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MDEC’s 2 New Programmes Looking To Boost Startup-Investor Matching Rate To 50%

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has announced two new Funding Facilitation initiatives for 2021. The Founders Grindstone, a startup capacity-building programme, and Investor...

Amazon Web Service (AWS) Wants To Help Startups Run A Leaner Ecosystem

Digbijoy Shukla, Business Development Lead Startup Business Development ASEAN Amazon Web Services (AWS) has highlighted that more startups should integrate Amazon Web Services (AWS) into...

SME’s And Startups Receive RM2.35 Million In Grants To Go Digital

In efforts to boost the digital economy, the government laid out a plethora of initiatives including grants for SME and start-ups under the PENJANA...

11 startups in Malaysia selected to join Microsoft Emerge X program

11 startups from Malaysia have been selected to be part of the Microsoft Emerge X program. As an Emerge X startup, they will participate...

MyHackathon Penang Ends With Teams Receiving RM250,000 Grant For Deployment

In effort to drive innovation and entrepreneurship among the brightest of minds in our country, MOSTI together with its agencies has been active with...

Government Allocates RM500 Million For Job Placement And Self Employment Schemes

The Government continues to be cognisant of the need to assist the employment sector, in effort to keep unemployment low the Human Resources Ministry...

E-commerce providing new opportunities for Malaysians, highlights Shopee survey

According to a recent survey by e-commerce platform Shopee, the e-commerce platforms are creating new livelihoods and opportunities amid rising economic challenges. The survey was...

5 startups selected for expansion under Sunway and Jetro collaboration

Five Japanese startups – Allm Inc., Smart Drive, Value Drivers, BTM Blockchain Technology and Japan Learning – have been selected for expansion in Malaysia...

HealthifyMe: An emerging star in the digital health space

While smartwatches and fitness apps are out there crowding options, HealthifyMe is proving to be a more inclusive offering   By Poovenraj Kanagaraj,  Fitness gyms are no longer the ones shaping the...

Ekuinas Sells Coolblog Equity For RM75mil

Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (Ekuinas) has sold of its entire equity interest of 60.0% on a homegrown desserts and beverages specialist, Coolblog Apps Sdn Bhd...

Fintech startup, Curlec eyes rising opportunities in the subscription economy

By Poovenraj Kanagaraj “Understanding our sort of payment product requires a lot of educating. In our scenario, it’s not just an online payment service, with...

HR tech startup, Swingvy expands to Taiwan

HR tech startup, Swingvy has announced its expansion plans to Taiwan as well as a newly launched payroll product for the market. The expansion comes...

SC’s game changing funding options for SMEs

By Sharon Chang The coronavirus is predominantly a global tragedy, not only affecting hundreds of thousands of people, but also having a growing impact on...

UMAI launches database to aid restaurants amid crisis

Startup, UMAI has launched the largest directory of Malaysian restaurants and cafes that offer gift cards and vouchers,making it easier for diners to support...