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Pioneer Islamic crowdfunding startup, Ethis Group, raises US$1.64mil from Super Angels
Equity funding to accelerate expansion into global markets Global ambition and focus on impact attracts new shareholders
Digi to poll schoolchildren on digital wellbeing
Digi will use a survey to seek understanding on how Malaysian schoolchildren are coping with the new digital lifestyle during this pandemic.
MDEC Moves Forward With ‘Digital Investments Future5’ Strategy
DIF5 Strategy will lead Malaysia to become a globally competitive digital nation Attention on Cloud Computing, Data Center, AI, Cybersecurity & Digital Content Tools
Ryde drives into ultra-luxury market with RydeLUXE
The Singaporean mobility app company is entering the ultra-luxury market, allowing customers to book professional drivers with six-seater luxury cars
MDEC launches funding facilitation initiatives for 2021
The agency has introduced Founders Grindstone and Investor Matching initiatives, aimed at boosting economic competitiveness through digitalisation
Now it gets real – Malaysia approves first autonomous vehicle testing routes in Cyberjaya by Futurise and Ministry of Transport
Safety officer in vehicle at all times, compulsory visual identifier Important milestone for Futurise & future of autonomous vehicles
ScaleUp Malaysia Accelerator Cohort 2 On A #Quest2Scale 20 Companies
Submissions came from all over the world, including Belgium, Egypt, India Startups are selected on their propensity to disrupt existing/legacy markets
SC Malaysia chairman: Market digitisation, keeping up with tech advancement key for economic recovery
In a fireside chat at Invest Malaysia KL2020, the chairman of Malaysia’s Securities Commission highlights their efforts in relation to Covid-19 as well as how embracing technology will be important towards recovery.
5-month young Indon startup Ula raises US$10.5mil in seed funding
The new startup hailing from Jakarta, which is modernising distribution and credit in Indonesia’s traditional retail, has raised its initial seed funding led by Sequoia India
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