Merchants

MDEC launches Go-eCommerce Onboarding and Shop Malaysia Online campaigns to spur businesses
Initiatives, under Belanjawan 2021, aim to benefit 300k local businesses Partners will contribute further US$48.1mil in subsidies, incentives, discounts
Fasspay, PayNet, Elokal to accelerate MyDebit acceptance with Tap on Phone solution
Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) has appointed Fass Payment Solutions Sdn Bhd (Fasspay), a subsidiary of Asia’s leading fintech player Soft Space, to be a third-party acquirer (TPA) for MyDebit, the nation’s domestic debit card scheme.
BukuWarung raises funds from angels, graduates from Y-Combinator
Launches digital payments, seeing several millions USD in annualised TPV, Hires leadership team with experience from PayTM, Ovo, Grab, Gojek, Oy, Sampoerna
Week in Review: You know it’s a new world when the regulator – in Singapore – encourages risk
The earth moved twice in Southeast Asia’s e-commerce world this week. Alibaba takes credit for one move, Singapore’s MAS for the other.
KFit to drop e-commerce of Groupon Malaysia, focus on being best sales app
KFit Group aims to be best sales app, via Fave, for local businesses. In talks to very strategic investors to help it build market leading O2O platform.  
ChopChop hopes to make a dent, and more
Aaron Hee and his mates started ChopChop with a simple idea: Using the mobile phone to create a loyalty program. But it can be a powerful value proposition for merchants, most of whom will admit that they have no clue who their customers are, and even worse, who their best customers are and how to build a relationship with them.
Making QR codes more useful
The full potential of the QR code has not been tapped and in most instances, it is only used to link users to a website URL or merely to a company's homepage. One Malaysian startup hopes to change all that.
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