Author: Karamjit Singh

Taylor’s University takes step towards its future Metavarsity with launch of VORTEX XR lab
500k jobs in Malaysia will require talent with immersive tech skills A two-step plan to get ready for a Taylor’s Metavarsity in the future He could have chosen any word to describe the early philosophy of the just launched VORTEX XR lab at Taylor’s University and Professor Dr Pradeep Nair, chose “play”.
An anchor component of Cyberjaya’s smart city ambitions
Megajana plays a key role in the “smart” and “green” aspect of Cyberjaya Currently working a masterplan to build out next plant at Cyberjaya as part of expansion
When energy giant, Shell, combined strengths with Malaysian startup, ParkEasy
50% acquisition bought out early investors KMP, Cradle Fund & 1337 Ventures Shell gets path to established, parking & e-mobility platform that can be scaled
Micromobility furore creates opportunity for industry-government engagement to benefit riders, cities and country
Data driven, transparent engagement will clear way for good regulations Futurise organised panel with Beam Mobility, OoGyaa Mobility & TRYKE
Genting SkyWorlds partners Alibaba Cloud to deliver an AI powered rich user experience
User experience is how ROI will be measured from use of AI Once mature, system will improve efficiency of running park
Digerati50 networking goes metaverse
50 Digerati50 & 10 C-suite leaders will converge in full virtual reality McKinsey report shows US$5 trillion metaverse ecosystem by 2030
Farid Yunus of redONE talks innovation, issues MCMC a challenge and why he wants to be a superapp
Innovative revenue share dealer model helped them tide through pandemic Doesn’t know what redONE will be 3 years from now, change happening too fast
Cradle's Rafiza Ghazali leaving to join KAF Investment consortium’s digital bank as CEO
Consortium did not want to hire traditional banker to lead the team Innovation role at Sime Darby & startup exposure worked in her favour
Monash don concerned about disconnect in fintech talent development in Malaysia
Newly launched Financial Sector Blueprint makes no mention of fintech With no talent pipeline digital banks will drive demand & salaries higher
Use data to build strong pipeline, identify winners Proficeo urges Malaysian govt
Perennially under the radar, unable to identify its most promising Proficeo report shows winning combination of coaching & funding
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