Startups

  • BizStart Showcase 2011: Business showcase for Malaysian entrepreneurs

    Dubbed the biggest entrepreneur showcase in Malaysia, BizStart Showcase 2011 will be held on September 28-29, 2011 at the Sunway Convention Centre. The 2-day event is designed to help potential startups and entrepreneurs by providing information, business opportunities and networking. With its tagline that spells “D.A.R.E”, acronym for Design, Acceleration, Realize...
  • iBilik: Short-term room rental made easy!

    Whether you are migrating to the bustling city centre for a new job or just looking for a room to lay your head for short business trip, you may opt to use iBilik. The website is claimed to offer the cheapest rental rate in the market. While its classified long-term room...
  • Alfred gets clever on iPad now integrates with Facebook, to curate Group-Deals

    Perhaps you remember our last post on Alfred in July. Guess what, it gets clever. Previously made available on iPhone and Android smart phones, the mobile app has now arrived on iPad with some added features. With its latest deep integration with Facebook, Alfred learns more about you via...
  • Fleapy: Making it easy to find lowest airfare [startup]

    Fleapy is a Malaysia-based start-up that compliments AirAsia cheap airfare. How it works? Pretty easy as Fleapy help users to find the best time to travel throughout the year with AirAsia. For instance, if you are looking for a honeymoon to Bali; enter location, and select a single or...
  • Soft Landing For IntuitionHQ

    IntuitionHQ co-founder Jacob Creech got the shock of his life recently with a phone call explaining he had just won an all expenses paid trip to San Francisco. The prize was part of a competition to help web start-ups get up to Silicon Valley and get engaged in the...
  • Startups: Go Try It On raised $3 million of funding

    On Friday, Go Try It On has announced that the company will received a round of funding worth $3 million from SPA Investments and Index Ventures. Go Try it On is a new startup on website and mobile app that enables user to ask for others’ feedback on outfits....
  • Banjo: Find friends and people (or stalk location) near you [apps]

    Bored at home (or anywhere!) and thinking of meeting new friends from your Twitter and Facebook contact lists? Now you can with Ban.jo! This 6 week-old apps (available on iTunes & Android market) not only allow you to find your friends from your social-network contact list, but it also...
  • Public companies are limiting sales of its shares [Twitter, LivingSocial, Square]

    Private companies rely on the stability of its stocks to stay in the game. Thus, shares sold and bought by investors are constantly monitored. A report by Bloomberg says, Twitter Inc., LivingSocial and Square Inc. are taking steps to bar investors from selling shares on secondary exchanges. Twitter asked its investors in...
  • Facebook into Digital Publishing? – The acquisition of Push Pop Press

    Facebook has acquired digital publishing start-up Push Pop Press, Ipad book publisher for an undisclosed amount on Tuesday. This news has raised few question-marks on motives behind the acquisition. However, both companies officially stated that there is no any initiative to start a new digital publishing business. “Although Facebook isn’t...