management executives in business strategy & business model innovation in Singapore, HK and China.

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