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Beyond 2020 resolutions: Ushering the year of tech Adaptation

By Eric Quah, Country Manager, Red Hat Malaysia This year has proven to be a challenging one that forced many of us to reevaluate our...

Digitalisation 2020 & 2021 – catalysts, breakthroughs, future developments

By Jason Loh Analysts and pundits didn’t foresee Covid-19 coming in 2020 and that the virus will accelerate the digitalisation trend – a seismic or...

MEDAC: Youths Should Venture Into Agriculture To Ensure Malaysia’s Food Security

The topic of food security has been the top of all ministries regardless their primary function, the problem that surfaced during the pandemic should...

1 Min Read: Costly Errors Organisations Can Avoid When Taking The Cloud Journey

There are many reasons for enterprises to move to the cloud. It might be “emergency migrations” to cope with the uncertainty and upheaval of...

UITM Looks Beyond Campus To Teach Students Entrepreneurship Skills

Universiti Teknologi Mara signed a memorandum of understanding with three global and local companies to provide opportunities for its students to explore entrepreneurship. The...

VentureTECH to invest RM10 million in Gaia Plas Bhd to provide end-to-end solution for all packaging products

VentureTECH has announced its RM10 million initial investment in Gaia Plas Bhd (Gaia), a Malaysian company principally involved in providing end-to-end solution for all-packaging...

Agrotech The Next Big Thing, Entrepreneurs Encouraged To Revolutionise Paddy Farming

Agrotech is the next big thing in farming, while in the past the industry is seen as outdated or not for the younger more...

Alibaba Cloud Strengthens Foothold In Malaysia

As the nation aspires to become a leading digital player in the region, the rush to transform and adopt new technology is being accelerated...

VentureTECH makes debut in smart city industry through agreement with Kiwitech

VentureTECH today announced its debut in the smart city industry by inking an investment agreement with Kiwitech Sdn Bhd (Kiwitech), a Bumiputera company offering...

Carsome completes US$30 million Series D fundraising round

Integrated car e-commerce platform, Carsome has completed its Series D fundraising. The US$30 million round, one of the largest all-equity financings to-date in Southeast...

Nurturing the next generation of talent pool

The Cyberview Living Lab Accelerator (CLLA) programme is one that has nurtured 75 startups, raised over RM87 million in total investments and generated more...

Ninja Van: Scale up to keep up

“When the pandemic hit us, we saw both opportunities and challenges at the same time. And during the Movement Control Order (MCO), we learnt...

HSBC Malaysia collaborates with MDEC and RISE to offer new digital insights

HSBC Malaysia collaborated with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and corporate innovation accelerator RISE to launch HSBC Illuminate, the first-of-its-kind digital learning series. The series...

MDV to finance 10 technology startups under its funding relief facility programme

Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV), in a statement today, announced that ten (10) technology start-ups will be the first cohort of technology companies confirmed...

MaGIC to match funding from Social Impact Matching Grant to 5 social enterprises

Five social enterprises (SE) are set to receive a funding boost through the Social Impact Matching (SIM) Grant from the Malaysian Global Innovation and...

Kenanga Investment Bank Posts Highest Profits In Ten Years

Defying odds, this could summarise on company's registering unseen level of revenue in a year that feels like a Hollywood Armageddon movie. The pandemic...

Being AI-ready for operational excellence

BusinessToday speaks to Antonio Pietri, President and CEO, Aspen Technology on the importance of being AI-ready and what it takes for companies to bring their...

Penang City Council Makes Full Cashless Integration With Boost eWallet

In order for the country to truly become a cashless society, it first needs to remove all aspects of cash transaction among its government...

ScaleUp Malaysia accelerator programme’s Cohort 2 ready to empower 20 companies

20 companies have been selected for ScaleUp Malaysia's Cohort 2 accelerator programme. These include Quadby, GenYouth, Hire.Seniors, ERTH, SMARTFUND, EzyOffice, Fefifo, and HATIO among...

Bringing innovation and sustainability to the startup ecosystem

According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2020, Malaysia ranked 11th as the Top 100 Emerging Ecosystem, with an ecosystem valuation of RM 63.5...