Help for en­trepreneurs

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - SHOWBIZ - The Cana­dian ac­tor who starred in the TV mu­si­cal se­ries died of an ac­ci­den­tal over­dose of heroin and al­co­hol in a Van­cou­ver ho­tel in 2013.

ThE Mul­ti­me­dia De­vel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion or MDeC is col­lab­o­rat­ing with Red FM and Cap­i­tal FM to help en­trepreneurs to ini­ti­ate and ac­cel­er­ate their busi­ness dig­i­tally.

MDeC di­rects and over­sees Malaysia’s Na­tional iCT (in­for­ma­tion & Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Tech­nol­ogy) and is com­mit­ted to drive MSC Malaysia by em­pow­er­ing busi­nesses and con­nect­ing com­mu­ni­ties through iCT.

MDec also aims to fa­cil­i­tate Malaysia’s goal of be­com­ing the pre­ferred lo­ca­tion for iCT and mul­ti­me­dia in­no­va­tions, op­er­a­tions and ser­vices.

Jan­ice Tan, who co-founded Al­phaPod, will join Jan­ice Yap and Pamela Chong tomorrow to share her ex­pe­ri­ence and tips as a techno­preneur. Tan has also worked with Joann Soon in de­vel­op­ing Owe$ome, a bill sep­a­ra­tor that scans and stores bills.

Soon and her team came in tops in the Malaysian edi­tion of An­gelhack. Soon will speak to the Cap­i­tal Break­fast duo on March 5.

“We are glad to have the op­por­tu­nity to share our ex­pe­ri­ence with Cap­i­tal FM lis­ten­ers. We hope our sto­ries would be an in­spi­ra­tion to lis­ten­ers who are keen to ven­ture in en­trepreneur­ship.” say Tan.

On Feb 26, the co-di­rec­tor and men­tor of Founder in­sti­tute Kuala lumpur Chu Tzu Ming will be on Red FM’s Red Rave. Chu, who also heads the web an­a­lyt­ics soft­ware and so­lu­tions firm Per­sua­sion Tech­nolo­gies, will be dis­cussing on how lis­ten­ers can lever­age on the vi­brant start up ecosys­tem in Malaysia to ven­ture into busi­ness. Mean­while, on March 12, the founder of Wavelet So­lu­tions Vin­cent lee hong Fay will talk on the com­mon traits pos­sessed by en­trepreneurs on Red Rave.

Join­ing lee is Khailee Ng from 500 Duri­ans.

“Be­ing en­trepreneurs is chal­leng­ing but a great learn­ing curve. We be­lieve that our sto­ries can help lis­ten­ers who plan to ven­ture into busi­ness and in need of the boost and sup­port. This is a great op­por­tu­nity for us to share and sup­port them.” says lee.

lis­ten­ers should not miss the shar­ing ses­sions as they are in­for­ma­tive and ben­e­fi­cial, es­pe­cially for those who plan to ven­ture into en­trepreneur­ship.

For more in­for­ma­tion, log on to www.red.fm and www.cap­i­talfm. com.my or tune in to Red FM and Cap­i­tal FM.

Glee

The US ac­tor who shot to star­dom as a teenager in Stand By Me, col­lapsed out­side a los An­ge­les club in 1993. high lev­els of mor­phine (of which heroin is a de­riv­a­tive) and co­caine were found in his blood.

Jean Se­berg, 41:

The Amer­i­can-born ac­tress, who starred in French cult new wave film Breath­less, was found dead in her car in Paris in 1979. The probe con­cluded that she had killed her­self with an over­dose of bar­bi­tu­rates and al­co­hol. – AFP

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