Kairous Capital

Kairous Capital to establish Malaysia-China Digital Cooperation Council & development fund to invest in tech sector in both countries

MCDCC also announced the establishment of the Malaysia-China Digital Cooperation & Development Fund to invest up to MYR1 billion ($226.28 million) in digital technology sectors, including digital applications, industrial big data, advanced manufacturing technology, industrial technology, and other sectors in Malaysia and China.

Malaysia’s Wellous to list on NASDAQ in merger with Malaysia-based SPAC Kairous Acquisition

Founded in 2016, Wellous is a health food and nutrition company that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes trusted and beneficial health and wellness products. The company said it offers only the best of nature, the most precious ingredients from a wide sourcing network. Based in Malaysia, Wellous’s products and services are distributed through…

Renewable energy rises to the occasion as oil & gas prices spike

Some of the venture capital firms have already started scouting opportunities to invest in renewable energy startups in the region.

VCs scout opportunities in MedTech despite higher valuation fueled by pandemic

A growing population of more than 600 million with a combined GDP of more than $3 trillion and a rapid growth of the middle class are expected to fuel strong demand in healthcare coverage in Southeast Asia.

Malaysia-based SPAC Kairous Acquisition starts trading on NASDAQ

The company said the timing is just right as it believes that Southeast Asia is on the verge of producing many more great tech companies in years to come.

Building Resilience: How Does Innovation Empower Malaysian Businesses to Boost the Economy? [BEYOND Virtual Panel]

The discussions in this panel focused on how Malaysian businesses are innovating and finding new ways not only to survive the pandemic but also to become more enduring as they continue to battle the coronavirus threat and anticipate other serious problems that can trample the Malaysian economy once more.

Thailand hobby-focused commerce startup Mercular extends Series A fundraise, ropes in Thai retail conglomerate Central Retail

The funding will be deployed to create an all-encompassing community-like shopping experience for the hobbyists.

Malaysia-based SPAC Kairous Acquisition files for a $50 million IPO on NASDAQ

The SPAC intends to focus on fast-growing technology companies in e-commerce, financial technology, insurance technology, digital health, digital media, and digital services.

Hobby lifestyle e-commerce platform Mercular raises $3M Series A led by Kairous Capital

The fresh capital will help fuel Mercular’s goal to build a fully integrated value chain and community around the hobby lifestyle category, particularly through building its hobby lifestyle ecosystem.