Sarawak is a very exciting State to test and scale up impactful innovations. By bringing together entrepreneurs in Blockchain, Smart City, and Industry 4.0 in one place, StartUp Borneo is positioning Borneo to becoming one of the most exciting Digital Economy Hub in Southeast Asia.
Co-Chair, Global Digital Economy Council
This would help them to commercialise their business ideas and expand further like Silicon Valley-proven startups, such as Dell, Google, and Facebook. This is a win-win collaboration for Serba Dinamik to help other companies while also expanding its network with the local authorities and international companies within the loop. The incubators, accelerators or startups will benefit through coaching programmes and financial setups to give them exposure to the global network.
Dato' Dr. Ir. Ts. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah
Group Chief Executive Officer, Serba Dinamik Group Berhad
Kuching, Sarawak is on the forefront of the ‘Smart City’ revolution and platforms like the StartUp Borneo are crucial if we are to achieve this ambitious goal. StartUp Borneo enables rural-urban community to be in one preferred startup ecosystem so like-minded people can learn from each other.
Prof. Ir. Dr. Al-Khalid Haji Othman
Deputy Chief Scientist, Sarawak Multimedia Authority
HIPMI KALBAR (Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia - Kalimantan Barat) welcome any collaboration from StartUp Borneo and we hope to see a lot of exchange in knowledge and technology expertise between Sarawak and Kalimantan Barat.
Denia Yunirati Abdusamad
Chairwoman, Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia, Kalimantan Barat
StartUp Borneo needs to be lauded as it is a great avenue to promote creativity and the spirit of entrepreneurship. At the same time StartUp Borneo can become the catalyst towards powering the state economy in the future.
Datuk Abang Karim Tun Abang Haji Openg
Board Member, Malaysia Productivity Corporation
Startups require an ideal environment in order to launch and scale up. The StartUp Borneo community platform is built as an enabler for the startup ecosystem in Borneo to accelerate startups from ideation stage to commercialization stage and get a startup business or project ready to be market.
Md Silmi Abd Rahman
Chief Executive Officer, TERAJU
This collaboration, as an ongoing process, could draw the interest of the public to the digital industry as well as to enhance development through innovation and expertise available in our youths. The ultimate goal of Sesa and StartUp Borneo is to create Sarawak as an e-sports games hub. Towards this end, we will create a strategic eco-system in the digital e-sports games to ensure its continuity and sustainability.
Afiq Fadhli Narawi
President, Sarawak Esports Association (SESA)
Cities in Borneo has huge potential for development. StartUpBorneo.my is being established to push development through collaboration and empower entrepreneurs in Borneo with more innovative partnerships. The future for Sarawak in the Digital Economy era will be very much depending on the people.
Abdul Qaiyum Alidin
Chairman, StartUp Borneo (MY)