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Most Know about Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week 2019 (KLFW 2019)

Quick facts to get you up to speed for Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week this year 1. KLFW returns to the heart of the city in Pavilion KL for its seventh year and will take place on 21 – 25 August, showcasing more than 80 local designers. 2. A steady platform for emerging designers, KLFW 2019 […]

Gucci Fall/Winter 2019 Campaign Ignites The Glorious Chronicle of Fashion

Through the lens of Glen Luchford, Gucci brings us through the various stages of Prêt-à-Porter to life, from the making in the atelier to fittings and runways. Gucci has once again teamed up with photographer Glen Luchford for its Fall/Winter 2019 campaign, titled #GucciPrêtÀPorter. Taking us from the atelier to runway and news-stand, the idea of Prêt-à-Porter (ready-to-wear) […]

Ethical fashion is on the rise

Ethical fashion is on the rise

Brian Kateman Contributor More posts by this contributor The fashion industry has historically relied on exploitative, unsustainable and unethical labor practices in order to sell clothes — but if recent trends are any indication, it won’t for much longer. Over the last several years, the industry has entered a remarkable period of upheaval, with major and…

Youtuber sells New-born baby doll for RM 1k plus

UK-based YouTube content creators Chris and Sarah Ingham are selling a realistic-looking doll version of their newborn son Jace, with

US architect gives Toffees’ fans something to chew over – Building

US architect gives Toffees’ fans something to chew over – Building

New Everton stadium: Premier League club unveils proposals for 52,000 seat groundEverton Football Club expects to submit plans for a new 52,000 seat stadium made out of steel, brick and glass by the end of this year. Drawn up by architect Dan Meis, responsible for a string of stadia in his native US, the stadium…

Entrepreneurship

L.A.-based Upfront Ventures has two new general partners, bringing its GP count to eight

L.A.-based Upfront Ventures has two new general partners, bringing its GP count to eight

Upfront Ventures, the 23-year-old, LA-based venture capital firm, is gearing up for far more deal-making. In addition to filing paperwork with the SEC this summer to raise its third growth-stage investment fund (it is also investing a $400 million early-stage fund and probably announcing another soon), the firm just added two new general partners to…

Corey Weiner is taking over as CEO of mobile ad company Jun Group

New CEO For Jun Group- Coney Weiner joins in

After 18 years at the helm, Mitchell Reichgut is stepping down as CEO of Jun Group, with COO and president Corey Weiner taking over as chief executive. The news comes just about a year after Jun Group was acquired by Advantage Solutions, but Reichgut said the acquisition was a “non-factor” in his decision. “I think…

WW launches Kurbo, a hotly debated ‘healthy eating’ app aimed at kids

WW launches Kurbo, a hotly debated ‘healthy eating’ app aimed at kids

Kurbo Health, a mobile weight loss solution designed to tackle childhood obesity which was acquired for $3 million by WW (the rebranded Weight Watchers), has now relaunched as Kurbo by WW — and not without some controversy. Pre-acquisition, the startup was focused on democratizing access to research, behavior modification techniques and other tools that were…

Vacasa to acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals for $162M

Vacasa to acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals for $162M

Vacasa, a provider of vacation rental management services akin to Airbnb, has agreed to acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals from Wyndham Destinations. Portland-based Vacasa will pay Wyndham a total of $162 million, including at least $45 million in cash at closing and upwards of $30 million in Vacasa equity. Vacasa, founded in 2009, has raised $207.5…

Banking startup N26 raises another $170 million at $3.5 billion valuation

Fintech startup N26 is raising $170 million a few months after raising $300 million. While it’s technically structured as a new round, the company considers today’s new funding as an extension of the Series D round. N26 has only reached out to existing investors. All the investors in the Series D round are investing again,…

Fashion

Most Know about Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week 2019 (KLFW 2019)

Quick facts to get you up to speed for Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week this year 1. KLFW returns to the heart of the city in Pavilion KL for its seventh year and will take place on 21 – 25 August, showcasing more than 80 local designers. 2. A steady platform for emerging designers, KLFW 2019 […]

Jonas Brothers Serve Up ’80s Hotness In Their Super-Suave ‘Only Human’ Video

Jonas Brothers Serve Up ’80s Hotness In Their Super-Suave ‘Only Human’ Video

Jack Gorlin After throwing it back to ’80s-era Miami Beach for “Cool,” Jonas Brothers are keeping the throwback vibes rolling right along for “Only Human.” The bros’ latest single from their comeback album Happiness Begins is an insistently groovy bop, and its new video kicks the vintage swagger up several notches. It opens in a…

Gucci Fall/Winter 2019 Campaign Ignites The Glorious Chronicle of Fashion

Through the lens of Glen Luchford, Gucci brings us through the various stages of Prêt-à-Porter to life, from the making in the atelier to fittings and runways. Gucci has once again teamed up with photographer Glen Luchford for its Fall/Winter 2019 campaign, titled #GucciPrêtÀPorter. Taking us from the atelier to runway and news-stand, the idea of Prêt-à-Porter (ready-to-wear) […]

Ethical fashion is on the rise

Ethical fashion is on the rise

Brian Kateman Contributor More posts by this contributor The fashion industry has historically relied on exploitative, unsustainable and unethical labor practices in order to sell clothes — but if recent trends are any indication, it won’t for much longer. Over the last several years, the industry has entered a remarkable period of upheaval, with major and…

Time Travelling with Louis Vuitton “Time Capsule” Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur

Time Travelling with Louis Vuitton “Time Capsule” Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur Fans of Louis Vuitton are in for a treat.

Mandarin Grill: Dine with Delightful

Mandarin Grill: A classic steakhouse experience Symphony of flavours After Aziamendi 88’s successful pop-up stint at Mandarin Oriental KL, Mandarin Grill returns as a traditional steakhouse with an elegant twist. Find out what’s in store for you at the reestablished classic diner: As you step into the restaurant, apart from the spread of elegant table […]

Get Ready for the Heat of Mooncake Festival- Mooncakes from Various F&B Chains

Whether you’re looking for the best box design or exquisite flavour, we round up some of the best offerings in KL this year   The Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching again. Just a little refresher—the festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. While you scratch your head in […]

Best food to Eat in Petaling Jaya

Hear ye, hear ye! Are you looking for the best food in Petaling Jaya, because it’s all here in this list! 15 Best Petaling Jaya Food Every Foodies Should Try features everything you’ll ever want to eat like Nasi Goreng Ayam Goreng and Beef Stew Noodles! 15 Best Petaling Jaya Food Every Foodies Should Try […]

Mix Flavor Ice Cream from FamilyMart Malaysia

Mix Flavor Ice Cream from FamilyMart Malaysia After announcing new flavour of Mediterranean Sea Salt flavour sofuto ice-cream, FamilyMart Malaysia

Cup Noodle Museum- Osaka, Japan

If you are a fan of Japanese cup noodle or instance noodle, you must visit the Cup Noodle Museum located

Investment

Series A(ggregate)

Series A(ggregate)

We spend a lot of time around here covering the latest startup fundraises, and for good reason. While capital is certainly an input and not an output, there is nothing quite like the closing of a round of several million in venture capital to prove that yes, the startup I’m working on is at least…

Fintech decacorn Nubank raises $400m led by TCV

Fintech decacorn Nubank raises $400m led by TCV

Another day, another mega round for a fintech startup. And this one is mega-mega. Brazil-based Nubank, which offers a suite of banking and financial services for Brazilian consumers, announced today that it has raised a $400 million Series F round of venture capital led by Woody Marshall of TCV. The growth-stage fund is best known…

7 tips for New Buyers to know when you Acquire for Housing Loan

7 tips for New Buyers to know when you Acquire for Housing Loan Here are seven useful tips if you’re

First time buyers must know- types of property in Malaysia

There are quite a number of residential property types in Malaysia to-date, with the common ones being bungalows, semi-Ds, terrace, apartment, condominium and so on. These

Property

7 tips for New Buyers to know when you Acquire for Housing Loan

7 tips for New Buyers to know when you Acquire for Housing Loan Here are seven useful tips if you’re

First time buyers must know- types of property in Malaysia

There are quite a number of residential property types in Malaysia to-date, with the common ones being bungalows, semi-Ds, terrace, apartment, condominium and so on. These

Quiz

A vulnerability in Zoom’s Mac client could allow websites to turn on cameras without permission

A vulnerability in Zoom’s Mac client could allow websites to turn on cameras without permission

A vulnerability in the Mac client for popular web conferencing app Zoom may allow any website to join a video call without permission, writes software engineer and security researcher Jonathan Leitschuch. In a Medium post published today, Leitschuch detailed the vulnerability, writing that it may remain an issue even if users have uninstalled the Mac…

Uber CTO says competing with Didi is ‘very healthy’ despite their complicated relationship

Uber CTO says competing with Didi is ‘very healthy’ despite their complicated relationship

Competing with a company that counts you as an investor is hardly conventional — some might call it strange — but for Uber it’s a situation that is not only normal but essential. That’s according to the ride-hailing giant’s CTO, Thuan Pham, who talked about the complicated rivalry Uber has with China’s Didi Chuxing, which…

HQ Trivia has paid out $6M, but winners complain of delays

HQ Trivia’s troubles continue after a failed mutiny to oust the CEO, a 92% decline in downloads since versus a year ago, and layoffs of 20% of its staff last week. Now TechCrunch has learned HQ has failed to install a new CEO after months of searching. Meanwhile, users continue to complain about delays for…

Travel

Southeast Asia’s Most Recommended Eco Retreat Destinations

Southeast Asia’s best eco-retreat destinations Stay away from the big cities and head out to these dreamy destinations in Southeast Asia Southeast Asian capitals like Bangkok and Jakarta are known for their hustle and bustle – which is fine if you’re into it. But when you’re looking for the kind of peace and quiet only Mother […]

New Hotel You must Visit in Asia 2019

These luxury hotels in Asia have opened this year after thorough anticipation and these are the spots you should definitely stay in   Every year, the world welcomes new hotels, be it luxury, affordable, or affordable luxury (such as citizenM). Asia has also seen an influx of additions to its hospitality industry with an increasing […]

Castle Attraction in Scotland

Castle Attraction in Scotland A holiday to Scotland this year will be amazing because Scotland Is Now. We’re a friendly,

Public Library You must visit

Public Library You must Visit Libraries are some of the most complete and incredible tributes to human knowledge imaginable, and with their range of resources, they’re invaluable when it comes to studying. However, reading up on a topic of choice needn’t be done in a bland and boring building, as the following institutions demonstrate. And […]

Cup Noodle Museum- Osaka, Japan

If you are a fan of Japanese cup noodle or instance noodle, you must visit the Cup Noodle Museum located