Author: Digital News Asia

Malaysia wins e-sports gold at SEA Games 2019
WKYew, the country’s top Hearthstone player and part of Boost e-wallet’s e-sports team brings glory to Malaysia in SEA Games debut.
Neuron Mobility raises US$18.5mil in funding from GSR Ventures and Square Peg Capital
The round provides shareholding to new investors GSR Ventures and Square Peg.
Malaysia to host World Electronic Sports Games 2019-2020 Asia Pacific final
Catch the action from Jan 3 to 5, 2020 at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre.
MaGIC and 1337 Ventures spurs innovation in agriculture
Ten day bootcamp with corporate partners, product development, market access Technological invention and innovation integral in keeping agriculture space healthy
TIME partners Facebook to increase international connectivity
End-Q2 2020 completion, usage exclusively to support Facebook & family of apps Govt encourages all undersea cables planned for deployment in SEA to land in Malaysia
Home services platform Recommend gets a Boost with e-wallet collaboration
Service vendors can free technician teams from handling cash Boost takes another step in building robust cashless digital ecosystem
Standard Chartered-MaGIC partnership to amplify social entrepreneurship landscape in Malaysia
SEtia is set to enhance social entrepreneurs’ capacity building with coaching, mentoring Tie-up will create compelling transformation, innovation and acceleration opportunities
Merchantrade gets e-KYC nod from BNM for money changing
Aims to disrupt US$19 bil money changing market Merchantrade Money wallet set to triple growth trajectory, currently at US$167mil
Aerodyne Group takes 60% controlling stake in top US drone inspection company
Deal leads to Aerodyne Measure joint venture based in Washington D.C. Acquisition part of Aerodyne Group’s global expansion plans to be global leader
Buying burgers with e-wallets a reality, as Ramly Burgers goes digital with Hong Leong Islamic Bank
Malaysian frozen and Halal foods frontrunner will be deploying HLISB’s cashless payment solutions, letting people get their favourite Ramly Burger.
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