TechNode Global Q&A and Interviews

Flexible and remote work is here to stay, says Solos CEO Ricky Willianto [ORIGIN Innovation Awards Q&A]

"Flexible and remote work is here to stay," says Ricky Willianto, Chief Exeutive Officer of Solos, in a TechNode Global Q&A. "Solos is giving freelancers the freedom to build…

UK FinTech giant Wise sees cross-border payments in Malaysia still lag behind, aims to close gap [Q&A]

London Stock Exchange-listed FinTech giant Wise (formerly TransferWise) aims to close gap in cross-border payments in Malaysia as it continues its effort to expand its businesses…

Good cybersecurity focuses on people and not just tech, says Polaris Infosec Co-Founder & CEO Tin T. Nguyen [Q&A]

In a world where technology is increasingly ingrained in almost all aspects of our lives, cybersecurity hazards are also growing. However, one good reframing of the challenges in…

SDTA’s Clara Chen and Luuk Eliens on the importance of the deep-tech ecosystem in sustainability [Q&A]

Singapore-based deep-tech venture builder Singapore Deep-Tech Alliance (SDTA) recently announced its partnership with Enterprise Singapore (EnterpriseSG) as part of the agency’s…

Fundamental infrastructure will provide the most value for Web3 sector, says Thai-based SCB 10X’s Kris Supavatanakul

Editor’s note: SCB 10X is one of the VC firms which participated in Life’s a pitch! in May 2022. For the last two years, Web3, widely seen as the future of the internet, has…

Indian math EdTech firm Bhanzu eyes expansion to Southeast Asia, Middle East

India-based math EdTech firm Bhanzu, founded by the world's fastest 'human calculator', is planning to expand into Southeast Asia and Middle East as it aims to eradicate math…

Singapore’s MiyaHealth to expand globally starting with Europe & Asia, digitalizing healthcare systems

Singapore-based HealthTech startup MiyaHealth, which raised additional funds in August, plans to expand its footprint globally, starting with Europe and Asia. “With our recent…

500 Global-backed StoreHub to focus on existing markets as it aims to reach profitability within two years

StoreHub, a Malaysia-based platform that enables restaurants and retailers to automate and grow their business, will focus on its existing markets - Malaysia, Philippines and…

Malaysia’s Carsome banks on digital banking to complement existing car business

It came as a surprise when Southeast Asian used car platform Carsome confirmed that it is part of the KAF Investment Bank-led consortium which was among the five consortiums…

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…