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Announcing the winners of the ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2021

TechNode Global is pleased to announce the complete list of winners of the second edition of ORIGIN Innovation Awards. The ORIGIN Innovation Awards recognizes outstanding…

ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2021: Movers & Shakers – People’s Choice VC winners

We are thrilled to announce the People's Choice VC winners for the second edition of the ORIGIN Innovation Awards. The ORIGIN Innovation Awards recognizes outstanding startups,…

From startup to scale-up: A closer look at Thailand’s Soonicorns [BEYOND Virtual Panel]

Soonicorn, a portmanteau of “soon” and “unicorn,” sounds like some whimsical coining of a new word, but it is a concept that merits attention. Thailand has seen a handful of these…

Philippine tech ecosystem poised to grow further with more investments & gov support – report

The Philippines tech ecosystem, which has been lagging behind its Southeast Asia counterparts, has begun changing for the better following a growing number of investments in the…

Philippines: Southeast Asia’s next big breakout market?

TechNode Global’s series on the Philippines will delve into why now, after years of depending on income from remittances, Filipino entrepreneurs and founders are attracting…

Malaysia InsurTech firm PolicyStreet.com raises $6M in Series A, receives in-principle approval for reinsurance & general insurance license

Malaysia-based InsurTech startup PolicyStreet.com has completed its Series A fundraising round totaling 25 million MYR ($5.97 million) over two tranches. The latest round is led…

How Carsome became Malaysia’s largest tech unicorn – with a little help from a friend

Gobi Partners’ continued faith and multiple investments into Carsome paved the way for the e-commerce platform to dominate Southeast Asia’s used car scene, en route to becoming…

Southeast Asia’s top 50 rising women in tech 2021 [Updated]

Southeast Asia has seen its fair share of unicorns--23 at last count if we include startups that have already gone public like Sea and Razer. A quick scan of these billion-dollar…

AirAsia’s logistics arm Teleport to acquire food delivery platform Delivereat for $9.8M

Malaysia's low-cost airline AirAsia Group Bhd's logistics arm Teleport has signed an agreement to acquire Malaysian online food delivery platform Delivereat in a deal valued at…

Sunway iLabs announces top 5 startups for its 2021 Super Accelerator program

Malaysia-based conglomerate Sunway Group’s innovation arm, Sunway Innovation Labs (Sunway iLabs), has announced the top five startups from its one month pre-accelerator phase of…