Crowdo, which officially launched its equity crowdfunding platform in Malaysia on Jan 11, believes it has what it takes to beat off its rivals and emerge on top.
KiniBiz has announced plans to go for equity crowdfunding under the guidelines approved by the SC, the first Malaysian company to do so.
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said that the World Capital Markets Symposium (WCMS) 2015 will feature global technology founders and experts sharing ideas and insights on Markets and Technology: Driving Future Growth Through Innovation.
The quality of data presented on the venture capital scene in Malaysia needs to get a lot richer, Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association chairman tells Karamjit Singh.
Equity crowdfunding platform FundedHere has been launched in Singapore to facilitate equity-based funding and venture debt for startups in the region from as low as S$5,000 (US$3,700) each, even as regulators in both Singapore and Malaysia look to facilitate such platforms.
Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has released the Guidelines on Regulation of Markets under Section 34 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 to introduce new requirements for the registration of equity crowdfunding (ECF) platforms, and to provide governance arrangements for the operator of such platforms.
The proposed regulatory framework for an equity crowdfunding platform has been revised based on public feedback, Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said in a statement.
Usually excitable DNA founder Karamjit Singh thinks playing it cool with the expectations over equity crowdfunding should be the way to go.
The equity crowdfunding platform that the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is proposing will depend heavily on investor confidence, its chairman Ranjit Ajit Singh acknowledged.
Industry players DNA spoke to share some of the pros and cons of the consultative paper Securities Commission Malaysia has put up for industry feedback on the impending launch of Malaysia’s equity crowdfunding platform.