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Workshop: How To Prepare Your Business For The Next Ecommerce Wave: Livestreaming

Tech Insights Series (Brown Bag Workshop Session): How To Prepare Your Business For The Next Ecommerce Wave: Livestreaming DETAILS: About this Event: Livestream commerce exploded…

ORIGIN: Sizzling innovations in FoodTech are enhancing taste, nutrition, and sustainability

Certain innovations are more delicious and nutritious than others. And we are referring to FoodTech here. For example, Southeast Asia has been host to the launch of some…

China’s Black Lake continues to digitize industrial China and APAC with $77M Series C

Chinese digital collaboration company  Black Lake Smart Manufacturing (HeiHu ZhiZao) has secured over $77 million (nearly CNY 500 million) in a Series C round of funding led by…

Lalamove on-demand logistics platform

On-demand logistics platform Lalamove raises $515M Series E for China expansion

On-demand logistics company Lalamove has raised $515 million in Series E funding, as announced on its website (the company is known as Huolala in China). This round was led by…

CIC announces its Digital Silk Road initiative to help boost commercial activity during the pandemic

Commodities Intelligence Centre (CIC) launches its Digital Silk Road Initiative in an effort to support Singaporean businesses amid the downturn brought about by the COVID-19…

SWITCH 2020 recap: China’s shoppertainment craze – Is the social commerce livestream hitting its ceiling?

Livestream e-commerce has reached dizzying sales figures, and optimism is rife. However,  the sector may have hit its limit. The hype around livestreamed e-commerce is threatening…

SWITCH 2020 recap: Mobility insights in China – Is China’s EV industry thriving or diving?

Chinese carmakers have long sought to expand overseas amid Beijing’s ambition to build a world-class auto industry, and the baton has now been passed to young Electric Vehicle…

SWITCH Southeast Asia startups at a crossroad yay or nay to Chinese investments and partnerships

SWITCH 2020 recap: The Southeast Asia dynamic with Chinese investments and partnerships

For many China tech companies, Southeast Asia is both a second market and, increasingly, the most important global office—a home away from home. With the ongoing geopolitical…

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ORIGIN 2020 | Everything you need to know about livestreaming eCommerce

Taobao Live, the e-commerce livestreaming platform, raked in $7.5 billion within 30 minutes of starting presales for 11/11 Singles Day. This phenomenal figure attests to the…

ORIGIN 2020 | Digital health gaining momentum

The healthcare transformation will come about on two fronts, said a biopharmaceutical executive speaking at TechNode Global’s ORIGIN 2020 conference on Wednesday. First, “There…