If you’re a budding entrepreneur, and especially if you’re in Kuching, you may want to check out MaGIC or Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre, which just launched a co-working space in the city last week.
This co-working space is also significant as it is MaGIC’s first physical presence outside of the Klang Valley, as part of the centre’s outreach and engagement efforts to foster a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem across the nation.
The centre in Kuching – called MaGIC Sarawak @ Borneo744 – will provide a one-stop space for budding and existing entrepreneurs to work, learn and play. It also aims to provide quality entrepreneurship development programmes to support the creation and development of the next wave of entrepreneurs in Sarawak.
MaGIC Sarawak is part of the Blue Ocean Entrepreneurs Township (BOET) to support entrepreneurs from various industries in creating successful enterprises through creativity and innovation.
Through MaGIC Sarawak, MaGIC also aims to equip aspiring and existing entrepreneurs with the relevant skills and capabilities required to build their innovative solutions and promote creative thinking.
Entrepreneurs can benefit from MaGIC’s established network with local and global ecosystem players, which allows for easier partnership opportunities and market expansion.
Meanwhile, Borneo744 – the site of MaGIC Sarawak – is also the first BOET location in the country with a mission to be the preferred centre for incubation, co-location, mentoring, networking and collaborations for all entrepreneur types, as well as for small manufacturing, food and beverage (F&B), and retail start-ups.
Located just 6.5km from the heart of Kuching City, Borneo744 covers a 10-acre area in Bintawa that used to serve as the Public Works Department’s central mechanical workshop.
With a total built-up area of 120,000 square feet, its five buildings were once workshops and an office building, but which have since been refurbished for Borneo744.
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