Investment

Lam Research strengthens global manufacturing network with largest manufacturing facility in Malaysia
Company exceeds initial estimates on facility size and local hiring to meet rising demand Among the first of top global wafer fab equipment makers to set up facility in Penang
Emtek Group makes US$375mil investment into Grab Indonesia, both aim to be key driver to accelerate digital adoption
Accelerate digital transformation for MSMEs in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities 1st initiative an accelerator for MSMEs with solutions by Bukalapak & Grab
KPMG: Kuala Lumpur among Top 10 cities in ASPAC seen as leading technology innovation hubs
More is needed beyond simply introducing newer policy statements Continued global confidence in country’s potential as a development hotbed
MDEC Moves Forward With ‘Digital Investments Future5’ Strategy
DIF5 Strategy will lead Malaysia to become a globally competitive digital nation Attention on Cloud Computing, Data Center, AI, Cybersecurity & Digital Content Tools
Nexea Corporate Accelerator Program open for applications
Total valuation of startups increased by more than US$14.4mil by May 2021 Opportunity to work with corporates via pilot projects, run product testing The Corporate Accelerator Program by Nexea is now open to all Malaysian-based technology startups and scaleups.
Investors form Fintech Angel Operators, a boon to early stage startups
Executives from the largest fintechs in Southeast Asia launch Fintech Angel Operators to bring on-the-ground expertise to early-stage startups.
Help Save MyGroser by buying a voucher (or contacting us to invest!)
Last resort by founders to raise minimum US$194k to stay alive Have put literally everything they own & can borrow into MyGroser
ZeptoExpress announces undisclosed seven-digit investment from Ficus Venture Capital
The Malaysian on-demand delivery platform has raised its first venture funding from early Shariah-compliant venture fund, Ficus Venture.
ECF sector continues momentum with pitchIN leading way
The pitchIN 2020 ECF Report, revealed that investors continued to invest in equity crowdfunding (ECF) deals despite the impact of the pandemic.
HSBC Malaysia launches mobile unit trust investment platform
EZInvest is said to allow customers to access their investment portfolio via the HSBC mobile app.
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