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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 45 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Malaysia, 31 Foodtech startups in Malaysia and 26 Hardware & IoT startups in Malaysia, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 174 startups in Malaysia, no accelerators in Malaysia, 6 coworking spaces in Malaysia, no organizations in Malaysia and no leaders in Malaysia.

Malaysia Startups


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Etherscan is a block explorer and analytics platform for Ethereum, a decentralized smart contracts platform. 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
LottieFiles features a mobile-based platform that enables designers to share, test, and iterate micro animations. 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
Signature Market is a direct to consumer natural & organic brand delivered direct to door. Signature Market is operating in South East Asia. 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
FoodAdvisor provides a location-based food recommendation platform. Read more
EasyStore is an easy-to-use tool for sellers to create store and sell products online. Read more is a payment portal that cater card payment. Read more
AVANA empowers micro enterprises via social commerce Read more
Shoppegram is a hosted e-commerce platform designed for ease of use with a high conversion rate for small businesses Read more
GoGet is an on-demand job marketplace that connects businesses to freelancers. Read more
BigPay is a FinTech on a mission to democratize financial services across ASEAN by challenging traditional banking. 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
BiiB is a community platform that creates gamified virtual events for runners and transforms running into a team sport. Read more
MoneyMatch is a FinTech startup enabling cross-border international payments and remittances which are cheaper, faster and more convenient! Read more
Supplybunny is an online food and beverage (F&B) supplies marketplace Read more
JomRun is a running app in Malaysia. Read more
Silentmode Sdn. Bhd. is a technology company that delivers innovative solutions via Software- as-a-Service model to F&B retailers. Read more
IIMMPACT is an all-in-one discounted mobile recharge and bill payment application. Read more
50Gram the first online florist shop that offers complementary video messages on behalf of you. Read more
Supahands provides training data for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence using proprietary technology and a crowdsourced workforce. 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
HelloGold is a start-up that creates simple and accessible gold products for everyone. Read more
Instahome is the new way to rent, built by a group of renters, for renters. Read more
Curlec is a direct debit payment firm. Read more
Common Ground is a co-working space that aims at building a sustainable and integrated community. Read more
PostCo provides a convenient way to collect and return online purchases at nearby local stores instead of the Post Office Read more
Sales Agent Management Platform Read more
A mobile first gamified education platform developer Read more
Wonderfly is a travel platform for discovering unique group tours, activities and attractions. Read more
FatBerry, leading online marketplace for insurance products, offers a wide range of insurance products from Malaysia, Singapore & Indonesia. Read more
Softinn help vacation rental hosts in receiving direct bookings from their website, blog & facebook. Have transacted $220,000 within the first six months, receiving more than 1,200 pageviews per day on our marketplaces. Chosen by Alliance Bank as one of the Top SME in their inaugural SME BizSmart Challenge (2013) and awarded TripAdivsor Certified Partner (2014). Read more
Pop Meals is a food delivery service that utilizes artificial intelligence in logistics and cooking automation. Read more
AI Powered F&B Procurement and Inventory Platform (Restaurants, Central Kitchen, Hotel, Marine Supply, Canteen, Cafe). Read more
HealthMetrics is a cloud-based employee medical benefit solution for corporates via healthcare partners. Read more
Tripcarte is a travel technology company that provides a distribution platform for travel activity and attraction tickets. Read more
Camdy is a thoughtful gifts marketplace. Shoppers can find a wide variety of innovative, unique and personalisable products under one roof. Read more
SINEGY Technologies facilitates in driving growth of digital assets through creation of solutions and services. Read more
Payment Gateway that doesn't need a website Read more
Nutrition Technologies produce sustainable insect proteins, oils and frass from black soldier fly larvae for aqua and animal feed. Read more
CloudHax is designed to help SMEs connect to end-users and vice versa via various clouds. Read more
SushiVid is a B2B Marketplace that connects brands and SMEs to Asian YouTubers for video sponsorships. Brands are constantly finding new ways to get traffic onto their website. Where is all that traffic? We found a lot of people streaming videos! In fact, 88% of consumers find online videos very influential. SushiVid helps Brands to find, hire and work with YouTubers for video sponsorships. YouTubers on the other hand, are now able to pro-actively look for and manage all their sponsorships in one platform. With SushiVid, they do not have to customise their media kits, or send out emails one-by-one to brands. All their latest information will be available on our platform. They only have to submit a short one paragraph proposal that is specific to each campaign. Read more
Fintech company behind established brands Loanstreet, Loanplus and Fincon driving change in the banking, property, and insurance industry. Read more
Eprocurement Saas | Procure to Pay Solutions | B2B Marketplace Read more
CO3 Social Office Sdn Bhd (CO3) represents the 3 Core Values of Connectivity, Collaboration and Community. Read more
Epost is an online platform that serves the ecommerce logistics services connecting business to consumer in domestic and international. Read more
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