In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roar; Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 30 Aug (Sun)


  • A father’s bad experience at ice cream truck led him to start one of the most successful modern franchises: Kona Ice Shaver: BI
  • Free time is the dry powder of productive people: Forbes
  • ‘We moved faster than our customers could move,’ and other lessons (or excuses) from 135 startup failures: FP
  • ‘I’ve never felt more isolated’: The man who sold Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion reveals the empty side of success: BI


  • In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars : Amazon
  • Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly : Amazon

Greater China

  • China’s air is so bad breathing it is like smoking 40 ciagarettes a day in some areas: BI


  • How corrupt banking system creates a mountain of bad loans & makes recovery process complicated: IT


  • This Is What Happened The Last Time Malaysia Faced A Currency Crisis: zh



  • How two millennials built a $100 million startup in 4 years and landed an interview with the president: BI
  • The SaaS Success Database: Techcrunch
  • The CEO of a $6 billion company explains why tech companies overwork their employees: BI

Consumer & Others

  • A shoe company that was once widely scorned has executed an incredible turnaround; Skechers Strides Into Second Place in U.S. Sports Footwear Market, Overtaking Adidas: BI

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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