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Gerard Lim’s Agroz Group goes big into indoor vertical farming in Malaysia
Aims to build 100k sq ft of farms in mid to upper income neighbourhoods To raise US$39mil, provide food security and create high valued jobs
Social Commerce Platform WeBuy raises US$6 mil Series A for SEA Expansion
US$9mil raised since launch in Aug 2019 to power its group buying model Increase hiring across its 3 markets, improve its data-driven platform, expand footprint
MaGIC gets Malaysian startups ready for key regional markets through GMP
The new Global Market-fit Programme (GMP) by MaGIC aims to aid startups develop a product market fit and build traction for maturity as well as regional expansion. 
3rd edition of HLB Launchpad 2020 comes with focus for finding innovation in New Normal
Themed as “Reboot: Thriving Together in the New Normal”, the upcoming incarnation of Hong Leong Bank’s collaborative partnership to cultivate a startup community in Malaysia is now focused at finding innovations in a Covid-19 world.
UOB and The FinLab launch online platform to help Malaysian SMEs digitally transform
UOB and its innovation accelerator is launching The FinLab Online digital platform, which allows SMEs to seek support and tap into expertise help in order to digitalise their businesses.
National Technology and Innovation Sandbox Invites Applications from July 1
Social Enterprise Elevation Initiative Details To Be Released Soon NTIS will allow researchers, innovators, startups & high-tech entrepreneurs to test products
Preparing for the worst but looking forward to the future
Be prepared to serve customer needs better and grab opportunities faster than competitors Building Pegasus-type companies through ScaleUp Malaysia Accelerator to win the game
ScaleUp Malaysia picks 20 companies for Cohort 1
Scaleup Malaysia gets to work with the announcement of its inaugural cohort of 20 companies from which it will pick 10 as promising scaleups.
Siemens Digital expands Penang presence to tap regional opportunities
Capabilities on par with Germany, US in delivering IR4.0 projects Penang CM sleeps easy thanks to talent pool’s manufacturing prowess
The three pillars of transformative leadership
Ex-managing director of Frost & Sullivan and founder of Twimbit delivers nuggets of leadership advice relevant for today’s pace of change.
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