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.
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 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.
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’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
Workers must be equipped for shift in skills demand in job market Need to resolve glaring gap between talent graduating & digital skills sought
Digital economy playing increasingly significant role during the pandemic US$164mil in total allocated for digitalisation of SMEs and micro SMEs
Sunway City township to provide startups with living lab as test bed for innovation Winners to attend Alibaba Busines School entrepreneurship &iLabs Accelerator programs
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
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.