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Tech startup and sports leadership lessons from CARMA’s Sabrina Azmi [Q&A]

In this interview, CARMA's Sabrina Azmi provides insights on overcoming gender bias within the male-dominated tech space. She also shares strategies for thriving, as well as leadership philosophies she's honed as a young female leader managing a large team.

Indonesia issues regulations requiring Google, Meta to compensate news publishers – report

"The spirit of the regulation is... to ensure a fair cooperation between media and digital platforms, provide clearer cooperation framework between them," Jokowi was quoted as saying.

Singapore’s Bitsmedia raises $20M in Series A funding led by CMIA Capital Partners, Gobi Partners, Bintang Capital Partners

Bitsmedia, the creator of the widely popular Muslim lifestyle application (app), Muslim Pro in Singapore, has successfully secured $20 million in its Series A funding round. This funding round saw participation from Asia-focused venture capital firm, Gobi Partners, alongside continued support from existing investors – CMIA Capital Partners, and Bintang…

Monetizing influence: Where fame meets fortune

As influencers master the art of monetizing their fanbase, they use various strategies, including social media advertising, brand partnerships, global events, and targeted SEOs to reach the world. The influencer culture continues to evolve using an array of techniques, shaping the digital landscape, fame, and global connections in the modern age.

Singapore’s Vertex Technology Acquisition Corporation to merge with streaming platform 17LIVE Inc

Vertex Technology Acquisition Corporation Ltd (VTAC), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) based in Singapore, will buy streaming platform 17LIVE Holding Limited for SGD 925.1 million ($675.35m). The pro forma equity value of the proposed business combination is up to SGD 1,161 million ($847.56m).

Vietnamese internet firm VNG seeks $150 million in US listing – report

The news came after Vietnam-based electric car maker VinFast's recent sterling debut in the US. VinFast's shares have rocketed after its US debut earlier this month.

Qalbox partners Astro to offer Muslim-focused entertainment content in Malaysia

Subscription video on demand (SVOD) entertainment streaming service Qalbox by Muslim Pro, the Singapore-based Muslim content entertainment streaming service provider, has joined forces with Malaysian pay-TV firm Astro to exclusively stream Muslim-focused content in Malaysia.

Carro invests in Malaysian automobile content provider Driven Communications

Carro, the Singapore-based online used car platform, has on Monday announced that it is making a strategic investment into Driven Communications, a Malaysian content provider.

Asian digital media firm TNL Mediagene to list in United States via SPAC merger

TNL Mediagene, a Taiwan-based digital-media company, and Blue Ocean Acquisition Corp, a special purpose acquisition company, have announced a definitive agreement for a business combination that is expected to result in TNL Mediagene becoming a publicly traded company in the United States.