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Clearing indoor air with eco-friendly solutions

WHENEVER we feel the first few beads of sweat trickling down our face, most of us will start switching on the air-conditioners, or even look for places with air-conditioning.

Bridging the academia-industry gap

SMART entrepreneurs will tell you that the way to succeed in this day and age is to collaborate. And such is PKT Logistics Group’s Datuk Michael Tio’s philosophy to ensure not only the success of the company but also the growth of the logistics industry.

Seeing is believing: PKTs facility receives a lot of corporate tours from companies and educational institutions interested to know how it has transformed to its current state.

Fresh food retailer looks to ECF for offline growth

PONTIAN-based fresh food retail platform Fresh At Heart is looking to raise RM1.15mil to expand its offline presence across Malaysia.

Strategy and technology takes handcraft forward

JUDGE a man first by his shoes – so goes an old Beijing saying. It shows how highly the people of Beijing valued their shoes in the old days.

Cultivating small entrepreneurs

LAZADA Group has pledged to support 8 million e-commerce entrepreneurs and SMEs in South-East Asia to grow and thrive by 2030. The company also announced its commitment to create a healthy and sustainable e-commerce ecosystem in the region and champion opportunities in technology and logistics infrastructure to benefit its ecosystem of sellers, consumers and local communities.

Enabling growth: Lejeune says Lazada has pledged to support 8 million e-commerce entrepreneurs and SMEs in the region over the next decade.

Singapore-based fintech expands to Malaysia

THE entry of Singapore-based private investment platform Fundnel into Malaysia will provide small businesses with more options to raise capital for growth.

Alternative financing: Norhizam (left) and Lee at the recent launch of Fundnel Malaysia. The platform is the latest ECF provider in town.

Aiming for a bigger bite

ALEX Tiong Swee Lee is beaming with pride as this year is turning out to be an eventful one. Besides celebrating the arrival of his first child, his decade-long quest to popularise the halal version of a traditional Chinese cuisine is also starting to see some major turning points in its growth story.

Increased income: Tiong is expecting the company to generate up to RM35mil revenue in 2019.

Delivering good food and service their forte

EVENT catering is more than just delicious food for Big Onion Food Caterer Sdn Bhd (Big Onion).

Taking pride in food presentation is one of the factors that has delighted Big Onion’s returning customers.

Putting their lens on success

PATIENCE, perseverance and being consistent are some of the key factors that have helped coloured contact lenses producer Maxvue Vision Sdn Bhd succeed in establishing their brand presence internationally.

Laundry for homeless reveals Russian suspicion over social enterprise

Local communities don’t fully understand how entrepreneurs work

Getting it together: Employees working at the warehouse where used clothes are sorted and stored. — Reuters