FocusM identifies the top 10 start-ups (based on funds they raised last year) which have slowly but surely gained prominence in their respective fields in the last one to five years. Last year, they raised US$111.28 mil. In total, they have raised US$154.41 mil to date.
August 7, 2016 - 从25万令吉创业本金到筹获200万美元（约807万令吉）资金，Nuren集团只用了3年时间，这在创始（Startup）公司融资环境相对保守的大马而言，并非易事。 本期《一盘生意》访问了平均年龄36.5岁的婚庆及母婴网络平台创业团队，畅谈创办人“集资”秘笈及创业背后的故事及如何布局拓展东南亚市场。
July 11,2016 - Nuren Group launched the first Malaysian Venture Capital Quality Equity Crowdfunding (ECF) offer recently. Within first few seconds of the launching, Nuren Group has received overwhelming response and raised RM300,000. Petrina and Kelvin share their experience during the ECF campaign.
June 20, 2016 - Petrina Goh, co-founder of Nuren Group, says that the company is planning to expand beyond Malaysia and Singapore after capturing 2 million dollars in series A funding recently. She also tells Bloomberg TV Malaysia’s Cynthia Ng why the company will remain female-centric for the near-term.
June 6, 2016 - NUREN Group announced the public launch of its venture capital (VC) quality Crowdo equity crowdfunding (ECF) offer with a target of RM200,000 in Petaling Jaya last Friday. The targeted fundraising was achieved within 38 seconds of the offer going live at 10am on Friday. “The ECF aims to bring on board retail investors, leveraging their wealth of experience and knowledge to add value to the company.” Petrina Goh said.
March 23, 2016 - Nuren Group, a Malaysian-based company that runs community and e-commerce sites for women, has raised a $2 million Series A led by Gobi Partners. The capital will be used for hiring and to add more services and e-commerce features to Wedding.com.my and Nuren.sg, Nuren’s wedding sites, and its upcoming parenting marketplace Motherhood.com.my. Combined with its seed round, Nuren’s Series A brings its total raised to $2.25 million.
March 23, 2016 - Nuren is a female-dedicated content, community and e-commerce platform. The group operates e-commerce platforms for weddings Wedding.com.my (Malaysia) and Nuren.sg (Singapore), in addition to Motherhood.com.my, where users can discover ideas, find vendors and shop online. The startup takes a content and community approach to e-commerce, allowing users to interact, engage and share ideas with one another.
March 22, 2016 - Nuren从成立开始，已为30万对情侣提供服务，让他们与1500个供应商建立联系。其声称Wedding.com.my是马来西亚的顶级婚礼平台，与此同时，Nuren.sg在新加坡也占据了第三的位置。 该公司由其首席行政长官Petrina Goh，首席技术官Kelvin Leow，首席运营官Stacey Lee和首席问题官Alice Ong在2013年成立。 目前他们仅为新加坡和马来西亚提供服务，但是在接下来的两到三年，他们将在更多的东南亚国家开展业务。
March 22, 2016 - Speaking to DEALSTREETASIA, Petrina Goh, CEO and co-founder, Nuren Group, said that the company is planning to expand into Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines in the next three to five years. Currently, the firm has operations in Malaysia and Singapore. we think that there is a growing middle class in these countries, and these countries are emerging markets and we think that there are a lot of awareness and spending in terms of wedding products, services and motherhood and baby products.
October 12,2015 - Couples in Southeast Asia are probably as hooked on the internet as they are on each other. Can the wedding industry keep up with the cyber-savvy brides and grooms? Wedding.com.my estimates that the websites of more than half of the bridal vendors in the country lack ecommerce functions and are updated only sporadically. This gap is where online wedding marketplaces play matchmaker between cyber savvy consumers and tech-inept businesses.
October 9,2015 - Nuren, the regional brand name of Malaysia-based Wedding.com.my is a content, commerce, and community portal for brides-to-be seeking wedding inspiration and vendors. In the cutthroat wedding industry, many customers end up spending more than they can afford for their big day, landing them in debt. So, Nuren was created to help couples discover inspiration, search for vendors, and shop online through a visual search engine.
August 4,2015 - 结婚，是每个女性梦寐以求的一瞬间。而一个完美的婚礼，就是一位女性人生当中最完美的时刻。然则，当女性打算走入婚姻殿堂的时候，她却会发现：玲琅满目的各种服务往往会让新人不知所措。所幸，在马来西亚，有这么一个网站：它为女性的婚礼提供了一站式服务，为那些正在计划“大日子”而在苦苦搜索婚礼创意，灵感和最复杂细节等等的新人们，提供一个最专业的婚庆行业垂直交流平台。它，就是wedding.com.my。
August 8,2015 - Wedding.com.my sponsors Blogger Babes launching with Clozette in Asia. Just a brief intro, Bloggers Babes has currently recruited more than 200 over female bloggers in US covering from beauty to lifetyle to parenting to all women aspects. The founder of Blogger Babes, Heidi Nazarudin (http://theambitionista.com/blog/) is a passionate beauty and fashion blogger residing in US now. She will be giving out some very useful tips on how to be a successful bloggers from her very own published book.
August 4,2015 - 由《囍》及《风采》杂志联手主办的囍《缘订今生 ．2015婚纱美容展》，不知不觉已迈入了第11届年关，这些年一路走来，见证了成千上万的新人步入婚纱殿堂，展开幸福的生活旅程。
March 30,2015 - Launched in September 2013 as a platform that compiles wedding-related stories and bridge the wedding vendors to couples. There are a total of 300,000 weddings in a year and Wedding.com.my tries to capture a slice of the RM7 billion industry in Malaysia.
March 22, 2015 - Here’s 10 startups to watch on Techlist. Techlist is currently tracking more than 2,600 startups in Asia and adding hundreds more each week. Enjoy the list.
March 9, 2015 - Malaysian online wedding portal Wedding.com.my today announced the raising of MYR 1M (US$274,000) in a seed funding round led by Kathrein Ventures and joined by N Capital Partners and an angel investor.
February 28, 2015 - ABOUT 34 couples dressed in full bridal regalia took part in the Shark Savers Couple Challenge, to save sharks. This challenge was part of the awareness campaign “I’m Finished with Fins”, organised by WildAid Shark Savers Malaysia in collaboration with wedding portal Wedding.com.my to encourage Malaysians to swear off shark’s fin soup consumption.
February 23, 2015 - Recently on Valentine’s Day, wedding.com.my and M.I.C.E.@One City held a green themed celebration with the overlying theme of “I’m FINished with Fins,” in support of raising awareness on the extinction of sharks and the exclusion of sharks fin in wedding banquet menus.
February 16, 2015 - 护鲨情侶挑战赛开跑！34对情侣身穿婚纱参与Wedding.com.my与非政府组织野生救援协会（Wildaid）旗下保护鲨鱼行动主辦的护鲨比賽，推广并提高国人不吃魚翅的醒觉，以及保护鲨魚的意识。
February 15, 2015 - 配合「我不翅了」（I'm FINished with FINs）运动，由婚礼供应商平台Wedding.com.my及非营利组织「护鯊行动」联合举办、《东方日报》为合作媒体的「情侣护鯊大挑战」，今日在One City展开，提醒民眾保护濒临绝种的鯊鱼。
February 09, 2015 - Husband and wife team Kelvin Leow and Petrina Goh prefer to call their B2B2C wedding-related website a social commerce site. Marrying the concept of e-commerce with social feedback.
January 24, 2015 - 婚庆网首席执行员吴诗茵:2013年9月，我踏上了创业路，与两个合伙人创立了马来西亚第一个婚庆网。
January 2, 2015 - Despite taking two steps backward after a step forward, Malaysian startups have shown their resilience and innovation – several have proven themselves to be a step above the rest, and Tech in Asia has taken note of them. Here are 20 of Malaysia’s finest startups that we expect will make it big in 2015.
December 23, 2014 - The V-Day Challenge 2015 (#VDAY2015) programme, which aims at creating awareness on the conservation of sharks, will seek to refrain shark-fin soup from being served at wedding dinners.
December 23, 2014 - Wedding.com.my aims to raise awareness under their platform to encourage their fans (and over 200,000 members) to not feature shark fin soup at wedding banquets.
December 22, 2014 - Global Shark Conversation NGO WildAid Shark Savers bekerjasama dengan Wedding.com.my untuk melancarkan V-Day Challenge 2015 (#VDAY2015) yang bertujuan untuk mengatakan “tidak” kepada sup sirip ikan yu.
November 17, 2014 - With that in mind, MSC Malaysia company Enlinea Sdn. Bhd., aims operate South-East Asia's leading female portals, which cater to the three main stages of women's lives - namely their wedding, young motherhood and family home life.
October 22, 2014 - Two websites, one for the working woman and the other started by two men, aim to help couples plan the perfect wedding.
September 23, 2014 - IF you’ve ever wondered how strongly personal developments can influence one’s entrepreneurial journey, just take a look at the team behind Wedding.com.my.
September 5, 2014 - Ideascrunch featured startup today is Wedding.com.my, an ultimate wedding guide to all things relating to weddings in Malaysia. Effortlessly find wedding dresses, hotels, to wedding car rentals and everything you would ever need for your dream wedding!
June 29, 2014 - Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or tell us about your startup on this form. Any juicy tech news tips go here. Enjoy this week’s list!
June 27, 2014 - Most people dream of a luxurious and grand wedding involving beautiful decorations, floor length gowns, tuxedos, lovely music, wine and delicious foods. Weddings in real life are costly business. The bride and groom are ready to pay for the best but unfortunately, they do not always get the best even after paying the price.
June 25, 2014 - What most don’t realize is the ugly underbelly of the wedding industry, where vendors all too often conjure up ways to make unwitting couples cough up as much cash as possible. And it is by no means a small amount of cash – weddings make up an impressive MYR$7 billion (US$2.2 billion) industry in Malaysia.
May 23, 2014 - A marriage ceremony is a big thing, and the definition of “big” here is synonymous to a grand affair with stages often resulting in months of planning and days of celebration. While there are two spectrums of this ceremony, from the private church gathering to the huge private island celebration, the planning that goes on behind every successful love story is nothing to sneeze at.
April 24, 2014 - Organised by Harenet Communications Sdn Bhd, the wedding expo which is held every quarter, features a comprehensive range of wedding packages on offer both locally and abroad at special discounted prices to suit the budget of couples intending to exchange marital vows.
February 20, 2014 - Laman sesawang Wedding.com.my melancarkan enjin carian visual bagi membantu pasangan merancang majlis perkahwinan mereka dalam talian. Pengasas bersama Wedding.com.my Petrina Goh berkata laman sesawang itu direka bagi memperkasa dan membantu pengantin perempuan mengadakan majlis perkahwinan paling sempurna bagi mereka.
February 20, 2014 - Wedding.com.my launched its popular visual search engine to help couples plan their wedding online. Co-founder of Wedding.com.my Petrina Goh said that Wedding.com.my is designed to empower and help the modern on-the-go bride in her search for the perfect wedding based on themes, colours, trending and vendors.
December 01, 2013 - Wedding.com.my is the #1 wedding network in Malaysia to search for wedspiration and ideas for wedding planning. We offer couples a fun and inspiring experience to personalize and plan their wedding effectively.