Fraud, Fools, and Financial Markets; CEO of $50 billion Salesforce shared his epic founding story to inspire a small business owner – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 20 Sep (Sun)


  • Fraud, Fools, and Financial Markets: PS
  • CEO of $50 billion Salesforce shared his epic founding story to inspire a small business owner: BI

Greater China

  • Sinister ‘stock squads’ accused of jacking up shares in China: WCT
  • China’s state-owned enterprises: Mergers without overhauls may do little to further reform: Nikkei
  • Four funerals and a wedding: China’s Xi mends political bridges: Reuters


  • Subhiksha Retail founder Subramanian held for alleged fraud: BS

Japan & Korea

  • Energy-efficient houses: For Japan homebuilders zero is magic number: Nikkei
  • Guarding against smartphone slide: Japan’s electronics makers rev up automotive plans: Nikkei


  • Changing fortunes of Philippines: Star
  • FBI Probes Malaysia Development Fund; U.S. opens money-laundering investigation amid international 1MDB probe; Malaysia police arrest critic of prime minister: WSJ



  • This startup thinks it can speed up a cure for cancer by bringing scientific research into the YouTube era: BI


  • This professor set out to use technology to read terrorists’ lips. Now his research is the brains behind beauty apps. WaPo
  • Paul Wick’s Long View of Technology; He’s beaten all his peers and the S&P 500 by sticking with tech companies that have a clear future. Barron’s

Consumer & Others

  • Abercrombie is poised to become the comeback of the year by offering trendy, minimalist designs.: BI
  • A new super-thin jacket made with an incredible supermaterial could keep you warm all winter: BI
  • Nike’s Challenge: Staying Ahead of the Pack; Company’s growth has been helped by athleisure phenomenon: WSJ

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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