A milestone year for Singapore’s ViSenze
It’s been a great year for Singapore-based visual recognition solutions startup ViSenze, with a bevy of awards and new customers coming its way, capped off by a successful funding drive and penetration into new markets. Gabey Goh has the story.
Malaysia's first fashion and technology mashup event
It would have been inconceivable just a few years ago, but there is now a mashup of the disparate worlds of fashion and technology, and nowhere was it more apparent than in the inaugural Runway 2.0 show held in Petaling Jaya recently.
PricePanda launches new clothing category
Price comparison startup PricePanda has launched its new clothing category, alongside existing categories for accessories and footwear, in Malaysia.
Zalora to launch Marketplace this year
Online fashion portal Zalora said it will be launching its own ‘Marketplace’ in the first half of this year, but did not give a more specific date.
Malaysians digitally connected; Malaysia not so much
While Malaysians are generally digitally savvy and connected, there are challenges that still need to be addressed to transform the nation into a digital economy, according to a panel discussion organised by national ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).
Rocket companies reap benefits of SEA Cyber Monday
Three online businesses report sales increases of up to 40% during campaign Major jump in customers via mobile application also recorded
Week in Review: The right kind of sexy
Yes, let’s really make 2014 Startup Malaysia Year! Need logo, tagline, and for spinoff VC firms to materialise
Rocket’s Zalora adds US$112mil to expansion fund
Rocket Internet’s Zalora has secured a USD112 million in funding, from privately held investor group Access Industries in addition to funds managed by US-based asset management firm Scopia Capital Management LLC and other institutional investors.
Rocket Internet companies begin their own ‘Cyber Monday’ in SEA
Rocket Internet e-commerce companies Foodpanda, Lazada and Zalora have launched what they’re calling the ‘Online Revolution,’ styled after the United States’ Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day which takes place every Monday after Thanksgiving.
All proceeds from ‘Zalora Beauty Fix Box’ to go to YWCA Singapore
Zalora will officially launch the ‘Zalora Beauty Fix Box’ on Aug 15, promising that all sales will go to the YWCA’s Youth Centre which was launched in Singapore this year, as well as its new Girls’ Hostel that aims to create a safe haven for disadvantaged youths regardless of race or religion.