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]
Some startup and entrepreneur incentives in Budget 2015 only apply to MaGIC Good first step, but more must be done to attract global entrepreneurs: Pundits
Industry players generally welcome initiatives and goodies Gaps in making Malaysia preferred destination for entrepreneurs IN its proposed national budget for 2015, the Malaysian Government announced several incentives and measures that directly or indirectly would be of benefit to the ICT ecosystem, but some industry players believe that more could have been done to further grow the ecosystem.
The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) has proposed corporate and double tax deduction incentives, as well as other measures, that it believes would help fuel the startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country.
The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM), through its Policy Institute (TeAM-PI), is in discussions with the relevant government agencies to get the Malaysian Government to review existing bankruptcy laws in a bid to spur entrepreneurship, and is also working on a slew of other initiatives.
Malaysia is a promising startup hub, and the entrepreneurial space here is heating up and getting more vibrant, but we should not paint a false picture that will come back to bite us, writes A. Asohan.
The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) will take on the fight to prevent Apple Inc from registering the word ‘Startup’ as a trademark in Malaysia, and is calling on all companies and individuals to support it with evidence.
The Malaysian Government is very receptive to policy lobbying when it comes from industry associations, say the folks at TeAM.