Improving insurance

Now, more than ever, the entire insurance industry requires leadership from its distributors, as well as that of insurers. The whole nature of how insurance policies are developed…

SMU and Synagie partner to upskill and plug skill gaps in Southeast Asia’s ecommerce and tech workforce

Synagie and Singapore Management University (SMU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to co-develop continuing education and training programs. The programs are…

Indonesia career preparation EdTech MySkill secures Seed funding from East Ventures

MySkill, an EdTech startup that focuses on career preparation for youths, announced today that it has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures, the leading…

Scotch Whisky Johnnie Walker releases NFTs

Scotch Whisky brand Johnnie Walker, along with BlockBar.com, offers seven whisky connoisseurs the chance to own an extremely rare bottle of 48-year-old Johnnie Walker Masters of…

Singapore’s Jungle Ventures closes a $600 million fund, AUM crosses $1B

Singapore-based venture capital firm Jungle Ventures has announced a $600 million close of its Fund IV with $450 million in the main fund and $150 million in additional managed…

The climate change reality for businesses

A climate of economic, policy, and market uncertainty has prompted many companies to take a cautious approach towards climate change. Under these circumstances, it's not…

TSBA cohort participants raise $40M through the collaboration with Indonesian Crypto Asset Exchange, Tokocrypto and BRI Ventures

Tokocrypto, an Indonesian crypto-asset digital exchange, has partnered with the country’s leading government-owned bank’s corporate venture capital firm, BRI Ventures, for an…

Zipmex invests in Thailand’s Fintech firm Forward

Zipmex, Southeast Asia’s crypto platform, has invested in Forward, a Thai-based fintech firm specializing in DeFi Derivatives Trading in a bid to increase operational potential…

KX Knowledge Xchange announces partnership with TechNode Global to build a thriving Thailand startup ecosystem

Bangkok, May 16, 2022 - KX Knowledge Xchange, a Thai-based innovation center, announces its partnership with TechNode Global, a Pan-Asia tech platform offering tech news, events…

Elon Musk now says $44B Twitter deal “temporarily on hold”

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk said on Friday the $44 billion deal to takeover Twitter is "temporarily on hold" as he awaits data related to the social media platform's…

Indonesia’s Mekari secures $50M funding led by Money Forward

Mekari, an Indonesia-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup, announced Friday its latest funding of $50 million led by Money Forward Inc, the largest SaaS provider of…

Finku secures $2.8M Seed funding led by B Capital, Trihill & Global Founders Capital to boost its Indonesian expansion

Finku, an Indonesia-based financial services application platform that streamlines and automates budgeting and expense tracking, has raised $2.8 million in its latest seed funding…

Net zero transition risks to business

As the world embarks on the net-zero transition, businesses face new costs and risks associated with making the switch to a low-carbon or net zero economy. These costs could…

Singapore’s Volopay partners with Visa to offer financial management solutions in Australia

Volopay, a Singapore-based corporate cards and payable management fintech firm backed by Y-Combinator, announced Thursday it has signed a partnership with Visa to be part of…

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