a quick look at start-ups based In magic’s Co-work­ing space

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ikargo ikargo is an on­line com­mer­cial lo­gis­tics mar­ket­place that con­nects SMES and SMIS with third-party ship­pers who are re­turn­ing to base with­out cargo or de­liv­ery jobs for the day. Ship­pers get their re­turn trips cov­ered by th­ese ikargo jobs, and the SME gets a dis­count on their ship­ping costs. ikargo be­gan a year ago, and its data­base lists nearly 2,000 trucks from Malaysia, Sin­ga­pore and thai­land. founded by Richard Kok, 45, and Mu Sichen, 29. ikargo.com

Get­doc launched in Jan­uary and founded by Jerry Hang, 32, and Chris Ching, 30. Util­is­ing the flight-book­ing model, Get­doc is a plat­form that eas­ily con­nects pa­tients to the right doc­tors. Users can search for the right doc­tors at nearby clin­ics and hos­pi­tals, and make ap­point­ments on­line. Hang and Ching drew from their late fa­ther’s painful ex­pe­ri­ences with hos­pi­tal vis­its to cre­ate this start-up. beta.get­doc.my

Doby­box founders Elmi Haryadi Daldiri, 40, and Ed­win Jesu Dass, 20, met here at the MAGIC co-work­ing space. Elmi, who owns a laun­dry busi­ness, no­ticed that his cus­tomers of­ten de­liv­ered and picked up their laun­dry out­side of busi­ness hours, which is why he came up with a 24-hour, on­line pay­ment laun­dry locker ser­vice to solve that prob­lem. Doby­box is slated to launch in June. doby­box.com

Golf­bo­gey Golf­bo­gey, a tee-off times ag­gre­ga­tor, pro­vides book­ing so­lu­tions for golf clubs, golfers and travel agents look­ing to re­sell tee-off times. Users of the Golf­bo­gey app can choose a par­tic­i­pat­ing club and eas­ily pre-book a time to go golf­ing. founded by Prathib Soo­ria De­mudu, 27. golf­bo­gey.com

Shop­ti­zen Shop­ti­zen’s tagline is, “Ev­ery­one’s a brand am­bas­sador”, and us­ing this life­style plat­form is that sim­ple: it con­nects fash­ion­istas with emerg­ing brands. Users share im­ages of their favourite out­fits and tag the brand on so­cial me­dia. Users get re­warded if their tag trig­gers a sale from any of their fol­low­ers. founded in Jan­uary by looi Choon beng, 26, and Jo­hansen Chew, 28. shop­ti­zen.co

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