Digital Economy

Malaysia to host MyFintech Week 2019 in June
First flagship fintech event be held from June 17 to 21, 2019 in Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur.
Taking Google Malaysia to the next level
It’s not every day that a homegrown talent takes over the local chapter of one of the world’s biggest technology companies. Edwin Yapp sits down for a candid talk with Marc Woo, Google Malaysia’s country head and employee #1, who has been at the helm for about nine months.
2018 Malaysian ICT job market grows tepid; slowest salary growth in a decade
Report indicates a gloomier year for the industry, with some light at the end of the tunnel.
Facebook Malaysia expands its office and commitments, but puts no dollar value to its investments
Social network giant reinforces strategy aimed at growing country’s digital economy.
The building blocks of smart cities
IR4.0 can’t be achieved in a nation without making headway into building smart cities.
Ethis Ventures receives Malaysia's first Islamic ECF license
The new platform, named Ethis Equity, targets to launch in 1Q20.
1337 Ventures receives equity crowdfunding license
1337 Ventures is one of three new recipients of the ECF license by the Securities Commission Malaysia.
Walking the entrepreneurial talk
Startup-O’s Fasttrack Assessment Programme hopes to make a difference by having real entrepreneurs and domain experts groom growth-stage startups.
Securities Commission Malaysia releases property crowdfunding framework and announces 8 new market operators
Regulations are pursuant to an initiative announced in Budget 2019 to provide an alternative financing avenue for first-time homebuyers.
WeWork officially opens its doors with 1,900 person capacity
Workspace options include private offices for individuals or 100-person teams, dedicated desks, hot desks and membership which enables access to amenities and meeting spaces.
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