WHAT IS RYSE?

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The Rapid Youth Success Entrepreneurship/Employability (RYSE) program is a Malaysian research and social outreach project that empowers Malaysian youth through entrepreneurship and employability programmes. RYSE aims to promote upward mobility and to lower youth unemployment rates. RYSE expose, upskill and support youth through various programmes. RYSE builds on ASB and MIT’s strengths in entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as relying on the experiences of local partners and successful entrepreneurs in Malaysia to train young people with transferrable soft skills.

RYSE’s VISION

Our vision is to create upward mobility for Malaysian youth.

RYSE’s MISSION

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.

ryse’s Impact So Far

Our Impact Report (2019 - 2020)

Ongoing/upcoming programmes

Stay tuned for more programmes in 2022!

past programmes

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)

Diam-Diam 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!

Sessions:

  • 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

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. 

Sessions:

  • 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!

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. 

 

Tauke Talks 2020

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.

Below are businesses interviewed in Tauke Talks 2020 series:

Watch our past Tauke Talks session here:

Tauke Talks 2021

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.

Below are the businesses interviewed in Tauke Talks 2021 series:

Watch our past Tauke Talks 2021 sessions here: