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Community 29 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Firm grip on a slippery product

A 2009 report by Harvard Business Review revealed that women represent a bigger growth market than the economies of some countries.

Community 17 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Sharing to progress

ENTREPRENEURS are naturally protective of their ideas. Understandably, they keep their ideas to themselves to avoid having them stolen.

Community 15 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Accidental entrepreneur finds his groove in engineering

WHICH comes first in entrepreneurship? Look for a bankable product or, as the old adage goes, simply do what you love and let the money come later?

Community 10 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Rising from failure

Success stories have always been a source of great encouragement for struggling entrepreneurs. It seems easy enough to romanticise accomplishments.

Community 06 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Staff lend support at blood donation drive

THE Star Media Group recently ran a blood donation drive in collaboration with the National Blood Centre at the Cyberhub of Menara Star, Petaling Jaya.

Business 03 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Successful entrepreneurs join forces to fund and support businesses

Malaysia has seen quite a number of successful entrepreneurs coming into the market over the last two decades or so. They have established strong businesses and built up significant wealth and experience.

Community 29 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

How green does the rooftop grow?

Urbanisation is on the rise worldwide and a strategy to deal with the necessities of urban living, in particular food and energy usage, is one of the main challenges of the 21st century.

Community 28 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Academicians, NGOs push benefits of urban farming

Urban agriculture holds untapped social, business and environmental benefits for Malays.

Community 26 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Market access can be as important as funding for startups

BEYOND just starting a business, a startup company’s main purpose for being is to offer a product or innovation that addresses a problem.

Community 24 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Moving beyond manufacturing

When Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd, parent of Hong Kong-listed Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd, announced its intention to acquire Volvo Cars for US$1.8bil (RM6.04bil) on March 28, 2010 from Ford Motor Company, it made headlines in the automotive world, marking China’s biggest acquisition of a foreign car maker.