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ROCKSTARS.MEDIA goes live launching influencer marketing platform and marketplace
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ROCKSTARS.MEDIA goes live launching influencer marketing platform and marketplace

A platform fully dedicated to unleashing the potential of influencer marketing in South East Asia with Global Vision Kuala Lumpur, (Startups.my)  – Serial entrepreneur Homam Alghorani launched his new venture ROCKSTARS.MEDIA an online influencer marketing platform and marketplace targeting South East Asia as starting point. He came with this idea as he was in the COVID-19 lockdown and realized...

$150M from Yamaha Motor to be invested in Grab
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$150M from Yamaha Motor to be invested in Grab

e27: Japanese motor manufacturer Yamaha Motor today announced a strategic partnership with Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab, to collaborate in motorcycle ride-hailing service within the region, with a focus on Indonesia. Yamaha Motor will also invest US$150 million into Grab as part of the partnership agreement. The two companies aim to develop “next-generation” mobility services...

Grab launches R&D centre in Malaysia
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Grab launches R&D centre in Malaysia

e27: Southeast Asia ride-hailing giant Grab has launched an R&D centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where the company was first founded in 2012. The new R&D centre is Grabś seventh globally. It has centres based in Bangalore, Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Seattle and Singapore. The Malaysian centre will hire 100 tech employees in its first...

Yasmin Mahmood Leaves Malaysia for Indonesia
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Yasmin Mahmood Leaves Malaysia for Indonesia

TechBarrista: The tech industry was in a state of shock and disbelief last Thursday afternoon when Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) announced the imminent departure of its CEO Datuk Yasmin Mahmood in January 2019. Even MDEC employees wept with tears flowing freely when told about Yasmin’s departure. It is learnt that Yasmin hosted a town hall...

Golden Gate Ventures is coming to Malaysia with US$18M for Malaysia-based startups
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Golden Gate Ventures is coming to Malaysia with US$18M for Malaysia-based startups

e27 Southeast Asia-based VC Golden Gate Ventures has announced it will allocate US$18 million, or RM 75 million, of its third fund for Malaysia-based startups and open an office in the country. The firm’s managing partner, Vinnie Lauria, said that the company made the move to “solidfiy its on-the-ground presence there.” Golden Gate Ventures already has a...