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Govt To Engage With Start-Ups On IP Financing

KUALA LUMPUR -- The government aims to engage with start-up companies, universities and research organisations to promote the Intellectual Property Guarantee Scheme (IPGS).

Govt To Engage With Start-ups On IP Financing

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 (Bernama) -- The government aims to engage with start-up companies, universities and research organisations to promote the Intellectual Property Guarantee Scheme (IPGS).

Gov’t to engage with start-ups on IP financing

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23: The government aims to engage with start-up companies, universities and research organisations to promote the Intellectual Property Guarantee Scheme (IPGS).

More funds for small businesses

BUDGET 2018 maintained a strong emphasis on SMEs as industry observers note a bigger allocation for the sector compared with 2017. However, many also note that a cut in corporate tax was sorely lacking.

Funding and incentives for SMEs in Budget 2018

Strengthening SMEs

  • Skim Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan for working capital and services sector (RM7bil)
  • Government Guarantee loans under SJPP to enable SMEs to automate production (RM1bil)
  • Syariah-compliant SME Financing Scheme with subsidy rate of 2% (RM1bil)
  • Development of halal industries and products under various agencies (RM82mil)
  • SME loans through Koperasi Jayadiri Malaysia Bhd (Kojadi) (RM50mil)
  • Indian Community Entrepreneur Development Scheme (SPUMI) under Tekun (RM50mil)

Kerajaan digesa pertimbang takrif PKS

JITRA - Angkatan Koperasi Malaysia Berhad (Angkasa) menggesa kerajaan memperincikan takrif Perusahaan Kecil dan Sederhana supaya gerakan koperasi boleh menikmati faedah dan insentif yang disediakan oleh kerajaan dalam Bajet 2018.