Cradle Fund is partnering with startup incubator VLT Labs to help CIP grant recipients take their business to the next level.
The final article of a three-part series on Singaporean SMEs and digital transformation looks at how successful government programmes have been.
In this, the second of three parts on SMEs and digital transformation, DNA speaks to a trade association, a vendor and an SME to uncover how the various policies and programmes have been translated on the ground.
Singapore, known as an Asian launchpad for multinational companies in the 1990s, is quickly becoming one for startups in the 2010s – at least, according to the Singapore Startup Ecosystem and Entrepreneurial Toolbox prepared by 500 Startups' Arnaud Bonzom.
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) said there will be more incentives and grants available for its 9th MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) competition, kicked off on Aug 1 and ends Sept 30.
Soft Space International, whose mobile point of sale solution has been adopted by some of the major banks in the region, has been approved for a 1:1 matching grant worth RM18.4 million (US$5.6 million) by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority, a boost to the company's efforts to become a 'payment innovator.'
Too many startups these days look to angels, VCs and grants for funding, forgetting that all-important source, revenue.
The Malaysian Government has pumped in money into the creative content industry in the hopes that it will become a growth industry, but something unhealthy happened: The same people were applying over and over again.
Malaysia's creative content industry has been around for a long time. But how exactly is it fairing? Karamjit Singh speaks to one of the longest serving members in the Multimedia Development Corporation's creative content unit, Kamil Othman, to find out.