Author: Digital News Asia

Malaysia Top E-Commerce Merchant Awards 2020 is platform to nurture e-commerce industry
Receiving a record-breaking number of participants this year, the Malaysia Top E-Commerce Merchant Awards (Top ECM) is a way for the best e-commerce merchants to benchmark and grow from one another.
Bursa Malaysia, CGS-CIMB to host InvestHack virtual hackathon to boost retail investor participation
Teams of 3 to 5, guided by mentors will vie to be top 3 winners Participation open to global entries, total cash prize of US$8.4k
MDEC, TM to jointly deliver and create impact for the many in Malaysia's Digital Economy
Collaborating on 4 key areas including Digitally Empowered Businesses & Rural Digital Aim to deliver greater digital reach, economic impact for shared prosperity of all
iCar Asia receives acquisition offer from China’s Autohome
iCar, the owner of a network of automotive portals, announces it has received a non-binding proposal from Autohome, as well as the first drawdown of its loan facility agreement with Catcha Group
Lazada’s 11.11 Sale to offer lowest-priced exclusive brand deals and 11x money back guarantee
Lazada has big things planned for the 11.11 sale this year, including a celebrity-packed 11.11 Super Show, next-day deliveries, more games with attractive prizes, and massive discounts across the board.
Social Commerce Platform WeBuy raises US$6 mil Series A for SEA Expansion
US$9mil raised since launch in Aug 2019 to power its group buying model Increase hiring across its 3 markets, improve its data-driven platform, expand footprint
Kenanga Investment Bank takes 4.99% stake In Malaysia’s Merchantrade Asia
Various collaborations in the pipeline, towards building robust ecosystem Kenanga adds to digital initiatives such as online stockbroking with Rakuten
Catcha Group is back in property game with home rental service Instahome
Founded by Eric Tan and Catcha Group’s cofounder Patrick Grove, Instahome is set to make home rentals much easier through a platform that facilitates rental digitally while ensuring a hassle-free rental experience.
Microsoft Malaysia makes new leadership appointments with Azizah Ali, Millie Yong
Azizah Ali as Director of Small, Medium and Corporate Group Millie Yong helms newly created role as Director of Solutions Sales
MoT - ‘unsung heroes’ of Malaysia’s growing competitiveness as a regional tech hub
MyIX hails Ministry of Transport’s commitment as reassuring to foreign investors Every 10% increase in international bandwidth per user sees 0.24% GDP increase
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