TAG: Malaysia

Startup in Spotlight: Meet Malaysian subscription box service Pets My Heart

By Elaine Huang | 9 hours ago

You guessed it! Pets My Heart was made for pet owners and the purr-fect animals they love so dearly. Read on to find out more Read More

Cross-border e-commerce: Delivering beauty from Korea

By eCommerceMILO | 17 hours ago

Frank Kang, CEO of Korean beauty site Althea shares his thoughts on cross-border e-commerce and his latest venture Read More

CatchThatBus speeds up with US$1.5M pre-Series A funding

By Hannah Leung | Sep 01, 2015

Jungle Ventures and 500 Startups are now investors in Malaysian startup CatchThatBus, which plans to expand in Southeast Asia Read More

What I learned when I gave up the ‘9 to 5’

By Jacob Laukaitis | Aug 29, 2015

Entrepreneur and digital nomad Jacob Laukaitis talks about the varied benefits of not hanging your (corporate) hat in one place Read More

Carsome grabs US$350K in seed funding from 500 Startups

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 24, 2015

500 Startups invested in the Malaysian automobile portal because it brought a successful global model to Southeast Asia Read More

GrabTaxi raises US$350M bringing total funding to US$700M

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 19, 2015

Investors include China’s taxi app giant Didi Kuaidi, American investment firm Coatue Management, Chinese sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation Read More

Startup in Spotlight: Speedrent wants landlords to go agent-free

By Elaine Huang | Aug 11, 2015

Wong Whei Meng of Malaysian home rental app company Speedrent wants to help landlords lease properties without agents. How? Read More

Southeast Asia today mirrors China of 2005 and India of 2010: Report

By Yon Heong Tung | Jul 29, 2015

The Bamboo report by Golden Gate Ventures predicts strong growth in Southeast Asian startups because of the region's healthy investment climate Read More

India’s redBus travels to Singapore and Malaysia

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 27, 2015

The new site enables travellers to book inter-city bus tickets between Singapore and various cities in Malaysia. It supports multiple currencies, languages and time zones Read More

GrabTaxi responds to Uber's ice cream gig! Durian, anyone?

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 24, 2015

GrabTaxi's #GRABdurian initiative will be available to app users in Malaysia's Klang Valley on July 25 and 26 Read More

This Cambridge dorm room project can help you get into the right university

By Twishy Shahi | Jul 24, 2015

ChaseFuture is creating a better way for students to apply to international universities with its consulting platform Read More

Malaysian fintech startup AturDuit plans to spend more in Indonesia

By DailySocial | Jul 21, 2015

The startup wants to help people learn more about financial matters and facilitate them in getting the right products efficiently Read More

500 Startups, MaGIC announce new ASEAN-focussed growth-stage accelerator

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 13, 2015

The programme, Distro Dojo, is for growth-stage startups that have raised at least USD$150K; will focus on aspects such as user acquisition Read More

10 things to know before starting your e-commerce venture in Southeast Asia

By eCommerceMILO | Jul 10, 2015

From mobiles to Internet to shopping preferences, here is a guide to hack an e-commerce venture in diverse Southeast Asia Read More

Skype Co-founder backs KL-based GlassesGroupGlobal in US$3M Series A

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jul 07, 2015

This takes the startup's total raised capital to US$4.5 million, and the addition of Skype Co-founder as an angel is interesting -- but there's still plenty competitors in the region Read More

Mobile gaming in Southeast Asia will reach $7B by 2019

By DailySocial | Jun 26, 2015

Frost & Sullivan's optimistic 2014 progress report is surpassed by predictions for the future due to smartphone-penetration, social media and others Read More

The Alibaba of the services industry: Freelancer's Matt Barrie

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 23, 2015

On Day 1 at Echelon Asia Summit, Freelancer's CEO talks about becoming the Alibaba for the services industry and the importance of Asia Read More

Exclusive: KK Fund's Koichi Saito reveals investments and plans

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 16, 2015

Saito reveals his two latest investments, hints at the details of a third, and tells us he's already signed off on two more deals in Indonesia and the Philippines Read More

Cradle launches VC arm; targets to raise fund value to US$27M

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 05, 2015

Cradle Seed Ventures Fund 1 will invest between US$270K and US$800K into promising seed-stage startups Read More

You can (really) deliver happiness via e-commerce: Christy Ng

By eCommerceMILO | Jun 04, 2015

Product customisation is the next level of e-commerce, where businesses can provide options to best satisfy the consumer, says online shoe-preneur Read More

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