Tackling the speed bumps on the road to electrification this World EV Day

With EVs now seen as a catalyst for sustainability, world governments have announced ambitious targets for EV adoption. An increasing number of automobile manufacturers are also entering the industry to offer a wider range of models at more accessible prices. Now, we are set to fast-track the shift to e-mobility and pave the way towards a zero-emission…

ADDX, ICHAM ink $200M agreement linked to China government-granted quota for offshore investments

ADDX has reached an agreement with the Singapore-regulated wealth and fund management company ICHAM, which has received a $200 million allocation as part of the Chongqing government’s overall $5 billion QDLP quota. ADDX will be the primary venue for investments from the ICHAM fund in China authorized to raise capital from Chinese institutions and…

PropTech boom is driven by data, says WeMaintain’s Byron Fuller in a discussion on IoT, green tech & engineering [Q&A]

Deep tech in PropTech provides asset owners with digital solutions and helping them realize healthier, more profitable buildings. But you need to be a digital-first company to think that way.

Sandeep Aneja, Founder & Managing Partner, Kaizenvest

A deep-dive into the importance of entrepreneur-driven disruptions in education and learning [Q&A with Kaizenvest’s Sandeep Aneja]

In a deep-dive Q&A, we learn about the challenges in education, both as an industry and as a pedagogy. "The three key challenges, which are to be addressed by education are access, quality, and relevance,” says Sandeep Aneja, Founder & Managing Partner at Kaizenvest.

Consumers are spending with overseas retailers more now than ever

2020 was the year of the pandemic, and undoubtedly, the year of e-commerce. With the mobility restrictions, people were spending more time at home and turning to the Internet to meet more of their daily needs. The result of this massive digital adoption was the exponential growth of the Southeast Asia e-commerce market.

Tale of the (used car) tape: Putting Carsome and Carro head-to-head

Carsome vs Carro: Who wins Southeast Asia’s used car fight?

How to choose the right legal structure for your startup in Singapore

If you're thinking about starting a business this year, the first step is to identify which business (legal) entity is most appropriate for your startup plan. Keep reading to find out more about the different types of business entities that are suitable for early-stage startups.


Wireless tech startup Transcelestial to enter Philippines’ internet infrastructure market with $2M investment from Kickstart Ventures

The company aims to address the Philippines’ Internet infrastructure bottleneck problem through its tech. It plans to provide ISPs, enterprises, and government agencies with a cheaper alternative to traditional fiber optic cables without compromising on internet quality and reliability.


Clubhouse: Hype-fuelled gimmick or the future of events and podcasting?

The new audio app has quickly become the most exciting thing to hit the social media sphere in years, but can it maintain the momentum, asks the C-suite CEO & co-founder Dean Carroll?

Tower Capital PE Fund I $250M close

Tower Capital PE Fund I has first close at $250M, seeks mid-market investments in Southeast Asia by Q1 2021

The fund targets to invest in companies across consumer education, healthcare, manufacturing, and business services in Southeast Asia, with focus on Singapore