Katsana: 3 Years On, From Tracking Lost Cars To Dominating Corporate Fleets In M’sia

November 24, 2016

Have you ever lost a vehicle? According to these statistics from The Star, 64% of you have, which means that you’ll be interested to hear about KATSANA, a GPS-based app geared to help curb these statistics. Named for the Malay term “dekat sana” (it is there), KATSANA boasts a 95% rate of recovering lost cars. Not an inconsequential feat. It gives car owners the...
Guest Post: CoWorking – A Workspace Concept in Southeast Asia

November 24, 2016

Running a business requires entrepreneurs to face a myriad of obstacles. Among them, honing a product idea, developing a business plan, forming a strong team, and also finding the perfect space wherein the business can grow. This last task has proven challenging for many entrepreneurs, especially in Southeast Asia where office vacancy rates are among the lowest...
Program Next Great Asean: 20 Syarikat Permulaan Disenarai Pendek

November 24, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Sebanyak 20 syarikat permulaan terbaik telah disenarai pendek daripada 417 pemohon untuk mengambil bahagian dalam forum Asean's Next Great Idea yang berlangsung di Kampus MaGIC, Cyberjaya. Program yang berjalan selama enam hari bermula hari ini, akan menyaksikan syarikat-syarikat terbabit belajar untuk membangunkan tiga aspek utama perniagaan mereka pada masa depan iaitu pelanggan, produk dan pasaran...
Leveraging the on-demand economy: Lessons learned from Uber

November 23, 2016

A Startup does not come out as a hero overnight, and most often, the struggles it undergoes in the initial years remain under wraps. I really don’t know the exact thought or idea that gave way to Uber, or how Uber went on from just another idea to the successful brand it is today. What I do know how Uber is successful as a global brand today, and that every startup can learn from its success...

Malaysia’s MaGIC, Uber, Digi kick off ideation lab to groom select startups

November 23, 2016

November 22, 2016: Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) , ride hailing app Uber and telecom operator Digi have kicked off their ideation lab where 20 startups will be groomed and select ones will meet early stage investors. The six-day initiative – ASEAN’s Next Great Idea – concludes on November 30, MaGIC said in an announcement on Tuesday...
Dear product managers: not all metrics matter. Here are the ones that do

November 23, 2016

Quantitative data is all the rage these days; numbers aren’t just useful, they make us look competent. Better yet, they comfort us and give a sense of control. Data has become the opium of the modern tech companies. Want to look good in a meeting? Just open up a chart and say loudly “I’ve got the data!” Do that often enough, and the promotion is yours. That is if you don’t drive your company to the ground...
700 Young Entrepreneurs Attended Sehati Programme

November 22, 2016

Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) in collaboration with Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) organised a SEHATI programme at Kilang Bateri and it was attended by 700 youths and young entrepreneurs who are keen in to participate in the social entrepreneurship sector...

RecomN finds a balance for sustainable regional growth

November 22, 2016

WITH the modern savvy consumer demand for high quality services, researching a product or service professional before buying has become the norm. However, people have less time to do more things in; the solution is, of course, on-demand services. RecomN has found a comfortable niche by offering a platform on which users can find recommended and reviewed services along with quotes from service providers...
MoU Percepat Usaha Cyberjaya Jadi Bandar Pintar

November 21, 2016

PUTRAJAYA, 16 Nov (Bernama) -- Cyberjaya menggiatkan usahanya untuk menjadi Bandar Pintar dengan permeteraian Memorandum Persefahaman (MoU) antara Cyberview Sdn Bhd (Cyberview), Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), dan Mastercard...
Cashless society push will speed smart city development in Malaysia

November 21, 2016

Malaysia’s Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), smart city enabler Cyberview and Mastercard have signed an agreement to support the Malaysian government’s push towards a cashless society. During the recent signing of the memorandum of agreement at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, Cyberview’s managing director Dato’ Faris Yahaya said that a cashless society drive would help to strengthen smart city development in Cyberjaya...


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