TAG: Malaysia

After the deal: How one-year-old KFit managed to acquire O2O behemoth Groupon's Malaysian business

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 29, 2016

With this acquisition, we have a strong base to deliver on the value proposition of pricing and discounts, says KFit Founder Joel Neoh Read More

Co-working gets spacious: FlySpaces acquires Malaysia’s 8spaces

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 28, 2016

The move will allow FlySpaces to accelerate growth in the Malaysian market Read More

What startups need to know about doing e-commerce in Southeast Asia

By Babar Khan Javed | Nov 28, 2016

Some trends and perspectives for businesses looking to engage with customers through online and mobile channels Read More

With an aim to become a full-fledged O2O platform, KFit Group acquires Groupon Malaysia

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 28, 2016

Post-acquisition, Groupon Malaysia will transition into Fave and cover restaurants, beauty, wellness, gyms, studios, hotels, holidays, leisure, and entertainment Read More

This wellness startup wants Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong to go 'Om'

By J. Angelo Racoma | Nov 16, 2016

With a curated wellness travel experience, Om & Away aims to help clients relax and de-stress Read More

KL-based beauty advisory platform Favful raises US$500K in seed round led by Gobi Partners

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 16, 2016

It aims to use the newly-raised capital to expand to new countries and boost marketing efforts Read More

Passionate about user experience? Check out these 10 UI/UX jobs

By Joey Alarilla | Nov 15, 2016

The beauty of websites is not just skin deep Read More

Startups need to balance customer feedback with own vision: Stephanie Crespin of StyleTribute

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 14, 2016

Team is probably 50 per cent of the chances of your startup's success. You can only afford to have stars. Fire fast and don’t make up excuses like giving second chances, she says Read More

Gobi Partners backs SaaS assets-monitoring startup IsItUp

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 14, 2016

IsItUp also offers onsite onboarding services, including QR code asset tagging, sorting through licenses, and uploading of asset information to the platform Read More

Another Singapore crowdfunding startup gets green light: Funding Societies gets in-principle CMS license

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 07, 2016

Funding Societies targets SMEs and wants to become a go-to alternative channel for businesses to find loans Read More

Malaysia's Supplycart raises US$500K to make buying office supplies a breeze

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 31, 2016

Launching Supplycart as a new brand is a strategy by Freshcart Founders Soh Shangrong and Jonathan Oh to get into different verticals without brand confusion Read More

Carousell acquires Singapore used car marketplace Caarly, hires new CFO and GM

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 27, 2016

With this new development, the mobile classifieds platform's strategy now is to implement a sustainable monetisation model Read More

Thailand's Gogoprint expands into Malaysia, sees potential in Singapore market

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 18, 2016

Looking ahead, Gogoprint has plans for further regional expansion and hopes to break even in two of four markets Read More

Major Malaysian ICT association calls for tax restructuring for the upcoming state budget

By Anisa Menur | Oct 13, 2016

The move aimes to make tech more widely available to the Malaysian public and businesses Read More

Startups and Asia: Land of opportunity or innovation doldrums?

By e27.co/johanna-staaf | Oct 05, 2016

Johanna Staaf, Director for New Ventures, Telenor Group, shares her thoughts and learnings on the Asian startup landscape, discussing five macro trends gleaned from working with various startups Read More

Malaysians are the biggest users of Instagram in APAC: Report

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 28, 2016

The social photo and video sharing platform is also seeing its popularity soar among the older generation Read More

Rhombus backs VMO Rocks to help Malaysians book venues for birthdays, weddings for free

By Sainul Abudheen | Sep 26, 2016

VMO helps people find the perfect space or service for birthdays, corporate launches, weddings and other events and booking them instantly Read More

AI, foodtech and Bak Kut Teh: A startup weekend in Johor

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 20, 2016

More of a community than an ecosystem, Startup Weekend Johor is working to develop a sustainable community in the city Read More

MaGIC & Perak State Govt sign MOU to grow entrepreneurship in the state

By Dayana Sobri | Sep 06, 2016

The partnership aims to transform the state of Perak into the next entrepreneurship hub in Malaysia Read More

Pitch your way to success at Seedstars Malaysia 2016 with these 4 tips

By e27.co/ana.sofia | Sep 06, 2016

Is your startup ready to skyrocket? There are many events around Asia that you could be part of. Try pitching your way to success at Seedstars Malaysia 2016 with these 4 tips Read More

E-shopping platform for Muslim women Good Hijab aims to help underprivileged youth in Malaysia

By Dayana Sobri | Sep 05, 2016

Good Hijab was a participant in MaGIC's Social Enterprise Accelerator Programme Cohort 1, and received US$7,364 in seed funding Read More

Citi credit card holders can now use their points to pay for Grab rides

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 05, 2016

The Grab deal will be the first time people in Asia can use credit card points to pay for ride-hailing fares Read More

This startup just became Yahoo Japan's first lead investment in Malaysia

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 05, 2016

Offpeak also announced a strategic partnership with Supply Bunny and the launch of a localised platform for Malaysia Read More

GrabGas co-Founder Sean Hoo made a public apology over the recent controversy

By Dayana Sobri | Sep 02, 2016

Could the public apology mark an end to the entire fiasco? Read More

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