At the recent 9th MTI Economic Dialogue, Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr S Iswaran, highlighted a number of trends which are changing industries and creating new opportunities for the economy of Singapore:
Everyone knows that technology startup ecosystem in the private market is growing and is increasingly becoming more important in South East Asia. To really understand the context, I did a deep dive into the ecosystem to understand the role of private tech startups in the market, backed by facts and numbers.
The Republic has come up tops in the Asia-Pacific for talent competitiveness for the fourth year running, beating regional neighbors such as Australia, New Zealand and Japan, a private sector study has shown.
To continue building a global ecosystem for local startups, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has signed an agreement with the Indian State Government of Chhattisgarh (SGC) to promote entrepreneurship.
London and Singapore have retained their places as the top global hubs for establishing and growing a financial technology startup, according to a study published by Deloitte on Monday.
Venture capital is soaring in Southeast Asia, and that bodes well for the region’s startups, according to Nikkei Asian Review.
Japan will propose a plan for improving customs procedures and e-commerce in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, an effort to spur progress in negotiations for a free trade agreement in the wider Asian region, according to Nikkei Asian Review.
The recently-released Global Startup Ecosystem Report and Ranking 2017 by Startup Genome stirs up debate over the necessity of startups to thrive and if the startup world at large is overlooking the less obvious opportunities in a rising Asia, that is, its secondary cities.
The Exabytes Group (‘Exabytes’), a web hosting services and eCommerce solutions provider in Malaysia announces today the launch of its ‘Cockroach Startup Program’ on 1 April 2017 as its first ever Technology-Funding program to help develop and grow a strong startup community across Malaysia.
The Asean Data Analytics Exchange (Adax), Malaysia’s and the world’s first physical data exchange, opened its offices in The Vertical, Bangsar South, located in the satellite town of Petaling Jaya, according to TechwireAsia.