Ata Plus Insights
How Average Malaysians can Shape the Economy
November 30th, 2016 by Natalie Heng
The Time is Ripe for Equity Crowdfunding All over the world, equity crowdfunding is being hailed as a game changer for stimulating small and medium-sized business growth. This is how the little guy can make a difference. With wage stagnation, cutbacks in subsidies and declining oil revenue from a global slump in oil prices, sentiment […]
How to Channel Philanthropy into Education
November 17th, 2016 by Natalie Heng
Skolafund Creates Greater Access to Education through Crowdfunding A little bit of money can go a long way when the crowd comes together. We find out how Southeast Asia’s first education crowdfunding site Skolafund is constantly improving its platform for the community to help build a better Malaysia through education. A few weeks ago we introduced […]
The Mercy Excellence Awards for Social Enterprises are open to submissions!
November 15th, 2016 by Natalie Heng
Are you a Social Enterprise? We know you don’t do it for the glory, but how about some recognition for all that hard work? Announcing the Mercy Excellence Awards for Social Enterprises! We believe in supporting and encouraging businesses, corporations, NGOs and cooperatives that have found smart and effective solutions to make the world […]
Why invest in PasarTap?
November 7th, 2016 by Natalie Heng
People are one of the most critical factors to consider when investing in an early stage startup. Check out our interview with Hisham Talib, co-founder and business manager of PasarTap to find out more about the people behind Malaysia’s first online grocery platform to offer door-to-door delivery service of local produce, fresh from the market. […]
Education Powered by the Crowd
October 19th, 2016 by Hammam Radwan
Education empowers people, but not everyone can afford one. There are many who understand its true value, however. And many who would be happy to help others get an education – if they knew how. In this era of digital, Skolafund have come up with an answer. And it involves the crowd… Education – A Human Right […]