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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 the Covid–19 pandemic. It’s not an exhaustive list, and it doesn’t reflect other troubling trends such…

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Indonesia’s Asos-style fashion app Sorabel to shut down

Modeling itself on fast-rising shopping apps like Asos and Boohoo, Indonesia’s Sorabel wanted to bring affordable fashion to shoppers across the archipelago while at the same time…

fashion, clothes, style, streetwear

Ex-Lazada exec admits defeat with Vietnam fashion store

Despite raising $12 million and being run by a former Lazada executive, one of Southeast Asia’s most audacious new online shopping startups has filed for bankruptcy. Leflair aimed…

Dead: Hooq

Hooq, Southeast Asia’s homegrown Netflix rival, has shut down. In a message on its homepage, posted April 30, the streaming service—a collaboration between Singtel, Sony Pictures,…

Netflix rival Hooq files for bankruptcy

Hooq, one of Netflix’s most prominent rivals in Southeast Asia and India, has filed for bankruptcy, reports Straits Times. The Singapore-based company cited the brutal…