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Alibaba Cloud Strengthens Foothold In Malaysia

As the nation aspires to become a leading digital player in the region, the rush to transform and adopt new technology is being accelerated...

VentureTECH makes debut in smart city industry through agreement with Kiwitech

VentureTECH today announced its debut in the smart city industry by inking an investment agreement with Kiwitech Sdn Bhd (Kiwitech), a Bumiputera company offering...

Carsome completes US$30 million Series D fundraising round

Integrated car e-commerce platform, Carsome has completed its Series D fundraising. The US$30 million round, one of the largest all-equity financings to-date in Southeast...

Nurturing the next generation of talent pool

The Cyberview Living Lab Accelerator (CLLA) programme is one that has nurtured 75 startups, raised over RM87 million in total investments and generated more...

Ninja Van: Scale up to keep up

“When the pandemic hit us, we saw both opportunities and challenges at the same time. And during the Movement Control Order (MCO), we learnt...

HSBC Malaysia collaborates with MDEC and RISE to offer new digital insights

HSBC Malaysia collaborated with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and corporate innovation accelerator RISE to launch HSBC Illuminate, the first-of-its-kind digital learning series. The series...

MDV to finance 10 technology startups under its funding relief facility programme

Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV), in a statement today, announced that ten (10) technology start-ups will be the first cohort of technology companies confirmed...

MaGIC to match funding from Social Impact Matching Grant to 5 social enterprises

Five social enterprises (SE) are set to receive a funding boost through the Social Impact Matching (SIM) Grant from the Malaysian Global Innovation and...

Kenanga Investment Bank Posts Highest Profits In Ten Years

Defying odds, this could summarise on company's registering unseen level of revenue in a year that feels like a Hollywood Armageddon movie. The pandemic...

Being AI-ready for operational excellence

BusinessToday speaks to Antonio Pietri, President and CEO, Aspen Technology on the importance of being AI-ready and what it takes for companies to bring their...

Penang City Council Makes Full Cashless Integration With Boost eWallet

In order for the country to truly become a cashless society, it first needs to remove all aspects of cash transaction among its government...

ScaleUp Malaysia accelerator programme’s Cohort 2 ready to empower 20 companies

20 companies have been selected for ScaleUp Malaysia's Cohort 2 accelerator programme. These include Quadby, GenYouth, Hire.Seniors, ERTH, SMARTFUND, EzyOffice, Fefifo, and HATIO among...

Bringing innovation and sustainability to the startup ecosystem

According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2020, Malaysia ranked 11th as the Top 100 Emerging Ecosystem, with an ecosystem valuation of RM 63.5...

MaGIC, Integral In Spurring An Innovation Driven Economy

With the 2021 Budget tabled, its evident that the Government is steadfast in driving the economy up while at the same cognisant of the...

Budget 2021- SME Digitalisation Boost

In Budget 2020, various initiatives were introduced to boost digitalization and automation in the SME sector as part of the 11th Malaysia Plan to...

Banking sector support Budget’s initiatives towards B40 segment and micro enterprises

Chief Executive Officer of Maybank and Chairman of The Association of Banks in Malaysia. Abdul Farid Alias applauded the initiative by the Ministry of...

hoolah fuels expansion in Malaysia with major merchant partnerships

The Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) provider, hoolah has announced 12 new partnerships with global and local brands, making it a total of 100 merchants now live...

Tech enabled startups are agents of innovation in the country, says MOSTI

E-Nation, a flagship annual conference organised by the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) identified agility as key to successful businesses in the...

Malaysia needs to brand its startup ecosystem as one of world’s best, says KJ

Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, said the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem was on par with the world’s best, but Malaysia must brand...

Microsoft in partnership with MaGIC and MDEC launches Highway to a 100 Unicorns initiative

Microsoft Malaysia in partnership with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) have launched the Highway...