Evaluating the Development of Technopreneurs: A Case Study of PPR Telecenter Jalan Jelatek

Mohd Asruladlyi Ibrahim, Jalaluddin Abdul Malek, Ali Salman

Abstract


Bridging Digital Divide (BDD) is aimed to bridge digital between those who affluent with information and those who don’t ,thus increasing the socioeconomic status  of Malaysians .  Telecentre is one of the method used by the government  to bridge the digital gap in Malaysia. Issues and matters of this study are how far the effectiveness of telecentre in helping to bridge the digital gap and developed techopreneur for PPR residents in Jalan Jelatek as well as increasing their sosioeconomic.  Data were collected through interview and observation. Cumulative data were analysed in descriptive. A total of 20 internet entrepreneurs were selected as respondents. The study found that this programme is  capable to give big impact   on the socio-economic community, especially  for those who know how to seize the opportunity of ICT.


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