Author: Digital News Asia

Skymind appoints Yasmin Mahmood as chairperson to open new growth chapter
Extensive experience will guide Skymind with its growth and scale plans Malaysia serves as group’s regional AI hub, aims to catalyse innovation ecosystem  
MyStartup Hub 2021 invites global startups to Malaysia
The programme is designed to support startups in their growth into Southeast Asia, inviting them to establish a presence in Malaysia.
HELP University, Mobius Group enter strategic partnership
Both parties will get into discussions to jointly offer courses and training programmes on data science in Malaysia.
MyMy receives conditional e-money licencing from Bank Negara
The Malaysian fintech company, which has plans to become’s world’s first Shariah-compliant digital bank, has received conditional approval from the Malaysian Central Bank.
Tourplus signs MoU with ChongQing China Youth Travel Services
The Malaysian travel tech startup will be a tour supplier for the Chinese organisation, in preparation for post-Covid return to tourism.
Jobstreet's specialised tech courses most popular in M'sia
In complementary online courses provided by Jobstreet and FutureLearn, specialised tech courses are the most popular among Malaysians.  
StashAway raises US$25mil in Series D funding
The funding round is led by Sequoia Capital India and will be used to accelerate its investment product and feature development across its markets.
PIKOM ‘strongly urges’ Ministry of Transport to reinstate cabotage exemption
Stable connection, strong infra with fast repairs & installation crucial Tech Investors may leave, MyDigital aspirations, competitiveness at risk
Unifi boosts SMEs with new bundled broadband plans
New broadband plans for businesses include mesh Wi-Fi, and a chance to win prizes that include a 4WD.
Ex-Mimos CTO, Thillai Raj joins Malaysian digital ID firm WISE AI as senior technology advisor
Emerging Malaysian-base AI startup, WISE AI, has recruited seasoned technology leader, Thillai Raj, ex-Mimos CTO as a senior technology advisor.
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