Alpha Startups

More than payment solutions at 1337 Venture’s Alpha Startups Fintech Edition
The first fintech-themed demo day by the accelerator put forth eleven feasible solutions and business plans.
Taking the plunge as an indie games studio
Three developers from indie game studios in Malaysia and Indonesia tell their journey into the unknown – with an eye on the promised land.
1337 Ventures sees higher quality applicants into its Alpha Startups, rising interest from angels
1337 Ventures sees increasing interest from VCs, angels in its Alpha Startups programme with angels from 123RF, Google Japan and Seek Asia co-investing in recent batch.
MMU brings the Alpha Startups pre-accelerator to campus
1337 Ventures has partnered Multimedia University (MMU) to bring its Alpha Startups pre-accelerator programme to the latter’s campus.
1337 Ventures and partners launch Alpha Startups bootcamp in Indonesia
KL-based accelerator and early-stage investor 1337 Ventures has announced a partnership with Convergence Ventures, Baidu Indonesia and Gobi Partners to bring its Alpha Startups bootcamp to Indonesia.
Tune Studios & BAC Ventures acquire Gigfairy
Tune Studios and BAC Ventures have completed the acquisition of Malaysian live music booking startup Gigfairy for an undisclosed amount.
KL-based 1337 Ventures invests in three Philippines startups
1337 Ventures said it has made ‘micro investments’ in three Philippines-based startups that participated in its recent Alpha Startups pre-accelerator programme in Cebu, even as it continues to roll out its programmes in more South-East Asia countries.
1337 Ventures hits the Philippines with its Alpha Startups programme
1337 Ventures said it is working with Department of Science & Technology Philippines to bring its Alpha Startups idea validation or ‘pre-accelerator’ programme to the Philippines.
DNA on BFM: What can GrabTaxi do with 8 trillion rupiah?
This week's show starts with the incredible US$350-million record-breaking round that Malaysian-launched and -owned GrabTaxi has announced, but also looks at other startups playing the regional game, as well as not-so-old-school player Telekom Malaysia.
Services startups: A trend that is sweeping up?
There has been an explosion in the number of services marketplace startups offering users everything from house cleaners and laundry services to handymen, all accessible via a few taps on a mobile application. Gabey Goh looks at two, in Malaysia and Singapore.
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