Future-ready 'technopreneurs' are important to Malaysia's transformation

The advent of future-ready technopreneurs – entrepreneurs who combine technology with business know-how to transform Malaysia into a knowledge-based economy.

"Technopreneurs", who combine tech savvy with business know-how, are important to Malaysia's transformation into a knowledge-based economy.

Mohd Hezri Amir Abdul Latiff was 23 when he started his first company in 2009, Hezmedia Interactive. Having graduated from Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) that same year, the avid gamer decided to commercialise his final year project, an educational game aimed at teaching mathematics to schoolkids.

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