Surina Shukri

KL not ranked in Top 30 cities but takes 11th spot in emerging startup ecosystems
KL’s startup ecosystem valued at US$15bil versus global average of US$10.5bil Ranked 4th emerging ecosystem in Asia-Pacific, gaming & fintech strong sub-sectors
PENJANA boost for MDEC’s Workforce Upskilling, Reskilling Efforts
Workers must be equipped for shift in skills demand in job market Need to resolve glaring gap between talent graduating & digital skills sought
MDEC: Malaysia sets out on road to recovery on back of various digital initiatives
Digital economy playing increasingly significant role during the pandemic US$164mil in total allocated for digitalisation of SMEs and micro SMEs  
Gobi Partners and MDEC announce US$3.45mil pitching competition for SuperSeed Fund II
Sunway City township to provide startups with living lab as test bed for innovation Winners to attend Alibaba Busines School entrepreneurship &iLabs Accelerator programs
The New Normal Isn't So Bad
Millions of jobs once tethered to the desk now liberated from confines of the office Any new normal will eventually shed the 'new' & find itself in a future with progress
Malaysia rises to 26th spot in Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020
In the 2020 report by INSEAD University, Google and Adecco, Malaysia’s ranking rose up thanks to recent efforts to drive Malaysia’s digital talent development and workforce upskilling.
Covid-19 brings about mass digital adoption
Panellists on a joint initiative by Outsourcing Malaysia (OM), Pikom and the Contact Centres Association of Malaysia (CCAM) spoke at a recent webinar on the impact of Covid-19 on how work gets done.
MDEC partners ECF & P2P platforms to promote alternative financing to MSMEs for COVID-19 cash flow relief
MDEC announces a partnership with seven ECF and P2P platforms to promote alternative financing options for MSMEs, which include companies like Ata-Plus, PitchIN.
Aerodyne Group makes strategic investment in largest drone solutions company in Middle East
Investment allows FEDS Group to further strengthen position in Middle East Investment part of 2-year global plan with potentially 7 M&As within the period
MDEC partners KK Fund to virtually bridge Malaysian tech startups with global investors
Almost 60 global investors are ready to be matched virtually to Malaysian startups constrained by the movement control order (MCO).Virtually matching nearly 60 global investors with promising local startups.