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5 Free Business Networking Apps to Find Collaboration Partners and Startup Founders

These free business networking apps are great for finding clients, partners, and even startup founders.

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Recruiters can now Post Unlimited Jobs and reach millions of candidates with Premium Jobs

Recruiters can also post unlimited jobs on behalf of other companies too.

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BEAMSTART to launch $10m fund to invest in early tech startups in SEA

The fund will be launched in several weeks and the capital will start being deployed as early as Q2 of 2021.

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The 6 Online Marketing Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs

Your startup won’t be able to thrive without them.

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5 trends in Quantum tech to look out for in 2020

Google carried out a computational task in 200s, current supercomputer would take 10,000yr to complete

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Entering China: Marching your business into the Chinese market with 10 most important advices

China is now often seen as the most lucrative opportunity in the developing world

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Want a remote job? These 9 questions are crucial.

Interviewers will always ask these questions.

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9 Tips to Mastering Online Interviews.

Competition for online jobs will increase.

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Saving SMEs: iPrima Media announces free marketing and support to move SMEs online quickly.

Helping SMEs move online quickly at very low risk, with free marketing and support.

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Most business cards are thrown away, but this QR code tool changes everything.

People can now create special QR codes that save contacts automatically to phones when scanned.

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The Purpose Of Life Is Not Happiness: It’s Usefulness

To be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

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SMEs looking to invest in technology startups can now do so at PUMM's Entrepreneur Day event.

A dedicated session has been created to bridge SMEs looking to diversify their investments into technology companies.

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Singapore startup, Novocall becomes best selling application on AppSumo

Crossing 2,270 purchases in a single month, amounting to over SGD $153,230 in sales.

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Nominations open for one of Malaysia's most notable business awards.

Some of the past award recipients include Tony Fernandes of AirAsia and many more.

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Interview with Steve Wee on transforming businesses through personal branding.

He's on a mission to empower people with knowledge and tools to build a strong reputation.

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Introducing the Community Feed — To bridge people to business opportunities.

Bridging potential clients, new investors, entrepreneurial events, tech talent, and more.

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250 New Singaporean Startups to Benefit from TRIVE Pay-It-Forward Community Program

10 startups have already received the S$30k Startup SG Founders Grant

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BEAM Launches CrossBorder Summit focused on International Business Expansion and Investments

To bridge entrepreneurs, investments, resources, and valuable experiences across the different markets.

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1UNi is helping students find the right universities through AI and data-driven technologies.

The company aims to capture 17% of the education placements market share in Malaysia

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MyPerintis NGO celebrates 3rd Year Anniversary with Malaysian Prime Minister

Over 70,000 youths have been impacted over the last 3 years.

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Seedstars is coming back to Kuala Lumpur this 26th July

The winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Seedstars Bangkok, and the Global Summit in Switzerland

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Blockchain talent platform DREAM Ecosystem forms partnership with BEAM

To bring greater access to blockchain talent across Asia.

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Maxis Adds E-Commerce Solution for SMEs, Airbnb to IPO by late 2020

Meituan, the Tencent-backed ‘one-stop super app,’ files for IPO in Hong Kong

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Mei Tan of Scoopoint Co-working shares her vision for Penang as an Innovation and Creative Hub

And her journey starting out and building Penang's first creative co-working space.

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Introducing a new way to Get introduced to like-minded entrepreneurs.

In a tap, we will make an introduction to the person of your choice for you.

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Today in News: Grab raises $1B from Toyota, explore self-driving cars with Didi

WeWork talks with SoftBank to double valuation to as much as $40B

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Today in News: Apple introduces the AI phone, Another Facebook Blunder and more

Alibaba’s Ant Financial fintech affiliate raises $14 billion to continue its global expansion

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The first Entrepreneurship and Investment Convention in East Malaysia is happening this July 19th.

And it's bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and experts across the region to Kuching, Malaysia.

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TRIVE forms New Strategic Partnership with ICON Foundation

To provide Blockchain courses in Southeast Asia and green lane access to the ICON Network

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Today in News: Starbucks has more users than Apple and Android, Amazon told not to help police

4500 job openings with the keywords “blockchain,” “bitcoin” or “cryptocurrency” were posted in LinkedIn

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Official: Change of Malaysian Government inevitable as Opposition Party wins Elections

This marks the first time in Malaysia's history since the country gained independence in 1957.

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Today in News: VW will hold 40% equity in Didi, Meituan is investigating its cybersecurity leak.

Alibaba acquired Sound Connect 先声互联, Bloomberg launched the subscription business

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Today in News: Apple Q1 Revenue $61.137, Facebook announces 'Dating' feature.

AutocloudPro raises C round, Oppo launches sub-brand Realme in India

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Today in News - Baidu profit soars 227% while Amazon increased 43%

Youtube deletes 8.3 million videos, Amazon starts offering home security devices, and more.

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Today in News - Facebook reports Q1 revenue

Baidu launches financial cloud, USA announces new visa restrictions, and more.

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Johan Nasir of MAAYE on witnessing the development of Malaysia's startup ecosystem.

And insights on upcoming trends as the country and region continues evolving.

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Dropbox finishes up 36% on first day of trading

Dropbox was off to the races on its first day as a public company.

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Elon Musk deletes SpaceX and Tesla Facebook Pages, axing more than 5 million followers

The move was made in less than an hour, in response to a challenge from a Twitter user.

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Why entrepreneur Tony Fernandes chose the airline sector

...when he already had a top job in the music industry

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What Elon Musk Can Teach You About Getting Funding for Your Startup

Learn from the entrepreneur's successes -- and his mistakes.

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7 Principles For Startup Decision-Making

There is no predictability when creating a new business with an idea.

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If we want to solve tech's talent crisis, we need to change how we hire

Addressing diversity in the recruiting mix can be a real challenge for many hiring managers

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Firms start to pull Facebook ads following data scandal

The alleged use of Facebook data for political targeting was "deeply concerning."

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How To Get A Job At Twitter

A hiring manager and a new hire reveal what it takes to get in at the social media giant.

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Snapchat’s new feature is aiming to turn Snap Map into a next-gen newsfeed

A new feature called Map Explore will let you thumb through Snap Map updates in a more methodical way

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7 much scarier questions for Zuckerberg

Did Cambridge Analytica attain other ill-gotten Facebook data?

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No extra charge for card purchases, BNM tells retailers

It has been a practice by a number of merchants to charge an additional 2% to the bill when purchases are made using a debit or credit card.

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Here is the perfect way to start an email — and 20 greetings you should usually avoid

Email greetings you should avoid are ones that could be construed as too casual, too formal, and even insulting.

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4 Easy Rules to Get Yourself out of Poverty Tomorrow

If you find yourself stuck in a job and life that are not up to your standards of living, then you probably need this wake up call.

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Facebook user data scandal erases US$50 billion from market cap

Facebook's stock closed down 2.6 per cent Tuesday, following a 6.8 per cent drop Monday.

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Why sandboxes allow fintech to flourish

There is huge potential for fintech in South East Asia, but regulators must be careful, warns Amit Roy Choudhury.

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Why Do All Roads Lead To China?

When you open your handbag or purse, you can immediately spot all sorts of stuff made in China.

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Malaysia Central Bank introduces eCCRIS

eCCRIS enables consumers to stay on top of their credit standing, find out whether there have been any fraudulent activities and prevent identity theft

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Zuck and Sandberg go M.I.A. as Congress summons Facebook leadership by name

The bad thing about making your face synonymous with the company you run: When you go M.I.A., everyone tends to notice.

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Failure nor Learning Is the Goal—Application & Progression Is

“Failure isn’t a goal. Learning is.” I wasn’t sure why, but this quote struck a nerve when I read it in Jeremiah Gardner’s article, ‘Fail Learn Fast’. I devoured the article, read it again, and spent a few minutes thinking about it.

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Alibaba to invest additional US$2 billion in Lazada, replaces CEO

Alibaba has previously invested US$2 billion in the Singapore-based firm, bringing its total investment to US$4 billion.

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Why Millennials Really Want To Quit Working For You

For business owners, this could all seem like a pessimistic workforce trend, particularly as younger 9-5ers are increasingly quitting their job to become digital nomads.

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Facebook hired a forensics firm to investigate Cambridge Analytica as stock falls 7%

Facebook has hired the digital forensics firm Stroz Friedberg to perform an audit on the political consulting and marketing firm.

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How My Marketing Methods Helped Businesses Generate up to 20x Their Existing Revenue

Effective marketing isn’t about reaching as many people as possible.

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The Perils Of Being A Female Entrepreneur

As it turns out, women entrepreneurs - even in the lucrative tech sector - have the same old problem as the rest of us: Money. The lack of it.

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Struggling retailers turn to vending machines

The city-state is seeing some of the fastest growth rates in vending machines sales worldwide

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Facebook and the endless string of worst-case scenarios

Facebook and the endless string of worst-case scenarios

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How Viral Content Is Evolving (And What Entrepreneurs Need To Know)

Here’s a summary of the things he learned that are of highest value for today’s entrepreneurs

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Are you an Entrepreneur struggling from loneliness?

Here are 5 things you can do so you don't have to struggle alone.

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How to perfect your pitch deck

One of the most critical tasks startups face, is creating a killer elevator pitch — a short, verbal description of who they are, what they do, and how they are going to succeed as a business.

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15 of the most remarkable and memorable things Stephen Hawking ever said

Stephen Hawkingdied early in the morning on March 14, 2018 – Pi Day and Albert Einstein’s birthday – but left behind one of the most incredible legacies for a human being on Earth.

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Common Pitfalls & How To Avoid Them In A Series Fundraising Round

As attractive as these investments may seem to the company, business owners need to be mindful of the pros and cons of each fundraising option

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Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing retires at 89 years old

His elder son Victor will take over a conglomerate that touches the lives of practically everyone in the city

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China Is Stepping Up Its Efforts To Draw Tech Giants Like Alibaba And Baidu Back Home

The move is as much about sharing gains from their rapid growth as increasing control over its tech sector, analysts said

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Peter Thiel: ‘There are no successful tech companies in Europe’

Thiel’s venture capital fund Founders Fund has invested in several European technology companies, including Spotify, ResearchGate, and Entrepreneur First.

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Chryseis Tan Gives Us Insight Into Building An Unstoppable Entrepreneurial Mindset

Despite the constant attention focused on her private life, not many people know that there is more to Chryseis Tan than the facade she presents.

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Four Digital Tips For Analyzing Your Startup Idea's Viability

An often overlooked or underappreciated first step to starting a new business is determining the market demand for the product or service.

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Spotify’s growth chart should be the primary user manual for startups building businesses on the web

As the 12-year-old music streaming company Spotify prepares to go public on April 3, people are wondering what made it so special.

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AirAsia CEO sets sights on regional fintech success with BigPay

The low-cost airline believes it can use its huge stockpile of customer data as a springboard for fintech success

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Why You Can't Be a Perfectionist and Be an Entrepreneur

When combining the traits and expectations of a perfectionist with the stresses and processes of being an entrepreneur, it's not a good mix.

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Telekom Malaysia and Huawei further push for a digital economy

Both parties will work hand-in-hand in multiple collaboration activities, leveraging on each other’s core expertise and capabilities.

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The Key To The iPhone X's Future Lies In China

Given Apple’s stellar sales record, figures for the U.S. tech giant’s premium smartphone have fallen well short of expectations.

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Malaysian small businesses investing in technology, creating jobs

According to CPA Australia’s eighth annual Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey, nearly 3,000 small business operators in Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and China are experiencing positive business conditions, with many adding jobs and investing in technology.

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Prudential to split into two companies to target Asia

Insurance group splits off Europe business to focus on growth in Asia, US and Africa

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5 New Silk Road Projects That Will Alter Your View Of How The World Works

The projects of the New Silk Road are like pieces of a puzzle scattered all across a clutter-filled room.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Stephen Hawking

After Stephen Hawking death we look at some of the most remarkable facts about the man who made science accessible to millions

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Snoop Dogg’s venture firm just closed its debut fund with $45 million

The venture firm that he co-founded a couple of years ago, Casa Verde Capital, has closed its debut fund with $45 million.

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Finally, a female Michelin-starred chef from Malaysia: Kwen Liew from Ipoh who owns a restaurant in Paris

Ipoh-born Kwen Liew is believed to be the first Malaysian female chef to be awarded a Michelin star.

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