Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 12 Jul (Sun)


  • The CEO of one of the fastest growing business apps ever used an ingeniously simple analogy to explain why companies succeed; Stewart Butterfield of Slack: Is Empathy on Your Résumé?: BI, NYT
  • Successful Startups Don’t Make Money Their Primary Mission: HBR
  • Communicating a Corporate Vision to Your Team: HBR
  • What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? Negative consequences, timeouts, and punishment just make bad behavior worse. But a new approach really works.: MJ
  • Meet the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ of the art world: AsiaOne
  • D.I.Y. Education Before YouTube: NYT


  • Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor: Amazon
  • Never Be Lied to Again: How to Get the Truth In 5 Minutes Or Less In Any Conversation Or Situation: Amazon

Investing Process

  • Procurement part of Toshiba’s accounting irregularities; Toshiba president to quit amid ‘padded profits’ inquiry; Securities watchdog to probe Toshiba: Nikkei

Greater China

  • An homage to China: “even the Karachi Stock Exchange didn’t come up with something like this”!: FT
  • US-listed Chinese firms will take double hit as relisting plans falter: WCT
  • The Problem With China’s Efforts to Prop Up Its Stock Market: NYT
  • China stock rout batters Asian firms linked to giant economy: Reuters
  • China market blow-out has Hong Kong basking in financial hub glow: Reuters
  • ‘Robot supermarket’ to open in south China: WCT


  • How Indian Outsourcer TCS Is Training A Massive 100,000 Workers In Digital Tech This Year: Forbes

Japan & Korea

  • Consumers slow to embrace generic drugs in Japan: JT


  • Cambodia’s mobile payments revolution takes Wing: Nikkei



  • Modern Doctors’ House Calls: Skype Chat and Fast Diagnosis: NYT
  • Whistle-blower: How doctor uncovered nightmare; Oncologist’s discovery leads to the downfall of an unethical cancer treatment empire: Detroitnews


  • Garmin: Navigating From the Car to the Wrist; Garmin’s prospects look good in the wearable-technology market, but it’s shares are cheaper than Fitbit’s.: Barron’s
  •  Salesforce cofounder explains where big old tech companies like Microsoft often go wrong: BI
  • The biggest tech company founders from every state: BI
  • Apple and Google Tempted by Cars That Can Buy Morning Coffee: Bloomberg
  • Taylor Swift is fighting the wrong part of the music industry; Artists should take on record labels, not streaming services: FT

Consumer & Others

  • 30 years ago today Coca-Cola fixed a mistake that could have destroyed the company: BI
  • Aston Martin boss maps out route to profitability for next 100 years: Guardian

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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