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Its now confirmed ! Steem Sharing Bootcamp Penang

We have finalized the dates and new venue to our event this coming April for another exciting round of sharing STEEM to the folks in Penang.

The event will happen on April 6th at The Blocksignal’s spanking new office at 138-03-03A Jalan Anson, Penang. From 2:30pm till 6:00pm !

If you have friends / family or even if you are in Penang during this time, do come and join us. The event is free and it would be the best time to get your friends and family onboard creating great content.

This is just an introduction talk and not a technical one. We would be introducing apps people commonly use on the STEEM blockchain and we will also get people to signup during the event itself .

https://steemxpv2.peatix.com/view

The signup page is now LIVE ! Signup at the link as space is really limited ! Looking forward in seeing you all there

Changes in Penang STEEM Bootcamp Schedule

Due to some unforeseen circumstances, we have to move our schedule of our Penang Bootcamp Sharing to either 1st week or 2nd week of March. This is due to space availability and also to coincide with TheBlockSignal ‘s event plans who is our partners and organizers there

Even though the dates has moved, we are still very positive about the event there and are excited about trying to get a larger crowd.

Other updates in Malaysia

We are now finalizing more workshops and planning in Kota Kinabalu to grow more content creators in the community in Borneo. We are moving our plans forward in Borneo to start running workshops to drive the growth of STEEM adoption here and also to work out a sustainability model for new users.

When will this happen ?

Our workshops will begin by May 2019 and we are now currently planning for space and also facilities. It surely is going to be a really exciting year for Steem in Malaysia !

Won’t be able to reveal much as a lot of planning is still in the works however rest assure that it will happen.

Malaysia national productivity blueprints

Was invited to a talk organized by Productivity Nexus giving insights about our Malaysia National Productivity Blueprints and also about the current economic situations in China.

Prof Wang Yijiang ( Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business ( CKGSB )

Up on stage was Professor Yijang from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business – China who came and spoke about the economic situations in China and the challenges that’s currently being faced.

A bit about Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business ( CKGSB ) , its one of the prestige universities in China where its Alluminis suchs as Jack Ma and about 3000 CEOs from various Chinese companies collectively holds revenues of about 13.7% of China’s GDP.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheung_Kong_Graduate_School_of_Business

One of the highlights was also our Malaysia National Productivity Blueprint which was the focus of MPC ( Malaysia Productivity Council ) to introduce new methods in increasing the productivity in mostly the F&B and Retail sectors.

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It was really an interesting talk and was surprise that there were Govt initiatives to improve overall productivity levels in retail and f&b sectors.

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There are 4 sets of KPIs in these areas which NPC are trying to achieve by engaging with local businesses and encourage growth in these areas.

Overall it was a interesting talk and met a lot of new faces as this was my 1st event this year which is NON tech / crypto related. LoLz.

Malaysia regulate ico and blockchain

So today’s hot topic in Malaysia in the blockchain space is not about how the market is doing however it more towards the announcement by the Finance Minister in regards to regulatory matters about funds thru ICOs or “digital currencies”

https://www.sc.com.my/news/media-releases-and-announcements/sc-to-regulate-offering-and-trading-of-digital-assets

With this surprise announcement, literally it also places all Crypto exchanges in Malaysia in a chaotic state as there are no clear guidelines set for licensing these exchanges.

The announcement seemed to had come out without proper planning. the announcement was issued out by Ministry of Finance however the executioner would be Securities Commissions and there is no clarity in regulating it.

Unblock Kuala Lumput

So in today’s event at Unblock Kuala Lumpur held in KL… It was obvious that the main topic of the day was around ICOs, STOs and how the announcement is effecting the Blockchain scene in Malaysia

I’m sure that the panelist was already expecting these questions however almost all answers would be just speculations.

Unblock Kuala Lumpur

In the next couple of months, I’m sure there would be more regulatory announcements would be made and guidelines will appear. Let’s hope that it’s for the better and encourage economical growth in Malaysia

Penang steem sharing continues

Finally the day arrived for the Steem Sharing Session and we had a interesting crowd of both steemians and new users

Photo by aaronleang
It was really great to have @connecteconomy to come down from Thailand to join us.

The venue itself was really nice and was perfect to host these events. Thanks to Settlement co-working space to let us use their space for this event.

We had a great crowd and it’s always fun to run these events.

What’s next ?

We have now set the date for the next STEEM sharing session which will be in February 2019. Looking forward in coming back to Penang once more.

Thanks to @currykhoo & @patriciawyp to get this event togather and also cheers to all those who came with me all the way from KL @joannewong and @aaronleang.

Penang here we come

We are on our way to Penang from Kuala Lumpur. This is for the STEEM Sharing Session Bootcamp which will be held at The SETTLEMENTS Penang.

We’ve got some goodies to distribute around ! Hope its enough for the participants who comes . One of the topics we would be talking about is how we can use projects such as FUNDITION to raise funds thru STEEM blockchain to fund charitable work or even projects which are able to make an impact.

We would also be discussing about other APPs which can be used to post to the STEEM blockchain and STEEMIT.COM is not the only application.

So do join us if you are around Penang Tomorrow night. The signup forms is in the link below. Hope to see you all there !

https://peatix.com/event/579871?lang=en-my

Penang Steem sharing bootcamp

Just 2 more days to go before our event in Penang.

Here are details of the event.

https://peatix.com/event/579871?lang=en-my

Who Should Attend ?

If you want to try explain blogging or steem to your friends , family or even colleagues. Or you know a great blogger or content creator which you want them to share their content on steem. Do give them our invite link

https://peatix.com/event/579871?lang=en-my

Seats are limited, hope they signup soon. Looking forward in seeing you guys there if you have the time to drop by. Admission is free !

5 more days to go for Penang Steem Sharing – 10th Jan 2019

All arrangements are set and thanks to @currykhoo and @patriciawpy in getting everything setup to kickoff our first Steem Sharing Session here in Penang.

This is the venue called SETTLEMENTS a vibrant new co-working space which will be hosting our event. It does look really nice and colorful ! Looking forward in meeting steemians here.

Get your free tickets here https://peatix.com/event/579871 if you are available during the dates.

Steem’s vibrant community

Daily number of Posts (including comments)

DatePosts
2018-12-2645,304
2018-12-2541,745
2018-12-2448,069
2018-12-2345,818
2018-12-2249,219
2018-12-2150,795
2018-12-2051,037
2018-12-1955,291

thanks to @penguinpablo for his daily stats ( source linkĀ )

What the graphs shows that we have a very vibrant community which consistently use the STEEM blockchain daily. This is mainly due to the fact that STEEM has become a part of a lot of people’s daily activity.

This is purely because there are so many apps which we can use to post to the Steem Blockchain. dTube, dSound, Fundition, Partiko or many others. These apps are commonly used as STEEM is the only blockchain that I’m aware of that has a very diverse community posting in many different ways.

Every single active community is also running their own activity among its members or collaborative efforts to have more users join this vibrant communities.

Daily Amount of Steem Powered UP & DOWN

DatePowered UPPowered DOWNDifference
2018-12-2680,225 STEEM227,666 STEEM-147,441 STEEM
2018-12-25132,342 STEEM88,118 STEEM44,224 STEEM
2018-12-24134,276 STEEM130,589 STEEM3,687 STEEM
2018-12-2387,543 STEEM91,494 STEEM-3,951 STEEM
2018-12-22117,499 STEEM92,245 STEEM25,254 STEEM
2018-12-21131,641 STEEM72,498 STEEM59,143 STEEM
2018-12-20207,819 STEEM240,826 STEEM-33,007 STEEM
2018-12-19336,991 STEEM232,672 STEEM104,319 STEEM
Average p/d156,778 STEEM142,030 STEEM14,748 STEEM

As you can see over the past 1 week we also have seen many users powering up as price of STEEM is low now and steemians are taking advantage of this to power up more. ( source )

So this is why we are still planning for offline activities in the form of Steem Sharing Bootcamp Penang to introduce new users to STEEM and all the apps which they can use. We also would love to get to know more steemians face to face , this will enable us to answer any questions about STEEM directly. We do understand that this is a slow process however, running offline events are still great to have that very first engagement to help steemians to start their blogging journey.

I’ve already claimed 10 accounts to provide those who does not have an account who came for our offline events to get them started off as soon as possible. I guess many witnesses / projects such as @steemonboarding , @oracle-d and @steemhunt are already doing so.

https://peatix.com/event/579871?lang=en-my

So do invite your friends who would be in Penang, Malaysia which you have a hard time explaining what steem is or would love to introduce what this blockchain all about to register and come for our little sharing session.

https://peatix.com/event/579871?lang=en-my

Looking forwards in seeing all of you in Penang on the 10th January 2019