Joy Lee

Recent and archived articles by Joy Lee

19 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Got himself a good catch

MOST, if not all, students of culinary schools go in with a dream of running their own restaurant someday. Aaron Lim, managing director of Fishbowl Ventures Sdn Bhd, was no different.

5 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Embrace technology to future-proof businesses

SMEs need to take a serious look at incorporating new technologies into their operations

Government support: A photo of International Trade and Industry Minister II Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan at the ‘Industry 4.0 Showcase: The New Horizon of Data-Driven Economy’ last December. The government has been a driving force for the local digital economy. — Bernama
29 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Looking elsewhere for growth

WHAT started out as part-time work, helping out at events to earn a little extra cash, slowly became something Henry Hari Ram grew passionate about.

The crew: D8 has 14-15 employees and manages a crew of 40-50 people at events.
29 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

SMEs need to be data-driven

Getting the right talent may still be a challenge but should not be a hindrance for companies to go digital

Reading the data: The volume of data will only grow with the increased usage of digital technology.
22 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

An epic venture

IN early 2014, Lai Wick Kee left his job at a market research firm to start a food delivery venture with a friend. Perhaps, he had taken his interest in delivering food a little too seriously.

Epic Fit Meals co-founder Lai Wick Kee (pic) believes there is room for his click-and-mortar eatery to grow.
15 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Financing the engine of growth

FUNDING has always been among the issues that are plaguing the small boys. The lack of deep pockets and resources can often be a roadblock in their expansion plans.

15 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Participating in small business growth

THERE is growing interest among consumers to invest in the growth of SMEs following increased awareness of platforms for them to do so, says Peoplender Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Kristine Ng.

Cautious: Ng says platforms need to manage the quality of the notes issued to protect investors.
15 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Homegrown company a global market leader

WHILE Malaysia is not short of strong companies that export their products and services to the rest of the world, not many homegrown companies can claim to be market leaders in the global arena.

8 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Customising solutions for SMEs

Providers should have a good understanding of customers’ pain points

Make it clear: Lee (third from right) says telcos play a part in helping SMEs understand how digital solutions can help them.
8 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Fuelling up a business

Entrepreneur eyes region to tap into huge supply of waste oil

Logistical needs: The company has a fleet of 96 trucks to carry out collection works.