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Investors at MaGIC GAP Demo Day commend quality of pitches
26 startups from nine countries pitch solutions in the hopes of raising capital and growing their businesses.
Axiata Digital Innovation Fund partners with Johor Corp to further drive Malaysia’s digital ambitions
ADIF’s purpose is to aid digital startups that are already revenue-generating operations requiring further support to grow in terms of funding, know-how and market access.
Mavcap-Gobi Asean Growth Fund aims for 1H2017 launch with initial US$50mil
Despite emphasizing its ecosystem building role, the headlines were still about the combined US$550mil that Mavcap hopes to raise with its partners.
Wipeout: Applecrumby & Fish out to disrupt diaper and baby wipes industry
KL-based e-commerce startup Applecrumby & Fish has ambitious plans: To disrupt the entire SEA diaper and wipes industry with its inhouse brand.
Corporate VC fund ADIF invests US$2.9mil in 6 startups
ADIF, the largest corporate VC fund in Malaysia, has announced its first batch of investments, pumping US$2.9mil into six Malaysian startups.
Xentral Methods bets on e-book market
From an engineer who could not land a job in Kuala Lumpur, Faiz Al-Shahab is now running a promising South-East Asian e-book and interactive content portal that has successfully raised funding and hit almost US$270,000 in revenue last year. Karamjit Singh has the story.
500 Startups appoints Khailee Ng managing partner
Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups has announced the election of two new managing partners, Bedy Yang and Khailee Ng, a Malaysian and a Digital News Asia Digerati50.
Education portal EasyUni looking to raise Series B funding
Education portal EasyUni is looking to aggressively expand its presence. Towards this end, it is raising a Series B round now.
Catcha-Says merger to change digital advertising game
Respective CEOs were friends for some time; similar visions made it only a matter of time for a merger like this Media agencies welcome move, expect merged entity to be potential game-changer in digital advertising space
Week in Review: All about founders, or the ideas?
It was another week in the ecosystem dominated by startup news, including two VC investments and the visit of Silicon Valley luminaries, and not forgetting the DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion.
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