The Long Game

The Long Game podcast focuses on the realm of venture capital and startup investing, delving into current market trends and the most promising sectors for investment. The show provides a comprehensive examination of the startup ecosystem, offering insight into the optimal locations, trends, and sectors for startup founders to establish and expand their ventures

  • Malaysia Market Outlook 2024
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on February 6, 2024 at 3:45 am

    In this episode, we sit down with Mr. Chehan Perera to dissect the Malaysian market outlook for 2024. Drawing from his comprehensive report, Mr. Chehan shares invaluable insights on key sectors poised for growth, potential underperformers, and strategic investment opportunities.  We delve into the lessons learned from 2023's market performance and how they shape the future. Mr. Chehan also […]

  • Macro Matters: Decoding Market Dynamics
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on December 4, 2023 at 5:55 am

    This episode dissects the recent macroeconomic developments, taking glimpse of upcoming economic and monetary releases, as well as exploring the outlook of the financial markets. We then shift our gaze to the recent Budget Announcement in Malaysia, deciphering its significance and unravelling what it means for the nation's economic trajectory, at least in the short-to-medium term.

  • Greening the Grid
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on October 27, 2023 at 10:01 am

    Join us on the upcoming episode of The Long Game Podcast as we explore the dynamic landscape of the Malaysian electricity market in an episode titled "Greening the Grid." We're honoured to have Pn Siti Safinah Salleh, CEO of MyPOWER, as our esteemed guest. Discover the critical issues surrounding energy security, electricity tariff rates, diversification and decarbonization, with a specific focus […]

  • MADANI: Prosperity or a Pipe Dream
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on September 4, 2023 at 7:48 am

    In the latest episode of The Long Game Podcast titled "MADANI: Prosperity or a Pipe Dream", we have the pleasure of welcoming Mr. Alan Inn, the Deputy CEO of CGS-CIMB Securities Malaysia. Together, we dive into the fascinating world of the Madani Economy Framework, the ambitious government strategy aimed at transforming Malaysia's economic landscape. Throughout this insightful journey, we ask […]

  • The Venture Towards Sustainable Finance
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on July 27, 2023 at 10:32 am

    In this episode, titled "The Venture Towards Sustainable Finance," we have the privilege of hosting Dr. Yasmin Rasyid, who currently serves as the Sustainability Director for Lendlease Malaysia and is co-founder of national social enterprises and non-profits such as EcoKnights and Pop tani Asia, which focuses on the implementation of sustainable initiatives in Malaysia. With over 20 years of […]

  • Treading the Geopolitical Tightrope
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on May 31, 2023 at 1:51 am

    In this episode, titled "Treading the Geopolitical Tightrope," we have the privilege of hosting a distinguished guest, Dr. Abdul Razak Baginda, who was a former political analyst from Malaysia. With a wealth of experience in teaching and research, Dr. Abdul Razak has made significant contributions to the field. We will explore how companies and investors can successfully navigate the ever […]

  • Indonesian Startups: Conquering ASEAN
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on April 27, 2023 at 6:42 am

    In this episode, we welcome Patrick Yip, co-founder of Intudo Ventures, an “Indonesia-only” VC Fund.Prior to co-founding Intudo Ventures, Patrick was the Managing Director of Gemala Sarana Wiyata, an Indonesian-based private equity investment firm that acted as the local partner for Goldman Sachs Investment Partners. Before that, he also spent his time in CP Prima, GE Capital and investment […]

  • VC: Sustainable or Bubble?
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on March 29, 2023 at 10:33 am

    In this episode titled "VC: Sustainable or Bubble?" we welcome Tan Sri Andrew Sheng, a renowned former central banker and financial regulator in Asia, to discuss the challenges and opportunities in Malaysia's capital market.In this insightful conversation, we delve into the reasons why the capital market in Malaysia is more inclined towards debt, rather than equity, and explore ways to encourage […]

  • Make Malaysia Great Again
    by Penjana Kapital and CGS International on February 23, 2023 at 12:32 am

    In this episode of "The Long Game" podcast, we sit down with Dr Ong Kian Ming, a former MP of Bangi & Deputy Minister of MITI, to discuss the current state of investment in Malaysia. Despite the country's aspirations to be a hub for foreign investment, the numbers show a different picture. Join us as we hear from Dr Ong on the challenges Malaysia is facing in attracting foreign investment and […]