TAG: Malaysia

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

This Malaysian advertising startup wants to protect talents, influencers and brands from being cheated in the creative industry

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 19, 2016

SushiVid is on a mission to change the creative industry, including regulations, work flow and pricing Read More

Evisa Asia launches travel visa app in Malaysia covering over 60 Asian countries

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 18, 2016

Evisa Asia currently offers 40 products consisting of electronic visa, pre-filled form, visa sticker, invitation letter and approval letter Read More

MaGIC, Uber and Digi join forces to launch an ideation lab in Malaysia

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 18, 2016

Selected participants stand a chance to be a part of the ideation lab and travel to Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco Read More

Playing Pokemon Go in certain areas in Malaysia could get you arrested

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 17, 2016

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) warns against playing Pokemon Go in restricted areas, particularly police stations and private properties Read More

Pokemon no-GO? The battle between the Malaysian authorities and Pokemon GO gamers

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 12, 2016

Places of worships and schools have been turned into PokeStops and Pokemon Gyms, much to the dismay of the local authorities Read More

Uber and Grab to be legalised in Malaysia by the end of 2016

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 11, 2016

All details agreed to by the Cabinet will be revealed to the public early next week Read More

Malaysia digital media group REV Asia Group acquires Viralcham.com and Rojaklah.com

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 10, 2016

Google Analytics reports approximately 18.4 million pageviews and 3.6 million Unique Visitors for the websites for the month of June 2016 Read More

Top 5 reasons why conventional retail businesses need to transform

By e27.co/shen.ooi | Aug 10, 2016

Traditional retailers need to adapt to an online revolution or risk sinking Read More

New connections: LinkedIn now has over 100 million users in Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 10, 2016

The weirdest data point you'll read today: 1,000 people in Singapore are connected to professionals in Antarctica Read More

Travel platform Touristly secures investment round from Tune Labs

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 08, 2016

After successfully raising an undisclosed pre-Series A round from Tune Group’s Tune Labs, Touristly is now in the process of integrating its travel activities platform with Tune Group companies and brands Read More

Doesn't get any crazier than this: A wrap of an astonishing week in Asia's ride-hailing industry

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 05, 2016

Uber China and Didi merge, Grab CEO spoke out (and is raising money), Go-jek lands US$550 million. You got all that? Read More

From general public to SMEs: Singapore crowdfunding platform Funding Societies raises US$7.5M

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 04, 2016

Since its 2015 inception, the company has facilitated US$7.5 million worth of loans to over 100 SMEs in Singapore Read More

Malaysia to host first Global Entrepreneurship Community in KL, aims to transform the nation

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 03, 2016

The public could also participate in the GECommunity by attending open exhibition for promising startups as well as research and innovation agencies Read More

Dollar online store ShopinSEA expands to Malaysia (and beyond)

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 02, 2016

Director and Co-Founder Andre Loh explains ShopinSEA expansion and how they will benefit retailers Read More

Penang tech mafia Curry Khoo on growing a startup community in Penang and launching Second Startup

By Dayana Sobri | Jul 28, 2016

The Malaysian tech community builder shares his thoughts on his upcoming tech event and why Penang is the next best thing for startups Read More

Kickin' it old school: KL-based SmartBite is using SMS technology to become the next player in foodtech

By Kevin McSpadden | Jul 28, 2016

SmartBite is using a unique approach for everything from logistics to marketing to build a foodtech company that workers will use every day Read More

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