While other areas of the world are going through their own growth stages, areas in Malaysia and Indonesia are a relative boomtown. Here are a few examples of recent activities:
From startups, telecommuting, freelancing and sustainable farming for tourism.
- Extreme telecommuting, CNN Money: Stories of web developers and other professions working from practically anywhere, this includes Perhentian Island in Malaysia, mountains in Canada or Alaska, India, traveling through the US, Japan and other places. Discusses some of the challenges involved, keeping Visa’s updated, working independently and juggling the ongoing personal and professional activities.
- To Fund a Startup, Go to Malaysia, Business Week: Forget Silicon Valley, Boston, Singapore, Hong Kong or Thailand, this Minnesota based startup found support from the Malaysian government. Part of a $100M fund for tech startups that’s been going for three years now.
- Sustainable farm entrepreneurship through tourism, Travel Daily News: From Taiwan, Malaysia and the Philippines, a conference is being held for sharing ideas about what it takes to include the tourism aspect with their farming activities.
- Reverse globalization: How we took our startup from India to Asia to Europe to global, VentureBeat: Learning to think big by being small and other lessons learned in a changing global landscape.
- Job Marketplace ‘Freelancer’ Now Supports Malaysian, wants 300,000 Users in 2013, Tech in Asia: Another example of different types of jobs an expertise growing in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Lots more tech startup activity, specifically for mobile.
- Sharing Session: An Introduction to Indonesia’s Startup Ecosystem, Yahoo Finance Singapore: About a dozen tips and suggestions for tech startups in Indonesia, with a heavy emphasis on mobile, mobile and more mobile.
- Young entrepreneurs represent Indonesia’s fresh economic era, ABC Online: Discussion and examples of the trend of people in Indonesia going to Australia for education and later returning to many other entrepreneurs starting new businesses.
- Program to give local digital startups a boost, The Jakarta Post: A new incubator program to help provide capital, infrastructure, servers and other software for new tech business ideas in Bali.
Have your own networks to help organize your work
If looking for an online solution to help organize a few of your activities, here are some of the benefits you’ll get with an Odysen solution:
- Use in your preferred language, this includes Malay, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hindi and others.
- Get started for free with the Basic plan, this includes the ability to create as many networks and sub-networks as needed, sharing with others as appropriate, using the applications and having initial storage for your files.
- Organize and share content with intuitive folders, adding for different projects, topics, subjects, places and other types of content. Expand with sub-folders and see integrated views in respective parent folders.
- Add content as appropriate to the applications, this could be actions, notes, events, office files, graphics, videos, websites and news sources in the news reader. Lots of options to share different types of content relevant for your activities.
- Let others know of something new with email notifications, stay informed of new content or comments by adding Newsletters to your networks.
- Access your networks, folders and content from mobile, such as a tablet or phone.