Malaysia

The hanging bridge of Langkawi island, Malaysia. Image Credit: Shutterstock

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PolicyAug 11, 2016

Uber and Grab to be legalized in Malaysia by the end of 2016

All details agreed to by the country's cabinet will be revealed to the public early next week

Social MediaAug 08, 2016

Forget Snapchat, this app is the next big thing with teenagers in Southeast Asia

After six months of momentum and continued growth, Bigo is on track to be a name around the world

IndustryMay 05, 2016

Malaysia launches $100 million Islamic venture capital fund

Though not the first such VC, the project in cooperation with the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia could be a launching pad for focusing on specific ecosystems [Read More...]

FundingMay 03, 2016

Kuala Lumpur-based Halal travel platform Tripfez grabs $750,000 seed investment

InternetMar 31, 2016

Garena, Singapore’s largest web platform, raises $170 million led by Malaysian government


Accelerators

500 Startups ramps up activity in Asia, ropes in two partners in Vietnam

The fund has already invested in 3 startups in Vietnam and plans to back up to 20 more over the next 12 months.
Aug 19, 2015

MaGIC’s Stanford Go2Market pre-accelerator to launch in March

This is the first time that Stanford is running the programme in the ASEAN region, with 50 places available
Feb 11, 2015

Entrepreneurship

Inspired by a personal tragedy, this female founder offers college students a leg up in the workplace

Malaysian startup YouthsToday leverages corporate sponsorship to give students a better future
Jan 05, 2017
Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016

Khailee Ng built and exited two startups at breakneck speed. Here’s how

On stage at Tech in Asia Singapore 2015, Ng looks back on his own past experience as founder of two startups, both of which he successfully exited
May 16, 2015

Industry

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Innovation

Internet

Garena, Singapore’s largest web platform, raises $170 million led by Malaysian government

The funding will be used to accelerate regional 'leadership,' and special attention was paid to Shopee and AirPay
Mar 31, 2016
Photo Credit: Yeamake / Shutterstock

How VPNs are bringing free speech and information to millions around the world

This is how VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are giving the marginalized a voice and a means to communicate with like-minded individuals in their countries
Oct 25, 2015
Urban landscape of Singapore. Photo Credit: Everything/ Shutterstock.

Governments in Southeast Asia are upping their push to smart nation status

Here’s how Southeast Asia is going all out to integrate smart technology into everyday devices for the benefit of both society and the economy.
Sep 20, 2015

Mobile

News

World War U: How Grab’s $750 million round signals it’s thinking victory over Uber in Southeast Asia

Softbank led the round to refill the Singapore startup's coffers that might be a stretch run toward boxing Uber out of the region
Sep 20, 2016

Kuala Lumpur-based Halal travel platform Tripfez grabs $750,000 seed investment

In 2014, Muslim travellers accounted for US$142 billion in global outbound tourism revenue
May 03, 2016

Garena, Singapore’s largest web platform, raises $170 million led by Malaysian government

The funding will be used to accelerate regional 'leadership,' and special attention was paid to Shopee and AirPay
Mar 31, 2016
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Social Media

Forget Snapchat, this app is the next big thing with teenagers in Southeast Asia

After six months of momentum and continued growth, Bigo is on track to be a name around the world
Aug 08, 2016

Malaysia’s Airbnb for live music lands seed funding to bring good music to the world

Gigfairy boasts a simple two-step process for booking musicians
Feb 14, 2015

Venture Capital

eCommerce

Garena, Singapore’s largest web platform, raises $170 million led by Malaysian government

The funding will be used to accelerate regional 'leadership,' and special attention was paid to Shopee and AirPay
Mar 31, 2016

Lists

Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016

Marketing

Inspired by a personal tragedy, this female founder offers college students a leg up in the workplace

Malaysian startup YouthsToday leverages corporate sponsorship to give students a better future
Jan 05, 2017

Policy

Uber and Grab to be legalized in Malaysia by the end of 2016

All details agreed to by the country's cabinet will be revealed to the public early next week
Aug 11, 2016

Women in tech

Inspired by a personal tragedy, this female founder offers college students a leg up in the workplace

Malaysian startup YouthsToday leverages corporate sponsorship to give students a better future
Jan 05, 2017