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Tag: SME

Sweet success changes Sarawak village’s fortunes

Yayasan Sejahtera helps villagers commercialise their gula apong natural sweetener.

Do business together instead of talking about boycott, advises deputy minister

Deputy Entrepreneur Development Minister Dr Mohd Hatta Ramli says Bumiputera business owners should instead work hard to produce good products.

Forum: Syarikat kabur tentang Revolusi Industri 4.0

Dr Mahathir Mohamad melancarkan Dasar Mengenai Kebangsaan Industri 4.0 atau Industry4WRD tahun lepas bagi membantu syarikat berpindah ke IR 4.0 secara sistematik dan menyeluruh.

RM432 mil raised through equity crowdfunding for SMEs

The Securities Commission’s financing campaigns have attracted more than 12,000 investors, mostly local.

Small traders can appeal to postpone sugar tax

Deputy minister says the traders must provide reasonable grounds if they believe the tax is too high.

Ambank, CGC launch RM30 mil financing for start-ups

An additional RM500 million Portfolio Guarantee tranche will help support the development of small and medium enterprises.

3 out 4 loan applications by SMEs approved last year

Bank Negara says it will ensure SMEs continue to have full access to financing.

Train students in entrepreneurial skills, not just getting jobs, says UK...

Coventry University professor says transformational entrepreneurship training will produce a more versatile workforce.

Work with World Bank to target high impact areas, SME Corp...

Malaysia scores top in Asean for SME development index but minister says SME legislation and regulation lacking.

Use Bursa Malaysia’s fundraising platforms for growth, Redzuan tells SMEs

This will give them greater visibility among investors and open up new opportunities, minister says.

5 things to consider before expanding globally

Before you jump into the next phase of your business, you must conduct thorough research and develop a sound business plan first.

Sharina nails her business with help from social media

The young entrepreneur shows that social media apps like Instagram and WhatsApp can be a powerful tool for growth.

SME Bank’s role will be enhanced, says new CEO

Aria Putera Ismail says the bank will undertake high impact initiatives to provide customised solutions for SMEs.

Ministry to boost contribution of SMEs to manufacturing

Minister Mohd Redzuan Yusof says this can be achieved by creating conducive environment for SMEs to thrive.

How to raise money for your business

Choose whether to use your own savings, apply for a financing programme from an SME bank, or seek a venture capitalist.

SME Corp should come under us, says Entrepreneur Development Ministry

Ministry says this will ensure entrepreneurial policies will be more holistic and comprehensive.

Singapore’s rich turn wary of bonds sold by smaller firms

Fresh signs have emerged of stress among smaller borrowers in the local debt market this year.

Sabah plans to create 1,000 digital entrepreneurs

The Sabah government will help small and medium entrepreneurs transform their businesses to capture a worldwide market, says deputy chief minister.

Tax breaks to woo more investments in less-developed areas

These include double-tax deductions and 100% income tax exemption for up to 15 years.

Sabah’s small, medium-sized industries provide more jobs

The sector provided 451,021 jobs in 2015, up from 324,438 in the year 2010.

Floods: Bank Negara provides RM500m facility for SMEs

Affected businesses can obtain financing at a concessionary rate from any financial institution regulated by the central bank.

Ghosts in the Malaysian immigration system

The influx of foreigners into the country brings added responsibilities and complexity in securing the borders and tracking those already in the country.

Academician urges SMEs to tap local talent for innovation

Wan Fairuz Wan Chik says there are many research-based universities in Malaysia whose expertise is not being used.

‘SMEs GDP contribution to exceed 40% by 2020’

Malaysia has been targeting for SMEs to contribute 25% to exports, but with the prevailing economic performance and market condition, they could achieve 23% of exports by 2020.