START Mongolia and StartupJohor, the ecosystem developers in their own region, have merged together into a unified brand, START. The merger is unique as it combines the vision of building a global acceleration hub for startups in Johor region of Malaysia and becoming the gateway to global expansion for Mongolian startups.
A massive new city is being quietly built in the state of Johor at the southern tip of continental Malaysia. Iskandar Malaysia, centered on the state capital Johor Bahru, is already six times the size of neighboring Singapore, and includes housing, industrial, and agriculture zones, amongst others.
One of five jobs will be replaced by artificial intelligence (AI) and automation within five years, as organisations worldwide focus on utilising these technologies to improve efficiencies in their businesses, according to a survey.