TOP 50 MOST FUNDED DIGITAL STARTUPS IN ASEAN IN 2018

TOP 50 MOST FUNDED DIGITAL STARTUPS IN ASEAN IN 2018

Aviation and Aerospace, Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
1. Singapore – GRAB ($5.8 billion) Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform that offers the fastest booking service for taxis, private cars and motorbikes through one mobile. Their go-to-market strategies and campaign have successfully garnered countless users across 6 countries in less than four years. 2. Singapore – Sea (Garena) ($2.0 billion) Garena is a leading platform provider for online PC and mobile digital content in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, as well as the exclusive operator in the region for popular titles such as League of Legends, FIFA Online 3, Point Blank, Blade & Soul and Arena of Valor. 3. Indonesia – Tokopedia ($1.1 billion) Tokopedia’s mission is to democratize commerce through technology. Since its founding in 2009, Tokopedia has been a force that pioneers digital transformation in Indonesia. 4. Malaysia –…
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Top 20 best funded startups in Malaysia

Top 20 best funded startups in Malaysia

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
With one of the most developed digital economy in the region, Malaysia is a key country for startups in Southeast Asia. With a maturing startup eco-system, Malaysia is home to an ever-growing number of companies that aim at developing a solid base of operations there before expanding abroad. The startups and technology companies listed hereafter are involved in a number of industries and businesses, from digital media to e-commerce, financials services to software and much more, Malaysian startups are engaged in the development of new verticals and the disruption of a broad range of industries. Not as famous as some startups from Singapore, Malaysian startups often focus on small business niches and tackle professional problems. But even though they have not yet joined the restrictive group of unicorns of Southeast Asia, Malaysian startups…
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Boost for tourism industry at Sabah’s east coast

Boost for tourism industry at Sabah’s east coast

Aviation and Aerospace, Brunei, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sabah
Mohamaddin when interviewed at the open house. LAHAD DATU: The Tourism, Art and Culture Ministry will work on finding funds to boost the tourism industry and enhance tourism products at Sabah’s east coast. Its minister, Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi, said efforts were also being made to attract more local and foreign tourists as well as boosting eco-tourism in the area. Mohamaddin said Silam for example had several tourist attractions that could be visited, such as the Tower of Heaven, Danum Valley, Tabin Wild Reserve and others. “We (the ministry) will promote tourism attractions in Malaysia including here in Silam as well as in Sabah through the Travel Mart outside the country. “In the coming months, we will attend more travel marts including those in Beijing, Russia and Europe,” said the Silam…
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Skyports and Volocopter Building ‘Volo-Port’ in Singapore

Skyports and Volocopter Building ‘Volo-Port’ in Singapore

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Smart City
Skyports and Volocopter plan to have a mobile Volo-Port constructed in Singapore and ready for when the eVTOL air-taxi market takes flight. (Artist's rendering) UK-based Skyports and Germany’s eVTOL builder Volocopter will build the first mobile Volo-Port, designed by Brandlab, for urban air taxis in Singapore later this year, the companies announced today. The project partners said the Volo-Port prototype will be a test site to measure the customer experience; showcase customer services and amenities, including the boarding process and passenger lounges; facilitate practical testing of operational procedures such as ground operations and services, including battery swaps and charging, maintenance, safety, and security; and provide regulator input opportunity into the facility design before it is rolled out at multiple locations. “Once regulation comes through on the aviation and city level—and this will be sooner than…
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AIM Startup 2019 announces five winners for the third edition

AIM Startup 2019 announces five winners for the third edition

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
AIM Startup was hosted in partnership with the National Program for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Press Release Winnon, Zero Prime Technology, Dhonor Healthcare, Grintafy and Aviotronwere declared as the winners of the Startup competition Winners were awarded USD 10000 each for their participation and encouraging ventures Dubai, UAE:The third edition of AIM Startup, which was organised in conjunction with the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), named Winnon, Zero Prime Technology, Dhonor Healthcare, Grintafy and Aviotron as the winners of the Startup competition. Following a continuous series of pitch competitions, the announcement was made on the final day of the international meet. While Winnon was awarded a prize in the Growth category, Zero Prime Technologysecured a win in the Social Impact category.Dhonor Health Care was declared a winner for the early pre-launch…
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Sarawakian, 13, among winners of Nasa contest

Sarawakian, 13, among winners of Nasa contest

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
PETALING JAYA: A 13-year-old Sarawakian is among five winners of a patch design competition organised by US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) for its mission to the moon and Mars in 2024. The design by Wei Rui Teng from Miri was chosen as a winner along with those by Ishhaq Ziyam of Sri Lanka, Neal Apte of the US, Madison Morgan of the US and Paxton Summers of the US. Their designs were picked from a pool of nearly 10,000 entries by children from the age of seven to 13 from around the world. The competition named ‘Design A Mission Patch’ was held online by Tynker, a Kids coding platform. The winners will have the opportunity to invite their fellow students to a video chat with a Nasa expert…
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Air France Industries, Enginnering to handle maintenace for MASwings aircraft

Air France Industries, Enginnering to handle maintenace for MASwings aircraft

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Sabah, Smart City
Aminuddin and Dominik exchanging the documents, witnessed by Madius. KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia Airlines regional sister company, MASwings, entrusted its ATR72-500 fleet to Air France Industries (AFI) KLM Engineering & Maintenance for component support. Maintenance for 10 MASwings aircraft would be handled at the Singapore Service Center and in the new Singapore Component Solutions shop, opened in February 2018 by AFI KLM E&M. This followed key performance indicators (KPIs) set by the Ministry of Transport on MASwings’ performance in delivering its services, after it was given the mandate to continue serving rural air services under the new Public Service Obligation (PSO) Agreement for Rural Air Services, effective January 2019 till December 31, 2024. MASwings chief executive officer (CEO) Aminuddin Zakaria said the signing of power-by-the-hour agreement between MASwings and Societe Air…
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Strand Aerospace, Samad Aerospace to develop eVTOL aircraft

Strand Aerospace, Samad Aerospace to develop eVTOL aircraft

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Smart City
LANGKAWI (March 29): Aerospace engineering company Strand Aerospace Malaysia (SAM) Sdn Bhd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK-based aerospace company Samad Aerospace Ltd to jointly develop an electronic vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. SAM business development manager Afif Badrulhisham said the MoU would pave the way for the company to be involved in eVTOL which is gaining popularity in the aerospace industry. “Right now, the aircraft is still in the development phase, whereby it has to undergo design, engineering and certification, which is SAM’s speciality,” he told reporters after signing the MoU at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA'19) here today. He said collaboration with Samad Aerospace would also help develop the industry in Malaysia. “Currently, SAM is the only company that has…
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Hubline ventures into Sarawak’s aviation space

Hubline ventures into Sarawak’s aviation space

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
With the acquisition of 51 per cent of Layang Layang Aerospace Sdn Bhd, Hubline expects to have a positive contribution to the group and Hubline is confident of the potential expansion in the general air charter, flying academy and the oil and gas sector in the near future. KUCHING: Sarawak-based shipping company Hubline Bhd has now ventured into the aviation business with the acquisition of 51 per cent of Layang Layang Aerospace Sdn Bhd (Layang Layang). Layang Layang started its operation in 1994 in Miri, Sarawak by an aircraft engineer turned entrepreneur Johan Poong Abudllah. The company, recently celebrating its silver jubilee, initially was focused in providing that very important air link to connect the rural areas of Sarawak and Sabah. Layang Layang is a registered service provider for Petronas…
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BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019

BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019 [embed]http://www.beyondparadigmsummit.com/img/video/SophiaFull_016_1080p_Compress.mp4[/embed] Creating Distinctive Digitally Transforming Solutions Industries worldwide are undergoing profound changes that are pushing the limits of technology, strategy, and commercial models in order to meet global energy demands. From enhancing digital solutions to radicalising existing technological landscapes, Industrial Revolution 4.0 is positioning innovation at the forefront of the digital transformation era. Upheaval is paramount in order to propel these industries forward. By delivering global household names within the ICT ecosystem, the Beyond Paradigm Summit 2019 serves to offer a fresh perspective to merge uncharted territories with existing visions in order to support and drive techonological prosperity. I'M INTERESTED [Admin]
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