KUCHING: Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Bumiputera Sarawak (TEGAS) and Satu Creative Services Sdn Bhd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish cooperation and collaboration to deliver strategic and impactful entrepreneur development initiatives and programmes, in line with the State socio-economic agenda.

The MoU exchange between TEGAS and Satu Creative was witnessed by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi  Abang Johari Tun Openg and held during the opening ceremony with the Sarawak Career and Training Fair 2018 (SCaT Fair 2018) at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK).

Signing on behalf of TEGAS was Assistant Minister for Urban Planning, Land Administration and Administration of Sarawak and TEGAS Chairman, Datu Haji Len Talif Salleh, while Satu Creative was represented by its Managing Director, Azuar Zainuddin.

Azuar expressed that the collaboration between TEGAS and Satu Creative is “synergistic” as both organizations share a common aspiration in promoting digital innovation and entrepreneurship.

“We have already worked together on several programmes together at TEGAS Digital Innovation Hub (TDIH) and this MoU will take our partnership to deliver more initiatives and programmes of significant value to the next level,” he adds.

Among those present during the ceremony were Minister of International Trade and E-Commerce Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh, Assistant Minister for Education and Technological Research and Assistant Minister for Housing and Public Health Dr. Annuar Rapaee, Assistant Minister of Corporate Affairs, Abdullah Saidol, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Education and Technological Research, Datu Sudarsono Osman and TEGAS Chief Operating Officer Awangku Merali Pengiran Mohamed.

Azuar was also among the industry captains and thought leaders invited to speak at SCaT Fair 2018. His presentation on the topic of “Integrating Digital Innovation for Marketing” attracted a large audience comprising mainly of undergraduates and recent graduates from the local universities.

“It was great to see a number of returning faces from our previous programmes with TEGAS at TDIH. This indicates that there is a growing interest for quality content in the State in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship,” Azuar remarked.

Satu Creative is a consulting and training company focused on developing Malaysian entrepreneurs towards sustaining and accelerating their business growth through various forms of intervention services which include business coaching, facilitation, mentoring and training.