The Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) Sarawak Chapter and Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC) have joined forces to empower the local startup ecosystem. Through collaboration, exchange of ideas, and resource sharing, both organizations aim to drive sustainable growth, foster innovation, and position Sarawak as a leading hub for entrepreneurial excellence. A recent roundtable talk brought together MBAN Sarawak Chapter’s executive committee members and guests to discuss key challenges faced by startups and angel investors, resulting in actionable plans and recommendations to enhance support for the startup ecosystem.
KUCHING, 21 June 2023 – The Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) Sarawak Chapter reaffirms its commitment to collaborate with Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation Bhd (SDEC) to empower the local startup ecosystem. Through the exchange of ideas, resources, and expertise, both organizations aim to drive sustainable growth, foster innovation, and position Sarawak as a leading hub for entrepreneurial excellence.
During a recent roundtable talk, MBAN Sarawak Chapter brought together its executive committee (exco) members and invited guests to discuss key challenges faced by startups and angel investors. The session focused on identifying and addressing these challenges, developing strategies for growth and innovation, and exploring opportunities to strengthen the local startup ecosystem.
The roundtable talk served as a valuable platform for sharing insights, experiences, and perspectives on the evolving landscape of startups and angel investment in Sarawak. The discussions resulted in actionable plans and recommendations to enhance the support system for startups and angel investors, ensuring continued success in fostering entrepreneurship and facilitating investment in the region.
MBAN Sarawak Chapter exco members, including pro tem chairman Dato Patrick Liew, Prof Jugdutt (Jack) Singh, Anne Kung, Hazwan Razak, Ehon Chan, James Graham, David Chew, John Law, Melvin Ong, Melvin Liew, and Amirul Annuar, actively participated in the discussions.
Prof Jack presented on the Post Covid-19 Development Strategy 2030 and highlighted the current challenges in the startup scene in Sarawak. The diverse perspectives and experiences provided a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by startups and angel investors, leading to innovative solutions, strategies, and policies.
MBAN Sarawak Chapter expresses its gratitude for the fruitful discussions and the resulting actionable plans and recommendations. These outcomes will guide the future activities and initiatives of the chapter, facilitating entrepreneurship, investment, collaboration, and partnership opportunities with government agencies, industry players, and other stakeholders in Sarawak. – source: Borneo Post