PT. MOL AccessPortal (MOL Indonesia), has announced a strategic partnership with one of Indonesia’s leading retailers, PT. Sumber Alfaria Trijaya Tbk, to sell MOLPoints online game vouchers in the latter’s Alfamart and Alfamidi outlets.
DNA charts the entrepreneurial journey of Peacesoft chairman Nguyen Hoa Binh, an Internet icon in his home country of Vietnam.
Calling it the last piece in his multi-continent acquisition spree to position MOL as Asia’s leading e-payment provider, Ganesh Kumar Bangah, MOL Global’s founder and chief executive officer, has acquired a 50% stake in NganLuong, one of Vietnam’s largest online payment and escrow platform providers for domestic and cross-border e-commerce.
Thanks to open source software and cloud-based services, there has never been a better nor cheaper time to build out a product or roll out a service. As a consequence, the dynamics of raising money for start-ups has changed too, says Ted Sorom, the founder of Rixty Inc, the payment solution company that MOL Global Pte Ltd just acquired.
MOL Global has been busy expanding its reach globally and took a big step in that direction by acquiring a simple majority in San Francisco-based Rixty Inc, which is also is in the online payment space.
Berjaya Group billionaire founder Tan Sri Vincent Tan was in top form at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt session recently, regaling the audience with anecdotes and sharing his fear of the economic impact of the poor quality of English.
MOL AccessPortal Sdn Bhd and Soft Space International Sdn Bhd have formed a joint venture, MOLCube Sdn Bhd, a mobile payment acquiring company that will focus on small and medium businesses, allowing them to accept credit and debit card payments using smartphones and other mobile devices.
CEO dispels notion that Digital Malaysia is an MDeC project Going with single agency lead will result in resistance from other stakeholders
The inaugural DNA-TeAM Disrupt networking session threw up various questions about MDeC and its role in regards to the Multimedia Super Corridor and Digital Malaysia initiatives. DNA founder Karamjit Singh, who moderated the session, reflects on them.
Rather than become a game developer yourself in Malaysia, and really in any other market in South-East Asia aside from Indonesia, you have a better chance of success if you invest US$100,000 in a new game developer in China instead.