Minister of Communications Gobind Singh proposes step to fast track growth Ecosystem leaders adopt healthy skepticism, cautious optimism, see scope as too narrow
Renuka Sena, founder of Proficeo Consultants and the main force behind the Coach & Grow Programme (CGP), speaks about the programme’s impact and the emerging powerful ecosystem it is creating with the ‘Pay It Forward’ mentality as a cornerstone.
Pitching isn’t easy, especially when the startup itself isn’t clear about its own unique selling proposition.
2015 was a watershed year in Malaysia for venture funding and recognition as an emerging startup hub, and there is that matter of Netflix launching soon in SEA, writes Karamjit Singh.
2015 was a year of progress for the Malaysian tech ecosystem, especially when it came to startups, but whether the good news outweighed the bad is debatable, according to the panellists at the first Digital News Asia (DNA) Disrupt monthly networking event of 2016.
DNA will start 2016 by looking back at this year and how the ecosystem in Malaysia fared, with a special Disrupt session on the ‘Highs and Lows of 2015.’
The upcoming Malaysian Business Angels Network Summit 2015 will give a sense of how the angel investor movement is growing – or not – in Malaysia.
Startups should not be asking themselves whether they should go regional, just when and how, according to a panel of entrepreneurs and industry pundits.
Online payment systems provider iPay88 has seen its Malaysian operations acquired by Japan’s NTT Data Corp. According to observers, the acquisition puts the Malaysian tech ecosystem on the radar of global players.
Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) hopes that its members will make about RM10 million (US$2.6 million) worth of investments over the next 12 months, partly helped by the network’s collaboration with London Business Angels (LBA).