Malaysia

cash, coins, finance, payments, funding

Curlec gets funding to help businesses get paid on time

Amid a rising tide of funding for startups that help businesses get things…


Sister act: These siblings are building a property startup with a difference

There aren’t too many siblings—or any family members—who work together in tech,…


GoBear adds $17m to pot to grow its financial marketplace app

Financial marketplace app GoBear—no relation to Gojek, which uses the…


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…


Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

'The show must go on': Gobi launches online championship for Malaysia startups

Southeast Asia venture capital firm Gobi Partners is trying something new and…


Meet the Harvard grad who left 'big pharma' for his own startup

Farouk Meralli has what is surely one of the oddest starting up anecdotes in…


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…


Gobi's Thomas Tsao on a decade as a Southeast Asia VC

After starting Gobi Partners in Shanghai, China, in 2002, Thomas Tsao expanded…


streaming, movie, TV, entertainment

Despite streaming boom, iFlix cuts jobs

In a sign the Covid–19 pandemic will be brutal even for industries that…


coronavirus, virus, mask, covid-19

How VCs, founders across Southeast Asia are adapting to virus disruption

It’s too early to see the scale of the coronavirus job losses, wage cuts, or…