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MyCash Online hits on a US$80 mil yearly market
  Bangladeshi entrepreneurs in KL are targeting a US$80mil a year market with their marketplace that they aim to evolve into a digital bank
Digi said it will not be investing in GrabGas
Digi pulls out its investment in GrabGas on grounds of inconsistency in the disclosure of data The decision is a reflection of the principles Digi upholds and expects of its partners
Digi team among 8 winners of Telenor innovation program
A team from Telenor Group’s Malaysian unit, Digi, has been selected as one of eight teams from the telco group to participate in an internal startup programme with the reward being an opportunity to be funded by Telenor and spun out.  
IDC: Tahun 2016, transformasi digital perusahaan semakin nyata
Keputusan TI 60 persen lebih perusahaan Indonesia akan dipimpin oleh CEO Belanja TI Indonesia tahun 2016 US$15,3 miliar, meningkat 8,3 % dari 2015  
Week in Review: Can Joel Neoh get his startup groove back?
It has been 4½ years since Joel Neoh was an entrepreneur. Karamjit Singh wonders if he can regain his startup mojo after being in a large company with ample resources and talent as Groupon.
KL to host Pitch Day for fintech startups
Startupbootcamp FinTech, an accelerator focused on financial innovation and part of the global award-winning Startupbootcamp accelerator, has announced a Pitch Day in Kuala Lumpur.
HotelQuickly out to disrupt online hotel bookings in Malaysia
After successfully raising a second round, HotelQuickly Ltd, a Hong Kong-based company that helps travellers book hotel rooms in the last minute, is geared for the next stage of growth, with the Malaysian market key to its plans.
TableApp canters on with US$78K funding from Crystal Horse
Funds to fuel growth, plans to expand to Penang and Johor Has inked deals with Groupon and Tourism Malaysia MALAYSIA'S TableApp has raised RM250,000 (approximately US$78,000) in seed funding from Singapore-headquartered Crystal Horse Investments as well as angel investor Hanson Toh.  
GREE leads US$4.5mil Series A-1 round in HotelQuickly
HotelQuickly has secured US$4.5 million in a Series A-1 financing led by GREE Inc with participation from William E. Heinecke, chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of Thailand-based hospitality company, Minor International.
EasyTaxi continues rapid ride, eyes Asian expansion
With a presence in over 31 countries across three continents and 1,500 employees, it’s been a rapid ride for EasyTaxi since German-based Rocket Internet acquired the Brazilian startup two years ago. Gabey Goh speaks to regional CEO for South-East Asia, Mario Berta.
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