Coronavirus

Here’s what happened at our first Southeast Asia online pitch session

It’s extremely tough to nail down funding right now, so earlier this month we started helping out with our first ever online pitching session, dubbed Life’s A Pitch. The event, on…

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’This is an extinction-level event’

Thomas Tsao, a tech investor with decades of experience, has weathered the dot-com bubble, 9/11, the SARS virus, and a major recession—and yet he’s still astonished at the severe…

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Oyo, RedDoorz put staff on unpaid leave as tourism grinds to a halt

Oyo and RedDoorz, two major startups that gather together independent hotels into an app, are putting significant numbers of their staff on unpaid leaves of absence as the…

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Online event: Come pitch your Southeast Asia startup to VCs

You can’t pitch your startup face-to-face right now, so next week we at Technode are holding an online fundraising session, called “Life’s A Pitch,” where founders will have the…

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Video doctor consultations startup gets $27m funding amid coronavirus outbreak

Doctor Anywhere, a service for video consultations, has raised US$27 million in series B funding amid a big bump in demand due to the Covid–19 pandemic, the startup said…

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How VCs, founders across Southeast Asia are adapting to virus disruption

It’s too early to see the scale of the coronavirus job losses, wage cuts, or even bankruptcies that might emerge across Southeast Asia’s tech industry, but it’s already clear that…