Asia

How Grab and Sea succeeded through localizing in Southeast Asia

June 1, 2017 0

From left: Lim Kell Jay, head of Grab Singapore, and Nicholas Nash, group president of Sea. Image credit: Tech in Asia. Localization in Southeast Asia

Forget smart homes — industrial IoT is what Indonesia should focus on

May 31, 2017 0

Image credit: Pixabay. The Internet of Things (IoT) is synonymous with smart home applications like controlling your lights and appliances with a phone. But IoT’s

11 startups in Asia that caught our eye

May 29, 2017 0

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

India’s emerging as Asia’s next manufacturing hub. Singaporean firms welcome.

May 25, 2017 0

Photo credit: Debashis Biswas / Unsplash. On top of the Taj Mahal, India boasts other gems – Mumbai is the finance capital and Bangalore is

VC funding roars back in 2017, but vital gaps hurt startups: CB Insights data

May 24, 2017 0

Photo credit: gmast3r / 123RF. On the face of it, VC funding has roared back in Asia this year after a lull in 2016. As

Malaysian VC association joins forces with regional counterparts

May 24, 2017 0

Photo credit: Prachatai. The Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (MVCA) is now part of the ASEAN Venture Council (AVC) after officially signing up

Brief: URWork raises $58m to go beyond China, take on WeWork

May 23, 2017 0

Photo credit: Mindaugas Danys (CC BY 2.0) The news: Chinese shared workspace operator URWork has raised about US$58 million in a funding round which closed yesterday,

API security startup Authlete raises $1.2m in seed funding

May 23, 2017 0

Photo credit: Taro Tokyo. Japanese online security company Authlete today announced the closing of its US$1.2 million seed round after attracting funds from investors including 500

27 startups in Asia that caught our eye

May 22, 2017 0

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

Brief: SoftBank’s $93b tech fund is the largest ever in history

May 22, 2017 0

Photo credit: MIKI Yoshihito The news: Japan’s SoftBank has announced the first closing of its tech-focused Vision Fund with US$93 billion in confirmed backing. The

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