SMEs Lured to Risky Pre-IPO Financing
The financing method is innovative, but poses high risk to SMEs and unprotected investors, warns HO WAH FOON. DUE to tighter control over financing by banks, many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are turning to the innovative but unregulated pr...
1MGRIP Programme Necessary For Developing Skilled Workers
KUALA LUMPUR: The 1MGRIP programme is necessary for Malaysia to achieve the government’s aim of having 33% skilled workers by 2020, said Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) CEO Datuk CM Vignaesvaran Jeyandran. The 1Malaysia Globally Reco...
SC Chief Sees Digital Platform For Asean SME Financing Needs
KUALA LUMPUR: Asean is mulling the idea of a Pan-Asean crowd funding and digital platform for micro and small and medium enterprises’ (SME) financing needs, with the aim of more inclusive growth, says Securities Commission chairman Datuk Seri R...
ASEAN SMEs Should Focus On R&D To Ramp Up Revenue - Ka Chuan KUALA LUMPUR
ASEAN companies, especially Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), should beef up their research and development (R&D) efforts in order to achieve higher revenues, said International Trade and Industry Minister II, Datuk Seri Ong Ka ...
CGC Targets RM14.5bil SME Loan Base By 2020
PETALING JAYA: Credit Guarantee Corp Malaysia Bhd (CGC) is targeting an RM14.5bil small and medium enterprise (SME) loan base by 2020 via its five-year strategic plan. The firm that aids SMEs in obtaining loans from commercial banks said...