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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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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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Community Manager, Startup Ecosystem

Job Summary We are looking for a person with experience in building startup ecosystem, forming strategic partnerships, building tech-focused interest communities. We are a newly formed State government agency tasked to accelerate efforts towards a digital economy and society. In this digital transformation journey, there are many interesting and innovative projects to engage civil society …

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