Aparajita Saxena

Aparajita Saxena

Deputy Associate Editor, Asia Pacific

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Mobile Payments

Grab, DBS PayLah! Most Used E-Wallet Apps In Singapore

E-wallets are already the second-most popular payment method in Singapore, a JP Morgan study showed
Entrepreneurship

5 Entrepreneurs On What They Gave Up To Get Their Business Off the Ground

"I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed" – Michael Jordan
healthtech

Southeast Asia Needs to Rethink Its Healthcare Services, Says An Asian VC Firm

Technology can help fill in gaps in the region's healthcare system, says Monk's Hill Ventures, in a report
E-commerce

Infograph: Alibaba's Singles Day Sales Break Record At $31 Billion

Sales across Alibaba's platforms crossed last year's $30.45 billion (213.5 billion yuan) record
Softbank

5 Key Highlights From Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son's Earnings Presentation

"Regret decision to invest in WeWork," said Son on Softbank's post-earnings conference call with the press
Food Businesses

Breakfast & Beverages Like Bubble Tea Seeing Hot Demand On GrabFood App

Entrepreneur Asia Pacific spoke to GrabFood's head of business development and partnership about new food trends
Money Managers

This Southeast Asian Investors Looks For Founders Who Can Sell Their Idea Well

Golden Gate Ventures' Partner, Justin Hall, says logistics and social commerce sectors currently have his attention
Digital Payments

Chinese Banks Could Lose $61 Billion In Payments Revenue By 2025 - Study

Global payments revenue in markets surveyed by Accenture is expected to grow to over $2 trillion by 2025, and banks can capture at least $500 billion of that, the study added
Money Managers

Companies Solving Big Problems With Easy Solutions Is What This VC Looks For

Entrepreneur Asia Pacific interviewed Chua Joo Hock, managing partner at Vertex Ventures, about his investing philosophy, and what excites him about the Asian startup space
Finance

Singapore's Validus Enters Vietnam To Plug SME Lending Gap

SME financing has been a problem around the world because banks are wary of lending to risky borrowers. But alternative lending is solving the issue slowly.
News

Singapore Bans e-Scooters From Sidewalks After Rising Injuries

The rule will be strictly enforced from January 1, 2020
Business Ideas

Dreading airports? This Hong Kong-Based Company gives you reasons not to!

Entrepreneur Asia Pacific interviewed Plaza Premium's chief executive officer, Song Hoi See, on his vision for the company, his personal travel mantra, and what setting up a business taught him
Digital Payments

GrabPay, Touch n' Go among Malaysia's Most Used e-Wallets, Study Shows

The study comes on the heels of Malaysia's 2020 budget report where the government outlined its initiative to stimulate e-wallets and e-payments systems in a bid to move to a cashless economy
Fresh Ideas

Google Maps, But For Underwater

This Australian company is using submarines to create a Google Maps' Street View-like product, but for oceans, lakes, and other water bodies
Internet

E-Commerce, Ridehailing led Southeast Asia's $100 billion Internet Economy in 2019

Online travel and digital payments are on the rise as well, a joint study by Google, Temasek and Bain & Co showed