TechNode Global Q&A and Interviews

Softbank-backed Carro sees ‘many’ opportunities in Japan market; eyeing Australia, Philippines, Vietnam

Singapore-based used car marketplace Carro, which announced its expansion into Japan last week, sees many opportunities in the country as the Japan’s used car market size is…

watchTowr Founder & CEO Benjamin Harris on being a step ahead of attackers in today’s evolving cybersecurity landscape [Q&A]

Organizations are increasingly facing challenges in maintaining a strong security posture, shares Benjamin Harris, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of security firm watchTowr,…

Here’s how this Singapore-based AgriTech startup is using AI to help the city state grow its own food [Q&A]

AI and automation increase productivity and efficiency in the farm, says Ray Poh, the Founder and Managing Director of Artisan Green, in a TechNode Global Q&A. "AI helps…

Japanese unicorn Sansan plots Southeast Asian expansion despite recession fear [Q&A]

Despite recession fear, Japan-based tech unicorn Sansan plans to expand its business across Southeast Asia. The cloud services company especially sees the needs for cloud…

NTT Ltd’s Kiran Bhagwanani on how digital transformation is creating new value through the Connected Industry [Q&A]

Digital transformation is one framework that is driving change for organizations. In its annual Top Top Strategic Trends for 2022, Gartner has identified 12 "strategic trends that…

Ascend Vietnam Ventures prioritizes FinTech, blockchain, EdTech, Future of Work, Saas as Vietnam tech sector enters ‘Golden age’ [Q&A]

Ascend Vietnam Ventures (AVV), a seed-stage venture capital firm in Ho Chi Minh City, will be prioritizing several segments including FinTech, blockchain, EdTech, as the tech…

Singapore’s HealthTech firm Qritive aims to improve cancer diagnosis through AI [Q&A]

Singapore-based HealthTech startup Qritive aims to onboard 4,000 pathologists on its analytics network in the next three years, as it continues to expand regionally, its top…

Not just for business, AI has the potential to impact lives, says Dataiku’s Grant Case [Q&A]

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is set to surpass $1.4 billion by 2029, at a CAGR of 20.1 percent, according to Fortune Business Insights. This will be brought about by…

Xpdite Capital Partners scouts opportunities in Southeast Asia with a focus on seed stage startups [Q&A]

Contrary to many international and regional funds which focus on Series A funding round and beyond when they invest in tech startups in Southeast Asia, Singapore-based Xpdite…

Bezos-backed Ula wants to help digitalize MSMEs in Indonesia. Here’s how. [Q&A]

Indonesian e-commerce startup Ula came into the limelight in October last year when Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos's family office joined its Series B funding round, marking the…