2021

Asia-Pacific M&A hit highest value on record fueled by technological innovation and ESG agendas
Tech, advanced manufacturing & mobility sectors topped regional deal activity M&A targeting tech firms hit record in Asia-Pacific, deal value up 88% Y-on-Y
KPMG: Kuala Lumpur among Top 10 cities in ASPAC seen as leading technology innovation hubs
More is needed beyond simply introducing newer policy statements Continued global confidence in country’s potential as a development hotbed
Internet, digital services lift Digi’s Q2 growth
Prioritised delivery of internet services and devices Network performance maintained, average monthly usage up to 21.4GB per sub
TM appoints Azlan Hashim as its new chairman
Mohd Bakke Salleh leaves after short 14-month tenure A Chartered Accountant , new chairman has extensive corporate experience  
MDEC launches Go-eCommerce Onboarding and Shop Malaysia Online campaigns to spur businesses
Initiatives, under Belanjawan 2021, aim to benefit 300k local businesses Partners will contribute further US$48.1mil in subsidies, incentives, discounts
Selangor E-Bazar Raya spawns huge sales for Selangor's economy, e-merchants: Sidec
Campaign demonstrates value of e-commerce as a channel to help SMEs Increase of 163% in direct sales, 139% increase in ripple effect to state economy  
Second ScaleUp Endeavor program launched in Malaysia – looking for entrepreneurs who dream big, want to scale fast
Target double revenue growth & hit cumulative fundraising of US$30mil Mentor paired with entrepreneurs to guide through complexities of scaling
RHB launches its Get Your Hack On in search of talent, innovative solutions
Up to US$6.3k in cash prizes and AWS credits, with MDEC & MaGIC as partners Part of a larger effort to foster stronger ties with Malaysian startup ecosystem
Axiata sees encouraging start to the year in its Q121 results
Axiata Digital’s YoY revenue, EBITDA, PATAMI grew 30.5%, 72.6% & 72.3% Celcom added over 1mil subscribers over past 12 months, EBIDTA up 27.6%  
11 Finalists to battle it out at Alpha Startups Digital Accelerator (ASDA) 2021
10 + 1 finalist earn their way to compete in ASDA 2021 Demo Day Alphas Startups launched in 2014, digital version started last year
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