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.
With the court rejecting a stay order on Jaring’s liquidation, all that remains is to see which pieces of the company go to which winning bidders. But there is still the unanswered question of why the Ministry of Finance sold Jaring to Utusan Printcorp and its MD Norhisam Mohamed Nor, writes Karamjit Singh.
The ISP which introduced the Internet to Malaysia in the mid-1990s has been declared insolvent and is on the verge of being broken up. Its remaining 200 staff are increasingly resentful of what they feel are some poor decisions. DNA founder Karamjit Singh wonders who is at fault.
Jaring, which introduced the Internet to Malaysia, is facing liquidation and ignominy, and its employees are asking questions over what has happened. Karamjit Singh has the story.
StartupMalaysia.org has officially announced the Asean edition of its Global Startup Youth (GSY) event, aiming to bring 300 young leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs from the 10 Asean countries to come together for three days to work on some of the problems that are unique to the region.
The latest news about the one-stop entrepreneur shop known as the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre or MaGIC, including the selection of its CEO, has caused some concern, but A. Asohan argues that there may be good reasons for this while raising concerns of his own.
Potentially over US$70 million in venture funding to be launched Internet entrepreneurs TS Wong, Patrick Grove playing major role IS Malaysia on the verge of becoming a fantasy come true for startups starved for funding?
The Malaysian Government will need to pick the best possible candidate for the leadership role at the recently announced Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC), and not play the populist game, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
The fourth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), to be held Oct 10-11 in Kuala Lumpur, promises to be unlike any that have been held before, not just in terms of the number of delegates, but also in terms of the number of other events to be held around the summit itself.
US President Barack Obama, who is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in October in Kuala Lumpur, will speak about the importance of entrepreneurship, particularly for young people, in driving economic progress.