TaxiMonger nab top prizes at MSC Malaysia APICTA Awards 2012
TaxiMonger Sdn Bhd
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Apicta2TaxiMonger, an Echelon 2012 alumnus, has just announced that they won the MSC Malaysia APICTA Awards 2012 for the Best of Tourism & Hospitality category. Malaysia based Piktochart also won the Best of Start-up Companies category.
TaxiMonger wins Best of Tourism & Hospitality category
TaxiMonger is a taxi booking and review application based in Malaysia. Shortly after exhibiting at our Echelon 2012, TaxiMonger was one of the four startups accepted into SeedStartup, a TechStar affiliated accelerator program in Dubai. After they graduated from the programme, TaxiMonger has been focusing on the Malaysian market, and now beats four other finalist in the MSC APICTA awards.
The other four finalists were Qikinn Suite, Travelagi, MyTeksi and Arms F&B Restaurant POS. The inaugural APICTA Awards was launched in 2000 and hosted by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) of MSC Malaysia, the National ICT Initiative with the initial support of the other four member economies: Australia, Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand. The APICTA Alliance now includes 16 member economies and continues to grow.
TaxiMonger’s Founder and CEO, Nizran Noordin, said “This win validates our market and brand leadership within a short span of seven months since the launch of our taxi booking services. I strongly believe that the international composition of our startup and differentiating solution offering are among reasons that could have given TaxiMonger an edge over its competitors”.
TaxiMonger will be sponsored by MDeC to represent Malaysia at the International APICTA Awards 2012, which will be held in Brunei in December 2012. Nizran further commented that to compete at the Asia-Pacific level in the International APICTA Awards is timely given its expansionary plans and that he hopes TaxiMonger could win at the International APICTA Awards for extensive exposure of its solution.
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