Southeast Asia

Business Expansion

Cento Ventures' Dmitry Levit Identifies 3 Issues Startups Face When Expanding In SEA

Southeast Asia is home to more than 600 million people, six major religions, and more than 10 main languages

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

Southeast Asia's Fintech Industry is set to Cross $1 Trillion by 2025

A joint study spearheaded by Google says digital financial services are at an inflection point in Southeast Asia

Treat Yo' Self: Southeast Asia's e-Commerce Sector to Hit $150 Billion by 2025

The region sees an average of 5 million e-commerce orders in a day

The Future of Money: Getting Loans is Now Quicker than Getting a Haircut

Gone are days of waiting for months on end to hear back on loan applications, which only had a 50 percent chance, at best, of being approved - Robocash, a financial technology company that provides consumer lending and marketplace funding, claims it can process loans in up to 15 minutes.

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