Please do learn to code

December 7, 2016

Recently I woke up to dozens of messages from students who had read an article titled “Please Don’t Learn to Code.” At first, I assumed Jeff Atwood’s 2012 article had spontaneously reappeared on Reddit. But no — this was a brand new TechCrunch article of the same name, which echoed Atwood’s assertion that encouraging everyone to learn programming is like encouraging everyone to learn plumbing...
Lima bersaudara raih Anugerah Magis of The Year 2016

December 7, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR 2 Dis. – Mesin tabur benih menggunakan tenaga bateri dan elektrik pertama di dunia yang direka cipta oleh lima beradik berjaya merangkul Anugerah Magis of The Year 2016 yang melayakkan mereka membawa pulang pingat emas dalam Pertandingan Malaysian Agricultural Invention Show (Magis 2016) sempena Pameran Pertanian, Hortikultur dan Agro Pelancongan Malaysia (MAHA) 2016, di sini hari ini...
Malaysia pushes to reduce cash transactions in Cyberjaya

December 7, 2016

Cyberview Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), and Mastercard recently signed an agreement to roll out a series of initiatives to reduce cash transactions in Cyberjaya, a science park that forms a key part of the Multimedia Super Corridor in Malaysia...
Inkubator Startup Indonesia-Malaysia Kerjasama Bidik Pasar Global

December 6, 2016

BANDUNG, TRIBUNJABAR.CO.ID - Dua inkubator-akselerator startup Indonesia dan Malaysia, yakni Indigo Creative Nation (ICN) dan MAGIC (Malaysia Global Innovation and Creative Center), menjalin aliansi guna membidik pasar global. Kerjasama keduanya dilakukan oleh Managing Director Indigo, Ery Punta dan Executive Director Entrepreneurship...

Confessions of a venture capitalist

December 6, 2016

As the managing partner of TinkBig Venture and a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, the most common question I get is how to enter into venture capital (VC). I talk to a lot of people who are interested in startups but aren’t sure what they want to do. These people sometimes end up telling me “maybe I should look into venture capital too.” However,...
Cradle Fund Agrees That Second Time’s The Charm, Bestows Printcious With RM500K

December 6, 2016

It’s very hard to find someone who genuinely dislikes a sincere and customised gift. And Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd seems to agree with this as well, boosting local Malaysian startup Printcious with a RM500,000 seed fund as part of their Cradle Investment Program (CIP). CIP 500 is basically a commercialisation fund that technopreneurs can make use of to better commercialise and market their products...
10 invaluable lessons every start up failure teaches us

December 5, 2016

Success and failure are two sides of one coin. Whether it is momentarily failure, financial failure, stability failure, or any failure for that matter, failures never fail to provide a number of valuable lessons. Contemporarily there are a variety of startups that are mushrooming; however, not many manage to survive and contend in a highly competitive market. So what are these valuable lessons?...

The life-changing power of disruptive marketplace ideas

December 5, 2016

E-commerce is continually evolving, but today there’s an obvious shift towards an aggregation of buyers and sellers. We’re stepping into the era of marketplaces, but these new marketplaces are designed for a very specific use-cases (hyper-vertical), or a very targeted and proximate user base (hyper-local)...
Helping Hands

December 2, 2016

Too busy to run errands? We look at some Malaysian apps and websites designed to help you out and make life easier. For most working folk, work never seems to end; schedules fill up so rapidly that we’re unable to do the simplest things, like do laundry or shop for groceries. In the past few years, Malaysian startups have been coming through with all sorts of different web and app-based platforms to help us run errands at the tap of a button. Here are three you should know about...
20 prototyping and wireframing tools for web designers

December 1, 2016

Having a good prototyping or wireframing tool will help you see the bigger picture, be more creative, and ease your workflow as a web designer. This straight-to-the-point process is essential for any web design project as it helps you define the structure of the website you are going to build, making it easy for you to code later...


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