Malaysia is leaping into the digitisation age and everyone needs to embrace and be part of it, Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak made clear the vision set out for the country with various initiatives driven by MDEC and relevant agencies. Rightly so, industrial revolution 4.0 is the termed used for this phenomena where every industry is being digitised by technology while there incumbents call it ‘Disruption’ we like to call it ‘Enabling’.
Having been set up as a tech hub since 1997, Cyberjaya is no stranger to the ever evolving dynamism of the connected world and the fast growing tech start-up scene. Having just celebrated 20 years, the Silicon Valley of South East Asia continues to attract multinationals, local technoprenuers, and young ambitious talents. In-line with the aspiration, Cyberview Sdn Bhd the master developer of Cyberjaya launched Cyberview Starter Kit a platform to connect individuals with successful stalwarts in particular technology spaces of expertise.
The platform, allows these young start ups to get insights from these experts who have gone through the mill and are able to share their journey and offer advice to these individuals.
“Supporting this proposition is an ecosystem consisting hard and soft infrastructure, talent, incentives, and community. The Starter Kit series will further enrich this ecosystem as we build linkages on a platform built especially for learning and sharing.” adds Mahadzir Aziz, Head of Technology Hub Development Division at Cyberjaya.
Under the Cyberview Living Lab Talent programme, the programs first installment examines the hallmarks of an entrepreneurial mindset where three start-ups were with three start-ups gave their insights and personal experiences to a diverse pool of students from MMU.
Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, Chairman of Cyberview was also present to engage with the students and later emphasised the importance of fostering the entrepreneurial mindset and spirit among students through the education system, regardless of their field of study.
Cyberview will be organising more Starter Kit series in the coming months, one of which will include companies and start-ups that kickstarted their operations in Cyberjaya. Subsequent Starter Kit sessions will examine topics on innovation, smart cities, and efforts to grow and enhance the country’s digital economy.