[Malaysia] [Event] Echelon Malaysia 2014

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Echelon , one of Southeast Asia’s biggest conferences for technology startups, has now expanded to its first full Malaysia edition and will take place November 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur. E27 will be working with Malaysia based incubators and accelerators for this showcase.

[Malaysia] Startups Unite To Form Launchpad, An Intern Matching Platform

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The startup scenes in Southeast Asia – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, among others – have been thriving, attracting scores of students and young graduates who want to be part of their local startup movement.

[Malaysia] National Instruments Opens NI-AIN Lab In Technology Park

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Automated test equipment and virtual instrumentation software provider National Instruments has announced the opening of National Instruments Academy & Innovation Nucleus (NI-AIN), a shared services lab facility in Technology Park Malaysia comprising over RM20 million (~US$6.25

Singapore vs Malaysia – Who Consumes More And Who Saves More?

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But how is the consumption behavior of Singapore compared to that of Malaysia? You can find it out below: Beer and Wine in Singapore and Malaysia. Even with the super high prices of alcoholic drinks, Malaysia is said to be the 10th largest consumer of alcohol in the world.

Music Streaming Service Deezer Launches In Singapore and Malaysia

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Music streaming subscription provider Deezer has announced that it will be enlarging its Asia footprint by extending its services to Singapore and Malaysia, just a few days after launching in Thailand.

[Asia] Music Streaming Service Spotify Launches In Singapore And Malaysia

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Spotify also launches in Malaysia today; its Premium tier cost just RM14.90. In the News Asia digital music Malaysia music distribution music streaming online music Singapore Spotify

[ADV] Applying For Cash Advance Credit In Malaysia

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Before we start, let us open our minds to other banking systems not only Malaysia. However, before taking a cash advance credit card in Malaysia for application, read the given tips above and make sure you really need the money before taking an advance.

[Malaysia] Chalkboard Launches Location-Based Widget For HTC Devices

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Location-based mobile advertising network Chalkboard has announced an exclusive strategic partnership with device maker HTC in Malaysia, and launched a Chalkboard widget for HTC users in that country.

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[Malaysia] [Event] Hackweekend 3: Make Apps, Not War.

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From March 31st to April 1st, 2012, Kuala Lumpur’s National Science Centre will be hosting Hackweekend , a 24-hour challenge where the best of Malaysia’s technology community gather to build cool applications overnight.

[Malaysia] [Event] InfoSecurity World 2012 – Combating The Rapid Rise In Cyber Threats

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This inaugural event was officiated by Y.A.Bhg Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor, wife of the Prime Minister of Malaysia (pictured right). Malaysia wants to be in the Infosecurity Business. Malaysia is no exception. by Yi Ning Lim, marketing specialist at GMO GlobalSign.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: 1M/1M Announces Partnership With MAD Incubator, Malaysia

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At this week's One Million by One Million roundtable, we announced a very important partnership with MAD Incubator, Malaysia for entrepreneurship development in the region. At today's session, therefore, all our entrepreneurs were pitching from Malaysia.

[Competition] Applications For Halal Tech Power Challenge Officially Opens

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Startup competition Halal Tech POWER Challenge , created by Malaysia-based technology startup incubator Halal Tech Venture Builder , has opened for applications. Events & Happenings Hala Tech POWER Challenge Halal Tech Venture Builder Malaysia startup competition

[Event] Over 540 Young Entrepreneurs To Converge On Global Startup Youth

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Malaysia will see over 500 youth descend on its capital Kuala Lumpur this October for Global Startup Youth (GSY) , a three-day idea accelerator program aimed at helping young entrepreneurs shape and launch new projects that will hopefully evolve into sustainable global businesses.

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[Singapore] Tribehired.com Lands Investment; Plans Team Expansion

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Prior to this round, TribeHired had received pre-seed funding from Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd , a government agency under the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. TribeHired currently operates in Singapore and Malaysia but is expected to launch internationally soon.

Innovation from Parts Unknown

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Inspired by Anthony Bourdain’s travels, innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Wushu Painting – Malaysia High-tech camel racing – UAE Global Video Blogger – Dennis Howlett Wi-fi Hopping – Zambia Raspberry Pi -.

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Online Store SEA Citizen Reinterprets High Street Fashion For Southeast Asia

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The online fashion store that recently opened for the Singapore and Malaysia markets look to outfit fashionistas with the latest fashion items just days after they are seen on the catwalks of Milan, London and New York.

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[Singapore] GrabTaxi – Disrupting The Singapore Cab Industry, One Cab At A Time

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But the largest Southeast Asia-based taxi booking mobile application provider has set its sights on Singapore as its fourth market – Malaysia-based MyTeksi has announced the beta launch of its app GrabTaxi , after recent expansions to Philippines and Thailand.

7 New Initiatives To Fearlessly Grow Your Business

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I found these points made well in a new book, “ Fearless Growth ,” by Amanda Setili, who has worked with disruptive technology startups in the United States and Malaysia, as well as some of the biggest companies in the world.

The Story Behind Our Investment In Humble Dot

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I like to jokingly say “everyone in Malaysia could use Zoom daily” but it’s really true. About a year ago, a friend told us about this new work app they were using. Didn’t think much about it. Then, the same thing happened a few days later. It’s just the Bay Area echo chamber at work.

[Asia] Asian Attitudes Towards Creativity And Education Differ: Adobe Study

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Here’s a look at two infographic that compare the results of the study across Asia Pacific as well as one specific for Southeast Asia (covering educators in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia: In the News Adobe Asia creativity education infographic research stud

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[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia

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The Startup Arena combatants were chosen by the Penn Olson team from over 300 applications across Asia, and they were: Piktochart (Malaysia). SecQMe (Malaysia). One stage. Two days. Four judges. Nineteen startups. One winner.

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[Infographic] The State Of Our Smartphones (Singapore)

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The mobile phone is today an indispensable part of our lives, the one on-the-go device that keeps us connected at all times. But the problem is that these rather fragile devices can get damaged easily.

8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

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For years I’ve studied the cultures in 10 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar (formerly Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. But in Asian countries, including India and Malaysia, it was 50/50. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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[Asia] Location-Aware Mobile Advertising Platform Launches In Southeast Asia

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” AdNear is currently present in the markets of Singapore, India, Australia, and is also looking at expanding to other Southeast Asian markets aside from Malaysia and Indonesia soon.

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These Are The Most Exciting FinTechs To Emerge In Southeast Asia

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The countries are Singapore (490 FinTechs), Indonesia (262 FinTechs), Malaysia (196 FinTechs), Thailand (128 FinTechs), Philippines (115 FinTechs), and Vietnam (77 FinTechs). Financial services is one of the fastest growing industries all across the world.

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Is America’s Corporate Culture In The Dark Ages?

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Within the next few years, Mustang added offices in Melbourne and Perth, Australia; Mumbai, India; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Bogota, Colombia; Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia; and Norway.

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Following the online public voting, thirty semifinalists will be invited to the workshop, pitch session, and awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in October 2013. Looking to launch or grow your startup?

[Asia] HKers, Singaporeans Eye Higher Salaries: jobsDB

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It looks like the Singapore worker has a big and growing appetite when it comes to salary expectations.

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[Singapore] LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Users In Singapore

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Singapore is the fourth market in Southeast Asia to surpass the 1-million mark, after Malaysia (1+ million), Indonesia (1.5+ LinkedIn first established an office here in Singapore back in 2011.

Significant Percentage Of Global Email Traffic Is Spam: Cloudmark

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Malaysia. “We are currently working with a number of tier one telecom operators in APAC and continuing our committed expansion in the region,” adds Nick Halar, Cloudmark’s Regional Sales Director for ANZ, Singapore and Malaysia.

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Why And How Your B2B eCommerce Start-up Should Work On Having A Strong Sales Team

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Gogoprint , a leading Southeast Asian online printing company founded in late 2015, has been working hard to do just that in Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore. In the world of e-commerce, online sales are the bread and butter for firms of any size.

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5 Mistakes We Made While Growing A Startup In Southeast Asia

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Also, in Southeast Asia the Islam is the dominant religion in most countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia which means that a lot of your Southeast Asian team members may not consume alcohol.

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JFDI.Asia Announces 2013 Startup Lineup

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FashFix , from Singapore and Malaysia, helps fashionistas turn their wardrobes into blog shops.

[Asia][Event] ad:tech Introduces Roadshows Across Southeast Asia

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Malaysia on the other hand has the fourth highest proportion of “digital natives” in the world with more than 3.9

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Bloapp Converts Your Blog Into An iPhone App

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Bloapp is the brainchild of Nicky Wong, the founder and director of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based Infindo Technology ( www.infindo.com ).

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Transportation, On-Demand And The Asian Economy – Asian Horizons

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Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, India and some other countries have been privy to the on-demand bubble, so to speak. Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam) We’ve identified some factors that set them apart from other ride-sharing outfits.

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HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

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Lazada Group (Malaysia): Vienna University. As a second-year Harvard Business School student and NextView Ventures MBA Associate, constantly keeping up-to-date with the start-up world, I have heard some skepticism about the ability of MBAs to found top companies.

Asian Exporters Drive e-Commerce Growth: eBay

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These businesses are exporters from around Asia including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam.

Economics In Asia In The Trump Era

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Smaller, poorer countries such as Vietnam and Malaysia wanted freer trade with the U.S. Here Taiwan and Malaysia are likely to take a hit, since they are relatively large suppliers of intermediate goods to China (intermediate exports are about 1.5%

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The Summer Solstice And Seed Stage Squeeze

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We know global markets are open — today, for example, everyone in Malaysia could be a DAU for Zoom. If you’ve been following my tweets lately, you’ve read some of my quick musings on the state of the seed market this summer. In short, in my 6.5 years of investing in the seed stage, I have never seen activity levels like I’m seeing today. Granted, 6.5 years is not a long arc – I have not experienced a prolonged down market as a private investor.

Innovation: The Key To Entrepreneurial Success

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Based in Singapore, Dr Reddington leads the overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations, and manages over 2,900 employees in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Startup Strategy Roundtable: Where Should You Raise Money?

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Next Vin Lim presented Qyzzy.com , which can be succinctly summarized as the Yelp of Malaysia. I am not sure if Google AdSense, for instance, has a network of advertisers in Malaysia that includes restaurants.

Franchises Finding International Niches

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Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam.