Cyberview joins forces with Finnext Capital in latest accelerator programme with a focus on fintech startups.
DNA continues its weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy, from Digerati50 Vol 2. This week, it’s about Cyberview’s Faris Yahaya, who wants a smarter, not slicker, city.
Cyberview and Atilze Digital are partnering to build, operate and commercialise a city-wide LoRa network in Cyberjaya.
KL-based creative agency Pixaworks Creative said that its JomHack Malaysia initiative is organising the ‘Smart Cities with LoRa’ 24-hour hackathon in Cyberjaya from Aug 5-7.
More than 100 scientific talents and enthusiasts took part in the Malaysian leg of the global code-a-thon organised annually by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
2015 was a year of progress for the Malaysian tech ecosystem, especially when it came to startups, but whether the good news outweighed the bad is debatable, according to the panellists at the first Digital News Asia (DNA) Disrupt monthly networking event of 2016.
Beyond the fact that Malaysia’s national IoT roadmap projects to generate 14,270 high-skilled jobs by 2020, expects changing business models as well, writes Cyberview’s Faris Yahaya.
Five startups under the Cyberview Living Lab Accelerator-Infinite Ventures (CLLA-IV) programme successfully raised about RM2.15 million (US$566,000) at the IV Demo Day earlier this month.
Malaysia has rolled out its National IoT Strategic Roadmap, with the expectation that the implementation of the Internet of Things (IoT) would contribute RM9.5 billion (US$2.5 billion at current rates) to the country’s gross national income (GNI) by 2020, and RM42.5 billion (US$11.2 billion) by 2025.
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has officially launched the MSC Malaysia for Startups programme to facilitate and accelerate local startups in obtaining MSC Malaysia status.