Southeast Asia

News and Trends

Asia's Video Streaming Giant Adds Japanese Flavor

The region's leading video streaming platform iflix has joined hands with Japan's largest entertainment conglomerate
Billionaires

Southeast Asia's Latest Billionaire is A Gaming Guru

The founder of Singapore's tech unicorn Sea established the company in 2009 as an online gaming service
Friday Flashback

Friday Flashback: : Xiaomi Sold Record 118.7 Million Smartphones in 2018

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InsurTech

Insurtech Startup Saphron Bags $1 Million Seed Funding From Sage, Talino Labs

The company is making the delivery of insurance radically accessible to make financial inclusion a reality in Southeast Asia
Investments

The Investment Spree In Ride-hailing Space Is Just Getting Started

Go-Jek's arch-rival Grab has set a new benchmark in scaling investments
FinTech

Indonesia's Financial Companies Team up to Challenge Go-jek and Ovo

Indonesia has been going aggressive on its cashless drive
E-commerce

How This Saas Company is Driving Southeast Asia's E-commerce Boom

The SaaS technology and integration with ecosystem players make online selling and e-commerce logistics simple for everyone
Friday Flashback

Friday Flashback: After Indonesia, Oyo Eyes the Philippine Market

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E-commerce

Lazada leads the E-commerce Battle in Southeast Asia

The sector is slated to reap in US$102 billion in gross merchandise value by 2025
Investor Outlook

Sequoia India Talks About its Early Stage Activity for the First Time Ever

In a captivating LinkedIn post, Singh gave answers to the many questions journalists are always asking. First of the most relevant ones - Is it too early to talk to Sequoia?
ride-hailing

Go-Jek Grabs Singapore After the Philippines' Rejection

The Indonesian company is expanding rapidly in Singapore that is home to its arch-rival Grab
Funding

Tokyo Century Infuses Additional Funds In Grab

The strategic partnership will result in overseas expansion of Tokyo Century's automobile business and Grab would now offer new leasing and car rental options
Softbank

SoftBank Puts its Focus on Southeast Asia and China With its First SEA Office

The firm rebrands its early-stage investment vehicle Softbank Korea Ventures to Softbank Ventures Asia
Startups

Why India is Not the First Destination of Choice in Asia for International Growth-Stage Startups

For decades it has been China and now it's the South East Asian countries, the favourite being Indonesia
Friday Flashback

Friday Flashback: Nikkei Marks its First Annual Decline Since 2011

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