Dahmakan Raises RM20.93 Mil In Funding, Here’s Whyd Investors Got Excite

Dahmakan Raises RM20.93 Mil In Funding, Here’s Whyd Investors Got Excite

Over the past few years, dahmakan has solidified itself as one of the most recognisable names when it comes to healthy food delivery in the Klang Valley. Since their launch in KL in 2015, they’ve since expanded to Bangkok and now delivery tens of thousands of meals monthly. Today, they’ve announced a successful series A funding round, raising a total of USD5 million (approximately RM20.93 mil). The investment comes from existing and new global investors including billion-dollar Silicon Valley fund Partech Partners, China’s UpHonest Capital, and follow-on from Y-Combinator, Atami Capital and private investment from the former CEO of Nestle. “We have looked at different companies in the space in Silicon Valley, Europe and Asia. dahmakan clearly stood out due to its unique operating system that orchestrates all parts of the value chain,” said Nicolas El Baze, General Partner at Partech Partners. “The company has reached a crucial inflection point as the system is now ready to expand fast into other markets in Asia.”Nicolas El Baze, Partech...
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Anak Sarawak jual sate di Denmark

Anak Sarawak jual sate di Denmark

KUALA LUMPUR: ‘Hej’ bermaksud helo dalam bahasa Denmark dan Maslina Mahi yang dilahirkan di Sarawak menambah satu lagi perkataan pada bahasa itu – sate. Beliau pada mulanya tiba di Copenhagen, Denmark untuk menemani suaminya bekerja di sana tetapi minat beliau dalam bidang masakan membuka peluang kepadanya untuk menjual sate di negara Nordik itu. Pada 2018, Maslina, 46, yang dibesarkan di Kedah menjadi satu-satunya rakyat Malaysia yang diberikan kontrak setahun untuk membuka gerai berkonsep kontena di Reffen Street Food, Copenhagen. “Saya memilih sate kerana hidangan lazat ini mempunyai ‘jiwa antarabangsa’, rasanya boleh diterima oleh ramai orang pelbagai bangsa dan usia di seluruh dunia kerana bahan utamanya adalah daging,” katanya kepada Bernama menerusi aplikasi WhatsApp. Walaupun beliau tidak ingat pelanggan pertama yang membeli juadahnya di gerai ‘Satay Copenhagen’ itu, isteri kepada Wan Jasmin Wan Abbas, 46, gembira kerana mempunyai pelanggan dari seluruh dunia kerana Reffen Street Food adalah satu daripada tempat tumpuan pelancong. “Momen yang paling menarik adalah apabila pelanggan dari Malaysia datang dan memberi sokongan kepada satu-satunya perniagaan...
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Air France Industries, Enginnering to handle maintenace for MASwings aircraft

Air France Industries, Enginnering to handle maintenace for MASwings aircraft

Aminuddin and Dominik exchanging the documents, witnessed by Madius. KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia Airlines regional sister company, MASwings, entrusted its ATR72-500 fleet to Air France Industries (AFI) KLM Engineering & Maintenance for component support. Maintenance for 10 MASwings aircraft would be handled at the Singapore Service Center and in the new Singapore Component Solutions shop, opened in February 2018 by AFI KLM E&M. This followed key performance indicators (KPIs) set by the Ministry of Transport on MASwings’ performance in delivering its services, after it was given the mandate to continue serving rural air services under the new Public Service Obligation (PSO) Agreement for Rural Air Services, effective January 2019 till December 31, 2024. MASwings chief executive officer (CEO) Aminuddin Zakaria said the signing of power-by-the-hour agreement between MASwings and Societe Air France on ATR component support programme was for a five-year-term, effective May 8, 2019 to May 7, 2024. “Among KPIs set by the government on MASwings include on time performance (OTP), cancellation rate and consumer...
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Strand Aerospace, Samad Aerospace to develop eVTOL aircraft

Strand Aerospace, Samad Aerospace to develop eVTOL aircraft

LANGKAWI (March 29): Aerospace engineering company Strand Aerospace Malaysia (SAM) Sdn Bhd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK-based aerospace company Samad Aerospace Ltd to jointly develop an electronic vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. SAM business development manager Afif Badrulhisham said the MoU would pave the way for the company to be involved in eVTOL which is gaining popularity in the aerospace industry. “Right now, the aircraft is still in the development phase, whereby it has to undergo design, engineering and certification, which is SAM’s speciality,” he told reporters after signing the MoU at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA'19) here today. He said collaboration with Samad Aerospace would also help develop the industry in Malaysia. “Currently, SAM is the only company that has the capability to work with Samad Aerospace. We hope more companies will be able to provide services to Samad Aerospace in the future,” he said. Samad Aerospace chief executive officer Seyed Moseni said the aircraft,...
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Further upside to Serba Dinamik with favourable outlook

Further upside to Serba Dinamik with favourable outlook

KUCHING: Analysts have revealed that they see further upside to Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd’s (Serba Dinamik) earnings per share (EPS) growth with CSE Global (CSE) riding on a favourable outlook in the shale-oil production space. Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd (Affin Hwang) highlighted this after recently hosting Serba Dinamik and CSE management on a NDR to Singapore. According to Affin Hwang, on how Serba Dinamik’s 24.8 per cent stake in CSE would deliver synergies, the respective management teams revealed that the group would leverage on CSE’s network in the US or Australia, while CSE would benefit from Serba Dinamik’s network in the Middle East, Malaysia and Central Asia. Additionally, market penetration time can be sped up by leveraging on respective current facilities and there will be more product offerings and technical exchanges. “For instance, Serba Dinamik was recently invited for a potential job in Mexico by Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) where it recently secured six blocks,” the research firm said. “As Serba Dinamik has no...
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Serba Dinamik to raise up to RM1b, Amlnvest Research retains buy

Serba Dinamik to raise up to RM1b, Amlnvest Research retains buy

KUALA LUMPUR :  Serba Dinamik is planning to raise a sukuk issuance worth US$200mil to US$250mil (RM826mil to RM1bil) for a tenure of three years to refinance its existing foreign loans and international projects. Amlnvestment Research is maintaining its buy call with unchanged forecasts and sum-of-parts-based (SOP) fair value of RM6.50 a share, which implies an FY19F PE of 20 times or 33% below Dialog's 30 times, the company's closest peer in Malaysia. It saud in Wednesday Serba Dinamik's foreign debt accounts for 40% of gross debt of RM1.7bil as at Dec 31, 2018, of which RM496mil (US$120mil) is scheduled to be repaid this year. ''Hence, the group is earmarking US$80mil to US$130mil for engineering , procurement and construction projects in Laos, Tanzania and Uzbekhistan, as well as working capital for Middle Eastern operation and maintenance contracts. ''While in group has already issued a RM800mil sukuk programme on October last year and retaiend the outstanding proceeds of RM419mil from RM407mil IPO in February 2017...
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Serba Dinamik sees positive outlook with digitalisation

Serba Dinamik sees positive outlook with digitalisation

KUALA LUMPUR: Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd is confident of its prospects on the back of increased digitalisation in its operations and management (O&M) segment which will bring about effective cost-savings. O&M currently contributes about 86% to Serba Dinamik’s revenue as at end of financial year 2017. Group chief executive officer Datuk Dr Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah said the group will be spending about RM2 million this quarter on a proof of concept exercise to pilot digital services on a plant turnaround and routine maintenance management of the group’s PT Serba Dinamik Indonesia plant. Serba Dinamik yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Microsoft APAC Digital Advisory Services to collaborate on this initiative that is expected to last 16 business weeks. Microsoft will contribute by working together with the group on a digital transformation plan and digital innovation framework. Abdul Karim said that by the first quarter of next year, the group expects to roll out the services as a commercial package to customers. “We will...
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Belum ada nama, tapi ada 2 tahun pengalaman di England, bapa harap Kudik main untuk JDT

Belum ada nama, tapi ada 2 tahun pengalaman di England, bapa harap Kudik main untuk JDT

Yusry atau dikenali Kudik akan kembali ke Malaysia pada Jun ini. HUJUNG  Jun ini pelatih muda di Brooke House College Football Academy Mohd Yusry Haziq Idris kembali ke tanah air selepas dua tahun berkelana di England. Permain muda kelahiran Sarawak berusia 17 tahun itu merupakan antara salah seorang daripada dua pemenangProgram Million Dollar Feet (MDF), yang diasaskan legenda Liverpool, Steve McMahon pada 2016. Yusry Haziq atau lebih dikenali sebagai Kudik (ribut dalam bahasa Sarawak) terbang ke Leicestershire bersama seorang lagi pemenang, Adam Kris Azman pada September 2017. Bapa kepada anak keempat daripada lima orang adik beradik itu, Idris Ismail, 49 , memberitahu dia amat teruja dan berhara[ Yusry akan menjadi seorang permain bola sepak yang lebih matang berbanding sebelum ke England. Yusry Haziq (Tengah) bersama rakan sepasukan Brooke House College Academy. '' Gembira kerana dia berjaya menamatkan latihan bersama salah sebuah kelab bola sepak terbaik di England dengan jaya. ''Dua tahun berjauhan dengan keluarga membuktikan dia seorang yang cekal dan mempunyai keazaman untuk bergelar permain bola sepak profesional. ''Saya...
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SMK Tinggi Sarikei wins two gold medals at 3rd WYIE in KLCC

SMK Tinggi Sarikei wins two gold medals at 3rd WYIE in KLCC

SMK Tinggi Sarikei teams with (fifth and sixth from left) Leong and Joyce after the prize-presentationceremony in Kuala Lumpur. SARIKEI: Two groups from SMK Tinggi Sarikei won gold medals during the 3rd World Young Inventors Exhibition (WYIE), held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from May 2 to 4 this year. Their inventions ‘Bamboo Shoot Peeler’ and ‘Flexy Sock Aider’ won two gold medals in the industrial design category. According to the school’s principal, Ting Sing Teck, their two teams comprising 15 students were among eight teams from Sarawak competing against teams from 21 countries including China, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand, . “This competition was organised by the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition Malaysia,” he said. “It served as a platform to develop 21st century thinking skills such as creativity and critical thinking, encourage Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTs) and promote learning of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) among students, in line with the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025,” Ting explained. Touching...
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Sarawak Esports Association (SESA) & their affiliate, Miri Esports Association (MESA) were invited to Khon Kaen Province, Thailand to witness the Grand Opening of Focus Arena Esports Complex

Sarawak Esports Association (SESA) & their affiliate, Miri Esports Association (MESA) were invited to Khon Kaen Province, Thailand to witness the Grand Opening of Focus Arena Esports Complex

7th May 2019, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand. Sarawak Esports Association (SESA) & their affiliate, Miri Esports Association (MESA) were invited to Khon Kaen Province, Thailand to witness the Grand Opening of Focus Arena Esports Complex an advance esports complex. Focus Arena Esports Complex focusing on few elements which are E-Learning, E-Sports, E- Business, E- Knowledge, E-Complex and IoT which is inline which SESA’s vision & objective. During visits, SESA had a fruitful creative round table discussion with the Thailand representatives such as Mayor of Khon Kaen Province, Mr. Teerasak Teecayuphan, Director Tourism Authority of Thailand, Ms Siriwan Seeharach (Khon Kaen Office), CEO of Focus Arena Esports Complex, Mr Ronakorn Kittisuwan and Thailand Esports Industry player & community. We had exchange ideas and words on the Southeast Asia Esports Development especially the possibility of collaboration between Thailand Esports & Sarawak Esports Association. The Government of Khon Kaen Province and the government of Sarawak shares the similar initiative which is Smart City Development plan and...
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