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IskanderSpace, a new 8,000 sq. foot (743 sq. metres) co-working space, was launched today in Iskander Puteri, Malaysia as part of an effort to build-up the startup community in the state of Johor.
SKANDAR PUTERI, JOHOR, 27 November 2017 – Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) along with UEM Sunrise Berhad (“UEM Sunrise”) and Iskandar Investment Berhad (“Iskandar Investment”) jointly presented the sixth installment of the ISKARNIVAL 2017 with the launch of the Iskandar Puteri (“IP”) City and Community Portal on 25 November 2017. The portal will serve as an online resource for communities living and working in Iskandar Puteri as well as the public.
More of a community than an ecosystem, Startup Weekend Johor is working to develop a sustainable community in the city.
JOHOR BHARU: It was a gathering of young minds and entrepreneurs when 60 students from four varsities took part in a three-day workshop to flesh out ideas for start-ups, or scalable business ventures.
Over the weekend, we saw tremendous support and enthusiasm from the Johor Bahru community during Startup Weekend Johor Bahru.
Earlier last year, the Malaysian government set up a new Malaysian Global Innovation and Creative Centre (MaGIC), dedicated to growing the country’s entrepreneurship scene. MaGIC also serves as an one-stop centre for entrepreneurs that will provide financing, training, and intellectual property registration, among others.