Author: Digital News Asia

 Winning and losing companies of the future: new IMD study
To survive disruption is to pivot, draw on intel from unrelated sectors Financial firms that behave most like tech firms top sector ranking
Digi revises 3G network shutdown schedule for Northern and Central regions
Digi has advised that its 3G network shutdown in Perak, Penang, Kedah and Perlis will now be on 3 January 2022, while the shutdown in Selangor and Federal Territories (including Putrajaya) will be on 6 January 2022.
SME Corp to disburse US$2.3 million to pandemic-stricken SMEs through microLEAP
Shariah-compliant peer-to-peer financing platform microLEAP has been appointed by SME Corporation Malaysia as the financial intermediary under its Digital Financing Initiative pilot project. 
MTDC’s hattrick at the 14th MVCA Awards 2020/2021
Greatech Technology, Pitchin Platforms & Sophic emerge category winners MTDC support crucial during their early days of existence in the market
Touch ‘n Go eWallet, Fave partner to scale QR payments and rewards in Malaysia
Fave is now a payment partner with Touch ‘n Go eWallet, allowing payment via its eWallet on the Fave app. 
L’Oréal Malaysia to double down on social commerce in 2022 to help 250 salons affected by pandemic
Tapping on Southeast Asia’s e-commerce potential, which recorded a total market of US$109 billion in 2020, L’Oréal and AVANA introduced social commerce to L’Oréal Malaysia’s salon partners.
High-tech drones to be deployed for flood recovery and critical supplies delivery efforts 
MOSTI through Technology Park Malaysia will be mobilising several Malaysian drone companies to assist with relief efforts in flood-affected areas across the country.
Supporting the preparation of Indonesia’s new capital, Indosat Ooredoo launches 5G services in Balikpapan 
Indosat Ooredoo launched its 5G commercial services in Balikpapan, marking a further commitment to powering Indonesia’s 5G revolution.
Sherie Ng to lead Google Cloud in Singapore and Malaysia
Google Cloud announced the appointment of Sherie Ng as country director of Google Cloud’s business in Singapore and Malaysia.
Iris Capital Partners Launches Malaysia’s First Private Venture Debt Fund
Set up under Dana Penjana Nasional, co-managed by Hanwha Asset Mgmt Aims to invest more in Malaysia & Southeast Asia, confident in region’s potential  
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