MaGIC recently held one of its largest demo days at its campus in Cyberjaya, where over 40 startups pitched their products and business ideas at about 300 investors, partners and other stakeholders.
MaGIC has announced an international entrepreneurial forum called GECommunity, part of Malaysia's push to become the entrepreneurial hub in South-East Asia.
Entrepreneurs in South-East Asia should stop looking at Silicon Valley trends and instead focus on fulfilling the basic needs of people in this region, said one of the panellists at Digital News Asia’s What’s Next 2016 conference last week.
Millions of jobs in the Asean (Association of South-East Asian Nations) bloc are at risk from automation and similar new technologies, according to a UN study.
A new US$30mil venture fund targeting early stage startups is sure to warm the hearts of founders, while Karamjit Singh is also proud to announce the second volume of Digerati50 is available for download.
Unicorns are rare in South-East Asia because of the region’s various levels of complexity, according to panellists at the Wild Digital Conference in KL.
South-East Asia, already the world’s fourth largest Internet market, is expected to grow even further according to a joint report from US technology giant Google Inc and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings.
The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has launched the second intake of its MaGIC Accelerator Programme, which it described as the largest accelerator programme in South-East Asia.
Mavcap and Gobi Partners launched their US$15mil Gobi Mavcap Asean SuperSeed Fund, and they are already contemplating increasing the size of the fund.
EMC Corp has announced the appointment of Sumash Singh as managing director of EMC Malaysia.