Co-founder Meriza Mustapha turns things around by seeking to offer clients more value rather than get embroiled in a price war.
After becoming the first Malaysian to sell his startup to a Silicon Valley company in 2011, Azrul Rahim took too long of a break and is now making up for lost time.
Maideasy, with its aim of becoming the Uber of cleaning services, was set up in 2015 and now covers several major cities in Malaysia.
ADIF, the largest corporate VC fund in Malaysia, has announced its first batch of investments, pumping US$2.9mil into six Malaysian startups.
There has been an explosion in the number of services marketplace startups offering users everything from house cleaners and laundry services to handymen, all accessible via a few taps on a mobile application. Gabey Goh looks at two, in Malaysia and Singapore.
Gigfairy, which operates a community marketplace that matches musicians with (what else?) gigs and promoters, said it has secured RM100,000 (approximately US$28,000) in pre-seed funding in a round led by Endeavor Capitals, an investment company based in Kuala Lumpur.