Get your startups to experience working in Penang, the Silicon Valley of the East, with our hand-chosen selection of the best coworking spaces in Penang.
While startups are mushrooming in popularity in recent years, by now, flexible workspaces are no longer a foreign concept in Malaysia as well. Since 2016, many coworking spaces are popping up throughout the country especially in Kuala Lumpur to serve the needs of flexibility and functionality for most SMEs
In this digital era, many people think social networking is just enough to get leads, collaborations, and more. In fact, 85% of people still believe that face-to-face meeting creates stronger relationships. Yet if you think most networking events is no more relevant or fun, perhaps it’s time to jazz up your networking sessions with some of our cool ideas.
Atmosphere is good for reading, chilling and working. Walls are covered with books, lots of books (feels like that "Beauty and the Beast" library scene, as you walk in), books of all kinds, including manga for the fans.
The idea of building a business is exciting and the outcome can be extremely rewarding. Take Jack Ma for example, before he founded Alibaba Group, he was an English teacher making around USD12 a month at a local university. Today he is one of the wealthiest men in the world, with an estimated net worth of USD22.5 billion.
As cliché as it is, most successful businessmen have their humble beginnings; the same goes to Ma. Here is a collection of some valuable lessons from him that aspiring entrepreneurs should take note of.
Over the past few years, we’ve seen all kinds of creative—and some not so creative—startups that sprung up here in Malaysia. While many of them were able to raise seed funding from a wide range of different sources, only a few are ever able to finish well.
From my understanding, every startup should aim for an exit strategy either through an acquisition or through an Initial Public Offering. Yet, over the past few years we’ve only had a few notable exits.
Everybody knows how the staple dish for Asians is a bowl of fluffy white rice that can be sampled for breakfast, lunch, dinner—and sometimes even supper. On the other hand, rice bowl is also the term used when someone is earning their wages through a job. As such, it is only apt that the coveted startup awards which encompasses startups all across Southeast Asia, is named the The Rice Bowl Startup Awards.
2014 brought us a good number of Malaysian startups that got us fairly excited. From sites that can connect you with the job of your dreams to sites that will find you the perfect person to get the job done for you, there is no lack of variety in what creative Malaysians have come up with in 2014.
While some will only be available later this year, most of the sites here are readily available for your convenience. Here’s a list of the Malaysian startups that we should all be using in 2015.