Author: Digital News Asia

National Technology and Innovation Sandbox Invites Applications from July 1
Social Enterprise Elevation Initiative Details To Be Released Soon NTIS will allow researchers, innovators, startups & high-tech entrepreneurs to test products
Al-Ishsal Ishak’s term as MCMC chairman ended abruptly, Fadhullah Suhaimi appointed as new chairman
The Malaysian Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has announced a new chairman, who replaces Al-Ishsal Ishak, whose 2-year tenure has been ended 4-months early.  
Singapore’s Action Community for Entrepreneurship appoints new chairman
Startup & innovation ecosystem gets new voice and direction with James Tan Covid-19 cultivating resourceful, black swan-event-resilient entrepreneurs
KPMG in Malaysia encouraged with bold measures to boost investments into country
Quick release of unambiguous guidelines for new FDI tax exemptions Training under e-commerce campaign, grants, loans for digitalisation services
Futurise welcomes complementary NTIS initiative to further invigorate Malaysia’s Economic Recovery Plan
Tech, innovation, regulatory & commercial aspects in shaping recovery Work together with Mosti on encouraging innovation & new inspiration
Level Up KL goes virtual with Level Up Spacebar and Play-One online conference & festival
MDEC has announced a satellite event to Level Up KL, hosted virtually for both businesses and the public alike.
KiplePay Awarded Principal Issuing Licence, Joins Visa FinTech Fast Track Program
Visa announces plans to reach out to underserved segments in Malaysia Features like loyalty programmes, mobile discounts, peer-to-peer transfers are also set
Telcos offer new free internet access for learning and productivity until 31 Dec
Will continue to offer free access to a range of information-related apps and services Industry is making a range of online learning resources available to customers for free
Goh Brothers Acquire 100% of MACROKIOSK Group
In their 20th year, the Goh brothers show unquenchable desire for growth The acquisition will accelerate Macrokiosk’s presence in the Asian market
49 applications received in first window of TSFRF
Subsequent round of applications to run for 2 weeks from 8 to 21 June Companies applying have average revenue of US$23,300 to US$1.6 mil
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