2021

pitchIN becomes first ECF platform in Malaysia to raise US$47.3mil for companies
Crosses RM200 mil milestone 12 months after crossing RM100 mil New SC Malaysia guidelines lend additional tailwind to ECF sector
e-Conomy SEA Report 2021: Malaysia’s internet economy crosses US$21 bil
Malaysia’s internet economy expected to hit US$35 bil by 2025 Pandemic the catalyst for 81% of internet users consuming digital services
Md Alwi Appointed as MDEC’s non-executive Chairman
Hails from same state of Kelantan as MDEC’s minister, Annuar Musa Almost 2 decades as chairman of a poverty eradication foundation
MaGIC Virtual GMP: The right partners can take you places
Virtual Global Market-Fit Programme targeted at ambitious startups Facilitates networking and knowledge-sharing via partners and mentors 
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  
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