Malaysia’s startup news: August 2020
The Malaysia focused startup news collection below is drawn from online coverage of Malaysia’s startup ecosystem across August of 2020, as covered in English-language media.
Malaysian startup news items here gather Malaysia’s tech startup and VC funding headlines across the last month; each Malaysian startup news headline links to the online article behind it, giving readers an instant view of recent Malaysian startup news items, and allowing you to instantly read each Malaysian startup news item in full.
Our monthly news collections are drawn from Startup News Asia’s daily startup news updates – delivered on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and by app – which gather technology news from across 17 locations across Asia and the Indo-Pacific.
- Malaysia: A profile of Blinq, digital marketplace focused on luxury fashion using AR to allow shoppers to try on clothing, virtually
- Thailand’s RISE corporate accelerator expands with Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre partnership in advance of 2020 Global Accelerator Program
- Malaysia: A look at Peninsula College’s future hub, The Ship Campus, set to feature the Entrepreneur Growth Hub coworking space alongside education facilities
- Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation partners Malaysia Digital Hub for daily Digital Hub Pass to boost entrepreneurial connections and startup activity
- Malaysia: Hong Leong Bank launches HLB Pocket Connect, allowing parents to set tasks and goals for children to earn extra pocket money, alongside ‘junior debit card’
- Malaysia: A look at Moovby, startup connecting vehicle owners with people who need a car, providing vehicle owners with income and drivers with anytime mobility
- Malaysia: Oxwhite e-commerce site on track to fulfill RM12M sales pledge to equity crowdfunding investors with launch of Shopee-based online store
- Malaysia: JurisTech acquires iMoney, adding personal financial education to enterprize-focused fintech solutions
- Australia’s Shippit logistics startup expands to Malaysia through partnership with Ninja Van, regional area-focused courier that offers COD options for the unbanked
- Government agencies in Malaysia and Indonesia sign cooperation agreement to establish ‘collaborative framework’ for fintech development, aiming for joint projects
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