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    Last-mile logistics startup Lalamove bags $100m series C, rolls into 100 Asian cities

Last-mile logistics startup Lalamove bags $100m series C, rolls into 100 Asian cities

Man with a van: Lalamove has expanded from Hong Kong to several Southeast Asian cities. Manila is the latest launch. Photo credit: Lalamove. Just nine months after raising its US$30

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    Brief: Vietnamese social influencer platform Hiip grabs seed funding

Brief: Vietnamese social influencer platform Hiip grabs seed funding

Photo credit: rawpixel / 123RF Stock Photo. Hiip is a Vietnam-based automated influencer marketing platform. It connects brands and advertisers with “social influencers” who have a significant social media presence.

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    Smart vending machine startup announces ICO to enable cashless payments in Vietnam

Smart vending machine startup announces ICO to enable cashless payments in Vietnam

A Dropfoods smart vending machine in Vietnam. Photo credit: Sugar Ventures. Dropfoods operates an army of smart vending machines in Vietnam. The company, which is backed by Singapore-based venture builder

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Four Southeast Asian countries with room for logistics and infrastructure growth

  Four Southeast Asian countries with room for logistics and infrastructure growth

Image credit: Pixabay. The phrase “Made in China” is arguably cliche but maybe not for long – the country’s rising

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Instagram for photo nerds: this app guided me to shoot like a pro in Singapore

  Instagram for photo nerds: this app guided me to shoot like a pro in Singapore

Photo credit: danemo / 123RF. It’s almost 6pm when I meet Justin Myers, co-founder and CEO Explorest, to test drive

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Alibaba sees rocketing global revenue as Lazada grows

  Alibaba sees rocketing global revenue as Lazada grows

Image credit: Pexels. Alibaba, China’s top online shopping company, is now seeing the fruits of its recent forays outside of

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The secret to this fast-growing Vietnamese marketplace’s success: tier-two cities and micro-merchants

  The secret to this fast-growing Vietnamese marketplace’s success: tier-two cities and micro-merchants

Image credit: Tech In Asia. In Vietnam, local ecommerce player Sendo is an emerging force. “In 2016, we tripled our

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Winners and losers in Amazon’s entry into Southeast Asia

  Winners and losers in Amazon’s entry into Southeast Asia

The Amazon logo on its office building in Santa Clara, California. Photo credit: wolterk / 123RF. After a long wait,

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The ADB is backing a startup competition to solve Vietnam’s development challenges

  The ADB is backing a startup competition to solve Vietnam’s development challenges

Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo credit: Ludovic Lubeigt. The Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) – an NGO funded

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