(DNA Top 10 in 2014) The Uber-SPAD spat: Be careful what you wish for
Spurred by complaints from taxi drivers and companies, Malaysian authorities are going to start cracking down on Uber drivers without permits. The Malaysian public is up in arms, saying that the Government is protecting at best an inefficient industry, at worst a dishonest one. A. Asohan believes the issue is greyer and murkier than that.
TaxiMonger and Telebiz collaborate on media tablets for taxis
Taxi Monger Sdn Bhd and Telebiz Sdn Bhd have rolled out ‘My Lifestyle Media Interactive Taxi’ tablets, which they said would “revolutionise the way customers perceive a taxi ride.”
CAB2klia app offers easy KLIA taxi booking
Getting a taxi to and from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and KLIA2 just got easier with the introduction of the CAB2klia mobile application.
Disrupt: More success stories needed to plug funding gap
There is an undeniable gap between the potential of South-East Asia as a market for technology startups and the number of venture capital funds available to such entrepreneurs, but that will change when there are more success stories, according to panellists at the monthly Disrupt discussion.
TaxiMonger’s Nizran Noordin: ‘Let’s fight’
He's facing increasing competition from better-funded competitors, but TaxiMonger's Nizran Noordin takes some time out to share with DNA readers his journey thus far, and the lessons he has picked up.
Week in Review: It’s ALL about execution
With so many similar startups in the landscape these days, if you don't have a unique business model or technology, the key to your survival is going to be execution, writes Karamjit Singh.
Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi receives US$15mil in new funding
Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi, the Brazilian mobile taxi app company which last month rolled out its service in Malaysia, said it has secured another round of funding worth US$15 million from its original backer Latin America Internet Holding.
TaxiMonger to power HyppTV’s rent-a-cab service
Telekom Malaysia has roped in TaxiMonger for what it said was the world’s first television-based taxi booking service, to be offered via TM’s HyppTV IPTV service.
Taxi-booking app space heats up; Sunlight to launch its own
Sunlight Unicablink will officially launch its Book-a-Cab taxi booking app this week, the first can company to go it alone instead of working with start-ups. With other cab companies looking into launching apps too, the winners will be the ones who deliver the best service to customers, argues Karamjit Singh.
Week in Review: Start-up and funding ecosystem questions
It’s about the role of the funding ecosystem, including accelerators, and on the value our start-ups slap on themselves, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
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