Thailand vs. Vietnam vs. Malaysia, who is leading the e-commerce market in Southeast Asia?

The competition among the three markets is tight, and here are some interesting insights 

5-minute catch up: Top stories for November 16

Busy day, huh? We don't want you to miss out so here's a quick rundown of today's stories. 

Malaysian accelerator Sunway iLabs to invest US$480K in up to 10 startups in 2018

Startups will also receive US$12K in seed funding from Sunway University and Nexea Angels, and US$36K from Google’s technology platform and Chooi & Company’s legal services 

No time to have your car serviced? MisterTyre comes to your aid at the tap of a button

The mobile tyre-fitting startup provides tyres, batteries, engine oil, and service at customers' preferred location -- be it home, work, condo, or even a shopping mall 

5-minute catch up: Top stories for November 15

We'll get you updated on the tech scene today. 

iCar Asia raises US$19.3M to foray into auto finance, insurance, warranty services

iCar operates and in Malaysia; and in Indonesia; and, and in Thailand 

Malaysian PM's brother Nazir Razak, ex-Temasek senior MD David Heng to co-launch US$1B fund for Southeast Asia

The fund, to be based in Singapore, aims to invest in companies in the consumer, technology, logistics and financial services industries in Southeast Asia 

Meet HealthMetrics, the first Malaysian startup to join Google Launchpad Accelerator

HealthMetrics provide a platform that aims to make filing medical claims more convenient and effective 

Optimisation is the way to energy efficiency, but the key issue is awareness

Barghest Building Performance makes optimisation the first step to sustainability. 

Malaysian startups to get 10 years' tax exemption

Prime Minister Najib Razak said that over 194K entrepreneurs have reaped the benefits of various MDEC  programmes from January 2016 until September this year