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Volkswagen doubles down on EV push in China with checks worth $2.3 billion

TechNode - May 31, 2020

Shares in Chinese automaker JAC Motors and battery supplier Gotion High-tech surged around 10% on...

7 Fintechs in South East Asia That’s Making Financial Inclusion Its Mission

FinTech News Singapore - May 31, 2020

Over 70% of adults in Southeast Asia currently lack sufficient access to financial services and...

Huawei’s terrible week

Techcrunch Asia - May 31, 2020

When news broke Friday morning that Britain is looking to propose an alliance of democracies to...

The New Startup: Legal Financing & Lawsuit Loans

Young Upstarts - May 30, 2020

If you haven’t heard about legal financing or lawsuit loans before, that may change. The...

Leading Through Adversity: Guiding Principles for Leadership Through COVID-19 An...

Young Upstarts - May 30, 2020

by Eric Yaverbaum, CEO of Ericho Communications By now, it’s clear that we’ll be dealing...

How To Hire The Right PCB Design Service For Your Business

Young Upstarts - May 30, 2020

There are way too many service providers in every industry. While this saturation may work...

4 Things To Do When Moving In A Hurry

Young Upstarts - May 30, 2020

In a perfect world, you would have ample time to prepare for any move that...

6 ways digital assets can power Southeast Asia’s economy

e27 - May 30, 2020

Ten countries in Southeast Asia have been embracing the digital economy both from the private...

Tencent earmarks big bucks in cloud to take on US rivals in Asia

, Tech Wire Asia - May 30, 2020

China’s tech titan Tencent is gearing up to invest 500 billion yuan  – approximately US$70...

SoftBank led $500M investment in Didi in China’s biggest autonomous driving ro...

Techcrunch Asia - May 29, 2020

The race to automate vehicles on China’s roads is heating up. Didi, the Uber of...

Daisy Jiang, Co-founder and CEO at BookAirfreight

The Asian Entrepreneur - May 29, 2020

Daisy Helps Companies Save Time and Money on International Air Freight What’s your story?I started...

Has The Pandemic Launched Us Into The Age Of The Metaverse

The Asian Entrepreneur - May 29, 2020

Several recent events seem to foreshadow the metaverse as the place where we’ll be spending a lot...

Roundup: Malaysia’s Xeraya Capital joins US firm Greenlight Biosciences’s US...

e27 - May 29, 2020

Xeraya Capital invests in US-based biotech firm Greenlight American biotech company Greenlight Biosciences, which focuses...

6 Healthy Products for Kids in 2020

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

Bringing comfort, cleanliness, and nature back into kids’ products   By Monika Ghosh   As...

How e-commerce and livestreaming became frenemies

TechNode - May 29, 2020

Livestreaming e-commerce is very, very big. But who will win a fight for eyeballs between...

Alibaba is recruiting Tiktok and Instagram KOLs for international ‘shoppertain...

TechNode - May 29, 2020

Aliexpress, Alibaba’s e-commerce platform that sells goods made in China to international customers, is on...

Baidu releases homegrown quantum machine learning toolkit

TechNode - May 29, 2020

Search giant Baidu has released a toolkit for machine learning that allowing researchers to build...

Announcing Asia Hot-tech Battle, Asia’s cutting-edge technology competition

TechNode - May 29, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a tremendous toll on the global economy, putting global supply...

TranSwap Launches E-Remittance Service for Foreign Domestic Workers

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

TranSwap, a home-grown cross-border payments platform for businesses, today announced that it has launched an...

JD.com buys $100 million convertible bonds in Gome Retail

TechNode - May 29, 2020

Online retailer JD.com said on Thursday that it will buy $100 million worth of convertible...

Nio promises “all-time high deliveries” and 5% gross margin for Q2

TechNode - May 29, 2020

Shares of Nio decreased 8.2% to $3.83 by market close on Thursday, after the company...

DiDi Completes Over US$500 Million Fundraising Round for Its Autonomous Driving ...

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

DiDi Completes Over US$500 Million Fundraising Round for Its Autonomous Driving Subsidiary led by SoftBank...

Just how much tech is in China’s health code?

TechNode - May 29, 2020

China Tech Talk is an almost weekly discussion of the most important issues in China’s...

Hmlet blends modern living in heritage homes in the heart of Singapore

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

Hmlet, Asia-Pacific’s fastest-growing property and lifestyle platform, has launched a collection of heritage homes in...

Bytedance SVP Liu Zhen resigns as company shifts power out of China

TechNode - May 29, 2020

Liu Zhen, senior vice president of Bytedance, has resigned, the Tiktok owner confirmed to TechNode...

Velchamy Sankarlingam Joins Zoom as President of Product and Engineering

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced that Velchamy Sankarlingam will join the company...

Vietnamese audio content platform gets seed funding from 500 Startups

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

Voiz FM will use the new funds for product development and regional expansion in the...

COVID-19: WhyQ And FairPrice Launch Food Delivery “Marketplace” That Charges...

Vulcan Post - May 29, 2020

Recently, food delivery apps have come under fire for charging steep commission rates of 30...

Didi raises $500m in round led by SoftBank’s second Vision Fund

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

The funds will go to Didi’s autonomous driving unit as it looks to deploy services...

Here’s How You Can Maximise Your Savings With Boost’s New “Partner Wallet...

Vulcan Post - May 29, 2020

I’m sure you’ve been in this situation before: You’re waiting in line to pay for...

JD.com to invest $100m in Chinese electronics retailer Gome

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

The annoucnement comes after Gome raised US$200 million from Pinduoduo last month....

Emerging Technologies Lead The Way: Highlights From Digital Week Online

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

Key takeaways from Digital Week Online’s expert-led online events   By Monika Ghosh and Sharon...

Bukalapak, Grab team up to support Indonesian kiosks amid pandemic

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

GrabKios will provide digital products on the Mitra Bukalapak platform that can be sold by...

Vietnam’s podcast platform Voiz FM snags seed funding from 500 Startups

e27 - May 29, 2020

Voiz FM Founders with 500 Startups Vietnam Team Voiz FM, an audiobook and podcast startup,...

How this Philippine company innovates to stay at the forefront of digital transf...

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

Consistent investment in people and tech development is key....

COVID-19: What Will Going To The Movies Look Like When Theatres Finally Reopen I...

Vulcan Post - May 29, 2020

As the government gradually eases the circuit breaker measures, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has...

SEA proptech LiveIn passes Endeavor Malaysia’s First Virtual Local Selection P...

Digital News Asia - May 29, 2020

The proptech which offers rental solutions for tertiary and young professionals managed to pass the...

Roundup: Enterprise Singapore to launch digital initiative for mom-and-pop store...

e27 - May 29, 2020

Singapore’s heartland shops launch new initiatives to go digital Government agency Enterprise Singapore has joined...

Klook pivots to home-based local experiences as it adapts to a new normal

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

Klook’s mutistage approach to recovery comes as the Covid-19 pandemic severely hit the travel industry....

Finastra: 98% of Singapore Banks Agree That Open Banking Is Important to Their B...

FinTech News Singapore - May 29, 2020

A global survey by Finastra shows financial institutions in Singapore are supportive of the Open...

Mambu Chooses NetGuardians as Partner for Financial Fraud Mitigation

FinTech News Singapore - May 29, 2020

Swiss FinTech NetGuardians, best known for its AI risk platform that combats banking fraud, today...

APAC Banks Are Backing Open Banking, but What Does ‘Open’ Really Mean?

FinTech News Singapore - May 29, 2020

A survey launched this week by Finastra revealed that close to 100% of financial institutions...

Silent Eight Uses AI to Fight Financial Crime

FinTech News Singapore - May 29, 2020

COVID-19 continues to spread in Singapore with now more than 30,400 confirmed cases and over...

Are Millennials Spending Or Saving More Thanks To MCO? Here’s What We Found Ou...

Vulcan Post - May 29, 2020

Author’s Blurb: I’m still living with family, so I’ve been extremely privileged to have spent...

Endofotonics Raises S$12 million in Series B Funding for the Commercialization o...

PR Newswire Startup News - May 29, 2020

SINGAPORE, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Endofotonics announced earlier today that it has secured an investment of...

Singapore’s startup Wiz.ai nabs US$6M pre-Series A funding led by GGV Capital

e27 - May 29, 2020

GGV Capital team Wiz.ai, a Singapore-based Artificial Intelligence startup, announced today the closing of its...

Inside China’s new $1.4 trillion-dollar digital transformation master plan

, Tech Wire Asia - May 29, 2020

China has a new digital transformation plan to induce local business and to help reduce...

Shielding the IoT connected enterprise in the era of COVID-19

, Tech Wire Asia - May 29, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic forced many organizations to accelerate the adoption of agile, remote working procedures...

Adapt And Adjust: 3 S’pore Business Owners Share Lessons Learnt From The Circu...

Vulcan Post - May 29, 2020

For businesses, 2020 has been like a crash course in dealing with unforeseen circumstances. Since...

A new accelerator’s pro-founder solution to investor ‘bad behavior’

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

Some founders in Southeast Asia say that many investors in the region lack empathy and...

‘GoBear’ Or Go Home: Fintech Platform Raises US$17M

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

The funds will help expand GoBear’s financial services   By Sharon Lewis   Singapore-headquartered financial...

Singapore AI startup Wiz nets $6m in pre-series A round led by GGV Capital

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

Wavemaker Partners, ZWC Partners, Insignia Ventures, and Orion Fund also participated in the round....

Choosing the Right Ecommerce Platform for Your Store

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

By Plato Wai   Now more than ever, anything that is done offline can be...

Asia’s richest man is set to transform grocery shopping in India. Here is what...

e27 - May 29, 2020

In the last decade, the world has witnessed a paradigm shift in grocery shopping, with...

It Was An Epic Showdown Between MY and SG At The Largest Mobile Legends 515 ePar...

Vulcan Post - May 29, 2020

In mid-April 2020, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), kicked off their annual 515 parties with...

Alipay joins livestreaming ecommerce trend with mini program

Tech in Asia - May 29, 2020

The new feature comes after Taobao Live saw rapid growth during the coronavirus pandemic....

Ola Electric Acquires Netherlands-Based Etergo To Launch Electric Two-Wheelers I...

JumpStart - May 29, 2020

Ola Electric to leverage Etergo’s design and engineering capabilities to build its smart electric two-wheeler...

S’pore General Election Likely To Take Place In July If COVID-19 Situation Imp...

Vulcan Post - May 29, 2020

The next General Election (GE) is likely to take place in July, coinciding with the...

How Grab adapted after COVID-19 hit its ride-hailing business

Techcrunch Asia - May 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on ride-hailing services, like Uber and Lyft....

Google makes sharing Plus Codes easier in a push to simplify addressing system g...

Techcrunch Asia - May 29, 2020

Two years ago, Google open-sourced Plus Codes, a digital addressing system to help billions of people...