Author: Chong Jinn Xiung
Grab – originally founded in Malaysia as MyTeksi, but now incorporated in Singapore – was the biggest winner at the Malaysian leg of Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2016, bagging three out of 11 categories.
Cyberview and Atilze Digital are partnering to build, operate and commercialise a city-wide LoRa network in Cyberjaya.
Aiming to professionalise the services of Airbnb hosts, a group of ex-Rocket Internet executives led by Tan Wen Dee have launched GuestReady.
HK-based DateTix focuses on face-to-face interactions, and believes it is now ready to take on the world, including South-East Asia.
Salaries for ICT professionals in Malaysia are expected to rise, but at a slower-than-expected rate, according to the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom).
KL-based startup incubator and accelerator Tune Labs has made a “strategic investment” of an undisclosed amount into travel planning platform Touristly.
Malaysia should follow the footsteps of countries like South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam and make social enterprises part of its national agenda, suggested an executive of the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
MaGIC recently held one of its largest demo days at its campus in Cyberjaya, where over 40 startups pitched their products and business ideas at about 300 investors, partners and other stakeholders.
Malaysia's digital economy aspiration is being dampened by the relatively slow Internet speeds available here, the head of the country’s national ICT custodian admitted.
SUHQ or ‘Sell Your House Quickly’ is focused on providing a simple, fast and convenient way for people to sell or rent their property, but without excluding real estate agents.