Malaysia

Uber launches UberFLASH and UberTAXI in Malaysia

In order to provide more choices to commuters in Malaysia, Uber is launching two new services in the country; UberFLASH and UberTAXI. On their official announcement, Uber explains...

Malaysia’s REV Asia acquires 3 popular Malay content portals – Siraplimau, Myresipi, Kongsiresep

Yon Heong Tung, reporting for e27; Leading Malaysia-based digital media group REV Asia (which has well-known Malaysian entrepreneurs such as 500 Startups’s Khaliee Ng, Catcha...

iPrice raises US$4M Series A led by Asia Venture Group, Venturra Capital

Anisa Menur A. Maulani, reporting for e27; Malaysian e-commerce aggregate startup iprice announced that it has raised a US$4 million Series A led by existing backers Asia Venture...

Playing Pokemon Go in certain areas in Malaysia could get you arrested

Dayana Sobri, writing for e27; According to a report by The Star, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Khalid Abu Bakar said that an action will be taken against players playing...

Malaysia’s ServisHero lands US$2.7 million pre-Series A round from Golden Gate Ventures

Kevin McSpadden, writing for e27; Kuala Lumpur’s self-described ‘Grab for local service providers’, ServisHero, announced today it raised a US$2.7 million pre-Series A round...

KFit closed $12 million Series A funding

Kevin McSpadden, writing for e27; KFit, the largest fitness-sharing platform in Asia, announced today it has raised a US$12 million in Series A round led by Sequoia Capital,...

Singapore’s RocketUncle to expand in the Philippines, then change their name to Zyllem

Elaine Huang, writing for e27; Two-year-old Singapore-based logistics company RocketUncle has today announced expanding into Malaysia and the Philippines, alongside a name change...

PLDT’s Voyager and CIMB Group of Malaysia, to offer FinTech Solutions in the Philippines and ASEAN

Tomas S. Noda III writing for Deal Street Asia; Venturing into the financial technology (fintech) space, Malaysia-based financial services firm CIMB Group Sdn Bhd has partnered...

Hermo of Malaysia receives $2 million Series A funding

Via TechCrunch; Hermo, a Malaysia-based e-commerce site, wants to make cosmetics shopping fun for customers in Southeast Asia. The site, which also operates in Singapore and is...

Uber and Malayasia’s AutoBuzz.My partnered to pickup Users with a McLaren

Malaysia’s top automotive online publication, AutoBuzz.My recently partnered with Uber to surprise users by picking them with a 2013 McLaren MP4-12C, that they registered as...

Rocket Internet launches Tripda in the Philippines and the rest of Southeast Asia

Rocket Internet just launched Tripda, a car-pooling service, that will be available in Southeast Asia namely the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore....

Study: 630k Tablets bought by Malaysians in 1st half of 2014

KUALA LUMPUR – The insatiable hunger for the latest tablets in Malaysia is driving the continued growth in sales of this popular technology. Retail audit data by GfK revealed...

GrabTaxi Secures $15 Million Series B Funding from GGV Capital

Malaysia’s GrabTaxi just closed a $15 Million Series B funding from GGV Capital with participation from Qunar and returning investor Vertex Venture Holdings. This is by far...

GrabTaxi Launches GrabCar Service for a Fancier Ride

Malaysia-based startup GrabTaxi recently launched GrabCar, their version of luxury ride sharing app, which will directly compete with Uber but will compliment GrabTaxi’s...

Australia’s SEEK to complete Jobstreet acquisition after regulatory approval in Singapore

First reported by e27, Australian-based Seek plans to acquire Malaysian-based online job portal JobStreet Corporation Berhad. According to the report, SEEK is planning to purchase...