Malaysia’s Equity Crowd Funding (ECF) push may just have got its breakout moment thanks to Effon Khoo and his cloud-based SME solution, KakiTangan.com.
Coastal Hectare Sdn Bhd, which runs KakiTangan.com just raised RM1 mil on PitchIn in less than 24-hours, giving a huge boost to ECF as a viable funding platform for other startups.
Last-mile logistics startup RunningMan successfully raised its target amount of RM175,000 moments after it went live on Aug 22 on pitchIN Equity, an equity crowdfunding (ECF) platform.
Malaysian green technology company Green Lagoon Technology has raised about US$201K on the CrowdPlus.Asia equity crowdfunding platform.
Early-stage grant provider Cradle Fund brought on board six more partners for its co-investment initiative, five of them equity crowdfunding operators.
KL-based Coastal Hectares has developed Kakitangan.com to help Malaysian SMEs automate their HR processes via the cloud, and is now ready for the next level.
Malaysian wedding and motherhood e-commerce startup Nuren is aiming to raise about US$48K on Crowdo’s equity crowdfunding platform.
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), which led the way for legalising equity crowdfunding (ECF) in the region, has now announced the regulatory framework for peer-to-peer (P2P) financing.
Singapore’s crowdfunding scene is set for a boost with crowdfunding platform FundedHere being issued a Capital Markets Services licence by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Malaysia’s crowdfunding pioneer pitchIN has launched its equity crowdfunding (ECF) platform, with the first campaigns slated to go live in mid-April.