Author: 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.
Damien Wong, Red Hat’s Asean general manager, says it is “astounding” that a pure- play open source company could hit US$1 billion in revenue, the first open source company to do so.
Only one of the seven projects in PitchIN, Malaysia’s inaugural crowd funding attempt, has crossed the 50% funding target, with some still at 2% of the amount to be raised. That is a real shame, writes Karamjit Singh.
Outsourcing Malaysia (OM) chairman David Wong tells Digital News Asia that the end of the first quarter of this year saw the outsourcing industry create 2,212 new jobs and hit RM318 million (US$102 million) in exports.
Ahmad Izmir, chief executive officer of Izi Media Group Sdn Bhd which plans to roll out a for-men-only TV channel on the Internet next month with a simultaneous launch in five Asian countries, has no media experience. Nor does he think it is required.
Internet pioneer TS Wong, executive director of MyEG Services Bhd, shares his observations of what is different between today’s bright-eyed entrepreneurs versus those from his era, circa 1995.
This Thursday (Aug 2) is the submission deadline for two creative content competitions -- the MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) 2012 and the 14th TBS DigiCon6 Animation and Movie Awards.