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Southeast Asia’s digital economy expected to hit $200B GMV in 2022, report

Southeast Asia’s digital economy is on track to hit $200 billion gross merchandise value (GMV) in 2022, three years earlier than was anticipated, said Google, Temasek and Bain…

MAS launches ESG Impact Hub to spur growth of ESG ecosystem

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Wednesday launched the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) Impact Hub (the Hub) to spur co-location and collaboration between…

Google announces multiple initiatives across skilling, AI and sustainability in Singapore

Google on Tuesday announced multiple initiatives across skilling, artificial intelligence (AI) and sustainability as it deepens its commitment to Singapore after 15 years. Google…

airasia Super App collaborates with Google Cloud for digital growth

airasia Super App, the digital travel and lifestyle platform of AirAsia Group, and Alphabet Inc's Google Cloud announced on Friday a five-year strategic collaboration to advance…

Korea EdTech startup Mathpresso secures strategic investment from Google

Mathpresso, a Korea-based EdTech startup announced that it has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Google. Mathpresso said in a statement, the funding will help the…

Google’s Scott Beaumont on Asia’s advantages in technology adoption, carbon neutrality [BEYOND Virtual]

The future for the Asia Region with technology is incredibly bright, said Scott Beaumont, President at Google Asia Pacific, during his keynote address at Tuesday’s BEYOND Virtual…

‘Robinhood of Vietnam’ Infina raises $2M in oversubscribed Seed round

Infina, an investment decision app that seeks to become the "Robinhood of Vietnam," announced that it has raised $2 million in an oversubscribed Seed funding round backed by…

The trouble with Google and Facebook: Is absolute power corrupting absolutely?

In this thought leadership contribution, C-suite Co-Founder and CEO Dean Carroll writes: The Goo-book duopoly dominates our lives now that the internet has become a public utility…

Google launches free ‘Startup School’ For EMEA, Americas, and APAC region

International tech giant Google has just announced the launch of a new program aimed to help startup founders and their teams through virtual courses called Startup School. The…

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Facebook invests in Gojek

Facebook has invested in Gojek, the social media company has just announced. Gojek this morning indicated that Paypal also joined in with a new funding round (size unknown), with…