Author: Digital News Asia

Singapore-based Smarter Health raises $4.1 mil
Healthtech startup Smarter Health announced that it has secured US$4.07 mil in Series A funding led by East Ventures.
MMU & NTIS collaborate on high tech education sandbox
Multimedia University has sealed an agreement with Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre, the lead secretariat of the National Technology & Innovation Sandbox to pave the way for the High Tech Education Sandbox.
DoctorOnCall offers free medical assistance to flood victims
DoctorOnCall has announced a flood relief medical assistance initiative, amidst the country’s worst flash flooding which occurred over the weekend.
Nuklear Malaysia and APU establish smart collaboration to expand capabilities
Includes student placements for industrial training & joint research for Masters, PhDs Tap APU’s expertise in advanced digital technologies and data analytics
Khairil Abdullah goes global, joins Dutch-based VEON leadership as CEO of VEON Ventures
VEON Ltd, a global provider of connectivity and internet services, has announced that Mohammad Khairil Abdullah will join the VEON Group as CEO of VEON Ventures.
Cyberview Living Lab Accelerator demand-led cohort registers strong investment interests following demo day
The Cyberview Living Lab Accelerator 2021 Demo Day saw five bright homegrown startups pitch their innovative digital solutions to investors and venture capitalists (VC), in a virtual session held by Cyberview Sdn Bhd.
Hong Leong Islamic Bank launches Malaysia’s first digital restricted investment account
Hong Leong Islamic Bank has expanded its digital Islamic wealth management ecosystem with the introduction of the first-in-market digital restricted investment account, Portfolio Investment Account.
Report highlights the role of fintech in bridging financial divides in Asia Pacific
Kuala Lumpur has made an impressive leap of 11 places to number 15 of the Top 20 Asia Fintech Hubs, according to Asia Pacific Fintech Rankings: Bridging Divides report.
Luxury lifestyle retailer Valiram gets into live shopping with BeLive partnership
BeLive Technology announced a new partnership with retail specialist Valiram to revolutionise the way products are bought and sold through real-time interaction showcasing its latest collections. 
Celcom drives digital productivity for businesses with Google Workspace 
Celcom has partnered with Google to offer Google Workspace, Google’s productivity and collaboration platform to empower organizations of all sizes in Malaysia in a new hybrid future of work.
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