Innovation

Digerati50: Kamarul Muhamed - Malaysia’s unstoppable world beater
Recognised AI’s power in 2018, using it to enhance solutions Rapid expansion fueled by hybrid strategy of M&A, direct market entry
Malaysian small businesses increase use of digital technologies due to Covid-19
40% of surveyed small businesses increased their focus on online sales 70% of businesses surveyed expect their revenue to grow in 2021
MaGIC kicks off award winning GAP accelerator’s 5th cohort for 2021
Past cohorts hit combined US$76.5mil revenue, total investments of US$28.6mil Participants to benefit from NTIS, MyStartup Hub & Global Market Fit programs
Malaysia: Unicorn Nation
'Chicken feed' public venture funding does not help create unicorns Mediocre talent leads to mediocre business and this doesn’t attract venture funding
5G comes to Malaysia..pronto
In its desire to be seen as an attrative destination for foreign investment, the Malaysian government has accelerated, by 12 months its 5G rollout which will see a government company own and build the 5G network.
Digital Skills Key to Bolster Workforce Innovation
2 mil impacted under pillar of Digitally-Skilled Malaysians Do Malaysians have right skills to thrive in digital economy
Biotech leader Roche leverages Code4Life Hackathon to unlock innovation, tap talent
Two Taylor’s, one HELP team are winners from over 50 teams across 18 unis Roche benefits from infusion of new ideas, positions as employer of choice
KJ: To really support local tech talent, we need to put our money where our mouth is
MYHackathon 2020 about digitalising govt services with solutions from rakyat 1,850 submissions, 36 winning ideas, 18 pilots - hoping for govt procurement
Malaysia’s Science, Technology & Innovation Minister works govt levers in support of innovators
NTIS a testbed to support disruptive technologies, help nation solve key challenges Cross-ministry engagement to ensure government procurement prioritises local tech
MDEC Disburses US$581k to 47 SMEs and startups
Allocation part of Budget 2020 and PENJANA Digital Content grants Empower digitally-skilled talent, enable digitally-powered businesses
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