Our vision is to create upward mobility for Malaysian youth.
The mission statements of RYSE are:
- Expose youth to stories and experiences in entrepreneurship and employability.
- Upskill youth with entrepreneurship knowledge, transferrable soft skills, and entrepreneurial mindsets.
- Support youth with seed funding, networks and/or paid work placements to kickstart their careers.
- Contribute to Malaysia’s research on entrepreneurship and youth employability.
- Highlight the current trends in entrepreneurship and employability with academic research.
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RYSE’S IMPACT SO FAR
OUR IMPACT REPORT (2019-21)
RYSE With Us! 3.0
RYSE with Us! is a series of mini webinars and workshops to upskill Malaysian youth with transferable soft skills.
- Open to All Malaysians
- Design 101 with Canva
- How to Manage Your Time
- Understanding Yourself Professionally and MORE!
PAST PROGRAMMES (2022)
RYSE To Work 2022
RYSE To Work is an employability programme to provide fresh graduates with soft-skills training, support and a PAID work placement in an organisation focusing on social impact.
Who are we looking for?
- Fresh graduates looking for a job
- Curious about social impact
- Degree holder of any subject
- Graduated in 2020 or 2021 from a Malaysian university
RYSE Online 2022
RYSE Online 2022 is a FREE online course that equips you with the basics of entrepreneurship.
Course Ends: 17th October 2022, 12PM
- Step-by-step guide on a journey of creating your own small business
- Easy-to-follow videos and taught in simple English
- Learn at your own timing
- Stand a chance to win up to RM2,500 by submitting a business pitch and proposal! *T&C applies
- Open to all Malaysians at no charge
- Finding your business idea
- Industry Analysis
- Customer Segments & MORE!
RYSE In Kuching
RYSE organised physical RYSE with Us! Workshops, Comic Workshops and held Diam² Ubi Berisi book club in Kuching, Sarawak. Workshops was done in local colleges and the state library for Sarawakian youths interested to learn more about soft skills. Diam² Ubi Berisi book club was done in local high schools to spark conversations of entrepreneurship among high schoolers.
Workshop topics include:
- Entrepreneurship 101
- Branding & Marketing 101
- Transitioning to the Workplace
- Understanding & Brand Yourself Professionally
- Many more
Kecil² Cili Padi Competition
Kecil² Cili Padi is a comic competition for Malaysian youth to tell stories about youth employment through comics. We want to highlight experiences and realities of youth employment in Malaysia and show that though young people may be seen as ‘small’, they can still be brave to speak up and create their own futures. Participants stand a chance to win up to RM3,000 and a chance to be published in Kecil² Cili Padi Anthology.
PAST PROGRAMMES (2021)
RYSE Online 2021
RYSE Online 2021 is a FREE online course that equips you with the basics of entrepreneurship.
Course Period: 26th February to 30th July 2021
- Step-by-step guide on a journey of creating your own small business.
- Easy-to-follow videos and taught in simple English.
- Learn at your own timing.
- Stand a chance to win up to RM10,000 seed funding, coaching, and certificates for selected participants! *T&C applies
- Open to all Malaysians at no charge
Ready, set, ryse 2.0
Ready, Set, RYSE 2.0 is an event hosted by RYSE to grow Malaysian youth’s knowledge on entrepreneurship.
We are partnering with local micro-entrepreneurs to bring a series of talks in hopes of raising awareness of the different areas of entrepreneurship in Malaysia. We hope that this would expose Malaysian youth to the world of entrepreneurship.
Forum about Women in Entrepreneurship: Atiyah from Jaroom, Alia from Asial and Erica from Ace Edventure Studio (10AM, Zoom Webinar)
Women in Entrepreneurship: Shedding light on the experiences of women entrepreneurs in Malaysia
Forum about Social Enterprises: Lai from Seven Tea One, Ezzati from Teman Malaysia and Bernard from Dawn Adaptive (2PM, Zoom Webinar)
Understanding the world of Social Enterprises: Introducing the world of business mixed with social impact in Malaysia
Instagram Live Discussion with a young Entrepreneur: Speak to a youth! (4PM, Instagram Live)
Entrepreneurship through the lens of the youth
The Spirit of malaysian Taukes Competition
The Spirit of Malaysian Taukes Competition is a postcard design competition for Malaysian youth to promote the spirit of Malaysian entrepreneurship. Through this competition, youth will be able to understand the dedication and passion required to be an entrepreneur. We hope that they will look up to these Taukes as positive role models. Participants stand a chance to win up to RM650 worth of cash prizes and limited edition merchandise.
RYSE with us! 1.0 & 2.0
RYSE with Us! is a series of mini webinars and workshops to upskill Malaysian youth with transferrable skills, especially for those who are interested to learn but may find it difficult to commit to programmes with longer duration.
PAST PROGRAMMES (2020)
RYSE Online 2020
RYSE Online is a FREE beginners online course that aims to equip young people with the skills needed to plan, design and operate their own business from scratch.
Course Period: 1st June to 31st October 2020
- FREE for everyone
- Learn at your own pace
- Short video lesson and relatable case studies
- Chance to win seed funding* up to RM10,000! (T&C applies)
Diam² Ubi Berisi Competition
Diam² Ubi Berisi is a competition for Malaysian youth to tell stories about entrepreneurship through poetry, short stories, and comics. We want to showcase experiences and realities of small businesses in Malaysia. Participants stand a chance to win up to RM3,000 and a chance to be published in Diam² Ubi Berisi Anthology.
Ready, Set, RYSE 1.0
Ready, Set, RYSE 1.0 is an event hosted by RYSE to grow Malaysian youth’s knowledge on entrepreneurship.
We partnered with various local micro-entrepreneurs and experts to bring a series of online events and webinars in hopes of inspiring Malaysian youth to start small businesses and equipping them with practical tools and mindsets needed to do so!
Discussion Forum with Malaysian Entrepreneurs: Dayana, Edmond and Azlan
An Entrepreneur’s Starter Pack: What do you really need to start a small business?
Webinar with Izwan from Izwan & Partners
5 legal tips you should know before starting a business!
Webinar with Paul from Flipidea
How to refine intuitive ideas by learning from failure
This is a series of sharing sessions where small but mighty business owners share about their motivation to start their own businesses and the story behind their journey.
Tauke Talks 2020
Below are businesses interviewed in Tauke Talks 2020 series:
Watch our past Tauke Talks session here:
Tauke Talks 2021
Below are the businesses interviewed in Tauke Talks 2021 series:
Watch our past Tauke Talks 2021 sessions here:
Tauke Talks 2022
Below are the businesses interviewed in Tauke Talks 2022 series:
Watch our past Tauke Talks 2022 sessions here:
Tauke Talks Bazaar 2022
A weekend-long bazaar showcasing Malaysian Taukes. The bazaar comprises local businesses that have been interviewed under the Tauke Talks brand and RYSE’s incubated business from RYSE Online cohort of the year 2021. The bazaar hosts activities, such as booths selling goods, a quiz about entrepreneurship and workshops.
Date: 24th – 25th September 2022
Click below to watch the RYSE Team reviewing some products at the bazaar: