Because Fitness Commitments Are Scary, This M’sian App Believes In A Pay-Per-Use Model

January 13, 2017

The health and wellness scene is at an all-time high right now in Malaysia, and these guys are planning to jump into the fray with their app called Wanderclass, a Malaysia-based fitness marketplace. Wanderclass aims to stand apart from fitness-based businesses in Malaysia by actively encouraging class shopping. Currently only available for the iOS, the classes available are pay-per-use...

3 Keys To Being a Successful Holistic Entrepreneur

January 12, 2017

For many years the phrase "follow your passion" was one of the top pieces of career advice that was offered to everyone who was thinking about going down the entrepreneur route. There's a degree of romance associated with being a holistic entrepreneur, offering a life where your business and your passion are perfectly blended so that you get well paid to do what you love...
Number of ecommerce deals fall behind fintech in Southeast Asia

January 11, 2017

Ecommerce in Southeast Asia continues to attract investors, though there’s been a noticeable slowdown in the number of deals, while fintech is picking up smartly. According to the Tech in Asia database, capital worth US$123.2 million flowed into ecommerce across 9 deals in the last quarter of 2016. That’s down from 21 deals in the same time span the year before...
iPay88 expects better 2017 for e-commerce with mobile dominating

January 11, 2017

MALAYSIA’S digital economy is on track for growth in 2017 due to the rise in consumer confidence with mobile-based online shopping platforms and the proliferation of new virtual payment options, based on statistics shared by leading regional online payment gateway provider, iPay88 Sdn Bhd...
eCommerce Tracker: Malaysian mobile startup acquired by Singapore’s Carousell

January 11, 2017

Singapore's Carousell has bolsters its position in Malaysia's rapidly expanding eCommerce sector with the acquisition of a Malaysia-based mobile startup. Quek Siu Rui, co-founder and chief executive officer of Carousell, said the acquisition of mobile classifieds player Duriana has consolidated its "position as largest mobile classifieds marketplace in APAC."...

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