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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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NFT Generative Art: A Token Worth A Thousand Words

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have become one of the most popular segments on the blockchain ecosystem which revolutionises the way these digital artworks or assets are being created, distributed or sold.  There are several types of NFTs today ranging from PFP – which stands for profile picture in projects such as Bored Ape Yacht Club; music, …

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Antaris partners with Digital Penang to drive the Space Tech supply chain

5 April 2022, Penang, Malaysia – Antaris, a space startup based in Silicon Valley providing software-defined satellite platform in software-as-a-service business model, and Digital Penang have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate for capability and capacity building of the local EE ecosystem for the space technology supply chain. In this MOU, the key …

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Digital Penang FinTech Hackathon 2021 Winners

George Town, Penang, 24 March 2022 – The Digital Penang FinTech Hackathon, a collaborative initiative of Digital Penang with its partners Finexus and Touch ‘n Go Digital, has culminated with great success. The hackathon was held virtually for two months from November to December 2021 with 35 teams across Malaysia creating a FinTech digital product …

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FREE Digital Clinic workshops for Penangites

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly accelerated digital transformation in all aspects of human life. Fortunately, cutting-edge technologies have made it possible for activities to continue despite nationwide lockdowns and social distancing measures through digitalisation. It has changed the way we make bill payments, shop, to having our favourite meals delivered right at our doorsteps. With …

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Creative Digital District @ George Town to Forge Forward Penang’s Digital Ecosystem

George Town, Penang, 25 February 2022 – The Chief Minister of Penang YAB Chow Kon Yeow today launched the Creative Digital District @ George Town (CD2 @ George Town) at a closed-door event in Think City, UAB Building. The launch was streamed LIVE by the organiser, Digital Penang, on its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DigitalPenangMY to commemorate the momentous unveil …

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