The founder of MyTeksi (known as GrabTaxi regionally) Anthony Tan has received the Technopreneur Excellence Award at the Pikom ICT Leadership Awards (PILA) organised by the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom).
GrabTaxi (MyTeksi in Malaysia) lands a substantial Series A round, reported to be in the region of US$10 million, with existing investor Singapore venture capital firm Vertex Venture Holdings as the lead investor. Karamjit Singh has the story.
Soft Space International Sdn Bhd is certainly on a roll – just days after CIMB Bank launched its ‘Plug n Pay’ mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) service built on the technology developed by the mobile payment solutions startup, DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced its own service too.
Nearly two years after its inception and after getting major banks in Thailand and Vietnam on board, mobile payment solutions startup Soft Space International Sdn Bhd has finally landed its first Malaysian customer, CIMB Bank, which has launched its Plug n Pay service.