Funding

GEM’s US$100k Asean challenge for that breakout idea
Breakthrough tech with international impact is needed to lift Malaysian entrepreneurs into the global arena, and the Global Entrepreneurship Movement aims to provide the support.
Slow, measured execution by 4-year old startup, Delivereat, secures it US$450k
Taking it slow and steady, focusing on honing its execution capabilities has helped Penang-based Delivereat raise funding from the Gobi MAVCAP ASEAN Superseed Fund.
Digerati50: Airlifting the entrepreneur ecosystem
The dynamic Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah sits at the apex of enabling policy and funding for entrepreneurship in Malaysia.  
Stellar Coach & Grow Programme to continue receiving funding
Strong government support for entrepreneurship is pushing Malaysia’s digital economy in the right direction
Week in Review: To gauge if fintech is real, follow the banking talent in 2017
Fintech and disruption to the taxi industry catch Karamjit Singh’s attention, who goes on to identify a trend to look out for.
Fintech folks, take a chill pill, please
The entire fintech ecosystem needs to return to Planet Earth, urges Karamjit Singh.
Mavcap-Gobi Asean Growth Fund aims for 1H2017 launch with initial US$50mil
Despite emphasizing its ecosystem building role, the headlines were still about the combined US$550mil that Mavcap hopes to raise with its partners.
BurgieLaw, which aims to solve legal woes of other startups, raises US$200k seed round
Realizing that most startups are vulnerable because they don't take seriously the legal foundations of their business, Lai Chee Hoe and Louis Gan hope their startup, BurgieLaw, can help.
Week in Review: Indonesia’s future potential still a siren call
‘Market potential’ of Indonesia still works, while an industry body in Malaysia announces a bold bid to raise US$50mil venture fund.
High Risk, High Reward
Offering his customers a worry-free overseas trip from bill shock, Jef Ong, took a lot of risks in his path to becoming a disruptor in the telco market.
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