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TableApp canters on with US$78K funding from Crystal Horse
Funds to fuel growth, plans to expand to Penang and Johor Has inked deals with Groupon and Tourism Malaysia MALAYSIA'S TableApp has raised RM250,000 (approximately US$78,000) in seed funding from Singapore-headquartered Crystal Horse Investments as well as angel investor Hanson Toh.  
UberX marks official debut in KL amidst challenges
Low-cost service offers fares 15% lower than budget taxis on average Uber enjoying growing popularity in KL, but possible regulatory issues
GREE leads US$4.5mil Series A-1 round in HotelQuickly
HotelQuickly has secured US$4.5 million in a Series A-1 financing led by GREE Inc with participation from William E. Heinecke, chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of Thailand-based hospitality company, Minor International.
EasyTaxi continues rapid ride, eyes Asian expansion
With a presence in over 31 countries across three continents and 1,500 employees, it’s been a rapid ride for EasyTaxi since German-based Rocket Internet acquired the Brazilian startup two years ago. Gabey Goh speaks to regional CEO for South-East Asia, Mario Berta.
GrabTaxi launches beta trial in Jakarta
GrabTaxi continued its regional expansion with the launch of its beta trial in Jakarta, making Indonesia its sixth market after Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.
GrabTaxi announces US$15 million Series B funding
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.
'Mobilising' the Malaysian rental market with myRent
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.
With US$2.8mil in the bank, In2nite eyes regional dominance
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.
Creating Kehmistry that mom could be proud of
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.
DeliverEat acquires ChopChop, shores up northern frontier
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.
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