[Live from Hanoi, Vietnam] The 2023 VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony – Celebrating “Boundless Unity” Innovations for Humanity

The 2023 VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony is officially poised to take place at 8:00 PM on December 20th, 2023, at the Ho Guom Opera House in #Hanoi. This solemn ceremony will be attended by top leaders of the #Vietnam government and distinguished international scientists who are laureates of world-renowned science and technology prizes such as the Nobel…

TNGlobal’s Top 10 most-read contributor’s articles in 2023

In 2023, TN Global has published contributions from leaders and experts from the tech ecosystem, covering various topics from e-commerce, FinTech, Web3, artificial intelligence, other latest trends and innovations in the tech sector.

TNGlobal’s Top 10 most-read analysis & feature articles in 2023

It’s the time of the year again as we take a look back at what happened throughout 2023 in the tech and startup scene in Southeast Asia.

917 Ventures hopeful to see more unicorns in Philipines, FinTech among the hottest sector [Q&A]

In the interview, Glenn Estrella also shared how 917 Ventures seeks to enter into more strategic partnerships in its home country - the Philippines - and across Southeast Asia. He also shared the challenges within the startup/VC ecosystem in the country and suggestions for the ecosystem, among others.

SC Malaysia to introduce streamlined transfer of listing to encourage more exit options

The SC, together with Bursa Malaysia is working to improve efficiency in the public markets to facilitate a start-up’s IPO, with measures such as expediting the IPO process and reducing time-to-market for companies seeking to list on its stock exchange.

ByteDance’s TikTok strikes deal with GoTo to save Indonesian TikTok Shop – report

Tik Tok is said to have agreed broadly to work with GoTo’s Tokopedia across several areas rather than compete directly with the Indonesian platform.

Singapore FinTech Festival 2023 attracts record 66,000 participants

The Festival extended its global reach this year, with participants hailing from 150 countries and regions, an increase from the 115 countries represented in 2022, and attracted a line-up of over 970 speakers.

Startup Week Malaysia to be held from Dec 1 – 9

Startup Week Malaysia is a weeklong celebration dedicated to educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs across the nation. Inaugurated in 2023, the series is powered by a coalition of organizations that are at the forefront of nurturing startups and fortifying the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Malaysia.

How open-source fosters trust and innovation: Q&A with Ant Group’s Wang Xu

This TNGlobal Q&A with Mr. Wang Xu, Vice Chairman of the Open-Source Technology Committee at Ant Group, aims to explore the underlying motivations for Ant Group's commitment to #OpenSource, the expected outcomes of such initiatives, the balance between open-source contribution and proprietary business interests, and the cultural shifts that come with…

Malaysia’s unicorn Carsome cutting “hundreds of jobs” to reach profit – report

Carsome “makes adjustments to its workforce where necessary,” the company said in an emailed response to Bloomberg's questions, declining to comment on specific numbers. “We remain committed to investing in all of our current markets and plan to accelerate profitable growth in 2024.”