GrabTaxi (known as MyTeksi in Malaysia) has announced it has raised more than US$15 million in Series B funding, led by Silicon Valley-based GGV Capital with participation from new investor Qunar and Vertex Venture Holdings.
A new app called myRent developed by mobile development studio BinarizeMe wants to make navigating the rental market in Malaysia an easier, less painful and more mobile experience.
Last minute hotel booking app In2nite announced the successful conclusion of a US$2.8 million investment round led by IDG Ventures and a number of other regional strategic corporate parties.
With its product positioned as a 'pure dating app,' Malaysian startup Kehmistry hopes it becomes the de facto dating app for South-East Asia within two years.
Penang-based startup DeliverEat has acquired mobile loyalty platform ChopChop from parent company GetChopChop, in line with plans to expand its business and fortify market share in the northern state.
Online car rental marketplace Drive.SG has launched a mobile app for the iOS and Android platforms, saying it would better meet the needs of its customers as well as tap the mobile growth of its car rental service.
The Malaysian retail market is estimated to enjoy 6.4% growth this year, a jump up from the RM88 billion in transaction volume recorded in 2012. However to fully capitalise on growth opportunities, retailers should embrace new trends such as the rising use of mobile platforms to reach out to and retain consumers.
Talent management solutions provider PageUp People has announced it would be integrating the mobile-based recruitment solution Apply Anywhere with its unified talent management suite.
New event discovery app Calendo aims to help people make better decisions about events they attend, and now eyes global expansion with newly launched support for eight languages.
HP has introduced the SureSupply app which allows customers to select and shop for original HP ink and toner cartridges directly from their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Android device.