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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Company committed to having content staff

A SHARED passion for connecting people and businesses is what motivated two friends to set up a company focusing on managed Internet services in Malaysia.


Thursday, July 19, 2018

‘Embrace technology to grow your wealth’

GEORGE TOWN: Embrace technology and not run away from it, as it can cut down the time you need to grow your wealth, says PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Michael Tio.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Getting a head start

Some entrepreneurs start their businesses early in life, such as Mandy Leong, managing director of local, homegrown cosmetic producer Chriszen Malaysia Sdn Bhd.


Monday, July 16, 2018

Captains of the industry to share their experiences on riding the waves of challenge

BUSINESS owners and managers in Penang will have the opportunity to network and learn from experienced entrepreneurs and professionals as the first SOBA LAB kicks off this week.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

A helping hand to use tech effectively

PETALING JAYA: By now, who doesn’t know that technology is the way forward. But in order for business operators to use it effectively and successfully via the right platform and know-how, there’s no better way than to learn from leading industry players.


Monday, July 9, 2018

Finding profit in solving problems

ONE of Dr Ho Wai Loon and Ooh Wei Chee’s favourite idioms is “Rome wasn’t built in a day”. They use it liberally to support all their efforts in building Abbe Group.


Monday, July 9, 2018

Sharing experiences, growing together

MOST business owners will concede that the entrepreneurial path is long and lonely. Few can fully understand the struggles of championing a product or service amidst opposition, scepticism and discouragement.


Monday, July 2, 2018

Engaging entrepreneurs for growth

IN EFFORTS to encourage small business growth in Malaysia, Star Media Group will be organising SOBA LAB, a platform for entrepreneurs to engage with and learn from the experiences of other business owners who have succeeded in their own right.


Monday, May 28, 2018

Young and ambitious

CHRISTOPHER Liang, 33, wasn’t one of those who fancied looking young. Once, he tried growing out a beard to look older but decided to do away with the facial hair when it made him look messy.


Thursday, May 24, 2018

SOBA enters ninth year with new award

THIS year’s edition of The Star Outstanding Business Awards (SOBA) will see the introduction of a new Top-Of-The-Class Award: Best Use of Technology.

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AWARD TIMELINE

  • 18 May

    Announcement of SOBA 2018

  • 18 Jul

    SOBA LAB - Penang

  • 25 Jul

    SOBA LAB - Ipoh

  • 1 Aug

    SOBA LAB - Johor

  • 8 Aug

    SOBA LAB - Petaling Jaya

  • 19 Oct

    Deadline for entries / applications

  • 7 Nov

    Judging of entries

  • 17 Jan 2019

    Awards Night Ceremony