Week in Review
Can a traditional money services provider disrupt its own business - and then aim for the banks? Merchantrade Asia is looking to do just that.
There was enough bold and inspiring takeaway for entrepreneurs attending the GAIN networking event, with the China factor looking large as well.
Patrick Grove reiterates that Southeast Asia is hot and happening, driven by mobile and new Chinese investment. Whose to argue.
The busiest week in Malaysia’s tech ecosystem just concluded and Karamjit Singh was there with his DNA team covering it.
Advice from an executive who has faced the disruption caused by digital resonates with Karamjit Singh and is worth listening to.
The recent Human Resource Development Fund conference he attended with its focus on Industry4.0 and analytics got Karamjit Singh thinking about how things are changing because of digital.
Logistics giant confident Malaysia making right moves to meet digital economy ambitions Go-Jek’s Go-Bills to deepen relevance to users, fend off competition from Grab, Alibaba MALAYSIA’S technology hub, Cyberjaya, which, over its 21 years, has built up a thriving tech ecosystem consisting of a good mix of multinational and local companies, saw one of its pioneer residents deepen its links even more.
Leading Malaysian conglomerate, Sunway Group, has launched an interesting accelerator programme where the pressure will be on them and the startups they take in, says Karamjit Singh.
What's Next 2017 saw 20 C-level speakers share thoughts and experiences around Digital Disruption as Karamjit Singh also plugs his Raise Your Digital Quotient workshop targeted at mid-level managers.
So the DFTZ has been launched with 1,972 Malaysian SMEs poised to capture exports markets, says the government. But will they? Can they?