Khairy Jamaluddin

E-Nation 2020: Building nations in a post-Covid world requires tech, government, education, and empathy
At a panel titled “Reflect, Reset and Reform – Thriving in the New World”, speakers from Malaysia, France and the UK reflect on nation building following a crisis, and the roles in which education, government and technology plays in progress
E-Nation is back with stellar line-up of speakers, mentors, investors to propel a resilient economy post Covid-19
Entrepreneurs & industry players to converge at MaGIC’s hybrid E-Nation Aiming for strong alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals
MaGIC’s US$2.4mil Social Impact Matching Grant Open For Application
Goal is to fast track positive impact & growth of Social Enterprises Priority for innovative solutions in five impact areas ex. food security
Malaysia’s Science and Technology ministry & Communications and Multimedia ministry drive Digital Economy Task Force
Ministers co-chair first meeting, goal to stimulate economic growth 15 high impact programmes discussed, with startup involvement key
Applications to US$23mil National Technology and Innovation Sandbox open
NTIS to address immediate & long-term economic needs through innovation Four types of funding schemes available with max allocation of US$3.5mil
National Technology and Innovation Sandbox Invites Applications from July 1
Social Enterprise Elevation Initiative Details To Be Released Soon NTIS will allow researchers, innovators, startups & high-tech entrepreneurs to test products
All eyes on execution of Mosti’s startup focused US$23mil relief facility
Cradle’s US$6.1mil grant eagerly awaited & deep tech programs from MaGIC Ecosystem players urge for focus on Recovery phase as well, offer to assist
Ministry of Youth and Sports goes cashless with Digi's vcash
The first arm of the Government to implement a cashless payment solution within its bureau.
Sports social network ONz on cloud nine
The past nine months have been surreal for William Yap, the cofounder of ONz Studio Sdn Bhd – not only did he and his cofounders transform an idea into an actual product, they also managed to make it part of a nationwide government campaign.
Microsoft’s celebrity-fuelled ‘Code for Malaysia’ kicks off
Microsoft announced it is bringing the ‘Hour of Code’ campaign –spearheaded by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Barack Obama, Ashton Kutcher and Shakira – to Malaysia and other parts of Asia during the Asia Pacific Week of Code from April 21-27.
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