Saturday, August 24

Turn business ideas into reality with Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE

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Participants at a past workshop.

KUCHING: The Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE programme is back for the third year and invites all Sarawakian entrepreneurs to be a part of an exciting
initiative that can change their future.

Established in 2016, Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE programme engages with entrepreneurs committed to starting and growing their business ideas.

Business idea could concern social enterprises and the community, or an innovation that would revolutionised the world; whatever it may be, Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE programme is here to help make it a reality.

The programme takes entrepreneurs through a series of workshops that will assist in generating or enhancing business ideas, testing business models and preparing to be successful business owners.

Towards the end of the programme, participants will join a pitching workshop and a competition which aim to provide the necessary skills for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses.

Five winners will each win a RM10,000 grant with mentorship and guidance from the Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE facilitators for the next three years to kick start their businesses.

To date, about 150 entrepreneurs have participated in this programme.

In 2017, Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE programme partnered with the Tegas Digital Innovation Hub which provided the facilities and guidance as well as an additional RM5,000 to each winner on top of the Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE grant.

This year, the programme will kick off with the ‘Bright Ideas’ workshops in Kuching (Sept 15), Miri (Sept 22) and Bintulu (Sept 30).

Sarawakians above the age of 18 and committed towards turning business ideas into reality are encouraged to register and be a part of Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE programme at livewire.shell.com.my.

For further enquiries, contact Alvin Chia at [email protected]