Malaysia's cross-border trade payments startup EasyPay raises US$500K funding

EasyPay helps remove the hassle of visiting banks, filling up physical forms, or the three to five days' processing wait time via Bank Telegraphic Transfers 

CIMB launches contest to discover young digital entrepreneurs in ASEAN

Apart from cash prizes totalling more than US$120K, the regional winners will also gain exposure through a trip to Silicon Valley 

Malaysian fintech startup MyCash in talks to raise US$2M for expansion into Australia, Europe

MyCash is now seeking regulatory approval to build and operate innovative remittances and banking services in every market it operates, and wants to become a ‘virtual bank for the unbanked’ 

Asia Hardware Battle 2018: Looking for tech in the tropics of Southeast Asia

Applications are open for the Asia Hardware Battle pitch competition across 4 cities. 

O2O platform Fave raises US$20M in Series B round

The company claims its platform has seen an annual growth rate of over 300 per cent 

Wife and her ex-husband arrested in connection with Cradle CEO Nazrin Hassan's death

The investigation team has obtained a seven-day remand from the court for the two individuals 

Cradle's startups attract US$10M commercialisation funding under CIP Catalyst programme

As per a study done by Cradle in collaboration with HELP University, CIP Catalyst has contributed US$824 million to the GDP of Malaysia 

Malaysia's Supplycart raises US$2M in Series A funding round

Supplycart was founded in 2016 by the team behind Freshcart, an artisanal grocery delivery service 

Meet the Southeast Asian startups at the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge final round

India and Bangladesh will represent Asia at the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge, but Southeast Asia has a significant presence in the competition