Singapore, neon, LEDs

Here’s how Singapore turns AI research into real-world ‘smart city’ tech

In partnership with       Experts explained how Singapore is…


Netflix

Indonesia’s top telco unblocks Netflix

Indonesia’s largest mobile network operator with 163 million subscribers (out…


With over $1.3b, Sequoia has two new funds for region

Sequoia has just unlocked two new funds aimed at startups in Southeast Asia and…


Billionaire Li Ka-shing behind ambitious new Southeast Asia digital bank

Slowly, piece by piece, an ambitious new Southeast Asia digital bank is putting…


Payfazz gets $53m funding for network of mobile money agents

Continuing a streak of notably large investments for Indonesian startups,…


beauty, wellness, salon, salons, hair

Second time lucky? Vaniday relaunches

Vaniday, the salon-booking app that shut down in December, is back with a…


fitness, running, marathon, runner, exercise

The startup doing virtual fitness before it was cool

A few years ago, races were something people did together. You’d go to a…


Nextbillion

Ex-Grab employees get series A funding for 4-month-old AI startup

A trio of former Grab employees who were instrumental in the ride-hail giant…


OmniFoods, OmniPork

Alternative meat startups are making slow progress across Southeast Asia

For all the hype about meat substitute startups over the years, there’s been…


Phone users in Mandalay, Myanmar

Myanmar startup fund ready to roll with $80m

An investment firm focused on Myanmar last week unveiled its first VC fund…