Author: Goh Thean Eu
KL-headquartered Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV), an investment company focused on the online classifieds business in emerging markets, ended its debut on the ASX on Aug 26 marginally higher.
DNA continues its weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy, from Digerati50 Vol 2. This week, it’s about Cyberview’s Faris Yahaya, who wants a smarter, not slicker, city.
Get ready for the next level: A joint report by Google and fintech startup Jirnexu has found that consumers are moving from merely comparing financial products online towards actually buying financial products online.
HKVFX, a training centre focusingon the visual effects scene, is tying up with Europe's Escape Studios to help grow the country's animation and visual effects talent pool.
PropertyGuru is tying up with property developer and construction group MRCB on what is believed to be the biggest digital marketing campaign in the property sector.
Codemasters, one of the oldest videogames developers in the UK, is embarking on an aggressive expansion plan this year, aiming double the size of its team in Kuala Lumpur over the next few months.
According to US-based security solutions company Forcepoint, citing findings from Forester Research, more than half of data breaches are due to insider misuse or miscellaneous errors.
Entrepreneurs in South-East Asia should stop looking at Silicon Valley trends and instead focus on fulfilling the basic needs of people in this region, said one of the panellists at Digital News Asia’s What’s Next 2016 conference last week.
Malaysian tycoon Vincent Tan revealed that most of the new businesses he invested in 2000 for RM200 million (about US$50 million at current rates) have failed.
The biggest fear of many brick-and-mortar companies is they will be disrupted by digitalisation, new technologies and even young and hungry startups – but that’s not the case with Valiram Group.