The connectedness in the Malaysian digital ecosystem is still very much siloed and is government or agency led. There must be a way to bridge all SMEs, professionals and investors.
Despite Irwan Serigar’s swift removal from his government post, the startup ecosystem should remember him for his invaluable service.
The hackathon challenged developers from companies nationwide to build innovative and lightning fast digital experiences for end users utilising two new web technologies.
The investment, if it comes through cements Indonesia as a hot startup destination, with other strong startups to benefit more than rest of the pack.
Hoping its niche focus will help it be successful, Kravasia.com throws its hat into Indonesia’s e-commerce ring.
Indonesia'sTraveloka has begun to venture into other South-East Asian (SEA) countries this year with the opening of regional offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam.
Indonesia’s Internet economy will be worth about US$81 billion in 10 years, or about 40% of the total Internet economy of the entire South-East Asian region, according to a Google-Temasek report.
Go-Jek’s US$500mil funding shows that the Indonesian market is strong enough to birth unicorns, writes Masyitha Baziad.
Prof Jasbir Dhaliwal, chief innovation officer at the University of Memphis, is excited over Malaysia’s public sector Independent Verification and Validation policy for software, and tells Karamjit Singh why this is going to change things.
Singapore-based ecosystem pioneer e27 has raised a US$2.2mil Series A round led by Beijing-based TechTemple Group, which would be used to connect the startup and investor communities in China and South-East Asia.