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.
Big Data Analytics or BDA gets a lot of airplay these days. Cyberview managing director Faris Yahaya breaks it down to its simplest terms, tells us why it is important, and how it’s going to help.
WatchTower and Friends (WTF) is inviting startups to apply for the second batch of the Cyberview Living Lab Accelerator programme it is running for Cyberview Sdn Bhd.
Cyberview has moved from being Malaysia’s ‘Premier ICT Hub’ and aims to be a global tech hub by pinning its hopes on driving nine technology areas. Its managing director Faris Yahaya speaks to Karamjit Singh.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh comes away from the first Cyberview-IRDA networking forum feeling positive about the initiative but warns that breaking the silo mentality will require strong leadership and the need to tackle the KPI issue.
Cyberview managing director Faris Yahaya talks to DNA founder Karamjit Singh about the new direction the property developer is taking and how this will make it more of an ecosystem player.