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Malaysia's PolicyStreet raises $6 million to be the go-to place to buy insurance online

PolicyStreet previously raised $1.8 million via equity crowdfunding last year

Alfred LeeSep 29, 2021

ShopeeFood is now in Malaysia; launching on 24th September with free deliveries

ShopeeFood is now in Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia

Alfred LeeSep 23, 2021

Malaysia's MDEC has a new CEO - Mahadhir Aziz, former CEO of Futurise

Mahadhir Aziz was formerly the co-founder and CEO of Futurise.

Carl AdrianSep 01, 2021

Malaysia's Carsome hits $1.3 billion valuation after raising $170 million in new funding

Carsome is now Malaysia's latest unicorn startup company.

Carl AdrianSep 01, 2021

Malaysia's Rodeo is behind many of the creative ads on cars; raises $270k via crowdfunding

Rodeo is best known for some of the creative advertisements found on cars on the road.

Carl AdrianAug 26, 2021

Shopee's revenue grew 160% in Q2; generating $1.2 billion

Shopee is also turning profitable in Malaysia

Kenneth HoAug 18, 2021

Malaysia's MDEC CEO, Surina Shukri, is stepping down after 2 years and 7 months

Surina Shukri will officially step down on 31st August 2021.

Carl AdrianAug 17, 2021

Malaysia's daily cases hit a new high of 20,000+ people; lock-downs loosened in several states

Should the situation continue, an additional 1 million people's jobs could be affected.

Alfred LeeAug 05, 2021

Binance, one of the largest crypto exchanges, ordered to stop operations in Malaysia

Malaysia's Securities Commission stated that Binance was operating an "illegal digital asset exchange"

Alfred LeeAug 02, 2021

Malaysia's Carsome to buy iCar Asia in a deal worth $200 million

Carsome will own 19.9% in iCar Asia, with plans to acquire the rest of the company later.

Alfred LeeJul 13, 2021

Malaysia's iMedia acquires 100% stake in Favful beauty e-commerce platform

iMedia has made 6 acquisitions in the past 12 months.

Alfred LeeJul 05, 2021

Shopee to begin food delivery service in Malaysia; begins looking for delivery partners

Shopee is currently looking for delivery partners in both Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

Carl AdrianJun 26, 2021

RM5,000 grant for online marketing now available for eligible SMEs in Malaysia

Eligible businesses will receive widespread marketing and promotions for their products / services.

Alfred LeeJun 23, 2021

Malaysia's Vendfun launches self-service 'Hybrid Kiosks' for hotel check-ins and food ordering

Vendfun's hybrid kiosks are equipped with a 50-inch touch-screen panel for users to interact with as well as cashless payment capabilities.

Alfred LeeJun 21, 2021

Malaysia's GoLog hits minimum crowdfunding target; continues to rise as more investors join in

GoLog's equity crowdfunding (ECF) campaign to end in 28 days.

Alfred LeeJun 09, 2021

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