The month-end September 2022 snapshot of Malaysia’s tech news headlines from Startup News Asia.
This month’s Malaysian tech news headline snapshot touches on Penang state’s digital tech moves, AirAsia’s expansion into ride-hailing in Indonesia, agri-tech developing fly larvae as animal feed alternative, and more.
Items below are a selection of Malaysia’s tech news headlines, each linked to the article behind it, online and in full – one click to the Malaysia-focused tech news you’re looking for.
- Malaysia: World Congress on Innovation & Technology 2022 set for 13-15 September in Penang, looking at 5G, smart city tech, blockchain, NFTs and more
- Malaysia: CoreHalal Sabah brings Halal Assurance System to Australia, helping subscribers manage and ensure Halal supply chains
- Malaysia: Mason Games gaming studio acquired for $1M, setting sights on GameFi and Vietnam expansion and company growth in blockchain-based gaming
- Malaysia: Entrepreneurs Summit set for Kuala Lumpur, October 13th, an event from NEXEA VC and accelerator
- Malaysia’s Alpha Startups Digital Accelerator Demo Day for cohort 43 is set for Friday, 23rd September, running online and showcasing 11 startups in edtech, augmented reality, drones tech and more
- Malaysia: Digital Penang inks MoU with Microsoft to boost digital skills in Penang startups and SMEs, implementing Microsoft initiatives, platforms and certification
- Malaysia: Hack-A-Tech 2022 3-day fintech hackathon registrations close October 1st, seeking startups, technopreneurs, developers, coders and beyond for Malaysia-focused fintech solutions
- Malaysia: Insurtech Hackathon virtual event set for Oct 1-3, seeking innovators and teams for solutions in Conventional Insurance and Shariah-compliant Takaful alternatives
- Malaysia’s AirAsia to expand beyond low-cost carrier business with ride-hailing app launch in Bali, testing the market for uptake
- Nutrition Technologies, Singapore/Malaysia agri-tech, raised $20M, manufacturing protein from black soldier fly larvae as a sustainable alternative to fishmeal for animal feed