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Malaysia’s drone tech hub ambition: Opportunities & Challenges [Part 2]

Editor’s note: In Part 2, we focus on the challenges faced by drone tech startups, the Malaysia government’s initiatives to support the industry and some suggestions from drone…

Malaysia’s drone tech hub ambition: Opportunities & Challenges [Part 1]

Editor's note: In this first part, we briefly look into the opportunities awaiting Malaysia drone tech startups. We talked to drone startups, MDEC, MRANTI and Gobi Partners, which…

For Engame, B2B gamification is just the beginning of a journey into the metaverse [Q&A]

Malaysian game developer Enidea Sdn Bhd (Engame) is building its own path into the global gaming metaverse by leveraging the country’s strengths in developer talents and serving…

Malaysia’s MDEC to partner with Asean Fintech Group to facilitate funding opportunities to Malaysian tech companies

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia's lead agency in the digital economy, in collaboration with ASEAN Fintech Group (AFG), announced Wednesday a strategic…

Malaysia’s George Kent inks MOU with MDEC to promote growth of Malaysia’s tech ecosystem

Malaysian construction engineering firm George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to…

Building Resilience: How Does Innovation Empower Malaysian Businesses to Boost the Economy? [BEYOND Virtual Panel]

Malaysia is expected to end 2021 with a 4.5 percent GDP growth even with the new COVID-19 surges in the country. Is this the proof of Malaysia’s resilience and success at…

Unicorns-in-the-making: The underrated, untapped, and unknown of Malaysia’s tech ecosystem

So much has been said and written about the vast potential of the Malaysian tech ecosystem--and for all the right reasons. Within ASEAN, Malaysia was one of the first countries to…

MDEC launches Global Technology Grant to nurture global tech champions

Malaysia Digital Economy Malaysia (MDEC), a government agency focusing on digital transformation, has announced on Thursday the Global Technology Grant (GTG), an initiative aimed…

SuperSeed II Championship heats up as only 16 teams remain

In partnership with Sixteen Malaysian startups were chosen on Tuesday to go through to the next phase of the SuperSeed II Championship, a competition held for local early-stage…

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‘The show must go on’: Gobi launches online championship for Malaysia startups

Southeast Asia venture capital firm Gobi Partners is trying something new and somewhat unusual to ensure it can still discover fresh startups across Malaysia to invest in during…