SME Corp

5 party collaboration kicks off to create more efficient funding, pitching platform in Malaysia
Five party public sector collaboration in Malaysia aims to create a more efficient funding and pitching platform.
Malaysia's domestic focused SMEs lack motivation, expertise in going digital
SME Association of Malaysia president Michael Kang explains why SMEs are not ready to embrace digital and how to help them.
Malaysians getting with the mobility programme, SMEs way behind
Most Malaysian SMEs are paying little attention to their mobile presence and ‘discoverability,’ despite Malaysia’s high mobile Internet penetration rate of 65% -- the third highest in SEA, according to Google.
SME Corp launches E50 awards, urges women to take part
SME Corp has launched its annual awards programme, Enterprise 50, with its chairman urging more women-owned SMEs to take part.
Stuck in a rut: Malaysian SMEs and innovation
SME Corp CEO Hafsah Hashim shares her thoughts on what’s holding Malaysian SMEs back.
Indonesian SMEs Part II: Lack of data, coordination and will
Indonesia recognises the value of SMEs, and is intent on developing and boosting the sector via technology adoption and digitalisation, but these aspirations face on-going challenges, writes Masyitha Baziad in this second of three parts.
Teraju allocates US$30mil for bumiputera entrepreneur programmes
The Malaysian Government’s Bumiputera Agenda Steering Unit (Teraju) said it has allocated RM120 million (US$29.9 million) for programmes it will be running with collaborators enable bumiputera entrepreneurs to be more competitive in both domestic and global markets.
MDeC rolls out MyElite Biz programme to spur SME e-commerce adoption
MDeC, via its Digital Malaysia initiative, has announced the MyElite Biz SME Broadband Promotion Programme, which offers high-speed broadband and exclusive e-commerce incentives and training for SMEs.
More to boosting entrepreneurship than just giving out money
The Malaysian Government has rolled out a slew of initiatives to encourage entrepreneurship, but needs to go one step further, writes Justin Santiago of Enzo Global.
Innovation company PlaTCOM to be self-sustainable by 2020
PlaTCOM Ventures Sdn Bhd, an initiative formed between AIM and SME Corp, aims to be self-sustainable by as early as 2020. Its executive director Dr Viraj Perera explains how the company aims to achieve that goal when similar initiatives in the UK and US took 8-10 years to be self-sustainable.
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