When Malaysian telemedicine startup DoctorOnCall first started its operations four years ago, neither doctors nor consumers were buying it. This despite the Malaysian government’s best efforts at launching a telemedicine all the way back in 1997, envisioning a future where remote healthcare would be possible. Clearly, the blueprint was ahead of its time. Fast forward…

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Ka Kay Lum

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Ka Kay covers investment activities, aka following the money, across Southeast Asia and in-depth stories on the often-overlooked Malaysian startup ecosystem. She was previously a regional writer for Nikkei-owned DealStreetAsia.

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