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FOOD MARKET HUB SECURES US$8.5M IN SERIES A+ ROUND TO BOOST SOUTHEAST ASIA EXPANSION
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FOOD MARKET HUB SECURES US$8.5M IN SERIES A+ ROUND TO BOOST SOUTHEAST ASIA EXPANSION

Food Market Hub (“FMH”), a cloud application platform founded in Malaysia that streamlines and automates back-end operations for F&B businesses, announced that it has raised US$8.5 million in an extended Series A+ round to finance further expansion and expedite growth. The round was brought about due to significant investor interest, arising from both FMH’s rapid...

The Pivotal Role of a Customer-centric approach to a Startup Business
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The Pivotal Role of a Customer-centric approach to a Startup Business

Digital behavior changed drastically following global cordon sanitaire measures in the past two years. As daily activities take on new precedence in the digital and online realms, users today scour the Internet for alternatives that address their personal needs whilst still adhering to lockdown restrictions. This caused the fast-growing e-commerce industry to blow up overnight....

Digital Transformation in Malaysia’s F&B Industry: The Significance of Going Digital as a means of Economic Recovery
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Digital Transformation in Malaysia’s F&B Industry: The Significance of Going Digital as a means of Economic Recovery

Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck our nation in 2020, local businesses continue to be greatly impacted on many fronts. According to the SME Association of Malaysia, at least 100,000 SMEs have ceased operations since the first MCO. Not only that, Datuk William Ng, Central Chairman of Small and Medium Enterprises Association (Samenta) said many businesses...

Sunway Group, Kejora Capital launched US$25 MILLION FUND
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Sunway Group, Kejora Capital launched US$25 MILLION FUND

Sunway Group (Sunway), one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates and Kejora Capital (Kejora), a leading venture capital (VC) firm, has launched the US$25 million Orbit Malaysia fund. This is the first time a Malaysian conglomerate, in partnership with a leading VC firm from Indonesia, formed a fund with Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP) as anchor...

iPay88 partners Atome to expand BNPL acceptance across Malaysia
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iPay88 partners Atome to expand BNPL acceptance across Malaysia

iPay88, Southeast Asia’s leading regional payment gateway provider today announced its partnership with Asia’s leading buy now pay later platform Atome to expand seamless buy now pay later (BNPL) acceptance across iPay88’s merchant touchpoints in Malaysia. APAC is leading the global digital payment revolution and is on track to represent more than half of global...

Alibaba Cloud Innovation Centre Announces Strategic Collaboration with Fidelity Funding
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Alibaba Cloud Innovation Centre Announces Strategic Collaboration with Fidelity Funding

Collaboration to kick-off with Alibaba Cloud Demo Day 2021 More than 500 startups are anticipated to participate in this programme from October 2021 to March 2022. Alibaba Cloud Innovation Centre has joined hands with Fidelity Funding, a venture capital corporation with the aim of propelling local businesses to greater heights by equipping them with the...

DOC2US is expanding to Myanmar
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DOC2US is expanding to Myanmar

The first telemedicine provider in Malaysia in compliance with the Ministry of Health to provide digitally signed e-prescription services, today announced its expansion to Myanmar as the technical partner of HOPE Telecare to help accelerate the development of digital healthcare ecosystem in Myanmar. HOPE Telecare, Myanmar’s latest all-in-one digital healthcare platform, is a joint venture...

PayHalal and Atome Working together to Bring Murabaha buy now pay later(iBNPL) to Malaysia
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PayHalal and Atome Working together to Bring Murabaha buy now pay later(iBNPL) to Malaysia

Shariah-compliant payment gateway, PayHalal, announced that it has partnered Asia’s leading buy now pay later platform, Atome, to enable seamless Murabaha buy now pay later (iBNPL) acceptance across PayHalal’s merchant touchpoints first in Malaysia, before rolling out to Indonesia in the coming months. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift for Malaysian shoppers to adopt...

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