Author: Digital News Asia

Social Commerce Platform WeBuy raises US$6 mil Series A for SEA Expansion
US$9mil raised since launch in Aug 2019 to power its group buying model Increase hiring across its 3 markets, improve its data-driven platform, expand footprint
Kenanga Investment Bank takes 4.99% stake In Malaysia’s Merchantrade Asia
Various collaborations in the pipeline, towards building robust ecosystem Kenanga adds to digital initiatives such as online stockbroking with Rakuten
Catcha Group is back in property game with home rental service Instahome
Founded by Eric Tan and Catcha Group’s cofounder Patrick Grove, Instahome is set to make home rentals much easier through a platform that facilitates rental digitally while ensuring a hassle-free rental experience.
Microsoft Malaysia makes new leadership appointments with Azizah Ali, Millie Yong
Azizah Ali as Director of Small, Medium and Corporate Group Millie Yong helms newly created role as Director of Solutions Sales
MoT - ‘unsung heroes’ of Malaysia’s growing competitiveness as a regional tech hub
MyIX hails Ministry of Transport’s commitment as reassuring to foreign investors Every 10% increase in international bandwidth per user sees 0.24% GDP increase
Maxis announces key management updates
CTIO Morten Bangsgaard leaves in Dec, Information & Technology roles to be split 3 standalone units to be formed - Information Technology, Network & Tech Strategy
Valiram selects vendor to roll out global e-commerce transformation
SEA’s luxury retail expert to roll out unified strategy, multichannel partners Achieve regional expansion while managing stores and nine warehouses
KipleX makes maiden investment in ION Mobility
Singapore-based startup to make smart electric motorbikes for SEA Hopes to incorporate Green Packet solutions into motorbike as well
MaGIC, MDEC and Microsoft launch the Highway to a 100 Unicorns initiative
A joint partnership between these three Ms is set to empower local startups and strengthen Malaysia’s startup ecosystems through workshops, webinars, mentorship.
TechSprint Launches Rebound, Career Comeback Programme for Women
Women invited to join Rebound and discover their new superpower Designed to help women get back on their feet, return to workforce stronger than ever
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