Malaysia – Uncertain politics shroud vibrant tech eco-system

Summary Venture capitalists and other tech investors have been bypassing Malaysia in favour of Singapore and Indonesia, but the country remains Southeast Asia’s third largest market for start-ups as measured by deal numbers and value. (source: Google, Temasek) The concerns about Malaysia are understandable, given the ongoing 1MDB scandal where Prime Minister Najib Razak and […]

Online Bus Tickets in Malaysia

Malaysia is not a very large country geographically, nonetheless, her 30 million people live in population centers that are somewhat far from each other. Malaysia is 46th in the world for car ownership with only 361 cars per 1,000 people (for comparison the US is 809 cars for every 1,000 people), so as a result […]

Online Shopping in Malaysia – Most Popular Sites

Malaysians love to shop, and there are online shopping sites all across Malaysia. Malaysia even had one of the first mass deal sites like Groupon called Lelong – founded in 1998! There are so many different sites to shop from but here’s a list of the most popular ones in the country. Zalora Zalora is […]

Online Grocery Stores in Malaysia

Unlike it’s neighbor to the south, Singapore, with its multiple options for online grocery shopping, Malaysia is not as lucky to have a deep-pocketed tech startup specifically dedicated to selling food online. Here is what’s available in Malaysia. Traditional groceries with online options Local grocery chains, Tesco and Presto both have websites which allow shoppers to sort […]

Coupon Deals and Sale Websites in Malaysia

Just like everywhere else across Asia, Malaysia is replete with daily deals and coupon websites. For the most part, the sites do not ‘sell’ their own deals to businesses rather they just aggregate existing public deals. The group buying and deal a day stalwarts of Living Social and Groupon both have a large presence in Malaysia, […]