Covid-19

Q&A: Roambee gets strategic backing from Reefknot Investments for global expansion and COVID-19 vaccine distribution

After on-demand supply chain visibility platform Roambee completed its Series B1 fundraise, Temasek-backed Reefknot Investments invested an undisclosed amount to support the…

🪓☠️ Covid-19: Southeast Asia tech layoffs and shutdowns

Here’s a list, regularly updated, of tech startup layoffs and shutdowns amid the Covid–19 pandemic. It’s not an exhaustive list, and it doesn’t reflect other troubling trends such…

Understanding blockchain applications

Kenny Tan, head of AntChain international business said it is betting its future on a technology called Blockchain+, a merger of Blockchain, IoT, AI, and big data. “It is the…

Scaling in Southeast Asia

E-commerce in Southeast Asia is burgeoning, and is expected to grow fivefold in five years, Jason Tay, regional director of business development at M-DAQ, said during TechNode…

Cashing in on Thailand’s digital economy

Thailand has 52 million internet users and is expected to reach 61 million by 2025. And the country’s ecommerce market is expected to scale up to another level as many consumers…

SuperSeed II Championship heats up as only 16 teams remain

In partnership with Sixteen Malaysian startups were chosen on Tuesday to go through to the next phase of the SuperSeed II Championship, a competition held for local early-stage…

Shopee is now an $8 billion juggernaut

Southeast Asian internet giant Sea—the company behind Shopee and Garena—has a lot of record highs in its latest financial report, which covers April to June and was released…

Calling APAC female founders, female VCs, and companies with sustainable solutions to join ORIGIN Innovation Awards

The inaugural ORIGIN Innovation Awards by TechNode Global is calling out for nominations, and you can submit your entries before August 31, 2020, at…

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So Singapore is in recession. Here’s why startups shouldn’t despair

Singapore’s virus-hit economic slump is even worse than many feared, with new figures this morning confirming an historically massive 12.6% drop in gross domestic product (GDP).…

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‘New retail’ and the tech changing how we shop

What is the future of shopping? The whole concept of how we shop is changing dramatically with the integration of new technologies like augmented and virtual reality, artificial…