KUCHING: The launch of a new mobile app known as ‘WeGo’ marked the advent of a new digital marketing platform that will benefit Sarawakian entrepreneurs.
Providing users with the advantage of connecting with customers, WeGo which is now only available in Sibu will expand to the whole of Sarawak before August.
The developers of WeGo apps, – Solaku Sdn Bhd – a startup based in Sibu believes that their platform will be able to boost the economy and create new job opportunities.
It said that the job opportunities offered for the rider and driver is based on the estimated potential impact and opportunity for entrepreneurs from the digital ecosystem.
Solaku Sdn Bhd, which is a startup nationally and globally recognised had also developed other apps such as BeliBeli21 and Bego.
To assist local entrepreneurs with their platform, the WeGo app will function as a conduit for the community to thrive in the digital ecosystem.
“We encourage entrepreneurs to support homegrown apps and to give WeGO the chance to assist and empower the community as we move together towards the Digital Economy,” it said in a statement today.
“This can be achieved by shifting local businesses to the digital economy in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and for the respective safety and health benefits.
“When looking at the digital economy revolution, which plays a big role in driving new engines of the country’s economic growth, the ability to seize opportunities arising from innovative technologies and business models is obvious.” Said Solaku.
Among the recognitions associated with Solaku include enlisted as the top three ‘1Malaysia Entrepreneurs’ by the Ministry of Finance in 2017.
In 2018, they made the ‘Startups to Watch For’ list by the Global Entrepreneurship Movement. In 2019, Solaku ranked the Top 100 Asia Pacific Startups by e27 Singapore and in 2020, they came out as the champions for the Shell LiveWIRE by Shell Malaysia.
They also won the Tiger’s Lair organised by the Malaysian Angel Network earlier this year.