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21 September

Shopee has expanded its services with the latest addition of ShopeeFood in Malaysia, accessible via the ShopeeFood icon on Shopee’s homepage. Through this, users can shop for all their needs, including food delivery, on Shopee. The service, which will be rolled out in batches, will be made available to over 8 million Malaysians living in […]

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02 September

iSend Logistics Malaysia (“iSend”), a logistics and warehousing specialist and a subsidiary of MAA Group Berhad, is expanding its last-mile delivery services through a partnership with Ikobana Sdn Bhd (“IKOBANA”), a homegrown courier and freight forwarding services provider established in 2006, with 70 outlets across Peninsular Malaysia. The COVID-19 pandemic, and the lockdowns, has quickened […]

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30 August

Troopers Malaysia, an end-to-end digital HR solutions platform closed on a Series A funding of up to RM4 million (approx. US$950,000) from Shopper360 Sdn Bhd.  Shopper360’s investment and strategic partnership will provide Troopers the leverage to effectively implement some of the company’s immediate business plans that are in the pipeline. Troopers digital mobile platform enables […]

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24 August

As businesses prepare for a rebound in the post pandemic world, Asia’s quick-commerce (q-commerce) pioneer, foodpanda, has remained committed to supporting SMEs across the region to embrace digitalisation. Almost 30,000 retail shops were onboarded on foodpanda shops in the past year, with SMEs making up almost half of shops that had gone digital. This marks the first step […]

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19 August

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international freight specialist division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, foresees a strong and sustained growth in cross-border road transportation in Southeast Asia where the e-commerce sector is expected to grow 5.5% in 2021. The predicted upswing is driven by the renewed economic growth in many of Southeast Asia’s leading economies, […]

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23 July

To support the Malaysian startup ecosystem in their pursuit of success, Microsoft will be supporting the various accelerator programs launched by the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), Selangor Information Technology & Digital Economy Corporation (Sidec) and Sunway iLabs, to fast-track the ecosystem’s growth and innovation. With cloud technology becoming a critical enabler for […]

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20 July

FastJobs Malaysia, a tech-driven job platform, is preparing businesses for the future of talent acquisition with the introduction of the latest mobile-first innovation, the e-FastRecruit service. The e-FastRecruit service is set to evolve the hiring process in the new norm, enabling companies to undertake 100% digital and online mass hiring campaigns. This will allow companies […]

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13 July

60,000 local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are set to receive up to RM3,000 in Shopee benefits each from the e-commerce platform’s Go-eCommerce Onboarding programme. The initiative under Belanjawan 2021 aims to encourage the adoption of e-commerce as a trade channel amongst local MSMEs and Malaysian citizens who wish to venture into entrepreneurship. Shopee […]

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09 July

Coupang, the NASDAQ-listed e-commerce company from South Korea, is actively recruiting talents in Singapore. This is a clear sign that the firm is expanding to Singapore or even the Southeast Asia region. At the time of writing, there are 12 Singapore-based job opportunities posted on Coupang’s career page. The openings in Singapore range from Business […]

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06 July

Pickupp, the on-demand delivery and tech startup redefining logistics, has announced that it has successfully raised approximately US$15 million in Series A and Series A+ financing from regional strategic investors, after its first-round investment in November 2020. The series A+ round funding was led by Taiwan e-commerce giant PChome and Cornerstone Ventures, with participation from […]

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