After five years of plugging away with its personal security app, WatchOverMe is shutting down with the team hired into Carousell at Singapore, writes Karamjit Singh
It’s hard enough convincing people to work for startups because of the uncertainty, it’s double hard in this part of the world where parental say-so is still a cultural force, writes Gabey Goh.
James Khoo of personal safety app startup SecQ.me, who is leaving the company he founded more than three years ago and will be looking for a full-time job to support his family, talks to A. Asohan.
Mobile banking solutions provider Tootpay Sdn Bhd emerged the winner at the Echelon Malaysia Satellite pitching competition held earlier this week, and will represent the country at the main Echelon 2014 event in Singapore this June.
Latin America, here we come! That, or something along those lines, must have been among the hoots of joy that reverberated in SecQ.me’s office when founder James Khoo and his cofounder Chin Xin-Ci were told they would receive a US$155,000 (RM500,000) grant from Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd.
SecQ.me, which developed the watch Over Me app, has got an angel investor on board, is about to lock in a government grant, and is expected to soon announce a deal with a telco.
Malaysian start-up SECQME Sdn Bhd is seeking to raise US$1 million in funding to fuel expansion plans for Watch Over Me, a mobile security app it developed for women.