Bumiputera

Lum Ka Kay
May 12, 2016

The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia is collaborating with Asiaspace to provide technical support for Malaysian SMEs and micro-businesses to get online.

A. Asohan
Apr 29, 2016

Ashran Ghazi may be tasked with getting MaGIC back on track to its original mandate, but it may be a case of ‘damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t,’ writes A. Asohan.

A. Asohan
Dec 18, 2015

Creating a special sandbox for retailers of a single race does not level the playing field, argues A. Asohan.

A. Asohan
Dec 11, 2015

More political fallout from MaGIC just goes to show that entrepreneurs can ill-afford to ignore the fact that politics is part of the startup ecosystem, argues A. Asohan.

Digital News Asia
Aug 14, 2015

The Malaysian Government’s Bumiputera Agenda Steering Unit (Teraju) said it has allocated RM120 million (US$29.9 million) for programmes it will be running with collaborators enable bumiputera entrepreneurs to be more competitive in both domestic and global markets.

Gabey Goh
Apr 28, 2015

Entrepreneur and 500 Startups managing partner Khailee Ng (pic) has stepped down from the board of directors of the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).

A. Asohan
Apr 27, 2015

The Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has been coming under a bit of stick recently for programmes specifically catering to the country’s ‘bumiputera’ community. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, argues A. Asohan.

Karamjit Singh
Nov 04, 2014

Axiata Group starts its journey investing into startups with the creation of the bumiputera-focused US$30-million (RM100-million) Axiata Digital Innovation Fund, together with Mavcap.

A. Asohan
Sep 11, 2014

About four months after taking on the role, MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh sits down with DNA to talk about the agency’s plans and programmes to boost entrepreneurship in the country. First, however, she faces up to some criticism, writes A. Asohan in this first of two parts.

Edwin Yapp
Dec 19, 2013

The perception that bumiputera-led technology companies have an easier time winning contracts from the Government because of their purported special privileges no longer holds true, according to the DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion.

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