Business Entrepreneur – Special Interest Group


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A group of film – makers from Pusat Komunikasi Masyarakat (KOMAS) will be coming to APIIT on the 18th of March 2008 for a screening and a discussion.

They will be screening a documentary on  a particular social issue in Malaysia and they will be present to answer any questions that you may have about the documentary.

The time is 2pm, please do come if you can. I promise you intelligent conversation and an afternoon well spent.

Venue is at MSR-2.

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Business Plan Category Winners

1st place: Universiti Sains Malaysia (Education Meshup: Develop and Maintain Education Services Meshup Integrated Service Information)

2nd place: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (Smart Gengs: Smart Digital Advertisement)

3rd place: Malaysia University of Science and Technology (EZ Weather Solution: Wireless Weather Solution)

Merit Winner 1: Universiti Putra Malaysia (Mobipark: Phone as parking pay device)

Merit Winner 2: Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (E-Man Tech: Education Technology for all levels of learning)

Business Idea Category Winners

1st place: Multimedia University (Ideas Connection- Virtual Advertising for Bloggers)

 2nd place: University of Nottingham Malaysia (Travel 4 All: Integrated Technology for Travelers)

3rd place: Universiti Sains Malaysia (Extreme Map: Integrated Map System)

Merit Winner 1: Universiti Utara Malaysia (Al-Furqan: Learning Quran System)

Merit Winner 2: Sunway University College (Holo-Duo: Holographic Keyboard)

A hearty congratulations to the winners!

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BUSINESS IDEA CATEGORY

First Place: USM (Team: MyoBT/ Idea: Business Solution)

Second Place: SyUC (Team: TechNutz/ Idea: Blue Alarm)

Third Place: MMU (Team: Nestcom/ Idea: Advertising Solution for
Mobile Vehicles)

Merit Winner 1: UTHM (Team: ProxyMed/ Idea: 3 X Pro Med)

Merit Winner 2: UTAR (Team: Wedding Planner/ Idea: Weddasia.com)

BUSINESS PLAN CATEGORY

First Place:

UTM (Team: Traseer/ Idea: Tracing Movement On-line Recovery Satellite (TREMORS))

Second Place:

UTAR (Team: Yellow Box/ Idea: Electronic Karaoke System (E-Kara))

Third Place:

USM (Team: Multimedia Research Group/ Idea: Edusoft)

Merit Winner 1:

UTHM (Team: MyaZ Tech/ Idea: Universal Vehicle Tracking System (U-Trac))

Merit Winner 2:

SyUC (Team: Excel/ Idea: E-Value)

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Do you have a great business idea that deserves attention? Are you currently working on a creative project/ prototype? Have you always wanted to realise your potential? Why not enter the MSC Malaysia- IHL Business Plan Competition 2006?

Business Ideas and Business Plan from the following categories are welcome:-

  • Software Development
  • Hardware Design
  • Internet-based Business
  • Shared-Services and Outsourcing (SSO)
  • Creative Multimedia Content
  • ICT Services

Eligibility requirement:

  • Business Idea: Malaysian, Full-time Undergraduates in APIIT/UCTI (1 out of 3 team members can be an international student)
  • Business Plan: Malaysian, Full-time Postgraduate students, researchers, academic and non-academic staff of APIIT/UCTI (1 out of 4 team members can be a non-Malaysian)

Prizes include cash, vouchers AND a 3-month attachment programme with the Multimedia Development Corporation.

Visit www.technopreneurdevelopment.net.my for further details.

APIIT/UCTI Contact Person: Ms Nadiah Suki (nadiah@apiit.edu.my)

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All registered members are invited to the BE-SIG General Meeting

Date: 19 May 2006 (Friday)

Time: 12.00-1.00 p.m.

Venue: Auditorium 2

Agenda of the General Meeting is as follows:-

  • Past and future activities 
  • BE-SIG accounts (2005)
  • Election of new Committee Members

Please communicate with any of the advisors before 5.00 p.m. on 11 May 2006 to propose eligible candidates as Committee Members or to suggest new agenda items.

See you there!

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The .NET Technopreneur Development Centre (NTDC), a joint collaboration among Microsoft, HP, Multimedia Development Corporation and MMU, will be organising NTDC Symposium on 19th April 2006. 

Date: 19th April 2006 (Wednesday)

Time: 8.30am – 1.00pm

Venue: Microsoft Auditorium West, Level 29, Tower II, KLCC

Admission to the Symposium is FREE. Lunch will be provided.

The Symposium is targeting at start-ups, IT professionals, students, and fresh graduates.

Find out more about the Symposium by visiting NTDC website at http://ntdc.msc-tdf.com.my & register online.

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Gain the experience and insight from observing your peers present their Business Ideas before a panel of Industry leaders.

The MSC University Industry Commercialisation Collaboration
Forum 
(UICCF 2006) 
is happening on 5 April 2006.

Check out the Agenda:-

8.45 a.m. Opening Speech by Professor Les Trustrum, Academic Director, APIIT-UCTI

9.00 a.m. Turn Your Idea into a Business by Mr Felix Quek, Head of Start-up Development, MSC Technopreneur Development

9.30 a.m. Latest Market Trends by Nur Eliza Noordin Ali, Head of Lab, .Net Technopreneur Development Centre, Microsoft Malaysia

10.00 a.m. Venture Capital as an Alternative Funding Source by Johan Nasir, Senior Investment Consultant & Ideas Bank Manager, Cradle Investment Programme, MAVCAP

10.45 a.m. Our Commercialisation Experience by Mr Muhammad Anis, APIIT-UCTI’s International Business Development Manager

11.15 a.m. IT: An Intelligent Translator by Yogeeta Ghanshamdas

11.45 a.m. Spectacle Frame Matching System using Face Detection by Visalakshi Palaniappan

 1.00 p.m. PICO: Online Music Collaboration System by Samuel Aikins & Woo Wen Chern

 1.30 p.m. Genuine Voice: Voice Authentication System using Voice Scan Biometric by Lee Kian Giap

 2.00 p.m. Stockbrokers Information Management System by Cheah Cheng Jin & Au Yee Kwan

This event will take place in AUDITORIUM 1. You may pick and choose the slots if you have classes in between.

To register, please provide your name & student number by e-mail to Ms Nadiah (nadiah@apiit.edu.my) before 12 p.m. on Monday 3 April 2006. See you there! 

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