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Community 29 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

New business classification slowly gaining traction

When an entrepreneur has a light-bulb moment, the least of his concerns would be what type of business he should set up to capitalise on his idea.

Community 23 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Company works to make cashless transactions more widespread

Since the first currency notes and coins were issued in 1897, Malaysia’s payment system has evolved from the traditional cash-and-carry way of life to using cheques, debit and credit cards to Internet banking.

Sme 23 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Company works to make cashless transactions more widespread

Since the first currency notes and coins were issued in 1897, Malaysia’s payment system has evolved from the traditional cash-and-carry way of life to using cheques, debit and credit cards to Internet banking.

SME 18 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Offering up cheaper alternatives proves a viable business plan

Chemist turned entrepreneur Raymond Lim believes that things like perfume and personal-care products need not be expensive.

Sme 17 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Guiding a new crop of roboticists

One STORY robot inventor Dr Yeong Che Fai never tires of telling his students is of the time his robotic maid conked out just the night before the final judging of the Robofest event in 2004.

Community 16 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Tighty-whitey tales

To PUT it briefly, Steed Chiew, administration and product manager for men’s underwear company Depi Corporation Sdn Bhd, estimates the production capacity of the factories run by the company’s Chinese manufacturing partners in Fujian stands at about 360,000 pairs of men’s underwear a month.

SME 15 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Brewing a startup

In a 10-part series, the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC), in collaboration with The Star’s Metrobiz section, explores what it takes to make a great startup ecosystem, beginning with an understanding of what startups are all about.

Sme 13 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Company finds value outside of apps, software

HOW FAR can the app economy grow? Can the acquisition of an application like Whatsapp for a whopping US$19bil (RM60.61bil) announced by Facebook earlier this year occur again?

Sme 10 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Budget 2015: Move suggested to help finance tech startups

Technology startups, which mainly comprise innovative businesses in the fields of information and communications technology, green technology, biotechnology, electrical and electronic engineeringamong others, are in need of a constant flow of funds to help achieve their goals.

SME 09 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Eyes on expansion

In an industry where service and being people-centric is key, Swiss Garden International Sdn Bhd chief operating oficer Ricky Ang is set to bring the hospitality service provider to the next level.