Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance and the National Entrepreneur Development Office said their ‘Gathering of Rising Entrepreneurs, Act Together’ (GREAT) event will be held in Kuching, Sarawak from April 2-3.
As MaGIC starts the process of selecting 50 startups from more than 700 entries for Cohort 2 of its MaGIC Accelerator Programme, its alumni from Cohort 1 have already been a great help, says executive director Johnathan Lee.
NEXT Academy has raised US$300K in a pre-seed round that would accelerate its goal of teaching a million people in South-East Asia coding and growth hacking skills over the next five years.
2015 was a watershed year in Malaysia for venture funding and recognition as an emerging startup hub, and there is that matter of Netflix launching soon in SEA, writes Karamjit Singh.
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.
DNA cofounder A. Asohan took on BFM's Tech Talk show today to give a ‘Year in Review.’
More political fallout from MaGIC just goes to show that entrepreneurs can ill-afford to ignore the fact that politics is part of the startup ecosystem, argues A. Asohan.
Cheryl Yeoh is leaving MaGIC, and with the Malaysian Government wanting MaGIC to focus on all entrepreneurs, not just tech startups, Karamjit Singh shares his concerns.
MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh is leaving, and the Malaysian Government has engaged a head-hunting agency to find a replacement.
The Demo Day for the pioneer batch of MaGIC’s MAP startups was a strong success, writes Karamjit Singh.