The programme aims to build entrepreneurial mindsets and sustainable ventures.
A pact between startup ecosystem players from Malaysia and Singapore with an Asean perspective is underway, with StartupMalaysia.org and Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI.Asia) announcing a partnership.
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has officially launched the MSC Malaysia for Startups programme to facilitate and accelerate local startups in obtaining MSC Malaysia status.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh is excited about the clear trend of Malaysian corporates partnering with accelerators across Asean to create value for startups and themselves. Maybank has partnered with 1337 Ventures and a clutch of corporates has partnered with the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
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.
Jacob Laukaitis, who participated in the GSY event in 2013, makes a case for why the success of such events cannot be measured by mere numbers.
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected].
The 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2013) in Kuala Lumpur from Oct 11-12 was a big enough success by most counts that US President Barack Obama’s absence went nearly unnoticed, writes A. Asohan.
Karamjit Singh shares what he thinks of a Malaysian who is seen as a real influencer in the global startup space.
Day Two of the Global Startup Youth initiative saw participants going through the growing pains of being a startup with their project and teammates. With international teams, overcoming differences in culture, approach to ideas and working styles was a key lesson learnt.