Startups

TaqwaTech championer, Thomas Tsao
Thomas Tsao, along with Gobi Partners, which he is a founding partner of, has been able to help shape the tech startup scene in ASEAN. They also coined TaqwaTech – Muslim-serving tech startups – which they are heavily pushing
Singapore’s Action Community for Entrepreneurship appoints new chairman
Startup & innovation ecosystem gets new voice and direction with James Tan Covid-19 cultivating resourceful, black swan-event-resilient entrepreneurs
49 applications received in first window of TSFRF
Subsequent round of applications to run for 2 weeks from 8 to 21 June Companies applying have average revenue of US$23,300 to US$1.6 mil
13 days left to register for Selangor Accelerator Programme 2020 Cohort
Intensive 4-month training programme  from idea validation to growth stage
Puzzle over Rafiza Ghazali’s appointment at Cradle
Chairman Yvonne Chia, declines to give reasons for choice of an outsider New CEO’s background shows no clear interest in tech, disruption, startups Who? What! Why?
Cradle finally fills top role with appointment of corporate exec, Rafiza Ghazali as group CEO
Immediate priority to navigate challenges & evolve with changing landscape Extensive process in search for CEO with Mosti and MOF collaboration
Time to be bold Pt2: How government can reshape Malaysian startup ecosystem
Proposal for 200 startups to receive US$700k funding each within 12 months Future of startup ecosystem & Malaysian economy is forever changed by Covid-19
Time to be bold: How the government can reshape our startup ecosystem
Increase funding for venture debt under MDV with aggressive 1:1 matching ratio Not the time to take foot off the gas, rather, need to put pedal to the metal
Recession Today, Opportunity Tomorrow: How To Build Sustainability Today And Prepare For The Coming Economic Recovery
Market likely to see a U shaped recovery thanks to heavy govt spending Will you be around to take advantage of recovery when it happens?
25 Southeast Asia venture firms rally to connect Covid-19 related startup layoffs to new openings
Almost 500 talent postings and 200 job listings since launch on April 1 Community approach right tonic to help those who have lost jobs to rebound quickly
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