Author: Karamjit Singh

Keep your eyes on the prize, MDEC
Despite leadership weakness Surina Shukri given 2nd chance by chairman Rebuild management ranks, reshape MDEC into its strongest version yet  
Gerard Lim’s Agroz Group goes big into indoor vertical farming in Malaysia
Aims to build 100k sq ft of farms in mid to upper income neighbourhoods To raise US$39mil, provide food security and create high valued jobs
Outgoing CTIO says Maxis has & continues to lead with digitalization
Morten Bangsgaard leaves his mark at Maxis, willing to bet life on the network At heart of tech transformation are digital capabilities & 3 centres of excellence
Transport Minister, Wee Ka Siong, throws spanner in Malaysia’s Digital Economy
Global firms that own submarine assets asking for right to choose who repairs their cables Only one company benefits, at expense of Malaysia's digital economy, PM/Cabinet must act
Tourplus raises US$1mil seed round despite brutal market for travel sector
Focus shifts to domestic market where 96% travellers are self-driving Angel investor highlights positive outlook for ASEAN tourism market
MaGIC’s eNation: ‘Bringing great minds together for us to learn from’
Chris Leong: Entrepreneurial innovation cannot progress if all in silo e-Nation, bridge making ecosystem smarter through sharing of lessons
Having secured US$2 mil Series A to Scale in Malaysia, GoGet sets to build sustainable future for gig workers
Vision of bringing flexible work to the world in a sustainable manner New revenue stream offering platform to corporates to digitize workforce processes
MTDC looks at simple, manageable solutions to help SMEs go further
Norhalim Yunus from Malaysian Technology Development Corporation shares the three stages to technology development for SMEs and highlights three commendable Malaysian companies.
#MyDigitalWorkforce movement, catalyst for talent to get on the K shaped economic recovery
Take advantage of many govt incentives to take various digital skills courses LinkedIn describes hiring demand as “very high” in Malaysia vs Indon and Phil
‘No-brainer’ to invest in Malaysia, says Singapore’s Quest Ventures
Commits US$1mil from its AsiaFund 2 that had first close of US$30mil ‘The best people we imagine working with’ says James Tan on Scaleup Malaysia
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