The inspiring rags to riches career of Shark Tank judge and internet security guru, Robert Herjavec; Eight powerful ways to mold your children into leaders – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 28-29 Jun (Sun-Mon)


  • The inspiring rags to riches career of Shark Tank judge and internet security guru, Robert Herjavec: BI
  • Eight powerful ways to mold your children into leaders: Quartz
  • How Bayes’ Rule Can Make You A Better Thinker: io9
  • The Benefits of Mind-Wandering; Robert M. Sapolsky on recent brain research about letting your mind wander-and why it’s good for you: WSJ
  • Corporate social responsibility: The halo effect; Do-gooding policies help firms when they get prosecuted: Economist
  • The father of “getting things done”: you’re getting me all wrong: FastCo
  • The Mouth Is Mightier Than the Pen: NYT
  • Jurassic World: 7 reminders for investors: Fortune
  • Danfoss among big winners at campdenfb european families in business awards 2015: Campdenfb
  • Wu Hai, founder, Crystal Orange hotel group: Rebel with a cause; The entrepreneur met party officials after his online rant against Chinese corruption went viral: FT

Investing Process

  • Man vs machine: How Woodford was beaten by a computer: Telegraph
  • The billion-dollar judge: Class action lawsuits about more than frivolous claims; Class actions enable individuals to band together in groups large enough to bear the cost of suing large corporations: FP

Greater China

  • China’s Auditor Says State Firms Falsified Revenue and Profit: bloomberg
  • Taiwanese ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ nabbed for alleged fraud: ChinaPost
  • Forbes Taiwan 50 Richest: Forbes
  • Innovation In China: Incinerating Waste May Ease A Big Cement Industry Shakeout: Forbes
  • Of Ma And Malware: Inside China’s iPhone Jailbreaking Industrial Complex: Forbes
  • Top Chinese Wines Have Gone From Bad to Good. Will They Become Great?: Bloomberg
  • Alibaba Delivery Arm Prepares to Span China With Giant Hubs: Bloomberg
  • At 71, Lenovo’s Liu Chuanzhi is still a legend in the world of Chinese business; The next big thing for Liu and his Legend: China’s consumer revolution: SCMP1, SCMP2
  • China share market yet to hit its peak, says Lenovo founder Liu Chuanzhi before Legend’s listing: SCMP
  • Slowboat to China: No quick fix for luxury yacht firm Ferretti: Reuters
  • China’s easing may prop up stocks, but risks rewarding speculators: Reuters
  • A Desperate China Cuts Key Policy Rates After Stock Market Crash; “It’s Just Like 1987”: Zerohedge
  • “Critical” Debt “Domino Chain” Threatens To Destabilize China’s Financial System, SocGen Says: Zerohedge
  • How Media Investors Hope to Play Ball in Growing Sports Industry: Caixin


  •  Indian pharma’s struggle to tighten standards paves way for M&A deals: Reuters

Japan & Korea

  • Unwinding of Japan’s web of corporate cross shareholding likely: report: BT
  • S . Korean Prosecution catches KOSDAQ stock price manipulators using warrant for 1st time: Maeil
  • Innovation, engagement synonymous at LG: JA
  • According to the Korea Exchange, the price of the five stocks small investors bought most fell on average 20.5 percent this year. : KT
  • Red ginseng gains popularity amid MERS outbreak: KT
  • Unwinding of Japan’s web of corporate cross shareholding likely: report: BT


  • Tito Sulistio, the incoming president of Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), hopes to more than double the value of stocks traded by 2018: Nikkei
  • UnionPay eyes ‘unbanked’ in rural SEA: BT
  • S’poreans’ love affair with non-housing property fades: BT
  • Singapore’s malls grapple with shifting consumer trends: Nikkei
  • UnionPay eyes ‘unbanked’ in rural SEA: BT
  • S’poreans’ love affair with non-housing property fades: BT


  • Betting on equities has not eliminated America’s pension deficit: Economist
  • U.S. Manufacturing costs are almost as low as China’s, and that’s a very big deal; “Made in the U.S.A” is becoming more affordable. The reason? Fracking.: Fortune
  • Artificial” Phantom Liquidity Will Disappear In “Adverse, Turbulent” Markets, BIS Warns: Zerohedge
  • Fund managers fight against ‘unbundling’, the direct purchase of brokers’ research: FT

Energy & Commodities

  • Asia oil pricing change to raise trade volumes: Reuters
  • Oil-Market Bettors Take Money Off Table; As crude price steadies, traders debate commodity’s next move: WSJ


  • Biotech’s Coming Cancer Cure: Supercharge your immune cells to defeat cancer? Juno Therapeutics believes its treatments can do exactly that. MIT


  • The SaaSing Of The Music Business: techcrunch
  • What If Authors Were Paid Every Time Someone Turned a Page? Amazon is about to find out. Atlantic
  •  Carmakers close in on driverless dream: KH
  • Technology and The Evolution of Storytelling: Medium
  • Wearable devices offer bank customers new ways to pay: FT
  • Naspers looks beyond Tencent success: FT
  • Hyatt and Wyndham invest in home-sharing rivals to Airbnb: FT
  • Silicon Valley: Inside the winners’ circle: FT
  • In an Uber World, Fortune Favors the Freelancer: NYT

Consumer & Others

  • ‘Humanisation’ of pet care helps Big Dog Pet Foods build $6m business: BRW
  • Teijin spooks mosquitoes with wonder fabric Scoron and woos buyers; Scoron claims to improve on these fibres by using a special non-vaporising insecticide, made by Earth Chemical, which is bonded into the threads.: FT
  • Aramex aims to disrupt the logistics industry: FT

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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