MaGIC

Plugging the great startup drain
What happens when startups up-and-leave the country after getting their Series A or B funding, especially after getting their start via public funds?
MaGIC gets a Budget 2015 boost
Some startup and entrepreneur incentives in Budget 2015 only apply to MaGIC Good first step, but more must be done to attract global entrepreneurs: Pundits
500 Startups appoints Khailee Ng managing partner
Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups has announced the election of two new managing partners, Bedy Yang and Khailee Ng, a Malaysian and a Digital News Asia Digerati50.
Week in Review: The entrepreneur’s journey and MaGIC
DNA founder Karamjit Singh wonders about the fickle fates of entrepreneurship, but believes MaGIC can truly make a difference with the programmes and resources it is bringing to bear.
CEO Cheryl Yeoh lays out MaGIC’s ingredients
MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh sits down with DNA to talk about boosting entrepreneurship in the country. In this, the second of two parts, she speaks of its three core activities and the initiatives in the pipeline, writes A. Asohan.
The MaGIC CEO and the crucible of fire
About four months after taking on the role, MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh sits down with DNA to talk about the agency’s plans and programmes to boost entrepreneurship in the country. First, however, she faces up to some criticism, writes A. Asohan in this first of two parts.
Badlisham leaves, having put MDeC on expected trajectory
In his last official interview as MDeC CEO, Badlisham Ghazali talks about building his people to exceed their abilities, as well as Digital Malaysia and MaGIC. Karamjit Singh has the story.
Startup with rehab robot aims for next level with crowdfunding drive
Malaysian startup TechCare Innovation Sdn Bhd hopes to take its rehabilitation robotics system from research to the marketplace with a pledge drive on pitchIN, the domestic equivalent of Kickstarter. DNA executive editor A. Asohan has the story.
Cyberview, IRDA work together to break silo mode
DNA founder Karamjit Singh comes away from the first Cyberview-IRDA networking forum feeling positive about the initiative but warns that breaking the silo mentality will require strong leadership and the need to tackle the KPI issue.
MaGIC pitchIN finalists launch crowdfunding appeals
Fresh out of an intensive boot camp that sharpened their business plans and honed their funding pitches, 20 startups from the MaGIC pitchIN Challenge launched their 45-day crowdfunding campaign on pitchIN on May 1.
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