"The idea for Offpeak was mooted from the hotel and airline industry where they often give discounts during off-peak season, so why not for the restaurants too?"
“As of today, we’re averaging between 120 to 150 job requests a day, with a total of close to 4,000,” says co-founder Jeffri Cheong.
The investment comes quickly after the live music startup won the recently concluded edition of the Alpha Startups pre-accelerator program.
11street boasts an annual gross merchandise value - which is the total number of transactions made in a year - of US$6 billion.
Despite not having any relevant experience, Foo and his co-founder Fabio Miceli managed to bring the idea from inception to product in about a month.
CEO Kendrick Wong tells Tech in Asia that the speedy closing of the round, which took just a month, was not by chance.
Called mybanjir - which stands for “malaysia flood” - the website features the most up-to-date news relating to the flood, and a Twitter feed of the #mybanjir hashtag.
Shoppr draws heavily from dating app Tinder’s swipe-to-discover methodology, which the team finds is “light and fun enough to keep us going for hours on end.”
The team now has a considerable war chest to accelerate GrabTaxi's rapid expansion in Southeast Asia.
Barely into Kaodim's first month, they’ve already met with a number of investors, and are now weighing their options.
Jazz Tan knows full well what a lifestyle of gangsterism and drug abuse can do to the lives of the youth.
OneCar will be combined with iCars Asia’s native Thai website, ThaiCar, which the firm acquired earlier last year.
The team is now looking at entering Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines following its move into Singapore last month.
TaxiMonger believes that the 1,400 or so taxi drivers who use its app will help accelerate bitcoin usage in Malaysia.
This brings the taxi app’s total funding in the last 12 months to US$90 million.
Prime Minister Najib Razak identified human capital development and entrepreneurship as one of seven core strategies to drive the country’s progress.
This poor showing might be the result of unstable market conditions.