TAG: Malaysia

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

Malaysia's Tune Labs partners with Philippines startup ZAP to enable reward points for AirAsia BIG customers

By Dayana Sobri | Sep 02, 2016

The joint venture aims to expand AirAsia BIG’s offer to include thousands of physical store locations that its members shop at in different parts of Asia Read More

Startup mentality is not bound by age: Venu Ambati of ALLDOX

By Dayana Sobri | Sep 01, 2016

e27 gets up close and personal with Venu Ambati, Malaysia-based co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer of ALLDOX Read More

Japan’s GMO invests in Malaysian mobile tech company MACROKIOSK

By Sainul Abudheen | Aug 30, 2016

MACROKIOSK enables content providers to monetise their digital content across Southeast Asia via a single direct connection to its mobile payment platform Read More

Indonesia-based HappyFresh announces Series B round, leaves Philippines and Taiwan

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 29, 2016

HappyFresh CEO Markus Bihler says independently sustainable companies are the ones that last, so they will be focussing on three key markets Read More

Why I did not cover the GrabGas controversy

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 27, 2016

There it was. A ball of Internet traffic coming at me, waiting to be caught. I ducked. Here's why I don't regret it Read More

Malaysia's logistics delivery startup RunningMan raises US$40K on pitchIN Equity

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 26, 2016

The startup also made history by becoming the first Angel Tax Incentive (ATI) accredited company to raise funds through equity crowdfunding Read More

Malaysian (and ASEAN) banks need to step up their digital game plan

By e27.co/shen.ooi | Aug 25, 2016

To fully embrace the digital scene, banks need to be more open in terms of working with key players to push local business into adapting the competitive environment Read More

Malaysia's MaGIC Accelerator Programme kicks off Cohort 3

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 24, 2016

As many as 75 startups will participate in the programme, to be held from 24 August 2016 to 24 November 2016 Read More

SEA's iFashion Group acquires Malaysian fashion brand NOSE for US$3.7M

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 24, 2016

With the acquisition of NOSE, iFashion marks their initial expansion into the Malaysia market Read More

Malaysian healthcare platform BookDoc partners with leading healthcare providers in HK

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 23, 2016

With the latest collaborations, BookDoc now has more than 50 per cent coverage of private clinic services in Hong Kong Read More

Malaysian telco Digi announces plan to fund three local startups to scale up

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 22, 2016

Startup graduates from Digi Accelerate programme secure more than US$61,880 funding to scale up their businesses Read More

Malaysian travel platform Packist announces plan to expand locally and internationally

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 22, 2016

The company has ambitious goals to reach 1 million traveller signups on the platform in the next three years and expand overseas Read More

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