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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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02 July

Within a week of Supernewsroom.io’s soft launch, 100 companies signed up to access the new and improved PR platform. The founders, public relations (PR) practitioner Manminder Kaur Dhillon and former broadcast journalist Puspavathy Ramaloo are dubbing it the Super PR Platform, with new features that aims to help anyone – be it a startup or […]

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01 July

Improved policies for digital inclusion and governance are needed to further Malaysia’s digital transformation journey, according to Khazanah Research Institute’s (KRI) latest book, #NetworkedNation: Navigating Challenges, Realising Opportunities of Digital Transformation, released on its website recently. This book is a revised compilation of KRI’s published papers on digital policy issues from September 2020 to April […]

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28 June

Fave, Southeast Asia’s fast-growing fintech company, has launched its “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) service in Singapore and Malaysia, providing over 6 million Fave users with instant access to interest-free credit to be used at over 40,000 stores as a pilot. The service is available on the Fave app for iOS users today, followed by […]

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19 June

The Corporate Accelerator Program by NEXEA is a leading accelerator program for startups & scaleups in Malaysia, is now open to all Malaysian-based technology startups & scaleups to participate. This year, the Corporate Accelerator Program is held in collaboration with co-organisers: NEXEA, Malaysian Global and Innovation Centre (MaGIC), MBAN, MDEC and Amazon Web Services (AWS), […]

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22 September

In a follow-up to the tripartite partnership announced last June by Cuscapi, Presto and Hungry to offer a fully integrated and digitalized order-to-delivery solution to help boost the local Food and Beverage (F&B) industry in these unprecedented times, the three parties have now joined forces with GF Ghost Kitchen (GFGK), to not only offer customers […]

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16 September

Regional venture capital firm Gobi Partners and Sunway Group, one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates, hosted a luncheon today to announce four winners of the SuperSeed II Championship, a virtual pitching competition that was held from May to August of this year. In attendance at the event were Sunway Group President Tan Sri Chew Chee Kin, […]

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06 August

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is reinvigorating the nation’s push towards a digital-first future with the upcoming launch of its inaugural SME Digital Summit. This exciting virtual platform will empower small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to take the digital leap by cultivating a digital transformation mindset among these businesses and enabling them to accelerate […]

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23 June

The degree you obtain during your time in university is supposed to equip you with all the skills and perspectives you need to survive and ultimately, excel, in the working world. However, it has become abundantly clear that there exists a gap between the expectations of the employment sector and the understanding of the industry […]

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29 May

Malaysian brands have also become part of our local hero as support and aid surmount to millions during the COVID-19 pandemic. An online survey run by Vase.ai involving a thousand eighty-three Malaysians throughout the country reflect the top 10 brands consumers take notice of during these challenging times. In an open-ended question,1,083 Malaysians were asked […]

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