Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Teleport and Gobi invest US$10.6M in EasyParcel to grow social and e-commerce across Asean

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 July 2019 - Teleport, the rebranded cargo and logistics platform of AirAsia, and leading venture capital firm Gobi Partners have invested US$10.6M in regional e-commerce and parcel delivery player, EasyParcel. EasyParcel, which has close to half a million users will use the Series B funding to expand its offering for SME customers, leveraging Teleport’s unrivalled logistics and infrastructure capabilities which include more than 100 cities, 10,000 AirAsia flights per week and some 1,000,000+ tonnes of cargo capacity.

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Acumen Fellows Programme - Malaysia’s First Fellowship of Social Innovators, To Recruit 20 Fellows in Inaugural Year

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 July 2019 - Acumen Academy Malaysia has launched the Acumen Fellows Programme - an intensive leadership development programme for individuals building solutions to tackle our country’s biggest social needs.

As Malaysia experiences a renewed sense of civic possibility, moral leadership is needed to harness the strength and dynamics of our diversity that is fundamental to the development and harmony of the country. There can be no fully developed Malaysia until we finally overcome the many challenges confronting us now. To ignore this would mean allowing larger divides to grow in a society that is meant to hold each other up, not push each other down.

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

LEAD Convention 2019: Coming Together of Students to Make A Difference for the Nation

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 17 July 2019 - They are teens on a mission to Make A Difference (M.A.D.) in the world they live in. All 300 of them.

These students, comprising members of the Leaderonomics Leadership Clubs, represented 20 schools in Kuala Lumpur/Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and Johor at the one-day annual LEAD Convention, organised by Leaderonomics Youth last Saturday (13 July).  Among them were 70 youths from the Myanmar refugees community.

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Championing Small Business: Billplz to Help Merchants Pay and Get Paid Fastest, At The Lowest Cost Possible

Kuala Lumpur, 16th July 2019 - Billplz is a payment platform for merchants to pay and get paid fastest, at the lowest cost possible. With the rapid rise of e-commerce and online businesses in Malaysia, it is increasingly common for payments to be made and received online. Keen to see Malaysian businesses reach new heights, the team at Billplz aims use its to revolutionize the way merchants get paid by ensuring organized billing and efficient payments.