News until Feb 20, 2020

Malaysian Ringgit falls lower to RM4.16 against the Dollar.

Economists project it could continue falling.

Alfred LeeFeb 19, 2020

Indonesia reports deficit in January on slowing trade with China

Indonesia's exports to China dropped significantly to trigger a deficit in January.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 18, 2020

Alibaba reports strong revenue in Q4 2019

Results for next quarter may decrease due to slowing economy.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 18, 2020

Food waste is destroying our planet, and Malaysia's Eco Foodsoft is trying to prevent it.

Reducing climate change, pollution, contamination, and more.

Wallace HoFeb 15, 2020

Indonesia’s Gojek targets 100 million orders per month in Gofood

Gojek aims to continue its focus on empowering small and medium businesses.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 13, 2020

Brandless, a SoftBank-invested startup has closed down.

The company was valued above $500 million at it's peak.

Alfred LeeFeb 11, 2020

Malaysia’s Forward School secures US$500K in pre-seed funding from angel investors

The edutech startup currently offers bootcamps for Android and iOS app development, React Native development, data science, and user experience design.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 11, 2020

Everything you Need to know about Referral Affiliate Marketing

People trust something more when it is referred by others.

Max ThomasFeb 10, 2020

Indonesia to stop gas exports to Singapore in 2023

To cater to domestic demand, Indonesia’s Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has decided to stop gas shipments to Singapore in the next three years.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 10, 2020

Malaysia's car sharing startup Moovby eyes regional expansion after raising US$500k.

Allowing anyone to rent their cars across the region.

Kenneth HoFeb 07, 2020

After selling her company, Malaysian female CEO launches Jang Su - a new wellness technology brand.

The wellness market is expected to reach US$5 trillion by 2020.

Ming ChuangFeb 06, 2020

Zenius receives new funds for expansion across Indonesia

Edtech startup Zenius has secured US$20 million in a Series A funding round led by Northstar Group.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 06, 2020

Japan’s H20 secures US$7 million in Series B funding

H20 has raised US$7 million in a Series B funding round from Samsung Ventures, Stonebridge Ventures, IMM Investment, and Shinhan Capital.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 05, 2020

Grab acquires Singapore’s Bento Invest

The acquisition enables Grab to provide retail wealth management and investment solutions to users, driver-partners, and merchant-partners across the region.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 04, 2020

Standard Chartered and MaGIC in strategic partnership to amplify social entrepreneurship landscape in Malaysia

SEtia [Social Entrepreneurs : Transformation, Innovation & Acceleration] is set to enhance social entrepreneurs’ capacity building

Ashley LeeFeb 03, 2020

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