Author: Digital News Asia

MDEC partners KK Fund to virtually bridge Malaysian tech startups with global investors
Almost 60 global investors are ready to be matched virtually to Malaysian startups constrained by the movement control order (MCO).Virtually matching nearly 60 global investors with promising local startups.
AppsFlyer’s Performance Index: Google reigns as top player in mobile app advertising
Google tops the power ranking, while Facebook is still retargeting king Regional and local players are making their mark, with TikTok seeing tremendous growth
Tokenize Xchange Granted Full Approval by Securities Commission
Focus in Malaysia to champion a safe and secure platform as well as user friendly Digital asset industry one of best equipped to handle a pandemic & is business as usual
TaniHub Group Raises US$17mil in Series A Extension Round
Roll out 3 new hubs to deepen coverage, provide smoother end-to-end supply chain process Building ecosystem to revitalize Indonesia’s agriculture system, farmers productivity & income
Supahands appoints Greg Meehan as Chief Revenue Officer
Internal promotion for its Head of Sales, been with company since 2016 Meehan will drive next phase of Supahands’ growth globally in challenging times
Astro keeps Malaysians entertained and informed during MCO
TV viewership +43%, daily time spent +30% & over 78k new Astro GO users Digital brands saw monthly unique visitors rise by 18%. Growth mainly from news brands  
Metronomik’s No Straight Roads gets a release date with a rocking Collector’s Edition
The long-anticipated action-adventure game by Malaysian developers Metronomik will be released on PS4 and Epic Games Store on 30 June 2020, with a Collector’s Edition in tow.
Pikom: Second Prihatin Economic Stimulus Package Not Good Enough
Does not go far enough to help SMEs & business owners survive currently 6 suggestions, including making IT a necessary enabling service for businesses
MCMC hails no-one-left-behind economic stimulus package
Govt committed to ensure no one from B40 & M40 group left behind NFCP to improve Malaysia’s digital connectivity, especially in rural areas
KKMM, MDEC Welcome US$57.7bil Economic Stimulus Package
US$1.04bil in collaboration with BNM covering five key initiatives US$115.5mil micro-SMEs scheme including creative industry & online traders
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