TNGlobal Q&A and Interviews

This Malaysian startup offering cafe syrup with zero sugar plans to expand regionally

“We are planning to get halal certification for our Timi Syrup so that we can approach well-establish cafes. We are also planning to export to neighbouring countries and planning to expand our business by producing other food products such as ready-to-drink, sports drink, sauces and other household products,” Co-Founder Atirah Danial told TechNode Global in…

Cyber Youth Singapore’s Ben Chua on CYSummit 2023 and empowering the next generation of tech leaders [Q&A]

"CYSummit serves as a platform to help youth explore their interest in technology and obtain opportunities to positively influence their community. Our main goal is to empower young people to determine the future of technology and contribute to constructive change in society," says Ben Chua, President & CEO of Cyber Youth Singapore (#CYS). "The theme for…

This Singapore-based insurtech firm offers unique microinsurance for ‘underserved’ groups including farmers, gamers & even your pets [Q&A]

In the interview, Mehta also shared about Igloo's plans and strategy after the fundraise last year. He also shared his views about the insurance industry in Southeast Asia, the challenges Igloo faces expanding in the region and the company plans to address these challenges, among others.

Mimin: Transforming chat commerce and supporting MSMEs in Indonesia [Q&A]

Mimin co-founders Bayu Eka Putra and Joseph Simbar shed light on how their #AI chat commerce #automation and order management platform is bolstering digital transformation for #MSMEs in #Indonesia.

Annica Witschard on Home Credit’s strategy for improving financial inclusion, access, and literacy in Asia [Q&A]

Annica Witschard, CEO of Home Credit Vietnam, outlined the company's strategic initiatives in expanding #financialinclusion, especially in marginalized communities. The company uses #AI and data-driven modeling to facilitate democratic #lending, particularly for those with no #credit history. She also underscored the importance of financial literacy,…

Khazanah-backed insurtech firm PolicyStreet aims to serve underserved & underinsured communities including gig workers [Q&A]

TechNode Global recently spoke to its Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Yen Ming Lee to learn more about the company’s plans after its latest funding round, what are the opportunities and challenges the company sees in the insurance industry.

Navigating crypto regulations in Hong Kong: A conversation with VDX COO Donald Day [Q&A]

In this Q&A with Donald Day, former Subject Matter Expert for #digitalassets at the Securities and Futures Commission of #HongKong and now COO of VDX, he shares how a stringent regulatory landscape is shaping the city into Asia's leading crypto hub.

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Netskope’s Colin Estep on managing cybersecurity risks amid “Great Resignation” [Q&A]

"Departing employees are not the only ones posing a risk. Virtually any employee can exfiltrate #data, whether inadvertently or on purpose. It would be a mistake for organizations to focus their attention on specific cohorts of employees, ignoring the broader risk of easy data exfiltration over ubiquitous cloud-based services. Our research showed most of…

Seedstars’ Alisée de Tonnac on investing in global startups and emerging markets [Q&A]

We envision Seedstars to be at the forefront of driving entrepreneurship and investment in emerging markets. We aim to expand our footprint, invest in more startups, and empower more entrepreneurs through our educational programs.

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Enhancing the customer experience with a human-centric approach to fashion retail [Q&A]

In this TechNode Global Q&A with key leaders from the World Mode Holdings Group (WMH) team, we learn about the company's strategic expansion into the Asia Pacific region, providing tailored solutions to APAC brands to enhance O2O capabilities, localization to address the needs of various target markets, talent development, partnerships, and a focus on…