Carsome Becomes Malaysia’s First Tech UnicornBloomberg covered Carsome’s share-swap deal with ASX-listed iCarAsia. Carsome founder Eric Cheng explained to CNBC Asia how the integrated used car e-marketplace positions itself as a “one-stop solution” and how it deals with competition in Southeast Asia.
VirtAI Closed Multi-million US$ Series B Round
Founded in 2019, VirtAI is focused on building an efficient AI computing resource pool that helps customers improve how they use AI, reduce their total cost of ownership and optimize the efficiency of their algorithm engineers.
Tale of the (Used Car) Tape: Putting Carsome and Carro Head-to-HeadCarsome’s planned merger with iCarAsia makes it Malaysia’s first unicorn — just a month after its closest competitor, Singapore’s Carro passed the $1 billion mark.
A Beauty-ful Ride: How Favful Transformed Malaysia’s Beauty Industry
Right on the heels of an announcement by iMedia of their acquisition of Favful, Gobi Partners shared our thoughts on their ascent to become one of Malaysia’s most popular online social platforms.
September 6:The Impact Kommons program wants to collaborate with companies working on solutions in Renewable Energy, Waste Management, Circular Economy, Wastewater Treatment, or Virus Mitigation.
September 9:She Loves Tech Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia Pitch Days will narrow down the top 10 gender lens startup finalists. Find out who will make it to the global semi-finals where female founders from 50+ countries will pitch at the largest competition for women and technology!
This month, Gobi’s Greater Bay Area (GBA) office is promoting jobs for top startups Airwallex, Prenetics, WeLab, LYNK and GOGOX, so if you’re looking for a change of pace, check out July’s featured postings here and follow Gobi GBA for monthly updates on career opportunities.
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