Khairy: Malaysia must position itself as startup hub to attract global talents

Khairy: Malaysia must position itself as startup hub to attract global talents

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — Malaysia must position itself as a hub for startups to attract the best global entrepreneurial talents to be based in the country, said the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Its minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, said the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem was on par with the world’s best, but Malaysia must brand itself better to get noticed. “We don’t brand ourselves enough. We have to do more about positioning ourselves. Many countries are attracting the same limited amount of talent. If you don’t shout above the noise, you’re going to be bypassed,” he said in a statement today. Khairy was speaking at a panel discussion titled ‘Reflect, Reset and Reform – Thriving in the New World’ at the eNation technology conference organised by the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre…
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Virtual Hackathon Provides Affordable Inventions For SMEs Of The Electronic And Electrical (E&E) Sub-sector

Virtual Hackathon Provides Affordable Inventions For SMEs Of The Electronic And Electrical (E&E) Sub-sector

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Leveraging on Industry 4.0 in age of technologies, Electrical & Electronics Productivity Nexus (EEPN) supported by the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) has organised Virtual Hackathon (East Malaysia) to encourage universities students to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Machine Vision System to be used by businesses. Assistant Minister for Youth and Sports in The Cabinet of Sarawak, Yang Berhormat Datuk Snowdan Anak Donald Lawan said besides providing the opportunities for universities students to be exposed to the real issues that the industry is facing based on the real case studies, Virtual Hackathon (East Malaysia) also helps to shape the students skills in problem solving and project management which indirectly nurture the universities students to be entrepreneur via business matching between SMEs and students. Across the economic sector, talent has been identified as…
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State can emulate Estonia

State can emulate Estonia

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KOTA SAMARAHAN:  Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Monday (Oct 12) reiterated Sarawak’s hopes to emulate Estonia for model for digital economy. “I believe we can be on the same par with the rest of the world by emulating Estonia.  “Estonia, as you know, is in north-eastern Europe. It was under Russia. It developed very fast and has now become a star in Europe in terms of digital economy. We can achieve what Estonia has achieved,” he added when officiating at the launch of D-Virtual Park at Jalan Meranek here on Monday (Oct 12), Abang Johari explained that Sarawak had to leapfrog from semi-mechanical to digital economy to avoid being left behind in development. “Some asked we skipped the third level to go to the fourth level.…
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Sarawak needs entrepreneurs to bring agriculture to greater heights, says Uggah

Sarawak needs entrepreneurs to bring agriculture to greater heights, says Uggah

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Sarawak
SIBU (Oct 3): The state agriculture sector needs more committed and innovative entrepreneurs to bring it to greater heights, especially in view of Sarawak’s vision to be a net food and food products exporter by 2030, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah. He said this after visiting Sarawak Fruit Enterprise, a collecting, processing and  packaging centre for Durian, Dabai, Rambutan, Isu, Cempedak and other local fruits, here. Located at Wawasan Road, the company belongs to a young entrepreneur, Chuo Nang Ling, who is also an electronics engineer by training. Uggah who is Minister of Agriculture Modernisation, Native Land and Regional Development was Impressed by Chuo’s initiative. “You have the idea, machines and the workers. We need more people with your spirit and commitment. You need to work out on your production line to…
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Projek Penggemukkan Ketam Bakau (Mud Crab)

Projek Penggemukkan Ketam Bakau (Mud Crab)

Community Initiative, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Our Community, Sarawak, Social Innovation
Setiap kali musim Monsun Timur Laut, pendapatan penduduk Pulau Salak di Sarawak terjejas berikutan angin kuat dan cuaca yang tidak menentu.TERAJU bersama UiTM Sarawak telah mengaktifkan Projek Penggemukkan Ketam Bakau (Mud Crab) di bawah Program Dana Pembangunan Usahawan Bumiputera (DPUB).Ia bertujuan melipatgandakan pendapatan 10 keluarga daripada golongan B40 yang terjejas dengan memberikan 6 unit sangkar terapung yang tahan lasak, dan ang ypenting tahan daripada ancaman buaya!#teraju#terajuofficial#bumiputera#usahawanbumiputera#bumiputeragenda#agendabumiputera#entrepreneurs#business#perniagaan#bumiputeraentrepreneurs#economicplanningunit#jabatanperdanamenteri#unitperancangekonomi#prihatinrakyat [Source: TERAJU Facebook Page]
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Projek Scale-Up Lada

Projek Scale-Up Lada

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Our Community, Sarawak, Social Innovation
Masih di Sarawak, kali ini di Kampung Stass, Bau. TERAJU menerusi Program DPUB memperkasakan aktiviti ekonomi dan pendapatan penduduk setempat menerusi "Projek Scale-Up Lada".Inovasi yang diperkenalkan mampu mempercepatkan fasa pemprosesan lada kepada 7 hingga 10 hari berbanding 3 hingga ke 4 minggu menerusi teknik sedia ada.Ia dijangka meningkatkan 25% pendapatan 80 pengusaha dan komuniti dari keseluruhan 4 buah kampung yang terlibat.#teraju#terajuofficial#bumiputera#usahawanbumiputera#bumiputeragenda#agendabumiputera#entrepreneurs#business#perniagaan#bumiputeraentrepreneurs#economicplanningunit#jabatanperdanamenteri#unitperancangekonomi#prihatinrakyat#kamiprihatin [Source: TERAJU Facebook Page]
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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 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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