The slow adoption of tech and digitalisation are symptomatic of complacency and lack of awareness of the rapid changes in the outside world.
An interesting week in the ecosystem with Malaysia still hurting from ‘losing’ Grab and 500 Startups actually makes an investment in a Brick & Mortar business model.
TalentCorp has announced the promotion of COO Shareen Shariza Abdul Ghani to the role of CEO with effect June 1, replacing Johan Mahmood Merican, whose secondment to TalentCorp ended May 30.
The second batch of Brainchild programme is gearing up with a stronger focus on the Lean Startup Methodology, writes Karamjit Singh.
A BrainChild programme adopted by GLCs in Malaysia is enjoying CEO support due to the ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ being injected into participants, reports Karamjit Singh.
With Budget 2016 to be tabled on Oct 23, the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) is making the following recommendations to the Malaysian Government:
18 months after launching his accelerator and pre-seed fund, Bikesh Lakhmichand has returned the unused portion of the US$1.6 million fund to the Malaysian Government and raised private money instead.
Perhaps a government-driven accreditation process for startups to evaluate their readiness in fulfilling requirements and providing adequate support might prove useful, but within a Malaysian context, it is hard to discount the general mistrust and lack of faith that persist when such grand goals boil down to execution, writes Gabey Goh.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh has high expectations of Badlisham Ghazali becoming the very bridge that he sought to build as MDeC CEO for nearly nine years.
1337 Ventures has announced its inaugural Enterprise Ignite Accelerator: GLC Edition, which aims to bring together startups developing technologies that can be deployed at government-linked companies (GLCs) with the GLCs themselves.