OSK-SBI Venture Partners launch second fund with US$20mil first close
Debut investment into Allrites, a global film, TV, and sports content marketplace US$40mil fund target with seven year operation period targeting SEA startups
Over 50% global ransomware incidents in 2023 were detected in SEA: Trend Micro
SEA saw rise in ransomware detections, making up 52% of global number Region saw a YoY decline in email threats, online banking malware (by 84%)
ICAEW: Resilient economic momentum in Malaysia and SEA, but outlook ahead remains cautious
Oxford Economics projects Malaysian economy to grow by 4.3% in 2023 2024 Budget shows govt exercising fiscal discipline, reduce budget deficit
Ericsson Mobility Report sees over 600m 5G subscriptions added globally this year
Global 5G subscriptions are forecast to top 5.3 billion by the end of 2029 Data consumption in SEA/Oceania up from 24GB/month to 66GB by 2029  
Georg Chmiel makes A$400k investment into Ganesh Kumar Bangah’s ASX listed Xamble
Brings 3 decades of experience and hand in over 40 acquisitions to the table Vote of confidence in goal to build Xamble into a pan-SEA influencer platform
The Positive Impact of Fintech in Serving the Underserved Community
Ideal solutions that are more accessible, affordable, convenient Boost’s cross-border payment ecosystem brings together the underserved
Alibaba Cloud announces final nominees for AsiaStar 10×10 campaign to recognize innovation in Southeast Asia
11 out of 100 awardees are based in Malaysia including Saora Industries Part of Project AsiaForward initiative to celebrate tech led entities in SEA
Google for Startups Accelerator launches in SEA, Pakistan
Three month programme to include 15 seed and Series A startups Access to Googler mentors, network of new contacts, cutting-edge tech
Alibaba Cloud launches AsiaStar 10x10 campaign to highlight Southeast Asian startups
Brings together 100 startups shaping the region’s tech ecosystem Feature companies, communities, projects that operate in ten categories
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