Malaysia’s co-working space provider WORQ in talks to raise $8.5M for Series B funding

WORQ announced in October last year that it has completed its pre-Series B fundraising round, backed by 14 follow-on investors.

Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Top Tips from Female Tech Leaders

In conjunction with International Women’s Day, we talked to several female leaders in tech to learn more about their experiences and challenges. They also shared some advices to women who are interested to join the tech sector.

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Break of dawn in coworking: The end of WeWork’s growth-at-all-cost model

The coworking industry has significantly changed in recent years, driven by the global shift towards more flexible and hybrid work models. This change, accelerated by the pandemic, has led to a surge in demand for coworking spaces. It is evolving rapidly, shaped by trends in work culture, technology, and a focus on flexibility, community, and well-being. 

WORQ raises pre-series B funding at an up-round on the back of profitability

WORQ, a Malaysia-based coworking and flexible space provider, has successfully completed its latest fundraising round, backed by 14 follow-on investors. The global asset management firm, Phillip Capital, helms this round with its largest placement to-date and its third consecutive investment into WORQ.

Malaysia’s WORQ partners DE Rantau to bring high-value jobs to Malaysia worth over $79M

WORQ, a Malaysia-based coworking and flex space provider, has announced its collaboration with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)'s DE Rantau to launch the WORQ with DE Rantau program. The program is estimated to inject MYR 360 million ($79.07 million) into the Malaysian economy by supporting 6,000 highly skilled workers to the workforce as well as…

WORQ on track to double total space under management to 200,000 sqf by year end

WORQ, a Malaysia-based coworking and flexible space provider, said Monday it is on track to double its total space under management to 200,000 square feet by the end of 2023.

Community is crucial to driving innovation, says WORQ Coworking Space’s Stephanie Ping [ORIGIN Innovation Awards Q&A]

Community is crucial to driving innovation because it is in a community, we share knowledge, resources, and ideas.

Announcing the winners of the ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2021

The ORIGIN Innovation Awards recognizes outstanding startups, corporate innovators, and movers and shakers in the Asia Pacific region poised for growth. The awards celebrate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, and also seek to inspire the dreamer in all of us.

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.