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Malaysia Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Ecommerce & Retail
#31 worldwide
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#33 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#40 worldwide

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The Malaysia Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 40 globally, and shows a positive momentum 8 spots since 2020. Malaysia also ranks at number 2 for startups in South East Asia.

There are 5 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Malaysia and the top ranked city in Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur at 80 globally. Kuala Lumpur is followed by George Town at 349 and Johor Bahru at 748.

Malaysia is an ideal place to locate for Ecommerce & Retail, Foodtech and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 77 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Malaysia, 50 Foodtech startups in Malaysia and 42 Hardware & IoT startups in Malaysia, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 294 startups in Malaysia, 2 accelerators in Malaysia, 18 coworking spaces in Malaysia, 2 organizations in Malaysia and no leaders in Malaysia.

Startups in Malaysia


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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

George Town, Malaysia

Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Senai, Malaysia

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A newly minted Malaysian indie game development studio where the digital furnace runs hot deep into the night, forging games one memorable beat at a time. Read more
Etherscan is a block explorer and analytics platform for Ethereum, a decentralized smart contracts platform. Read more
LottieFiles features a mobile-based platform that enables designers to share, test, and iterate micro animations. Read more
Stories from data. Piktochart helps users create engaging infographics from their data/information. Users know how to create presentations, but they lack the design-know-how. The data visualization market is estimated at $10 billion. Customers include marketing companies and data/market research agencies. Piktochart now has over 400,000 free users and a good percentage of users who are on recurring subscription. We are looking to raise USD800k to expand product features to tap into another exciting market as well as increase marketing efforts to strengthen our position as an infographic platform. Read more
iFlix offers both free and paid video-on-demand (VOD) subscriptions. Users can access a huge selection of TV shows and movies from around the globe. Read more
iPrice was set up to offer shoppers the widest selection of products and brands, provided by hundreds of partners in Southeast Asia. Read more
The Custom Movement is a Messaging and getting exclusive updates from the celebrities you love startup. Read more
RunCloud is a SaaS server manager for PHP servers. It manages your servers by provisioning your server with the best tweaks and settings available. Deploy web applications without the need to know complicated PHP server configurations and optimizations. Web applications can be easily created in a single click! Read more
ReSkills - Your Daily LIVE Learning Buddy Read more
Torum is the SocialFi ecosystem (Social + NFT + DeFi + Metaverse) that is specially designed to connect cryptocurrency users Read more
EasyStore is an easy-to-use tool for sellers to create store and sell products online. Read more
TNG Digital is an e-wallet operator of digital wallet and online payment platform for urban mobility. Read more
Shoppegram is a hosted e-commerce platform designed for ease of use with a high conversion rate for small businesses Read more
Signature Market is a direct to consumer natural & organic brand delivered direct to door. Signature Market is operating in South East Asia. Read more
FoodAdvisor provides a location-based food recommendation platform. Read more
Pandai is a learning app that offers curriculum-based daily quizzes to help students get better grades. Read more is the most trusted and transparent car selling platform originated from Malaysia. Read more
Speedhome is a free to use mobile property classified app that allows you to deal direct with property owners. Read more
Oxwhite is a lifestyle brand that aims to make luxury affordable for everyone. Read more is a payment portal that cater card payment. Read more is a supply chain solution focusing on e-Procurement, logistics, warehousing, and payments. Read more
The Recommend Group is Southeast Asia's home improvement services platform. Read more
AVANA empowers micro enterprises via social commerce Read more
50Gram the first online florist shop that offers complementary video messages on behalf of you. Read more
BigPay is a FinTech on a mission to democratize financial services across ASEAN by challenging traditional banking. Read more
HR, Payroll, Benefits, Expense Claim in South East Asia Read more is a fast & easy lorry booking website. Get at least 5 quotes in 30 seconds and book a lorry in minutes. Read more
GoGet is an on-demand job marketplace that connects businesses to freelancers. Read more
StoreHub allows business owners to manager and grow their business with cloud-based POS systems, an e-Commerce platform, QR-powered loyalty programs and QR table ordering. Read more
TABLEAPP is Malaysia's leading provider of online restaurant reservations.  Read more
Dropee is a SaaS-enabled marketplace that connects local independent retailers with brands via an ordering app. Read more
Supplybunny is an online food and beverage (F&B) supplies marketplace Read more
An award winning CSR, Zakat and Waqf Management platform Read more
iPrice offer shoopers the widest selection of products and brands, provided by hundreds of partners in Southeast Asia, all in one place without having to search through multiple websites. Read more
FatBerry, leading online marketplace for insurance products, offers a wide range of insurance products from Malaysia, Singapore & Indonesia. Read more
Instahome is the new way to rent, built by a group of renters, for renters. Read more
We curate a one simple, affordable and awesome bunch of flowers each day, so people can send flowers for any or no reason at all. Read more
uBitto is an educational platform that enables users to Learn, Practice and Experience a skill, subject or language. Read more
Tripcarte is a travel technology company that provides a distribution platform for travel activity and attraction tickets. Read more
Supahands provides training data for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence using proprietary technology and a crowdsourced workforce. Read more
SiteGiant is a #1 Multichannel Solution that can help automate and simplify your Shopee and Lazada Store Management. Read more
Eprocurement Saas | Procure to Pay Solutions | B2B Marketplace Read more
Deemples is a golf app that helps golfers find a game whenever, wherever. Join available games, or create your own and let others join you. Read more
CO3 Social Office Sdn Bhd (CO3) represents the 3 Core Values of Connectivity, Collaboration and Community. Read more
Fundaztic's mission is to provide insights & knowledge on crowdfunding with particular focus on peer-to-peer financing. Read more
Pandorabox is an e-commerce online store platform with an online-based monthly subscription service. Read more
PostCo provides a convenient way to collect and return online purchases at nearby local stores instead of the Post Office Read more
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