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The right bets in creating a hub

THE Malaysian startup ecosystem has been taking shape in recent years. Government agencies have been set up to build and support the ecosystem, funds have been allocated to help startups get off the ground and entrepreneurs are increasingly more bold to start their own ventures.

Bringing digital to the markets

THE wet markets are probably the last places that one would expect to see the use of digital technology like apps and online delivery. But Tunku Danny Nasaifuddin Mudzaffar and Tunku Nasruan Adil Mudzaffar, also known as Eddy, of Pasar App thought there was a gap there that they could pursue.

Digital markets: Danny (left) and Eddy are certain that getting market merchants online is the way to go to expand their business.

London coffee chain looking at local opportunities

GAPURNA Permai Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oil Ehsan Sdn Bhd, has tied up with Costa Coffee PLC to expand the London-based coffee chain here.

Sealing the deal: Izzati (third from left) and Preston-Beer exchanging documents as Kenley (left) and Irfan look on.

Making buy-to-lease work

THE buy-to-lease model is a relatively common trend in the property and real estate industry, particularly for commercial assets.

Building on Malaysian pride

THE hospitality industry, particularly within the high-end space, is largely dominated by international brand names. And the landscape for local players isn’t getting any rosier.

TNB set to host major international conference

TENAGA Nasional Bhd (TNB) has secured the first four confirmed sponsors for the Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry (Cepsi) 2018.

Building on biodiversity

FOR over two decades, Gamuda Land has been creating sustainable township communities, ensuring residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life.

Artist‘s impression of Central Park at Gamuda Cove. — Photos: M. AZHAR ARIF and GAMUDA LAND

Easy solution turned big dream

Ominent Sdn Bhd managing director Keong Chun Chieh and his wife Fiona Chin are going places with their vehicle-detailing chemicals.

A refreshing take on wellness

Operator of spa and wellness centre gears up for expansion

Serious business: Pang takes recruitment seriously to ensure that quality is up to par.

Solving the locally-made conundrum

THERE have been many local companies that have sought out greener pastures in markets overseas and have done well for themselves. Some go abroad as part of their expansion plans, and some go because the international market is more receptive to their products.