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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…


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…