Tag Archives: Malaysia


Follow footsteps of locals and discover new places with Seeties

Follow footsteps of locals and discover new places with Seeties

This Malaysia-based startup that focuses on local discovery, tries a unique adrenaline-fuelled marketing campaign to catch user-attention Seeties, a new website and mobile app allows users to discover new local points of interests in Southeast Asia like food and drinks, culture, landmarks, outdoor and sports and nightlife. The Malaysia based startup offers a SoLoMo (social


10man is a Malaysian tenancy management startup with a regional vision

The 10man Co-founder believes Southeast Asia’s tenancy management space is lying largely untapped and severely underserved 10man is a newly-launched tenancy management startup in Malaysia, with a base in Kuala Lumpur and plans to expand regionally. It has so far raised nearly MYR 800,000 (US$230,000) in capital, but is looking for a more sizeable US$2 million


For prompt delivery, there is no faster way than stocking in: Hermo’s Ian Chua

Hermo Co-founder talks about being men in a woman’s industry, gaining trust of brands and expansion plans We shortlisted top e-commerce websites in Malaysia more than a year ago, and there is one in particular that is getting increasingly popular, especially among the ladies – Hermo. Hermo is among the top 500 websites in Malaysia, according to Alexa,


[Malaysia] Equity Crowdfunding: Make money investing in startups

Learn how to make money investing in startups via equity crowdfunding Synopsis: Want to invest in the next “Facebook” before it becomes as popular as Facebook? Want to own a part of high growth Malaysian start-ups like iMoney before it goes public? Historically, investing in start-ups has been limited to the top 1%. However, according


Regulations hindering cloud growth in SEA: Aravindan of Barracuda

Cloud computing in Asia is thriving mostly in Japan, Singapore, Australia, rather than India, Malaysia or China, shares Aravindan Anandan of Barracuda As the trend towards cloud computing continues, the advantages are constantly being weighed against the potential risks. This is especially true in the enterprise space, with some large corporations still hesitant about the


Frontier Digital Ventures expands to Myanmar with two investments

The Malaysia-based firm has invested an undisclosed sum in automobile website MyanmarCarsDB and property website iMyanmarhouse Malaysia-based digital investment firm Frontier Digital Ventures has expanded its presence into Myanmar with investments in online automobile website MyanmarCarsDB and property website iMyanmarhouse. Along with the necessary capital, the investment firm will also provide expertise in developing, growing and operating online


Blockstrap wants to be for Bitcoin what WordPress is for media

Blockstrap wants to provide tools that remove all the complicated blockchain tech, and instead provide developers with a standard API and framework People don’t care about the ins and outs of the power generation industry; they just want to be able to plug their smartphone or laptop into the power socket and get juiced up. The


Can this tablet win the hearts of kindergarteners in Malaysia?

To be launched this coming January, the KinderTab is an Android tablet designed and produced by Malaysian startup MyTeach Come January 2015, for MYR 499 (US$144.76), young children can get their hands on KinderTab, an Android tablet which comes pre-loaded with educational content based on Malaysia’s National Preschool Curriculum. The tablet will be launched by


[Malaysia] Lean Startup Machine workshop

Do you want to learn how to successfully build a business in three days? Attend Lean Startup Machine KL! Synopsis: Lean Startup Machine is a hands-on three-day workshop which teaches entrepreneurs and innovators to start their own companies using Lean Startup methodologies. The workshop is based on framework and principles drawn from Eric Ries’ book


Echelon Malaysia: 5 lessons from accidental entrepreneur Chok Leang Ooi

The CEO of AgilityIO shared five lessons for entrepreneurs and startups at his keynote speech during Echelon Malaysia 2014 this week “The reason I’m standing here today is because I’m an accidental entrepreneur,” Chok Leang Ooi, Co-founder and CEO at AgilityIO, and Mentor at 500 Startups, told the sell-out audience at this week’s Echelon Malaysia 2014


Telekom Malaysia to launch first startup accelerator programme in Jan 2015

Perks for its startups include work space, go-to-market channels, facilities at MMU, R&D labs, event space, plus much more Telekom Malaysia (TM) is to launch its first startup accelerator programme in January 2015 in a move that aims to address two problems with a single solution. The country’s largest telecom and ISP giant wants to find innovative


Echelon Malaysia: Building a US$1B startup in Southeast Asia: Patrick Grove

The CEO of Catcha Group introduces his ‘five P’ checklist, and explains why Southeast Asia has as good a chance as anywhere of producing the next US$1 billion company Speaking at Echelon Malaysia 2014, Patrick Grove, Chairman and CEO, Catcha Group, said the VC wants to play a role in ‘building great disruptive businesses’ across


3 niche local demands met by Malaysian online stores

Catering to specific markets lets small e-commerce players stay competitive. Check out these Malaysian businesses addressing distinct needs The size of the e-commerce market in Malaysia is projected to grow to RM 5.76 billion (US$1.7B) in 2015, according to statistics from eCommerceMILO. With over 90 per cent of Malaysian web users shopping online, the market is largely driven


[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.