Chris Leong

Soft Space in business alliance with Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company
Accord aims to provide suitable payments solutions within SMCC’s targeted countries in Asean.
SEA ripe for ‘massive opportunities’ through digital in next decade
VC firm Jungle Ventures sees massive opportunities for entrepreneurs, leveraging on digital, in SEA over the next decade.
With Series A sealed, Soft Space now eyes stronger presence in Japan and Indonesia
AFTER spending five years building its foundation and keeping its business sustainable, Malaysian fintech company Soft Space Sdn Bhd - which secured its Series A US$5 million investment this week - is all set to scale its business aggressively
Soft Space raises US$5mil for strategic investment
Forms a capital and business affiliation in the digital payment industry with Japan’s transcosmos inc.
Soft Space furthers regional ambitions with Japanese partnership
Malaysian mPOS solution provider gaining further traction in Southeast Asian market with Japanese partnerships.
Fintech and fraud, like a horse and carriage
Fintech players should be cautious, because the increasing digitalisation of the financial services industry brings with it an extra element of risk, warned the Securities Commission Malaysia.
Week in Review: Of IP, and impact reports
Intellectual Property was at the forefront for DNA founder Karamjit Singh as he moderated a panel session on how it can be related to startups in Malaysia. He also wonders how important the issue is to both MDeC and MaGIC, key ecosystem builders.
Can Intellectual Property be sexy, or relevant to all?
The Global Intellectual Property Valuation Conference (GIPVC 2015) from June 8-10 has an ambitious three-prong thrust and aims to make IP sexy. Is organiser MyIPO biting off more than it can chew?
Soft Space levels up, out to transform entire payment landscape
Malaysian digital payments startup Soft Space International Sdn Bhd is gearing for 2015 to be a red-letter year with a number of new solutions – and more importantly, innovative use cases – that will roll out this year.
US$5.6mil Mida grant to boost Soft Space to next level
Soft Space International, whose mobile point of sale solution has been adopted by some of the major banks in the region, has been approved for a 1:1 matching grant worth RM18.4 million (US$5.6 million) by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority, a boost to the company's efforts to become a 'payment innovator.'
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