Multimedia University (MMU) signed Memoranda of Understanding with Akademi Usahawan Mikro (AUM), Kelab Startup Melaka, and Wonson Sdn. Bhd. in conjunction with 2020 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) at Cyberjaya campus on 18 November 2020. The agreements were signed to foster close engagements with industries and to enhance the entrepreneurship initiatives.
The pacts were signed between Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, MMU President and Mr. Abd Azharee Abdul Wahid, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Akademi Usahawan Mikro(AUM); Mr. Yu Peng Chiang, President of Kelab Startup Melaka; and Mr. Terry Swee, Founder of Wonson Sdn. Bhd. Also attending the ceremony were Prof. Ir. Dr. Hairul Azhar Abdul Rashid, Vice President of Research and Innovation; Dr. Mohd Fairuz Abd Rahim, Dean of Faculty of Management (FOM); Dr. Ong Jeen Wei, Director of Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC), and MMU staff.
Through a collaboration with AUM, it is hoped that more entrepreneurs and start-up founders will be shaped amongst our students. The cooperation between MMU and Kelab Startup Melaka will be accomplished to create more entrepreneurs and technopreneurs to boost the startup ecosystem in Melaka. This signing also involved a company established by an MMU alumni, which is Wonson Sdn. Bhd., or also known as Vesbo. It is a healthy instant food company, and it offers the World’s First Bird Nest Porridge. Vesbo will act as an industry mentor and partner to realise this initiative.