Author: Karamjit Singh
Celcom and Huawei respond to DNA founder Karamjit Singh's Aug 7 commentary expressing his concern at a 93% discount offer made by Celcom for the media who attended an event it was having for the launch of a Huawei tablet in Malaysia.
Asked if he thought 2011 was an inflection year for MSC Malaysia companies in terms of their overall revenue performance, Datuk Badlisham Ghazalie, chief executive officer of Multimedia Development Corporation, thought hard for a good five seconds and answered with a firm, “No. The best is yet to come.” That may be so, but there are challenges too.
A key strategy for MDeC pushing forward is the stacking strategy that it has begun employing for its MSC companies, in which one large company takes the lead and works with a number of smaller companies that have complementary solutions that address the customer’s needs. This approach creates a stronger value proposition for customers too.
Those in the creative content space, take note of the Creative Business Cup of Malaysia, a new competition to find an existing company that will represent Malaysia in the Creative Business Cup that will be hosted by Denmark.
Ganesh Kumar Bangah has built MOL Global into one of the world’s top five game payment companies, mainly because of its physical payment outlets that augment its online payments. In the process, he has provided the stimulus for Malaysia to become one of the region’s largest game publishers.
MDeC has to step out of its box and it absolutely must step up its game. It can do this next year when it gets the next drawdown of its funding from the Government under the 10th Malaysia Plan. Pick the best entrepreneurs and send them to Silicon Valley to test their ideas against the best in the world, argues DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh.
With 217 BioNexus status companies, the Malaysian biotech space is not exactly sizzling with excitement. Biotech Corp CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal responds to his critics on this and also allegations that he is traveling outside Malaysia too much and not supporting industry players enough.
With Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (Biotech Corp) predicting that there will be a fossil fuel shortage in 50 years time, its CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal wants to make sure Malaysia is prepared for such an eventuality.
Biotech Corp CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal talks to Digital News Asia about funding, the bioeconomy and various developments within the biotech space in Malaysia.
Media prices for products? Are journalists so special that we deserve such consideration, or is it a euphemism for a bribe? DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh ponders this and says enough is enough.