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aCATor Story: Featuring Orest Bilous

December 1, 2017

The aCAT coworking community comprises both local and international folks and this time, our aCATor Story introduces you to one of our many coworkers from abroad. Orest Bilous, a Ukrainian who loves the freedom in travel and who runs several tour companies, shares with us about his journey in life and his favourite places to […]

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7 Awesome Malaysian Women Entrepreneurs and Their Stories

November 4, 2017

The glass ceiling is hard to crack, much less to break through. But these Malaysian businesswomen prove that it is not impossible if you persevere. For the longest time, men have dominated and controlled the business world, and this also rings true in Malaysia. We hardly see women in the highly-coveted roles of leadership and entrepreneurship […]

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Startup Story: Telebort empowers young children through technology

October 16, 2017

Kids today are surrounded by more technology than we have ever experienced during our own childhood. aCAT brings you the Startup Story of Telebort, a company that enriches the minds of our younger generation through IT education. Digital technology has been rapidly gaining traction and it does not show signs of slowing down anytime soon. […]

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aCATor Story: Featuring Miki Tan

October 11, 2017

Here it is, the first aCATOR Story to feature a member on the aCAT team and that person is none other than Miki Tan. Her official job title is “Space and Memberships Manager” but more importantly, Miki is the one who keeps the place in tip-top shape and makes sure our coworkers are happy. Read […]

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Founder Institute Penang Graduates Nine Startups in Second Cohort

September 18, 2017

Excitement filled the air. There were big smiles all around—and a certain sparkle in their eyes. Brimming with enthusiasm, they were all ready to celebrate a milestone—it’s graduation day. After months of grueling sessions, the 9th of September 2017 saw the graduation ceremony of its second cohort held at aCAT Penang. This time around, what […]

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Branding: What You Need to Know for Your Business Success

September 16, 2017

Branding will make or break your business. It’s as simple as that. But you might be wondering…what is branding, really? Is it THAT crucial for business success? And how do you get branding right so it works for you? As a businessperson, you are likely to have heard your peers constantly praising the importance of […]

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Workspez: Disrupting the Field of Accounting

September 8, 2017

Three things accountants fear will make their jobs obsolete: Robots, cloud computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, the advancement of technologies shouldn’t be viewed as a threat but an opportunity—and, Workspez is all about seizing that opportunity. A question they get rather often: “Are you a coworking space?” Well, far from it. Founded in 2016, […]

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aCATor Story: Featuring Chia Jian Tong

September 5, 2017

For this round of our aCATor Story, meet Jian. He’s a cool guy who pretty much does his own thing. You may have noticed that he sits at the far end of the space, in front of his laptop and in the zone. Although he’s busy, Jian still finds time to mingle and get to […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Coworking, According to Our Coworkers

August 22, 2017

Every year, there are 2000 new coworking spaces. What draws people to these spaces anyway? Our coworkers’ top benefits of coworking might just explain that. If you live in an urban area, chances are you’ve seen several coworking spaces scattered about. You might be intrigued by why there are so many coworking spaces around you. […]

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