Malaysia

Pikom’s Sean Seah appointed Deputy Chairman of WITSA for 2020-2022
Position Malaysia on global stage, engaging leaders of technology industry Appointment a positive reflection of Pikom and active global role it plays
Censof lands US$2.5mil contract from Ministry of Finance
Support for govt’s budget management information system, MyResults Subsidiary, Century Software, wins US$1.1mil in service upgrades
11 Malaysian startups selected to join the Microsoft Emerge X Programme
11 Malaysian startups will join 68 other startups in the APAC region in a year-long mentorship program designed to help them scale and accelerate their growth
Transport Minister, Wee Ka Siong, throws spanner in Malaysia’s Digital Economy
Global tech firms that own submarine assets asking for right to choose who repairs their cables Only one company benefits, at expense of Malaysia's digital economy, PM/Cabinet must act
Malaysia’s High-Tech Nation Council Will Champion Upcoming Technologies
30 niche areas & gaps identified & filled to ensure maximum impact Paper on Low-Touch Infra & Economic initiatives has identified key areas
8 foreign VCs and local partners invest up to US$389mil via Dana Penjana Nasional
To create 1,800 jobs; strong interest in Malaysia’s prospects and startups Some investments into Asian companies, on condition Malaysia benefits as well
INCEIF report: Malaysia has potential to be world leader in Islamic Fintech
One of fastest-growing Fintech markets in SEA with 200 local, foreign startups Guidance on the entrepreneurs, regulatory scene, supporting institutions, funding
Vertiv sees unprecedented business volume
Higher demand driven by upgrades to infrastructure by telco companies Also seeing more edge computing, and more digitisation of companies
Malaysian Tech sector thrilled as RISE moves to KL in 2022
Attendance of 16k tech delegates into Malaysia to boost digital ecosystem Over US$123mill estimated economic impact across 3 years of RISE held in KL
Bye then Trump! 4 lessons from the US elections for every Malaysian marketer
Marketer cannot rush to judgment or oversimplification of ethnic groups CFOs and marketers should project sales based on probabilities, for 2021
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