No organisation immune from the waves of change: Najib (Updated)

December 22, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: No organisation or institution is immune from the waves of change, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. He said the nation is facing a world that is in the process of constantly being reinvented. "We need to harness the immense potential of human ingenuity through the means of imagination and enterprise. The entrepreneur...
Here’s how these Malaysian twins aim to conquer Asia’s gift and printing industry

December 22, 2016

For many people, nothing says “you are special” like a custom-made gift – even if it is just a simple shirt (possibly with a print of a photo of their significant other making a sappy heart-hand sign). Last year, a survey by YouGov estimated that UK shoppers spent approximately £1 billion (US$1.26 billion) on personalised gifts. Gifts from the heart are, undoubtedly, a very lucrative industry...
Inisiatif pemacu sektor perusahaan diperkenal

December 21, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR 8 Dis. - Kerajaan akan melaksana­kan Program Pensijilan Pe­rusahaan dan Insentif Perolehan Sosial dalam usaha memacu sektor perusahaan dan transformasi keusahawanan di negara ini. Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak berkata, dua program itu akan memanfaatkan sekurang-kurangnya 500,000 individu dalam kalangan golongan...

Future-proofing your business

December 21, 2016

DESIGN thinking has long been a buzzword within the startup ecosystem, but a panel at global summit GECommunity 2016 organised by the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), which kicked off today, put forth that entrepreneurs now need to go beyond design thinking to be sustainable into the future...
A Different Type of Corporate VC, IBM’s Take On Startups & Disruptive Innovation #GECommunity

December 21, 2016

“I have an unusual job,” shared Deborah Majid, Director of Software Strategy at IBM Venture Capital Group. Deborah’s work title by sound more like a technical role, but in fact, she spends most of her time connecting and building relationships with the VC community and people in the startup ecosystem, or more specifically in her words “people who support entrepreneurs, love innovation and trying to be helpful to people who are starting businesses”...
Why Entrepreneurs Must Actively Become Their Own Disrupter—Or Die

December 20, 2016

There were some world class speakers early this month at the GECommunity—the movers and shakers of the entrepreneurship scene. From Bill Rancic of The Apprentice fame to Emil Micheal of Uber, their international insight into businesses both as players and advisors was instrumental for anyone who plans to run their business on a worldwide arena...
Telematics company Pixelated, raises US$900k from ADIF

December 20, 2016

PIXELATED Sdn Bhd, a telemetrics startup that has three products in the market under its Katsana brand today announced that it has secured almost US$900,000 (RM4 million) in funding from Axiata Digital Innovation Fund (ADIF). The fund which is managed by Intres Capital is to support the development and commercialization of current telematics business and...

You want to create an e-learning platform? Here are 9 tips to make it a success.

December 19, 2016

Markets all over the world have been going online. Be it ecommerce or e-learning, the use and accessibility of high-speed internet have brought about paradigm shifts in consumer behavior. Owing to its ease of access and flexibility, online education is becoming a popular choice for the busy professional. The industry is in full bloom; educators and market leaders now have new opportunities to tap the market...
4 tips for planning ahead as you scale up your business

December 19, 2016

Nothing stunts the growth of a young business quite like a lack of planning. When my company was in its early days, I often found myself unable to scale as quickly as I wanted to (despite talented employees and some great ideas) because I hadn’t spent enough time charting a plan for the future...
PM: GECommunity 2016 targets RM100m cross-border value creation

December 19, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 ― The Global Entrepreneurship Community 2016 (GECommunity 2016) is targetting RM100 million in cross-border value creation, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. He said this can be achieved through the GECommunity 2016's nine industry-specific cluster laboratories (labs) namely smart cities, health, creative, biotech, supply chain,...


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