Author: Karamjit Singh

The best way to deal with Industry4.0? Focus on your human capital
Nations, education systems have to change way of thinking, of educating Mastering the complexity in digitalization will be our most common challenge
Tourplus locks in US$400k, starts search for US$1mil seed round
Aiming to attract 3 million inbound travels to Southeast Asia Indonesians, Filipinos, Aussies make up almost 60% of customers
Cradle to crank it up, looking for more hard tech startups
Organises first ever Cradle Startup Awards & Media Appreciation Night To focus more in 2020 on spurring, supporting hard tech startups
Channel your inner geek and join the record breaking Drinkentrepreneurs Malaysia party
Malaysian chapter has largest membership database among 40+ global cities event Creating a trusted community for startup ecosystem to learn, share, grow and unwind
Gabriel Walter stands his ground, sues MOE for US$1.86 bil, claims wrongful termination attempt of solar hybrid project
Project was anchor for US$580mil IPO set for 2020 but in doubt now Use Sarawak as R&D lab to perfect rural electrification system for global market
Malaysia’s Aerodyne raises US$30 mil in Series B as it charts IPO in 2022/23
CEO projects next funding round to be in 12 to 18 months time, with IPO in 2022/23 A key company under MDEC’s Global Acceleration Innovation Network (GAIN)
Budget 2020: Accelerating transition to a Digital Economy
Malaysian government turns up the pace of its transition to a Digital Economy with slew of initiatives in Budget 2020.
Budget 2020: Malaysia gets it (mostly) about the Digital Economy
5G Ecosystem Development Grant of RM50m won’t move needle Slow adoption of productivity tools hurt businesses, targeted grant aims to help
Aaron Sarma joins MDEC as Head of Digital Development
Aaron Sarma has joined MDEC on a short term contract with the intention of helping the agency deliver on the key National Digital Economy Plan.
Alibaba Cloud doubles down on ASEAN region
For Alibaba Cloud, while big name customers may grab the headlines, its focus in ASEAN is also centred on the region’s growing SMEs and startups.
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