Premium GrabCar service sits on same platform as MyTeksi app Industry pundits believe local startup has edge over global player Uber
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 S$700,000 in seed investment raised, a Singapore-based startup is hoping its website will bring a fresh new approach to the property search market – by putting the renters first.
ICT veteran believes that everyone should learn to work for him or herself and not depend on others for a living Spends time helping next generation of startups via Founder Institute Kuala Lumpur
Accepted into US universities, trio use gap year to build intern-startup matching business JDFI.Asia impressed by the fact they were so ‘damn cheeky,’ but willing to learn
GrabTaxi (MyTeksi in Malaysia) lands a substantial Series A round, reported to be in the region of US$10 million, with existing investor Singapore venture capital firm Vertex Venture Holdings as the lead investor. Karamjit Singh has the story.
Shows that local startups can compete against global players Shows power of management team with equity over hired guns
Despite having been established only some six months ago, Malaysian automotive IT consultancy Goldbury Communications is confident that its niche expertise and quality services will help it grow beyond local shores. Edwin Yapp speaks to its founder to find out why he is so bullish.
(Originally published Aug 30, 2013) This story, the DNA’s most-read story of 2013, clearly struck a nerve with the startup community in Malaysia, and called into greater focus the lackadaisical attitude many local outfits have toward intellectual property rights.
Team Owe$ome, which won the leg of AngelHack in early June with its debt collection app, went to Silicon Valley to compete in the international edition, placing third among the 35 global startups it went up against. In this, the first of a two-part article, Owe$ome ‘creative head and idea founder’ Joann Soon talks about her experience in both hackathons.