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Week in Review: Traditional media player, Media Prima, makes a US$24mil move for scale & millenials
Deal will not be ecosystem catalyst says Ganesh Kumar Bangah Acquisition frees Patrick Grove, Khailee Ng to pursue other projects CORPORATE acquisitions of startups have always been one of the gaping holes in the startup ecosystem of Southeast Asia and so it was a lift to see such a deal happen in Malaysia this week.
Digerati50: The quiet doer
You’ll never have enough clarity, so always spend time to clarify and align, advices Joel Neoh of Kfit, a DNA Digerati50.
Rev Asia’s Says.com to ‘go local’ in Indonesia, Philippines
Asia Holdings Sdn Bhd, a 70% subsidiary of Malaysian public-listed firm Rev Asia Bhd, will be bringing localised versions of its ‘social news’ portal Says.com into new markets like Indonesia and the Philippines over the next six months.
Post-restructuring, Rev Asia aims for No 1 spot in ‘social news’
After making the tough decision to shut down several lines of business, Malaysia’s Rev Asia Holdings Sdn Bhd has embarked on a three-year roadmap that it says will transform it into one of the largest digital media companies in the region.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) Rev Asia culls titles, lays off staff
Digital media group Rev Asia Bhd, listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia, is discontinuing certain print and digital publications in its stable, as its publishing business sees a slide in revenue.
Says.com and AllsportzAsia team up for World Cup
Malaysians will be able to experience the World Cup Finals in a multitude through a live football portal that Says.com has set up in collaboration with AllsportzAsia.
Telkom in pact with 8Share, introduces startup to Indonesia
Telkom has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Social Rewards Service, 8Share, via the Telkom Market Bridge programme, which plans to connect new products and services to Indonesian users via Telkom’s marketing channels.
Newly-created Rev Asia gets RM1mil campaign with Heineken
Rev Asia, established by the merger of select Catcha Media subsidiaries and Says Sdn Bhd on Oct 8, said it has landed its first integrated content marketing and advertising campaign.
Amazon power startups with its cloud services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched AWS Activate, a structured package the company claims would help startups gain access to technology resources and enable them to get started easily and scale as their business grows.
Catcha and Says merger complete with birth of Rev Asia
Following the completion of the merger between certain Catcha Media Berhad (Catcha Media) subsidiaries and Says Sdn Bhd on Oct 8, a new company, Rev Media Equity Holdings Sdn Bhd (Rev Asia), has been formed.
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