Autodesk : Singapore’s construction industry set to accelerate digital transformation with AI viewed as an essential growth driver

Singapore construction companies are planning to expand their use of digital technologies and are investing more than 20 percent of their expenditure into these digitalization efforts, a report said Tuesday.

Deloitte: Asia Pacific’s financial services sector faces risks of generative AI

Financial firms are now facing new and exacerbated risks such as bias, governance, accountability and data protection across the artificial intelligence (AI) lifecycle, as well as regulatory risk and strategic risk, said Deloitte on Wednesday.

Deloitte: Southeast Asia raises about $5.5 billion year to date, the lowest in eight years

Southeast Asia has raised approximately $5.5 billion via initial public offering (IPO) in the first 10.5 months of 2023, the lowest in eight years, Deloitte said Thursday. The total IPO raised down from $7.6 billion in 2022. Meanwhile, the IPO amount for the first 10.5 months of 2023 stands at 153, also down from 163 in the full year of 2022.

Southeast Asia’s IPO market remains investor favorite amid global economic uncertainties, Deloitte says

Southeast Asia's (SEA) initial public offering (IPO) remains steady despite global economic uncertainties, according to Deloitte recent report. In the last six months, the region's market saw 85 IPOs raising $3.3 billion in proceeds, with an IPO market capitalization of $20.1 billion. This versus the 73 IPOs in the same period last year which raised $3.1…

FoodTech startups pitched game-changing solutions at SPACE-F Batch 3 Accelerator Demo Day

SPACE-F program is dedicated to supporting the accelerator and incubator startups in the Food Tech industry to transform their innovative ideas into winning businesses that will impact the future of food. With the collaboration of the NIA, Thai Union Group PCL, Mahidol University, Thai Beverage PLC, and Deloitte Thailand.

Southeast Asia records robust IPO activity in 2021

Companies in Southeast Asia raised a record of $9.8 billion from 121 Initial Public Offerings (IPO) this year, out-performing the full calendar year 2020. The momentum in IPO activity continues to grow even as the region is still battling the Covid-19 pandemic, with the number of IPOs up by 6 percent, total funds raised rose by 39 percent and the total IPO…