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The combo of smarter existing cities & new, high-tech cities will make Thailand a desirable destination for global investment, says Dr. Non Arkaraprasertkul

According to the UN World Urbanization Prospects, over half of the world’s population (around 55 percent) live in urban areas, and this is expected to increase to 68 percent by…

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels shares five tech predictions for 2023 and beyond

In the start of 2023, Amazon Chief Technology Officer Dr. Werner Vogels has shared on what's coming in this year and beyond. Below are his predictions. With several global crises…

TechNode Global’s Top 10 feature articles in 2022

It’s the time of the year again as we take a look back at what had happened in 2022 in the tech and startup scene, before ushering into 2023. The year 2022 has generally looked…

This startup allows you to trade, own & gift luxury wine NFTs which comes with actual physical bottles

BlockBar, a direct-to-consumer NFT platform for wine & spirits, aims to introduce more consumers into the world of Web3 and to expand wine and spirits collecting and investing…

East Ventures at forefront to make tangible progress in achieving inclusive & sustainable future, says Partner [ORIGIN Innovation Awards Q&A]

Indonesia-focused venture capital firm East Ventures sees ESG as an important aspect in doing business and the firm applies ESG from the lens of risk management while ensuring its…

ESG is part of Cainiao’s DNA, tightly weaved into daily operations, says VP [ORIGIN Innovation Awards Q&A]

At Cainiao Network, ESG is not a standalone division running siloed sustainability initiatives, according to Zhijing Niu, Vice President of Cainiao’s Public Communications and…

Plant-based leather startup PEEL Lab aims to replace 1% of existing leather market by 2030, says Co-Founder [ORIGIN Innovation Awards Q&A]

PEEL Lab is a Japanese B2B startup with a vision: upcycling food loss, preventing animal cruelty, and stopping global warming. It has made a new kind of leather out of what would…

UK FinTech giant Wise sees cross-border payments in Malaysia still lag behind, aims to close gap [Q&A]

London Stock Exchange-listed FinTech giant Wise (formerly TransferWise) aims to close gap in cross-border payments in Malaysia as it continues its effort to expand its businesses…

Fundamental infrastructure will provide the most value for Web3 sector, says Thai-based SCB 10X’s Kris Supavatanakul

Editor’s note: SCB 10X is one of the VC firms which participated in Life’s a pitch! in May 2022. For the last two years, Web3, widely seen as the future of the internet, has…

Indian math EdTech firm Bhanzu eyes expansion to Southeast Asia, Middle East

India-based math EdTech firm Bhanzu, founded by the world's fastest 'human calculator', is planning to expand into Southeast Asia and Middle East as it aims to eradicate math…