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

Here’s a list, regularly updated, of tech startup layoffs and shutdowns amid…


money, funding, funds, saving, cash, finance, banks, unbanked

💸 Here’s a handy list of Southeast Asia’s newest VC funds

Where’s the new cash for startup founders? This list, updated regularly, has…


Shopee is now an $8 billion juggernaut

Southeast Asian internet giant Sea—the company behind Shopee and Garena—has a…


food, supermarket, retail, vegetables,

Food, retail startups on course for record-breaking year

Southeast Asia’s food and retail tech startups have collectively raised $350…


money, cash, dollars, funding, VC, cash burn, burning money

Southeast Asia-focused VC funds raised a lot less money so far this year

While Southeast Asia’s startups had a good start to the year in terms of…


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vietnam’s online spending to triple to $35b by 2025

Vietnam’s government has some bold new predictions for its already fast-growing…


Shopee’s explosive growth pushes Sea to near $1b revenue

Southeast Asia’s popular Shopee app is seeing explosive growth right now as the…


money, currency, currencies, dollars, cash

Southeast Asia VC funding rocketed to $5.7b in Q1, but rest of year is probably going to suck

Southeast Asia’s tech companies attracted a stellar $5.7 billion in venture…


Netflix, streaming

Southeast Asia: You’re now spending 60% more time streaming

It’s not exactly a surprise, but it’s still fascinating to hear how much more…


streaming, movie, TV, entertainment

Despite streaming boom, iFlix cuts jobs

In a sign the Covid–19 pandemic will be brutal even for industries that…