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    Office supplies firm Bizzy acquires little-known startup for its CEO

Office supplies firm Bizzy acquires little-known startup for its CEO

Peter Goldsworthy, former CEO of Bizzy. Photo credit: Bizzy. Indonesian ecommerce company Bizzy has acquired a startup called Alpha. The terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Bizzy supplies other businesses

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    Brief: India aims for a massive shift to electric cars, taking cue from China

Brief: India aims for a massive shift to electric cars, taking cue from China

Mahindra & Mahindra is currently the only manufacturer of electric cars in India. Photo credit: Automobile Italia The news Niti Aayog, a government think tank headed by India’s prime minister,

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    Brief: Russia copies Chinese censorship, blocks WeChat

Brief: Russia copies Chinese censorship, blocks WeChat

Image credit: TIA. The news Why it matters This marks a spread of internet censorship. Emily Parker, a fellow at New America think tank, wrote recently that Russia is trying

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Study: Singapore should invest in more risks and stop supporting “zombie” startups

  Study: Singapore should invest in more risks and stop supporting “zombie” startups

NUS Enterprise director, Dr. Wong Poh Kam, speaking at Innovfest Unbound 2017. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. You’ve heard of

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Your VR workspace arrives soon

  Your VR workspace arrives soon

Kay Yoshimura is convinced that virtual reality will “supersede the PC and smartphone” – and not in some distant scenario,

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Ola gets a runway extension to figure out a balance between growth and cash burn

  Ola gets a runway extension to figure out a balance between growth and cash burn

Photo credit: Pixabay. Indian ride-hailing app Ola has US$365 million in fresh ammunition to continue its battle with Uber for

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Brief: Go-Jek reported to have raised $1.2b round, led by Tencent

  Brief: Go-Jek reported to have raised $1.2b round, led by Tencent

Drivers of motorcycle-taxi apps like Go-Jek are increasingly becomeing part of Jakarta’s cityscape (Via Tempo.co The news: Tencent has led

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A leading used car marketplace in India tackles the problem of trust with an acquisition

  A leading used car marketplace in India tackles the problem of trust with an acquisition

Photo credit: Pixabay. CarTrade, a leading marketplace in India for new and used cars, today announced the acquisition of Adroit

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Australian startup raises $2.2m to grow its robo-advisor business

  Australian startup raises $2.2m to grow its robo-advisor business

Stockspot CEO and founder Chris Brycki. Photo credit: Larry Lee. Stockspot, a Sydney-based robo-advisor and fund management firm, announced today

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