Author: Digital News Asia

Patrick Grove’s Frontier Digital Ventures raises A$100 mil, makes 3 emerging market acquisitions
Acquires marketplaces in Columbia, Tunisia & Morocco for A$56mil Leverage experience building iProperty, replicate in emerging markets
Hong Leong Bank pioneers fully digital onboarding experience for customers
Launch of Malaysia’s first truly digital onboarding experience timely, critical Users enjoy safer, convenient way to open bank accounts via smartphones
Malaysia’s APU keep racking up the wins, this time at AWS Build On, Malaysia
Double Win for APU’s Computing&IT students at AWS Build On competition Beat 40 teams from Malaysia, goes on to represent country at ASEAN level
E-commerce delivery speeds in ASEAN rebound thanks to tech centric solutions
Research by Parcel Monitor and iPrice Group found that delivery speeds during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic took a hit due to several factors, but things have mostly gotten back on track thanks to newly-adopted innovations.
SCxSC 2020: ECF and P2P platforms in Malaysia breach US$240 mil raised in 2020
In his welcome remarks to the SCxSC Fintech Conference 2020, securities commission chairman Syed Zaid Albar talks about the success of alternative funding platforms, the increase in digital investment, and fascinating trends within the Malaysian fintech scene.
Mavcap Appoints Shahril Anas as CEO
Was acting CEO for almost 2 years in place of Jamaludin Bujang Over 25 years of experience in investment industry including VC
Agility Beyond Recovery
Not enough to merely survive, there is no real deadline for pandemic to end Key to plan not just for times of uncertainty but for times when things stabilise
#MyDigitalMaker Virtual Fair 2020 Opens with Goal of Pushing Malaysia’s Digital Skills for Youth Agenda
Extends pursuit of cultivating interest in digital skills and capabilities Also feature job-matching platform to prepare next-gen workforce
Level Up KL 2020 goes virtual with a two-month long event
Starting on October 10, the sixth edition of the regional games festival will see a host of virtual events ranging from game jams to e-sports tournaments and game conference.
BukuWarung raises funds from angels, graduates from Y-Combinator
Launches digital payments, seeing several millions USD in annualised TPV, Hires leadership team with experience from PayTM, Ovo, Grab, Gojek, Oy, Sampoerna
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