World Business Council for Sustainable Development launches Malaysia chapter

World Business Council for Sustainable Development launches Malaysia chapter

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Renewable Energy, Smart City, Social Innovation
Roberto Benetello KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): The Malaysian chapter of the Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD) has been launched. In a statement, BCSD Malaysia said it was launched today during a roundtable session attended by over fifty C-level representatives of large Malaysian companies. The local chapter of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) — a CEO-led organisation of over 200 forward-thinking global companies, representing combined revenues of US$8.5 trillion and 19 million employees — aims to connect companies, sectors, and different stakeholders to deliver results that companies alone cannot deliver. With the wealth of knowledge and expertise of WBCSD, it brings a collective business voice to engage with policymakers and regulatory authorities, and contribute to progressive policy development in Malaysia, said the statement. BCSD Malaysia said Prof Tan…
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Malaysian-made ‘Legend of Ancient Borneo’ is the first short film entirely in Kadazan

Malaysian-made ‘Legend of Ancient Borneo’ is the first short film entirely in Kadazan

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sarawak
Source: Published by BY MAE YEN YAP from Mashable SE Asia. There are plenty of things to be sad about in Malaysia: The never-ending Movement Control Order extensions and Ramadan bazaars being cancelled in several states around the nation being some of those reasons. But Malaysians are staying strong. And the streak of representation in the art industry continues from best-selling authors pushing the nation onto the global literary map to now, an animated film that is making waves as the first ever short-film entirely in Kadazan. Based on the short fantasy comic created by Kwan Thung Seng (also known as Aks Kwan) and Robertson Sondoh Jr., the film is based on local folklore in Sabah and aims to stir interest within toward Borneo's culture and heritage. In the film's…
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Welcome the honoured Judges (2/2) of the upcoming Unicorn Battle in Kuala Lumpur:

Welcome the honoured Judges (2/2) of the upcoming Unicorn Battle in Kuala Lumpur:

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community
Source: facebook Startup Network on May 21 at 5:44PM ⚡ RICO PANG Managing Director at Sanctum Ventures ⚡ Miguel Encarnacion Managing Partner, Unifier Ventures ⚡ Arun Pudur CEO & Founder of Pudur Corporation, President at Celframe Corporation, Investor ⚡ Simone Macario 世民 Investor | Managing Director at Vox Asia ⚡ Truc Tran Investment Associate at ESP Capital ⚡ Cris Tran Managing Director (CEO), Infinity Blockchain Ventures ⚡ Ganesh Kumar Bangah Executive Chairman at Commerce.Asia, Founder of MOL Global ⚡ Kalyan Gautham Co-founder & CEO at Watt, Mentor at MaGIC ⚡ Nazmi Mohd Zaini Legal Associate Yusfarizal, Aziz & Zaid ⚡ Vikrant Varshney Cofounder&Managing Partner at SucSEED Angel Network ⚡ Sajith R Channadathu Management Consultant Dubai ⚡ Effendy Zulkifly CEO at Blockchain & IoT Academy Asia ⚡ Abdul Qaiyum Alidin General…
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10 STARTUPS that will be presented at the Unicorn Battle in Kuala Lumpur:

10 STARTUPS that will be presented at the Unicorn Battle in Kuala Lumpur:

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community
Source: Published by Facebook Startup Network on May 21 at 6:10 PM №1 Finology Credit & Insurance API services for instant fulfilment. №2 HomeCrowd Digital mortgage crowdlending platform. №3 Trambellir.com Online Booking platform for medical tourism. №4 Ento An alternative protein company specialising in edible insects. №5 Tripcarte.asia A B2B Ticketing System. №6 Deemples App that connect golfers. №7 IIMMPACT Platform for online payments. №8 MyMy Online Banking Platform. №9 InsureVite B2B omni-app communications and transaction platform. №10 String Soul One-stop platform for students to practice piano with real tutors online. Save the Time: May 22 || 3 PM - 6 PM (UTC+8) 📍 Zoom Conference 🚀 Join the Event as a Virtual Guest: https://bit.ly/2TppRUI And please, share this post through your community
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Announcement the Winner of Unicorn Battle in Kuala Lumpur

Announcement the Winner of Unicorn Battle in Kuala Lumpur

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community
Source: Facebook Startup Network on May 23 at 3:50 AM We are ready to announce the winners of the Unicorn Battle in Kuala Lumpur that was held thanks to the support of the Network.VC California Seed Fund, ICU (https://vc.icu.ua)* and Silicon Valley Syndicate Club. The winner is Ento, an alternative protein company specialising in edible insects. You are welcome to pitch for free at the offline Unicorn CUP Final in Silicon Valley  The second place was awarded to the team of InsureVite. And the third place was shared by Finology and MyMy. Our congratulations! We wish the rest of the participants good luck in the next battles. Your victories are yet to come! We also thank our judges for their keen interest in the projects, thoughtful questions and valuable comments:…
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Serba Dinamik, MTDC inked virtual MoU for Digital Startup Ecosystem Development.

Serba Dinamik, MTDC inked virtual MoU for Digital Startup Ecosystem Development.

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Source: Published by @news on May 6, 2020. KUALA LUMPUR: Serba Dinamik Group Berhad (SDGB) and Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) today inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to foster the growth of digital startup ecosystem in Malaysia, by providing guidance and mentoring to the budding entrepreneurs for innovative transformation. In a joint statement, they said that both organizations collaboration would enable in assisting the new-age technology startups in the country, focusing on future technologies like Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Internet of Things and Machine Learning, to leverage digital growth opportunities across its global network. At the Signing ceremony both parties announced the Launching of The Innovative Transformation Seed Fund worth RM6 million that will encourage newly established start-ups involved in digital or business innovation to commercialize…
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Serba Dinamik expects earnings to grow 10%-15% in FY20 despite Covid-19 crisis.

Serba Dinamik expects earnings to grow 10%-15% in FY20 despite Covid-19 crisis.

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0
Source: Muhammed Ahmad Hamdan on May 14, 2020 at 20:20pm +08 KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Integrated engineering solutions provider Serba Dinamik Holdings expects its revenue and earnings to grow between 10% and 15% this year, despite the Covid-19 crisis. Its group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah said this is in line with the group's forecast following the government's decision to ease restrictions under the Movement Control Order (MCO) earlier this month. "Our projection was that if the MCO was lifted by the first week of May, we could achieve a 10%-15% growth in topline and bottomline for this year," he said in a virtual media briefing today on the group's recently completed RM457 million private placement exercise. "Under the conditional MCO, which was enforced…
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Serba Dinamik launches Halal2Go food delivery app

Serba Dinamik launches Halal2Go food delivery app

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0
Source: Bernama on May 19, 2020 at 20:04pm +08 KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Serba Dinamik IT Solution Sdn Bhd (SDIT), today launched the Halal2Go application (app) which offers online food delivery services. Halal2Go is a one-stop app which focuses on halal food that is clean, safe and of quality, ranging from traditional food to a variety of dishes prepared by a chain of restaurants as well as home-based cooking. Serba Dinamik group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah said Halal2Go, which is based on a holistic planning, would start in stages in the domestic market and subsequently to the global level. “Starting from Shah Alam and Subang, Selangor, we will expand to the international market including Singapore,…
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T1 IS INVESTING IN ADVANCED ANALYTICS FOR ITS VALORANT TEAM

T1 IS INVESTING IN ADVANCED ANALYTICS FOR ITS VALORANT TEAM

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Smart City
Source: Published by Kurt Lozano on May 19, 2020 Mobalytics aims to help accelerate training programs specially designed for Valorant. South Korean organization, T1, has once again ramped up its involvement in Riot Games’ highly-anticipated shooter, Valorant, by investing in esports analytics startup Mobalytics. Mobalytics is an analytics platform focused on player development founded in 2016 that specializes in Riot’s flagship MOBA, League of Legends (LoL). It also recently expanded its activities to include LoL’s Autobattler and TCG spinoffs, Teamfight Tactics and Legends of Runeterra. With their investment in Mobalytics, T1 aims to help accelerate training programs specially designed for Valorant and assist players of all levels in improving their skills in the game. “Excited for our first strategic investment into [Mobalytics]. [Mobalytics founder Amine Issa] and his team are…
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Malaysia’s Cradle Fund appoints new CEO — Rafiza Ghazali, CFO of Velesto Energy BHD.

Malaysia’s Cradle Fund appoints new CEO — Rafiza Ghazali, CFO of Velesto Energy BHD.

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0
Malaysia's funding agency, Cradle Fund, has appointed a new CEO, the firm announced earlier today. In a statement on their official Facebook page, Rafiza Ghazali will be appointed as the new CEO, effective 1st June 2020. Rafiza is presently the CFO at Velesto Energy Berhad, a multinational company in the oil and gas sector established in Malaysia.  Current Cradle CEO, Razif Abdul Aziz. This comes 2 years after the passing of former CEO, Nazrin Hassan, who reportedly died in a house fire. Rafiza will replace former COO, Razif Abdul Aziz, who has been carrying the role as Acting Group CEO since Nazrin Hassan's passing.  Moving forward, Razif Abdul Aziz will revert back to his former role as COO of the firm. [Source: "Malaysia's Cradle Fund appoints new CEO — Rafiza Ghazali, CFO of Velesto Energy BHD." published by…
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