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MaGIC, myHarapan in US$238k funding collaboration deal for IMPACT
IMPACT creates micro-franchising opportunities for successful Impact Driven Enterprises (IDEs).
Malaysia should make social entrepreneurism part of national agenda: MaGIC exec
Malaysia should follow the footsteps of countries like South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam and make social enterprises part of its national agenda, suggested an executive of the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
MDEC rolls out online income programmes in Terengganu under new campaign
MDEC has rolled out its #YouCanDuit campaign in the state of Terengganu, to get Malaysians to use online digital platforms to generate more income.
Etiqa plants SEED for women and youth empowerment via entrepreneurship
Etiqa has launched its ‘Socially and Economically Empowered Development’ (SEED) programme to help underprivileged women and youth become financially independent via entrepreneurship and employment.
DNA on BFM: In Malaysia, women are rocking IT
DNA cofounder A. Asohan took on BFM's Tech Talk show today to give a ‘Year in Review.’  
MDeC keen to expand just-launched eUsahawan programme
Having achieved “promising results” with its pilot projects, MDeC wants to extend its eUsahawan curriculum to more technical and vocational education and training institutions in 2016.
Budget 2016: Industry largely rah-rah, some concerns remain
While many industry players were largely enthusiastic about the national Budget 2016 that Malaysian Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Razak tabled in Parliament on Oct 23, some concerns remained.
Budget 2016: Startup goodies, MaGIC boost, ho-hum broadband
Recognising that the majority of Malaysian mobile phone users, especially youth, are on prepaid accounts, the Government will be providing rebates on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for prepaid cards, Finance Minister Najib Razak said while tabling the national Budget 2016 in Parliament.
Teraju allocates US$30mil for bumiputera entrepreneur programmes
The Malaysian Government’s Bumiputera Agenda Steering Unit (Teraju) said it has allocated RM120 million (US$29.9 million) for programmes it will be running with collaborators enable bumiputera entrepreneurs to be more competitive in both domestic and global markets.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) Mark Chang's second act: To aid disadvantaged entrepreneurs
In his first interview after his deal to sell off the Internet assets of JobStreet.com for US$582 million, Mark Chang speaks to DNA founder Karamjit Singh in New York about his excitement in building the next 10 hot ‘billion-ringgit’ startups.
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