1st StartUp Borneo Pre-Pitching Hosted at International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak

1st StartUp Borneo Pre-Pitching Hosted at International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, StartUp Borneo Committee
KUCHING (1 July 2018): On June 30th, StartUp Borneo held its first pre-pitching session of startups or a brief oral description of projects for investors. It is being set up as a startup community platform and a chance for startups to: Pitch new ideas and showcase innovative solution to specialists in Sarawak especially for digital technology applications. Receive constructive feedback from Ministry such as Ministry of International Trade and e-Commerce (MITeC), International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak (ICATS) as a Higher Education institution, industry players such as Digital Economy Hub and others. To match potential partners and obtain financing or matching grant for the participants of StartUp Borneo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2tabC3DhCM&t=29s Roselle's Kitchen by Nicholas Hon Read More https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1qJpcwN_JU&t=13s Sempoi Study by Syahnas Putera Mohd Yaacob Read More StartUp Borneo invited startup founders…
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Majlis Makan Malam Intelektual Melayu Sarawak 2018

Majlis Makan Malam Intelektual Melayu Sarawak 2018

Community Initiative, Sarawak
KUCHING (8 May 2018): Malays in Sarawak should be thankful for having a political party like Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) which unites the community and never takes their unity for granted. Petra Jaya incumbent Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof who gave this reminder at a fund-raising dinner hosted by Sarawak Malay Graduates Association (IGMS) at a local hotel on Sunday added that Sarawak Malays should look at the Malays in Peninsular Malaysia who are divided by political affiliation. “Here in Sarawak, the Malays are united under PBB which is why we have no issue of division within the community here. I hope Sarawakian Malays will always appreciate unity,” he said. The dinner, which was also held to mark the association’s 24th anniversary, raised about RM100,000 for the association’s activities. Fadillah also advised IGMS to…
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Sinar Harapan Aidilfitri 2018

Sinar Harapan Aidilfitri 2018

Community Initiative, Sarawak
KUCHING (10 June 2018): This year Ramadhan with the "Madrasah" values, IGMS in collaboration with StartUp Borneo have engaged the public in helping and contributing to the Asnaf and Mualaf who were in need for support and assistance in the interior within and outside of Kuching City, Sarawak. Donations and contributions collected from the public were distributed to the needy during the last 10 nights of Ramadhan in order for the unfortunate muslims to celebrate Ramadhan together with the rest of the muslims community and welcoming Syawal with fun and blessings. Thank you from StartUp Borneo to everyone who have made the Sinar Harapan Aidilfitri 2018 program successful. [Admin] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTqj3Dxr-sc&list=PLT1cU-AjV8OwhiZBYwqu4DjoAmKSdNU7Z&index=2
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Internship Programmes Provide Job Opportunities

Internship Programmes Provide Job Opportunities

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Internship programmes provide job opportunities MIRI (25 May 2017): Weststar Aviation Services (WAS) – as one of the leading oil and gas transportation service providers in South East Asia (SEA) – is providing job opportunities through internship programmes to locals where it operates. WAS domestic operations general manager, vice-admiral (R) Datuk Jamil Osman said as of 2017, a total of 750 graduates of mid and high education have undertaken the internship programmes with WAS – the outstanding ones absorbed into working for it. “Internship programmes are part of WAS’ strategies of investing in human resources, not only within the company but also with the community we operate in, especially in Miri,” he said during the handover of certificates to the first batch of four interns at WAS base here recently. Jamil…
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MIA Appoints Salihin Abang As New President

MIA Appoints Salihin Abang As New President

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Our Community, Sarawak
MIA Appoints Salihin Abang As New President KUALA LUMPUR (25 August 2017): The Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) has appointed Salihin Abang as President and Datuk Narendra Kumar Jasani as Vice-President, effective today. Figure 1: A group photo of Malaysian Institute of Accountants President, Salihin Abang (first from left), Sarawak State Secretary, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Haji Mohamad Morshidi Abdul Ghan (second from left), and StartUp Borneo Chairman, Abdul Qaiyum Alidin (first from right). "Salihin Abang succeeded Datuk Mohammad Faiz Azmi, whose term ended on July 26, 2017, while Narendra succeeded Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan, whose term ended on July 15, 2017," said MIA in a statement today. Salihin, who is the Founder and Managing Partner of SALIHIN, was elected as MIA Council member on Sept 19, 2015. He is…
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A New Global Company From Sarawak, Serba Dinamik, Shared Its Success Story

A New Global Company From Sarawak, Serba Dinamik, Shared Its Success Story

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, StartUp Borneo Committee
Serba Dinamik to explore innovation and promote startup culture with StartUp Borneo in Sarawak  Figure 1: Ikatan Graduan Melayu Sarawak's 24th anniversary dinner officiated by YBhg Dato’ Seri Fadillah Yusof. KUCHING (6 May 2018) – Serba Dinamik, the new global company from Sarawak, shared its success story during a dinner talk organised by the Ikatan Graduan Melayu Sarawak (IGMS) or Sarawak Malay Graduates Association at a leading hotel in Kuching. About 200 Malay graduates attended the talk by Dato’ Dr. Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah, the Chief Executive Officer of the company. Figure 2: The dinner attended by Dr. Shahren Ahmad Zaidi Adruce, Dato’ Dr. Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah,  YBhg Datu Dr. Hj Sanib bin Hj Said, YBhg Dato’ Seri Fadillah Yusof, YB Datuk Talib Zulpilip, Datuk Abdillah Abdul Rahim,…
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The First E-Sport Association In Sarawak Officially Launched

The First E-Sport Association In Sarawak Officially Launched

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, General, Our Community, Sarawak
Competitive gamers from Sarawak now have the platform to be groom as quality gamers to represent the state of Sarawak in the national and international arena KUCHING, 28 MARCH: The Sarawak Esport Association (SESA) was officially launched earlier this week. SESA has created history by becoming the first E-Sport Association to be registered under the Sarawak Sports Commissioner’s Office on 17th April this year. SESA is also officially endorsed by Ministry Of Tourism Arts Culture Youth and Sports Sarawak and Sarawak Sports Corporation. Competitive gamers from Sarawak now have access to a governing body that regulates the local esports industry which also provides support to groom quality local gamers to represent the state of Sarawak in the national and international arena. SESA’s vision is to be recognized as one of leading…
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StartUp Borneo and HIPMI KALBAR Strengthen Cooperation For Startup Community Empowerment in Borneo

StartUp Borneo and HIPMI KALBAR Strengthen Cooperation For Startup Community Empowerment in Borneo

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, General, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak
HIPMI KALBAR and StartUp Borneo To Collaborate On Startup Community Development In Malaysia and Indonesia PONTIANAK (20 April 2018): StartUp Borneo first visits abroad to the neighboring country, Indonesia as the preferred first choice for its international engagement. Apart from the geographical state of the country which is adjacent to Malaysia, there is also a high value of entrepreneurship and creativity from the People of the Republic of Indonesia. Figure 1: StartUp Borneo-HIPMI KALBAR at Ayani Megamall, Pontianak. Official visit by StartUp Borneo to the West Kalimantan, Pontianak Province was welcomed by the Association of Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association of West Kalimantan (Persatuan Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia Kalimantan Barat), HIPMI KALBAR, and many potential new collaborations explored by the two parties would be established especially in empowering Startup entrepreneurs in…
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