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MDEC launches inaugural SME Digital Summit to unleash Malaysian SMEs into ASEAN’s US$300bil internet economy
Summit invites local businesses, digital solution providers and corporates to participate in curated online panels and workshops as well as practical takeaways to thrive in the business climate and economy.
HSBC Malaysia, MDEC to drive digital leap for businesses
MoU to accelerate tech adoption among SMEs, large local corporates, MNCs Also target investments from overseas, to thrust M’sia as digital powerhouse
UOB and The FinLab launch online platform to help Malaysian SMEs digitally transform
UOB and its innovation accelerator is launching The FinLab Online digital platform, which allows SMEs to seek support and tap into expertise help in order to digitalise their businesses.
Malaysians must embrace life-long learning to remain relevant in post-Covid job market
As Malaysia’s digitalisation grows, upskilling and reskilling becomes more crucial. Thankfully, Malaysia is not short of institutions and resources to do so, thanks to the likes of Forward School, NEXT Academy and Akademi GA.
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.
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