Author: A. Asohan
Sam Shafie holds on fast to dream of catalyzing crowd funding in Malaysia, despite rocky early going between 2012-2015.
A Singaporean startup has a very unique way of solving those roaming blues: With a sticker, targeted especially at business travellers.
Russian-founded Raxel Telematics has made Singapore its global headquarters, and has even moved all its business development operations to the city-state and is now a Singaporean company.
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.
Malaysian and Singaporean joint venture startup TribeHired, which has just acquired the Bangkok-based Hubba Hired recruitment business for an undisclosed sum, is eyeing a possible Series A funding round by the end of the year.
The pretty big announcement that coding would be part of the Malaysian school syllabus from next year onwards came very quietly … which is not surprising because we’ve heard this all before, writes A. Asohan.
After three years of behind-the-scenes building, Malaysian company Ideate Media is ready to take the local creative content scene to the big stage of international markets, with a series to air on BBC America.
DNA cofounder A. Asohan, inspired by a week-long prescription drug-induced haze, decides to ‘give back’ to the startup ecosystem.
Malaysian online travel agency and hotel review platform Tripfez, which is focused on halal travel and stay experiences for Muslims, has raised US$750,000 in a seed round led by Gobi Partners and Intres Capital, the latter through the Axiata Digital Innovation Fund (ADIF) it manages.
Ashran Ghazi may be tasked with getting MaGIC back on track to its original mandate, but it may be a case of ‘damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t,’ writes A. Asohan.