[Malaysia] [Event] Echelon Malaysia 2014

YoungUpstarts

Echelon , one of Southeast Asia’s biggest conferences for technology startups, has now expanded to its first full Malaysia edition and will take place November 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur. E27 will be working with Malaysia based incubators and accelerators for this showcase.

Impressions of Malaysia

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Malaysia is a country of 30 million people that co-anchors the SE Asian economy with Indonesia. I was only in Kuala Lumpur so it’s probably more accurate to say I was in Kuala Lumpur rather than Malaysia, as the smaller towns and countryside are quite different from the capital city.

Singapore vs Malaysia – Who Consumes More And Who Saves More?

YoungUpstarts

But how is the consumption behavior of Singapore compared to that of Malaysia? You can find it out below: Beer and Wine in Singapore and Malaysia. Even with the super high prices of alcoholic drinks, Malaysia is said to be the 10th largest consumer of alcohol in the world.

[ADV] Applying For Cash Advance Credit In Malaysia

YoungUpstarts

Before we start, let us open our minds to other banking systems not only Malaysia. However, before taking a cash advance credit card in Malaysia for application, read the given tips above and make sure you really need the money before taking an advance.

[Malaysia] National Instruments Opens NI-AIN Lab In Technology Park

YoungUpstarts

Automated test equipment and virtual instrumentation software provider National Instruments has announced the opening of National Instruments Academy & Innovation Nucleus (NI-AIN), a shared services lab facility in Technology Park Malaysia comprising over RM20 million (~US$6.25

[Malaysia] [Event] TEDxKL 2013 Focuses On “Life Hacking”

YoungUpstarts

Events & Happenings event innovation life hacking Malaysia TEDx TEDxKL The term “life hacking” originally arose in the 1980s among computer programmers devising and employing tricks to cut through information overload.

[Malaysia] Chalkboard Launches Location-Based Widget For HTC Devices

YoungUpstarts

Location-based mobile advertising network Chalkboard has announced an exclusive strategic partnership with device maker HTC in Malaysia, and launched a Chalkboard widget for HTC users in that country.

Can Malaysia Airlines Possibly Recover?

Inc Startups

The second tragedy in four months has customers rethinking their plans

[Malaysia] [Event] InfoSecurity World 2012 – Combating The Rapid Rise In Cyber Threats

YoungUpstarts

This inaugural event was officiated by Y.A.Bhg Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor, wife of the Prime Minister of Malaysia (pictured right). Malaysia wants to be in the Infosecurity Business. Malaysia is no exception. by Yi Ning Lim, marketing specialist at GMO GlobalSign.

[Malaysia] [Event] Hackweekend 3: Make Apps, Not War.

YoungUpstarts

From March 31st to April 1st, 2012, Kuala Lumpur’s National Science Centre will be hosting Hackweekend , a 24-hour challenge where the best of Malaysia’s technology community gather to build cool applications overnight.

Recovering From Disaster: Rebranding Malaysia Airlines

Inc Startups

After two devastating tragedies, the bewildered airline seeks to repair its image

1M/1M Announces Important Partnership With MAD Incubator, Malaysia

VentureWoods

At this week’s One Million by One Million roundtable, we announced a very important partnership with MAD Incubator, Malaysia for entrepreneurship development in the region. This is our first major partnership with an incubator whereby MAD will adopt the 1M/1M methodology to foster Silicon Valley–style technopreneurship in Malaysia. At today’s session, therefore, all our entrepreneurs were pitching from Malaysia.

Big Shakeup Coming to Reeling Malaysia Airlines

Inc Startups

The embattled airline will announce its plans by the end of this month

Malaysia Airlines Revamp: New Start or False Hope?

Inc Startups

After double disasters, the airline is attempting to save itself by restructuring. Does it have a chance to succeed

After a Bewildering Set of Tragedies: 5 Rebranding Lessons From Malaysia Airlines

Inc Startups

The embattled airline seeks to rebrand its image after two horrific disasters. What small businesses can learn from its strategy

[Competition] Applications For Halal Tech Power Challenge Officially Opens

YoungUpstarts

Startup competition Halal Tech POWER Challenge , created by Malaysia-based technology startup incubator Halal Tech Venture Builder , has opened for applications. Events & Happenings Hala Tech POWER Challenge Halal Tech Venture Builder Malaysia startup competition

[Event] Over 540 Young Entrepreneurs To Converge On Global Startup Youth

YoungUpstarts

Malaysia will see over 500 youth descend on its capital Kuala Lumpur this October for Global Startup Youth (GSY) , a three-day idea accelerator program aimed at helping young entrepreneurs shape and launch new projects that will hopefully evolve into sustainable global businesses.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: 1M/1M Announces Partnership With MAD Incubator, Malaysia

ReadWriteStart

At this week's One Million by One Million roundtable, we announced a very important partnership with MAD Incubator, Malaysia for entrepreneurship development in the region. At today's session, therefore, all our entrepreneurs were pitching from Malaysia.

[Singapore] Tribehired.com Lands Investment; Plans Team Expansion

YoungUpstarts

Prior to this round, TribeHired had received pre-seed funding from Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd , a government agency under the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. TribeHired currently operates in Singapore and Malaysia but is expected to launch internationally soon.

Tourist by Yuna - I heard this while driving back home this.

Mark Birch

Yuna Tourist indie-pop Malaysia Tourist by Yuna - I heard this while driving back home this evening. I had never heard of this artist before till tonight, but she has been a successful Malaysian indie-pop artist that has been making a name for herself in the US for the past few years. Tourist is a one of those sleepy little acoustic tunes, but in its simplicity it belies a deeper vulnerability. It is honest, sweet, and incredibly catchy and infectious pop song.

Innovation from Parts Unknown

deal architect

Inspired by Anthony Bourdain’s travels, innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Wushu Painting – Malaysia High-tech camel racing – UAE Global Video Blogger – Dennis Howlett Wi-fi Hopping – Zambia Raspberry Pi -.

Upgrade Your Product Management Position #opportunity

The Product Guy

UX Researcher @ Piktochart Sdn Bhd (Penang, Malaysia) Keywords: Data driven, Researcher, UI/UX, User Testing, UX Research [link]. UX Designer @ Piktochart Sdn Bhd (Penang, Malaysia) Keywords: Graphic Design, Startup, UI/UX, UX Design, UX Research [link] Filed under: product management Tagged: product management. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board.

Online Store SEA Citizen Reinterprets High Street Fashion For Southeast Asia

YoungUpstarts

The online fashion store that recently opened for the Singapore and Malaysia markets look to outfit fashionistas with the latest fashion items just days after they are seen on the catwalks of Milan, London and New York.

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Bringing Culinary Tourism and Social Entrepreneurship Together – Interview with Adlyn Teoh of Hias Gourmet

Startup Noodle

I’m originally from Malaysia and moved to the States to study and then started working after I graduated but I could see my future […]. Thanks to Thomas Wicksteed for conducting the interview! What first brought you here to China, Adlyn? So long ago! I’ve been here 9 years now. I came here in December 2004 to sign up for a Mandarin course. Before that I was living in the States.

Your Next Product Management Career Step… is Global!

The Product Guy

Resident Wordsmith @ Piktochart Sdn Bhd (Penang, Malaysia) Keywords: analytics, content marking, marketing, public relations [link]. Designer @ Piktochart Sdn Bhd (Penang, Malaysia) Keywords: data visualization, graphic designer, infographics, visual design [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board.

[Singapore] GrabTaxi – Disrupting The Singapore Cab Industry, One Cab At A Time

YoungUpstarts

But the largest Southeast Asia-based taxi booking mobile application provider has set its sights on Singapore as its fourth market – Malaysia-based MyTeksi has announced the beta launch of its app GrabTaxi , after recent expansions to Philippines and Thailand.

Global Business Outsourcing (Infographic)

Deimar

China, Malaysia and Thailand are all included with specific advantages to each. Why outsourcing could save your business. The global market size of the outsourced services industry was worth $82.9 billion in revenue in 2013.

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7 New Initiatives To Fearlessly Grow Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

I found these points made well in a new book, “ Fearless Growth ,” by Amanda Setili, who has worked with disruptive technology startups in the United States and Malaysia, as well as some of the biggest companies in the world.

Mexican Peso Slide Will Continue

Chaganomics

agreement and Mexico stands to benefit heavily from the 12-country deal, comprising the United States, Singapore, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and Vietnam.

Fall into new Product Management Job Opportunities

The Product Guy

Product Manager @ Piktochart (Penang, Malaysia) Keywords: Feature Prioritization, product management, Project Management [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings. Check out this week’s newest, below….

Fall into new Product Management Job Opportunities

The Product Guy

Product Manager @ Piktochart (Penang, Malaysia) Keywords: Feature Prioritization, product management, Project Management [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings. Check out this week’s newest, below….

Brunei plans to implement a tough new sharia criminal code next year that could see citizens stoned for adultery or having a limb amputated for theft.

Chaganomics

It is known for practising a more conservative form of Islam than its majority-Muslim neighbour Malaysia. Caning is also used as punishment in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.

So what’s Silicon Valley like?

47 Hats

I was chatting with Alvin of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this morning on my site – he’s a law student thinking about doing a startup. He wanted to know: what’s Silicon Valley is like? Having lived in the Bay Area and worked in the tech industry 30 years, I’ve got a pretty good sense of that. The good news re SV is that now it’s digital and online: it’s all available to everyone on the planet.

Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam.

[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia

YoungUpstarts

The Startup Arena combatants were chosen by the Penn Olson team from over 300 applications across Asia, and they were: Piktochart (Malaysia). SecQMe (Malaysia). One stage. Two days. Four judges. Nineteen startups. One winner.

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[Asia] Asian Attitudes Towards Creativity And Education Differ: Adobe Study

YoungUpstarts

Here’s a look at two infographic that compare the results of the study across Asia Pacific as well as one specific for Southeast Asia (covering educators in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia: In the News Adobe Asia creativity education infographic research stud

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Cultural Strategy Key in Global Sourcing

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Nuvar sources from Europe (France, Germany, and Italy), Asia (China, Taiwan, and Malaysia) and North America (Mexico and Canada). ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Nuvar. Nuvar Incorporated , located in Holland, Michigan, develops and designs office furniture and healthcare products.

In the Lean In Era, Business And Tech Still Fail To Promote Women; 4 Ways To Fix The Problem Now 

YoungUpstarts

Governments, stock exchanges, and industry groups in Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and New Zealand, for example, are very active on gender diversity issues. by Douglas M.

Episode 117: Navigating Debt with Ruby Tan

Mike Michalowicz

When she was 11 years old, her father brought her family back to his home town, Penang, Malaysia where Ruby finished high school. When she was 11 years old, her father brought her family back to his home town, Penang, Malaysia where Ruby finished high school. Also Available On. Show Summary. This week Mike Michalowicz , Chris Curran , and Kristina Bolduc speak with Ruby Tan to discuss how she navigated personal debt.

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[Infographic] The State Of Our Smartphones (Singapore)

YoungUpstarts

The mobile phone is today an indispensable part of our lives, the one on-the-go device that keeps us connected at all times. But the problem is that these rather fragile devices can get damaged easily.