Alibaba’s initiatives into Malaysia should be judged on the positive impact they have on businesses and not on its rhetoric.
MOL Global founder, Ganesh Kumar Bangah, advices startup founders to adopt strategic planning for growth, performance reporting and risk management as a core part of their business.
Macrokiosk Bhd announced it has secured a direct strategic investment from GMO Internet Group’s unit, GMO Payment Gateway Inc.
Singapore-based Deskera said it will invest S$50 million (US$37 million) over the next three years to build its own cloud data centre in the city-state.
The South-East Asian startup scene is certainly booming but venture capitalists (VCs) in the region are just not keeping up, according to a report by Google Inc and Temasek Holdings.
Anam Technologies Ltd said it has secured a 'multimillion-dollar' investment from Malaysian businessman Mohd Razali Abdul Rahman to assist the company’s expansion in the region.
Khazanah Nasional has joined four other parties to invest a total of US$192mil in global travel search engine Skyscanner, for an undisclosed stake.
Infineon Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd said it will invest RM1 billion (US$233 million at current rates) in capacity expansion, innovation, and upgrading its manufacturing facilities in the state of Melaka.
The Malaysian Government’s venture capital arm Malaysia Venture Capital Management Bhd (Mavcap) has invested RM2.95 million (US$690,000 at current rates) in social crowdfunding platform SimplyGiving.com.
ST Telemedia said it was the lead investor in San Francisco, California-based big data analytics and visualisation company Datameer’s US$40-million financing round, with Top Tier Capital Partners joining in.