Startup

OpenRecruiters out to level up the recruitment industry
Jumping into the Asian talent waters is OpenRecruiters, a Singapore-based startup that believes its transparent and simplified approach to recruitment might just be the secret for success.
MyTeksi launches Uber-like service, pundits laud move
Premium GrabCar service sits on same platform as MyTeksi app Industry pundits believe local startup has edge over global player Uber
'Mobilising' the Malaysian rental market with myRent
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.
VC-funded 99.co to put renters first in property search
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.
Digerati50: Quietly helping others in the ecosystem
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
Glints not just a gleam in the eye of three 21yr-old founders
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 raises Series A for undisclosed amount
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.
MyTeksi Series A set to electrify ecosystem in SEA
Shows that local startups can compete against global players Shows power of management team with equity over hired guns 
KL-based IT automotive services firm takes on the big boys
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.
(2013 Top 10 Story) Apple moves to trademark the term ‘startup’ in Malaysia
(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.  
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