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Rickson Goh shows how you deal with a pandemic

If you want to look at how well startup founders in Malaysia have coped with the Covid-19 pandemic, few have acquitted themselves as well as Rickson Goh, the soft spoken founder of travel tech startup, Tourplus Technology Sdn Bhd.


Date: 20 Aug 2021

#TECH: App to support domestic tourism

KUALA LUMPUR: A local travel startup, Tourplus Technology Sdn Bhd (Tourplus), has created an app aimed to help thousands of local businesses get more domestic tourists and customers currently affected by the pandemic.

Called Tourplus, the app provides an online marketplace for travellers, giving them personalised itineraries, linking travellers to local.

Date: 16 November 2020

Travel Tech: Travel start-up positioning itself for expected surge in domestic tourism

At a time when travel-related companies are closing down due to the hit taken by the industry, one Malaysian travel-related start-up, Tourplus Technology Sdn Bhd, has managed to raise US$1 million (RM4.15 million) from a slew of investors who are bullish on the sector and feel that this company has positioned itself well to take advantage of the expected surge in domestic tourism once the pandemic has been addressed.

Date: 9 November 2020

Tourplus raises $1M to connect tourists to guides

Tourplus, a startup that provides personalized trip itineraries to travelers, has brought in $1 million in seed funding.

Malaysian business angel Jin Hui Wong, GT-MAX and Chinese accelerator SSOV are backing the company in the round.

Date: 2 Nov 2020

Travel tech startup Tourplus secures RM4.1mil in seed funding

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s travel startup, Tourplus Technology Sdn Bhd, which operates an online marketplace for travelers providing personalised itineraries linking them to local guides, has secured a US$1 million (RM4.1 million) in seed round.

Date: 29 Oct 2020

Tourplus locks in US$400k, starts search for US$1mil seed round

Tourplus Technology Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian travel startup that provides personalized itineraries linking travelers to local guides, announced last week that it had raised a US$400,000 pre-seed round from a leading China based accelerator, SOSV Chinaaccelerator and a Chinese angel investor in the travel space with plans to expand his business into Malaysia.

Date: 3 Dec 2019