Combining skincare and wearable tech, South Korea’s WayWearable is chasing a US$490bil market but is all too cognisant of the unique set of challenges a hardware startup faces, reports Gabey Goh.
P2P lending platform Capital Match, founded by ex-Rocket Internet executive Pawal Kuznicki and former investment banker Kevin Lim, is looking to play matchmaker to Singapore SMEs and individual investors.
Microsoft Corp and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) have announced the launch of 6Degree.org, a crowdfunding portal that would enable the public to directly support the voluntary return and sustainable reintegration of individual human trafficking victims.
Singapore crowdfunding platforms CoAssets, FundedByMe, and New Union said they have formed an alliance to grow the crowdfunding industry in South-East Asia.
Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has released the Guidelines on Regulation of Markets under Section 34 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 to introduce new requirements for the registration of equity crowdfunding (ECF) platforms, and to provide governance arrangements for the operator of such platforms.
With Malaysia having suffered its worst floods in recorded history, which have left some 200,000 people homeless, national ICT custodian the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has taken the lead to launch the ‘#TogetherWithU’ or ‘#BersamaMu’ community campaign to aid in the flood-recovery process.
A new mobile dating app called Salamz, by Malaysia-based startup Rocketech Ltd, is targeting a gap -- young Muslim singles who want to meet the traditional way.
Industry players DNA spoke to share some of the pros and cons of the consultative paper Securities Commission Malaysia has put up for industry feedback on the impending launch of Malaysia’s equity crowdfunding platform.
Malaysian startup WaryBee has launched a crowdfunding drive as one of the inaugural campaigns on StarHub’s Crowdtivate platform that also went live officially this morning (July 22).
Because of the large number of patients and a lack of therapists, stroke patients usually don’t have the chance to get enough rehabilitation for a proper recovery, an area UTM spinoff company TechCare Innovation Sdn Bhd hopes to address.