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[Malaysia] Growth Hacking Malaysia

[Malaysia] Growth Hacking Malaysia

Learn about growth hacking from experienced experts and receive on the spot advice and feedback on your current growth challenges! Synopsis: “Startups don’t fail because they can’t get the product built, they fail because they can’t acquire customers” Growth Hacking Malaysia focuses on tactics and processes to achieve fast and sustainable startup growth based on the concept


Top 10 marketplaces to sell online in Malaysia

Are you planning to sell online but not sure where to start? These guidelines might help decide We have previously shared some simple guidelines for merchants to decide on whether to sell via online marketplaces or your own-branded online store, which can also be summarised in the diagram below: Since online marketplaces are providing lower


iCar Asia secures US$18 million in funding

Has also entered into an agreement to acquire Thailand’s automotive classifieds site One2Car.com and its associated assets for approximately US$15 million iCar Asia, owner of network of automotive portals including Carlist.my and LiveLifeDrive.com, today announced that it has secured approximately RM 60 million (US$18 million) in funding. The funds will be used to boost its growth.


Echelon Malaysia: Three IPOs you need to know about

For many startups, IPO is the holy grail of exit strategies. Find out how three tech firms managed that feat at Echelon Malaysia IPO, or initial public offering, is a simple word that captures neatly both the desires and fears of almost every startup. Being able to bring a company to public attention, letting media and industry

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Digital News Asia raises US$300K seed funding from IdeaRiverRun

Funds will be used to expand the team, markets reached, and delivery channels. DNA will work with other IRR companies to enhance value to readers Digital News Asia (DNA), an independent technology news portal, announced today that it has secured RM 1 million (about US$300,000) in seed funding from IdeaRiverRun (IRR), a private equity fund.

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Malaysian govt selects Fatfish Ventures for startup co-investment programme

Fatfish will identify startups and will set the terms of investment. US$748K has been allocated for co-investment venture with the company Fatfish Internet Group, an Singapore and Australia based internet venture accelerator has announced that its Malaysian subsidiary, Fatfish Ventures has been selected as a co-investment partner by the Malaysian Government’s Cradle Fund. Cradle Fund, a

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Frontier Digital Ventures invests US$3.5 million in PakWheels

This is the second deal by the firm in Pakistan, following its maiden investment in Zameen.com Frontier Digital Ventures, a digital investment firm headquartered in Malaysia, has invested US$3.5 million in PakWheels.com, Pakistan-based automotive website. PakWheels.com is a portal to buy and sell cars and motorcycles, read automotive reviews and news, check automotive prices and find solutions to


[Malaysia] Mobile Developer Day KL 2014

Mobile Developer Day is an event dedicated towards aspiring Mobile Developers around Asia for mobile technology updates Synopsis: The Mobile Developer Day conference is made of 2 parts. The first covers the current state of the mobile platforms. Things like market share of smartphones and it’s operating systems throughout the world and here in South East


Catcha Group launches Catcha Ventures for digital firms across SEA

Catcha Ventures will invest between US$50M to US$100M in growth-stage companies in new media, mobile and technology in the region Catcha Group today announced the formal launch of Catcha Ventures, a division focussed on minority investments in high-growth new media, technology and mobile companies in Southeast Asia. Catcha Ventures will invest between US$50M to US$100M in selected companies


MaGIC wants to make Malaysia the startup capital of Asia

MaGIC launches MaGIC Startup Academy, a platform for startup education, with an aim to provide regional and global exposure to new Malaysian startups In an endeavour to make Malaysia the startup capital of Asia, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) launched MaGIC Startup Academy (MSA) last week at Cyberjaya. The five-day event — from October 15 to 19 —


Did you know these 5 facts about Malaysia’s tech ecosystem?

Malaysia boasts a vibrant tech and startup ecosystem. Here are 5 reasons why e27 chose it as the next destination for its Echelon initiative It’s just over a month to e27‘s next big event – Echelon Malaysia 2014. You may wonder: Why Malaysia? Just what makes Malaysia the next Echelon destination – is it the quality of the startups,


[Malaysia] Alpha Startups – Telco Edition

Got a startup idea and not sure where to begin? Let us sort you out at Alpha Startups Synopsis: We have designed a content-packed, hands-on programme for startups in alpha mode. Beyond big ideas and cash, discover the proven methodologies behind building a successful startup. Learn from experienced mentors and fellow peers on your ramp


Empower your startup with Echelon Malaysia 2014

e27 is taking Echelon to Malaysia. Learn from Asia’s tech and business leaders, and power up your startup to the next level   Synopsis e27 is bringing the Echelon magic to Malaysia with Echelon Malaysia 2014. Home to tech companies like JobStreet and the recently-listed MOL, the Malaysian startup scene is developing rapidly, with initiatives like


[Malaysia] Digital Atelier Kuala Lumpur #01

Learn from digital & social marketing experts at a lecture/workshop by Hyper Island & award-winning digital agency VLT     Synopsis: Regional award-winning digital agency, VLT Kuala Lumpur is partnering with Hyper Island to bring you Digital Atelier Kuala Lumpur Edition #01. Enter Hackerscape at SSTwo Mall, and learn from industry mavens as they share


MOL raises US$169 million in its initial IPO round on Nasdaq

This is way less than its expected US$300 million. Each share was priced at US$12.50 The Malaysia-based online payment company MOL has just finished wrapping up its IPO on the Nasdaq stock exchange, raising US$169 million in the initial round of offering with the price of each share being US$12.50, the bottom of the initial US$12.50 to US$14.50 price