Philippines

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Investree gets Philippines SEC approval to operate local crowdfunding platform for startups and SMEs

Investree has received approval from the Philippines' Securities and Exchange…


Ant Financial, Ant Group, Jack Ma, Alibaba

Jack Ma's fintech giant Ant: a brief history of its Southeast Asia empire building

Now we know that Ant Financial—or Ant Group, as we apparently must call it from…


China’s iQiyi ramps up Southeast Asia expansion

After its very quiet rollout in Malaysia midway through 2019, followed by…


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

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


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…


James Tan alongside Goh Yiping and Jeffrey Seah

Southeast Asia VC lifts lid on new $50m fund

The tech investors at Quest Ventures today debuted their second fund, worth $50…


truck, trucking, shipping, containers, logistics

Making first investment, Lalamove backs trucking startup

Uber-for-vans app Lalamove today announced its first-ever strategic investment,…