Startups

Southeast Asia’s Largest Hackathon, Startup Weekend Singapore 2020 kicks off
Hybrid event to see Singapore DPM, Heng Swee Keat, give opening remarks With its ‘Tomorrow’ theme, challenging youth to address key issues in SEA Startup Weekend Singapore (SWSG) 2020, one of Southeast Asia’s largest open innovation hackathons, will run its latest online edition from 25 to 27 September 2020.
In the tough market of co-working spaces, WORQ believes it has what it takes
WORQ’s business model involves a three-way win by saving cost for its people, selling seats multiple times and increasing its profitability.
WORQ Raises Up-Round of US$2.4mil to Expand in US$724mil Flexi-Office Market
Grow space under management by 10 times to 1 mil sq ft in five years Grown revenue by 560% since last fundraise in 2018, footprint by 7x
Aerodyne Group partners with Al-Babtain LeBlanc to transform Middle East drone inspections
Accelerates Middle East market expansion for Aerodyne Group, Partnership will transform Al-Babtain LeBlanc’s infra inspection process
Proficeo partners Everpeaks to give 100 micro SMEs year-end e-commerce sales boost
Target to increase year-end sales of online merchants by up to 50% Selected merchants to receive insights to stand out in crowded market
Gobi Partners, Sunway Group announce Final Four winners of its sports-meets-startups SuperSeed II Championship
The SuperSeed II Championship virtual pitching competition, which adopts a unique sports tournament style approach, sees its final four winners announced.
Penjana Kapital launches RFP for US$290mil Dana Penjana Nasional fund
6 fund managers to be chosen, investing in four growth stages Prior track record required, demonstrate fundraising abilities On Fri, Sept 11, Penjana Kapital Sdn Bhd released a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the Dana Penjana Nasional fund of funds programme, to select venture capital fund managers.
3rd edition of HLB Launchpad 2020 comes with focus for finding innovation in New Normal
Themed as “Reboot: Thriving Together in the New Normal”, the upcoming incarnation of Hong Leong Bank’s collaborative partnership to cultivate a startup community in Malaysia is now focused at finding innovations in a Covid-19 world.
‘No-brainer’ to invest in Malaysia, says Singapore’s Quest Ventures
Commits US$1mil from its AsiaFund 2 that had first close of US$30mil ‘The best people we imagine working with’ says James Tan on Scaleup Malaysia
Charging ahead on global expansion, Aerodyne Group sets up new entity in Kazakhstan to conquer Central Asian market
World’s fastest-growing drone solutions company forms Aerodyne Caspian LLP Entity poised to become market leader in Kazakhstan right from the start
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