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Digital Penang Launches ‘SME Go Digital’ 3-month Programme to Develop 100 Digital Champions

23 November 2022, George Town – Penang state government agency is calling for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to participate in its second cohort of SME Go Digital programme which aims to develop 100 digital champions which will empower business owners and key leaders to develop a customised Digital Roadmap for their companies. Applications are …

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Sunway and Digital Penang Enters Agreement To Build A Digital Talent Development Ecosystem for the North

18 November 2022, George Town – The Sunway Education Group (SEG) and state government agency Digital Penang signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities in building the digital ecosystem to strengthen Penang’s vibrant digital talent pool. In line with the national agenda and the state’s Penang2030 vision, the MOU will see collaboration opportunities …

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Startup AI Softbox Maintained Grit Amid Pandemic

If we were to look back pre pandemic, many countries struggled in their digital journey. Ticketing on transportations were not cashless, payments at our favourite restaurant only accepted cash and card transactions, not forgetting having to rush for meetings while getting stuck on traffic. Today, Malaysians can make purchases via e-wallets at a local hawker …

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Top 3 Winners of Malaysia Day 2022 NFT Art Competition Amazes Visitors at TechFest 2022 Penang

16 September 2022, George Town – In conjunction with Malaysia Day, awarded the Top 3 finalists of its ‘Malaysia Day 2022 NFT Art Competition’ at TechFest 2022 Penang, in Setia Spice Arena today. At the prize giving ceremony was YB Zairil Khir Johari, the Penang State EXCO for Infrastructure and Transport, and Vice Chairman of …

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Founders’ Grit Seed Programme Paves Market and Funding Access for 13 Promising Tech Startups

15 September 2022, Bayan Lepas – Today, Digital Penang’s Founders’ Grit Startup Bootcamp saw 13 shortlisted tech startups pitched on Demo Day at Setia Spice Arena in conjunction with the hottest tech festival in Penang, TechFest 2022. The Founder’s Grit Demo Day is a culmination of the government agency’s Founders’ Grit Seed Programme’s Cohort 2 …

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Digital Penang and Microsoft join hands to empower startups and SMEs with technology and digital skills

Digital Penang signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to drive digital transformation and build digital skills among local startups and SMEs, while empowering the developer scene in the state. The collaboration is in line with Penang’s Digital Transformation Masterplan to develop a digitally engaged society. To support the state of Penang’s goal of strengthening the local …

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Penang Launches DahDerma.my, A Fundraising, Donation and Volunteer Platform

8 July 2022, George Town – As part of the Penang2030’s strategic initiative Theme C: Empower People to Strengthen Civic Participation, the Penang State Government today launched an online platform DahDerma.my which is accessible to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and government linked companies (GLCs) and all members of the public. The platform allows NGOs to run …

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Digital Penang Launches Malaysia Day 2022 NFT Art Competition Themed ‘Wonders of Malaysia’

8 July 2022, George Town – In conjunction with Malaysia Day and the culmination of the World Congress of Information Technology (WCIT) and TechFest in September, Digital Penang today announced a partnership with Malaysian NFT marketplace Pentas.io to launch a Malaysia Day NFT Art Competition themed ‘Wonders of Malaysia’ with cash prizes worth RM10,000 to …

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Digital Penang and Cradle Ink MOU to Catalyse Startup Growth in Northern Region

24 MAY 2022, George Town – Digital Penang and Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle) exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to accelerate efforts in engaging and supporting startups in Penang and the Northern region at large. Cradle, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI), will gain support from Digital Penang, under …

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Digital Clinic Workshops to Upskill Penangites in Digital Literacy

6 May 2022, George Town – In line with the state government’s Penang2030 vision to drive digital adoption among citizens, Digital Penang will be conducting a 10-lesson Digital Clinic workshop in collaboration with MPKK Pykett Avenue / Jalan Northam. Held every Monday, the first class will take place on 9th May 2022 from 8pm to …

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