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London’s entrepreneurs have been given a welcome boost thanks to funding from the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the Virgin Group.

London’s entrepreneurs have been given a welcome boost thanks to funding from the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the Virgin Group.

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Smart City
Source: Published by Tania Steere on 21 August 2020. London’s entrepreneurs have been given a welcome boost thanks to funding from the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the Virgin Group.  The funding will support the not-for-profit organisation Virgin StartUp to run its Ready Steady Grow programme, which is aimed at supporting London-based founders.  Image from Virgin Startup The Ready Steady Grow programme has been running since 2017 to support the capital’s entrepreneurs as they start, fund, and scale their businesses. It has supported more than 400 London-based founders to date, and attendees have subsequently received £4.2m in investment for their companies and created 57 full time jobs. Today’s funding secures the programme’s future until 31 March 2023.  Over the past three years, the programme has proven to be a vital…
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Walkabout Santai Esport Bersama Menteri Muda Belia Sukan Sarawak

Walkabout Santai Esport Bersama Menteri Muda Belia Sukan Sarawak

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Datuk Snowdan Lawan bersama-sama dengan , wakil daripada Serba Dinamik, Abdul Qaiyum Alidin dan Presiden Sarawak Esports Association (SESA),Afiq Fadhli Narawi. Kota Samarahan: Buat julung kalinya YB Datuk Snowdan Lawan mengadakan lawatan di D-Virtual Park dan telah menzahirkan rasa kagum terhadap fasiliti yang terdapat disini. Mereka juga merasa bangga kerana Sarawak telah menjadi satu-satunya negeri pertama yang mempunyai tempat permainan e-sukan di Malaysia dan juga telah mendapat pujian oleh Menteri Belia dan Sukan Dato' Sri Reezal Merican dalam Sidang Parlimen  tempoh hari. Bersama-sama Datuk Snowdan Lawan ketika sesi sembang santai tersebut, wakil daripada Serba Dinamik, Abdul Qaiyum Alidin dan ditemani oleh Presiden Sarawak Esports Association (SESA),Afiq Fadhli Narawi di D-Arena,D-Virtual Park baru-baru ini. Belia luar bandar masih mempunyai kurang ilmu pengetahuan tentang permainan tersebut. Oleh yang demikian, mereka perlu didedahkan…
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Radioku Berwajah Baru

Radioku Berwajah Baru

Digital Economy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara telah menyediakan sebuah aplikasi yang dinamakan “Radioku” yang merupakan salah satu initiatif daripada DBKU untuk menyediakan sebuah platform digital yang menghubungkan penduduk tempatan dengan pihak DBKU. Aplikasi Radioku adalah sebuah platform, menyediakan servis radio digital secara atas talian yang menjadi medium bagi DBKU kepada komuniti. Aplikasi Radioku bakal menjadi medium utama bagi pihak komuniti untuk menjadi rujukan berita dan maklumat yang terkini. RadioKU dijangka bakal bersiaran secara langsung bermula September 2020 dengan nafas yang baru. Bersama dengan penyiar radio kita iaitu DJ Sheema, Yuss, Ben dan Raj di RadioKu setiap Isnin hingga Jumaat. Barisan kru Radioku menjanjikan siaran secara LIVE menerusi Applikasi RadioKU di Google PlayStore atau anda boleh layari website DBKU di dbku.sarawak.gov.my. Sila like FB Page RadioKU di www.facebook.com/Radioku Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara. Rancangan…
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Bantuan Tekun Mobilepreneur sudah cecah RM10.95 juta – Wan Junaidi

Bantuan Tekun Mobilepreneur sudah cecah RM10.95 juta – Wan Junaidi

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KOTA SAMARAHAN, 29 Ogos  — Kementerian Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi setakat ini sudah memberikan dana skim pembiayaan Tekun Mobilepreneur mencecah RM10.95 juta kepada 1,363 usahawan perkhidmatan penghantaran menggunakan motosikal atau riders dalam negara. Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi, Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar berkata di bawah skim itu tiap seorang riders menerima bantuan maksimum sehingga RM10,000 yang disalurkan kementerian itu menerusi agensi Tabung Ekonomi Kumpulan Usaha Niaga (TEKUN) Nasional. “Setakat ini di Sarawak kita sudah beri (dana Skim Pembiayaan Tekun Mobilepreneur) kepada 122 orang riders, jumlah (dana) yang disalurkan ialah RM1.15 juta,” katanya pada sidang media selepas Majlis Penutupan Program Tunas Usahawan Belia Bumiputera (TUBE) 7.0 Negeri Sarawak di D’Virtual Park, di sini, hari ini. Menurutnya skim itu bertujuan memberi peluang menjana pendapatan kepada golongan yang hilang punca pendapatan serta…
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SME Corp, Serba Dinamik meterai MoU perkasa PKS

SME Corp, Serba Dinamik meterai MoU perkasa PKS

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING: SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp) dan Serba Dinamik Group Bhd memeterai memorandum persefahaman (MoU) bagi memperkasakan pembangunan dan pelaksanaan program Hab Inovasi dan Garaj Bandar untuk perusahaan kecil dan sederhana (PKS) di Malaysia.  Majlis pertukaran MoU berlangsung di Kota Samarahan di sini hari ini antara Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif SME Corp Rizal Nainy dan Pengerusi Serba Dinamik Datuk Abdul Kadier Sahib.  Mengulas mengenai MoU tersebut, Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar berkata ia adalah sebahagian daripada usaha kerajaan untuk membangunkan keusahawanan dalam kalangan belia, graduan institusi pengajian tinggi (IPT) dan mereka yang tidak bekerja.  “Apa yang unik di sini adalah Serba Dinamik bukan agensi kerajaan tetapi syarikat swasta.  “Mereka menjalankan tanggungjawab sosial korporat (CSR) untuk membantu kerajaan dan kementerian menerusi SME Corp dalam menyediakan latihan…
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Catalyst for entrepreneurs

Catalyst for entrepreneurs

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
D-VIRTUAL PARK KOTA SAMARAHAN: The RM13-million invested in Serba Dinamik’s D-Virtual Park at Jalan Meranek here would be a catalyst for many entrepreneurs, said Serba Dinamik Group Berhad chairman Datuk Abdul Kadier Sahib. The virtual reality theme park, according to him, was built by Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad with virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and the first hologram technology in Borneo equipped with a creative studio. “The theme park came into existence following a series of events involving the Sophia robot that was brought to Kuching and Kuala Lumpur in July 2019 to expose locals to the digital economy and the Industrial Revolution (IR) 4.0. “The response to the initiatives in innovation and technology highlighted by the Sophia robot at that time in Kuching was very remarkable among people…
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Technology is a catalyst for greater growth

Technology is a catalyst for greater growth

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Smart City, Social Innovation
Engineering solutions provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd looks set to continue expanding digitally — using technology to evolve and grow its business as well as to play a key role in the country’s digital transformation journey. Serba Dinamik’s recent milestones and achievements are a testament to the group’s adoption of and continued expansion in the digital space. Its growth trajectory since it made its debut on Bursa Malaysia in 2017 parallels the digital transformation journey that the group has taken in recent years. “People often ask how Serba Dinamik has reached the level it has today. The group’s market capitalisation was RM2 billion when it was listed. Today, it fluctuates between RM5.6 billion and RM6 billion. It would be correct to say that technology has played a key role in…
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MDEC urges SMEs to register with Digital Xccelerator platform

MDEC urges SMEs to register with Digital Xccelerator platform

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has urged Malaysian small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to accelerate and scale up their digital transformation journey. It said the entrepreneurs could register with the Digital Xccelerator (DX) platform and take the #digitalleap to ensure they can sustain their operations and expand further from there. Chief executive officer Surina Shukri said the DX platform is designed to help SMEs gain access to available programmes, incentives and technology solutions that best match their specific digitalisation needs. "The DX platform is a new free-of-charge initiative that was launched during the MDEC inaugural SME Digital Summit. "For MDEC, the next step is to sustain the momentum generated by the SME Digital Summit. The DX platform that we have launched is critical to this effort,"…
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Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang, Kuching among cities approved for transit flights via Singapore

Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang, Kuching among cities approved for transit flights via Singapore

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak
SINGAPORE, Aug 18 — Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang and Kuching are among the latest cities in Asia approved for transit flights through Singapore, according to Singapore Airlines (SIA). In an update on its website today, SIA said its customers, as well as SilkAir and Scoot’s can transit via Singapore Changi Airport from selected points in Asia, Europe and the South West Pacific region to any destination in the SIA Group network currently operated by the three airlines. SIA noted that the transit flights, however, are only for outbound journeys from the cities. “Passengers will not be able to transit from other points in the SIA Group network through Singapore into these cities,” it said. Besides Malaysia’s four cities, there are 33 other cities approved for transit flights through the republic.…
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MDEC anjur ekspo e-dagang bantu usahawan

MDEC anjur ekspo e-dagang bantu usahawan

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Social Innovation
KUALA LUMPUR: Perbadanan Ekonomi Digital Malaysia (MDEC) akan menganjurkan ekspo e-dagang (eDX) yang pertama dan terbesar mulai 4 hingga 8 Mei ini sebagai usaha untuk mempercepatkan pendigitalan sejajar dengan norma baharu berikutan pandemik COVID-19. Pada acara maya selama lima hari yang bertujuan membabitkan 500,000 penjual mikro, perniagaan tempatan dan pengeksport mengenai manfaat e-dagang itu, terdapat juga webinar dan sesi panel mengenai panduan untuk berjaya dalam e-dagang, berkembang melangkaui sempadan dan kisah kejayaan yang memberi inspirasi. Bersedia untuk membawa perniagaan luar talian kepada dalam talian dan seterusnya untuk dieksport, sesi itu akan diterajui oleh rakan e-Dagang MDEC seperti Shopee, Lazada, Carousell, Alibaba, BliBli dan eBay. Daripada mempelajari bagaimana untuk mewujudkan kedai dalam talian menggunakan kaedah harian yang mudah, untuk menyenaraikan produk mereka di ePasaran serta meningkatkan jualan mereka di seluruh negara…
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