Author: Kiran Kaur Sidhu

E-Nation Symposium: Malaysia's social entrepreneurship at very early stages
Panelists share thoughts on access to opportunities, reshaping of policy and shifting workforce trends.
E-nation Symposium: It takes a nation to build successful businesses
National Entrepreneurial Policy 2030 adds social entrepreneurship to MaGIC's mandate Vision to transform ideas, traditional business models to scaleable, high-growth ventures
ICAEW: Technology is now at the centre of everything
ICAEW’s tech lead, Kirstin Gillon, says there is a need to look for more valuable and interesting tasks for people in finance, especially if machines and processors can process data better and cheaper.
ECF Report Card 2019: Three exits, more issuers but slight dip in funding raised
Three years later, buyouts prove the value of investing at the early stages of a company via ECF in Malaysia.
Making cold, hard cash easier to access by eliminating ATMs
ATMs are costly to banks while cash logistics are cumbersome for merchants, but armed with data, soCash believes it has a solution.
StanChart aims to be a digital bank with a strong human touch
Group CIO Michael Gorriz crafts a robust strategy to ramp up digital innovation.
WECOMMERCE 2019: Lazada matches locals to overseas traders and manufacturers
Lazada’s WECOMMERCE 2019 was a conference cum exhibition aimed at promoting creation of Malaysian brands and removing intermediaries to reduce cost.
Southeast Asia's internet economy remains bright spot despite global investment headwinds
Southeast Asia’s unicorns attracted US$24 billion of the total US$37 billion raised in the past four years.
MESTECC minister asks founders to focus on revenue, profits not valuation
Long-term growth for businesses and steady income stream will uplift digital economy and Malaysia’s gross domestic product
Proficeo targets ecosystem gap with Scaleup Malaysia accelerator
While many other accelerators focus on early ideation, Dr V Sivapalan and Renuka Sena believe the need is great at the early commercialisation stage.
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