TNGlobal Q&A and Interviews

A closer look at Warren Buffett-backed Chinese EV giant BYD’s plan in Malaysia

Besides BYD, several Chinese car makers such as Great Wall Motor, SAIC Motor and Geely have been expanding their footprint in Southeast Asia.

This Singaporean startup selling kids’ smart watches worldwide eyes listing in US

Started in 2018, the firm selling kids’ smartwatches and other wearables are available in 36 countries with Japan being its largest market, followed by Singapore and South American market.

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.

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Niko Partners’ Lisa Cosmas Hanson on the impact of gametech beyond gaming [Q&A]

In this #interview with Lisa Cosmas Hanson, President and CEO of Niko Partners, we explore the dual impact of #gametech in advancing the #gaming industry and its innovative applications in diverse sectors, alongside a forecast on #SoutheastAsia's evolving gaming market trends.

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Taiko’s David Weisiger on revolutionizing Ethereum scalability [Q&A]

In this TNGlobal Q&A, Taiko's Head of Developer Relations, David Weisiger, offers deep insights into innovative approaches to scaling #Ethereum via Layer 2 solutions.

Ensign InfoSecurity’s Gaurav Keerthi on the future of cyber defense and offense in the GenAI era [Q&A]

GenAI is helping the blue teams (the defenders) be better, but it is also helping the bad guys (the attackers) do more harm. GenAI is also a technology itself, and just like any technology, it has its own inherent risks and problems to grapple with. #CyberSecurity #AI #GenAI

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…

Professor Pisano: VinFuture Prize “bringing great attention and credit to Vietnam” [Q&A]

The VinFuture Prize, now in its third season, has seen a remarkable surge in nominations, totaling over 1300, nearly triple the inaugural year. Professor Albert P. Pisano, Co-chair of the Pre-Screening Committee, and an esteemed member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, applauds the prize's nature, which is the pursuit of science and technology…

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Empowering excellence: Women at the forefront of cyber resilience

The #cybersecurity industry has historically been characterized as a male-dominated field. This industry has seen a great scarcity of women forging a career within its ranks. In 2021, women made up just 24 percent of the global cybersecurity workforce, despite an industry shortfall of over 3 million professionals. But the landscape is gradually changing.…

Doctor Anywhere’s Lim Wai Mun on adapting AI strategies in healthcare across diverse markets

In this TNGlobal Q&A with Lim Wai Mun, the Founder and CEO of Doctor Anywhere, he explores how various facets of how #AI is shaping the #healthcare industry. Lim elaborated on how AI has revolutionized #healthtech by optimizing various processes, notably by reducing consultation times and enhancing patient experiences.