Sep 6, 2021 - Southeast Asia has seen its fair share of unicorns & successful startups that have female founders or are led by women. These female entrepreneurs and C-suite executives are bringing their industry expertise, stints on both VCs and corporates, and in some cases, family and working ties to their startups. TechNode Global has put together a list of top emerging women-led startups in Southeast Asia, with a focus on early-stage ventures with funding rounds (up to Series B) since January 1, 2019.
Aug 28, 2021 – 专属会员资格 尽享更多优惠。除了媒体市场平台，签购New Mom Privileges、Superkids Club、MamaCubaTry、或Ibuencer.com专属会员资格的育儿社区会员和她们的孩子，也将享有众多好处——妈妈和孩子们可凭这些会员资格成为Motherhood.com.my社区的一份子。该社区通过多种正在进行的免费活动增进妈妈和孩子之间的关系，并且提供独家优惠。
July 30, 2021 - Small excerpt from Utusan Malaysia, recognizing Motherhood.com.my as a leading parenting platform in Malaysia. Do you know that Motherhood also has BM content? On top of that, we also have our kids series known as Tahukah Si Manja, that creates informative video content for our little ones, keeping them entertained and occupied during MCO.
July 23, 2021 - Each stage of a woman’s life, from getting married to becoming a mother and raising a family, is seen as an important milestone and incredibly life-changing. Nuren Group, Southeast Asia's largest one-stop centre for female-centric content, community and commerce platforms understands this and aims to be a holistic guide for women and walk them through important moments in their life, including pregnancy and motherhood.
June 20, 2021 - Home-grown startup Nuren Group is leveraging on women’s hunger for knowledge and solutions on marriage, motherhood and parenting to cultivate a passionate following on its online platform. The company aims to expand its regional footprints, make baby products more accessible to mothers, and help local emerging brands to expand overseas.
May 20, 2021 - The pandemic might have posed a challenge to many industries, but Nuren Group – the media owner of Motherhood.com.my – is soaring high. In fact, the Group closed the 2020 financial year on a high note, emerging as a 360-degree media service provider for hundreds of new major clients. Nuren Group successfully leverages on the positive turn of the pandemic to create more award-winning opportunities for its clientele.
Feb 19, 2021 - Nuren was founded by power couple Petrina and Kelvin Leow back in September 2013. However, the story of how the idea of creating Nuren first came about could not have been more relatable especially for married and soon-to-be-married couples out there.
Feb 08, 2021 - More than ever, businesses need to stay resilient. We need to change our mindset as we explore ways to build successful campaigns with quality reach and amplify brand awareness. Via Ibuencer, Scott’s engaged with influencers with children of 5 years old and above including celebrity mumpreneur of two, Yasmin Hani Richardson, who shared her own experience with her little ones, via a live recording session on social media.
Nov 30, 2020 - Nuren Group is selected as part of first cohort of technology startups to receive 13.75 million in cumulative financing under MDV’s TSFRF programme. The programme was introduced by MDV with support from Ministry of Science Technology & Innovation (MOSTI) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) by offering up to 100 million in funds for VC-based technology startups that are impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
May 10, 2020 - Amidst Covid-19 and MCO, Motherhood has embarked on remote shooting of its Mother’s day video by collaborating with its community of supermoms and sharing real footages of their inspiring, heart-warming moments.
Aug 31, 2019 - Cover Story for this month. Nuren Group Co-founder & CEO, Petrina Goh, talks to Malaysia SME Magazine 'Pillars' about creating a wonderful motherhood journey and how it is a little easier through her Nuren Group's mother-centric community and commerce platforms. Read the full interview story on Malaysia SME September 2019 Issue.
Jun 28, 2019 - Setelah undian membabitkan lebih 500,00 pengguna, Motherhood.com.my mengumumkan lebih 40 jenama terkenal menerima anugerah ‘Motherhood Choice 2019” yang menjadi pilihan ibu bapa di Malaysia. Anugerah itu diwujudkan bagi mempamerkan jenama dan produk berkualiti tinggi yang paling inovatif dan terbaik yang ada dalam pasaran ibu dan bayi. Ia juga cara yang baik untuk ibu-ibu untuk berkongsi maklum balas mereka dan pendapat mengenai produk dan perkhidmatan yang mereka telah cuba, uji dan dipercayai.
Jun 25, 2019 - Catch CEO Petrina Goh, live at SME Biznet 2019, happening at Menara TM. Petrina share her entrepreneurial story and how to best use digital and technology to achieve exponential growth. This event is organized by Telekom Malaysia, as part of #khabarbaik nationwide series.
May 3, 2019 - Pelancaran kempen ‘Motherhood Choice Awards 2019’ sebagai tanda pengiktirafan jenama barangan bayi pilihan utama ibu bapa di negara ini. Pengasas dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Nuren Group, Petrina Goh menjelaskan, kempen itu bertujuan memberi ganjaran dan meraikan pemain industri barangan bayi yang telah memberikan sumbangan positif kepada komuniti ibu.
May 3, 2019 - Malaysian mom-focused platform Motherhood.com.my, announced today on the launch of Official Brand Page. This event saw Nestle Malaysia unveiled as Motherhood's first official brand partner. With this feature, Nestle is now able to combine strength to create stronger brand loyalty and audience awareness. Motherhood is targeting to reach 30 official brand partners by end of 2019.
May 3, 2019 - Nuren Group announced the signing of MoU betwen Motherhood.com.my's ParentCraft programme and OrphanCare Foundation - an NGO that gives institutionalized children and unwanted babies the opportunity to grow up in the care of loving family. With this partnership, OrphanCare will add a new dimension to ParentCraft workshop - a series of antenatal classes that educates and guide mothers on their childcare journey.
April 24, 2019 - Petrina Goh, Founder & CEO of Nuren Group is awarded Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneur 2018 by Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (MVCA). This recognition is announced during MVCA Annual Dinner & Award Night held in Sime Darby Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. This marks a major achievement for Nuren Group's journey to become the leading female community platform in South East Asia.
March 26, 2019 - Nuren Group announced today that they have completed their Series A+ financing round, raising an undisclosed amount from Malaysia Debt Ventures Bhd (MDV), InnoVen Capital and 500 TukTuks. As of today, Nuren Group has presence in three key markets, with their community now includes 2.5 million Southeast Asian mothers, 1.2 million monthly users, and 6 million monthly page views.
Feb 14, 2019 – In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, our co-founders Petrina and Kelvin open up
about what it’s like to work professionally together, who most probably see each other on a
daily basis, and also face up to all of the nitty-gritty of being in loves in the office.
Click links below to read Kelvin’s responses to the interview questions.
Jan 28, 2019 - Nuren Group a Malaysia-based platform that provides new mothers in MY, SG and TH the latest products and knowledge about parenting was one of the 72 startups invited to showcase their products and services. 12 HK based startups and 12 from outside the city competed for “Best Start-Up” distinction in four categories: smart city, retail, advanced technology and financial services.
Dec 28, 2018 – “As a woman myself, I know we face with a lot of pain points and that’s when I founded Nuren. I wanted us to be a platform where we can be with these women whose going through the different stages in life to help solve their challenges.” Read more about Petrina’s startup journey at the link below.
Dec 18, 2018 - Another thriving Malaysian startup is the Nuren Group, the largest female engagement platform in Southeast Asia. Guiding women through their journeys of wedding and motherhood, Nuren Group operates content-driven marketplaces, which enable thousands of small, medium, and large global brands to sell their products and services. On top of that, they also run digital content and activation campaigns with their community of female influencers and celebrities.
Oct 12, 2018 - Catch Petrina Goh - CEO of Nuren Group, live on a panel discussion on topic "Women in eCommerce Entrepreneurship". The event - eCommerce Entrepreurship Summit was held on October 11-12 at Palace of The Golden Horses, organized by Malaysiakini.com. Catch Petrina is sharing the same stage as Kelly Lee of Pgeon, Joanna Ho of HappyBunch, Xinch from Storehub and Jonathan Lee fro MaGIC.
May 20, 2018 - Catch CEO Petrina Goh, live at Malaysia Entreprenuer Convention (MEC), happening at Connexion @ Nexus, Bangsar South. Petrina shared her inspiring journey to success and impart tips and advice to budding entrepreneurs who want to take their success to the next level!
Jan 12, 2018 - Petrina Goh started a bubble tea shop in 2011, when everyone seemed to be lining up to buy the stuff. But it was just not successful. Two years later, she founded Wedding.com.my, and in 2016, she expanded the business into Motherhood.com.my. Read the full entrepreneurship journey at The Edge Malaysia.
Dec 11, 2017 - Nuren Group represented Malaysia in 17th APICTA International Awards, and won 1st Merit Award under the Start-Up Category. APICTA Award, popularly dubbed as Oscar of ICT in APAC region was held from 7-10th December in Dhaka. This award is designed to stimulate ICT innovation and recognizes successful entrepreneurs among 17 countries. Earlier in October, Nuren Group won Best Startup in Malaysia Chapter's APICTA Awards.
Dec 24, 2017 - 女人集团（Nuren）旗下的Wedding.com.my，是目前马来西亚最大的筹备婚礼一站式服务网络平台，网站内列出了多达2000个来自马来西亚、新加坡和泰国的各类婚礼相关服务供应商的名单与简介，包括婚纱晚装、化妆服务、婚纱婚礼摄影、婚礼场地、自助餐供应商、结婚蛋糕、喜帖印制及司仪服务等，以及各类不同的婚宴策划概念，供客户参考选择。
Feb 14, 2017 - Malaysia-based wedding and baby e-commerce platform Nuren Group today announced the launch of wedding platform Risawedding.com, marking the company’s first entry to the Thailand market. Currently focusing on Bangkok, Risawedding is also looking to expand to Chiang Mai, Pattaya and Phuket.
January 6, 2017 - Focus Malaysia identifies the top 10 start-ups 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
Find out more at the link : https://www.focusmalaysia.my
December 26, 2016 - Nuren Group is among 14 Malaysian startups that earned investors' vote of confidence in 2016 and are doing promising work. Nuren operates ecommerce sites in Malaysia and Singapore that simplifies the whole planning process for brides-to-be.
October 21, 2016 - Nuren Group, a Malaysian-based company that runs community and e-Commerce sites for women, is targeting 20% growth on a monthly basis and aims to increase the number of vendors both offline and online website this year. CEO Petrina Goh said this is on top of plans to boost its ties with the local Malay community via stronger relationships with vendors and customers.
October 15, 2016 - Petrina Goh, CEO of Nuren Group was nominated as Inti Alumni Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2016. During award presentation ceremony at Inti's 30th Anniversary celebration event, Petrina credited the award to Wedding.com.my and Motherhood.com.my core team, who worked tirelessly to bring the company and brand where they are today.
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 23, 2016 - Initiative proves sceptics and critics wrong with first batch of issuers having achieved promising feats. Nuren Group announced the launch of its on June 3. The initial target was reached within a minute of the offer going live. “Being a consumer-driven business, the offering aims to bring on board retail investors – leveraging their wealth of experience and knowledge to add value to the company." said Petrina Goh.
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.
Find out more at the link : http://www.lipstiq.com
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.