Southeast Asia

Tencent HQ in Shenzhen, China

China's Tencent picks Singapore as Southeast Asia HQ

Chinese social media and gaming giant Tencent today said it'll open an office…


Impossible Foods, burger, food, vegan

Singapore startup wants global hit with 'Yelp for vegan foodies' app

If you’re hunting down a plant-based burger, there’s an app that can help you…


Celebrity shoutout apps are ready for the limelight

If you want Snoop Dogg to bless your buddy’s birthday or Manny Pacquiao to…


🪓☠️ Covid-19: Southeast Asia tech layoffs and shutdowns

Here’s a list, regularly updated, of tech startup layoffs and shutdowns amid…


Shopee is now an $8 billion juggernaut

Southeast Asian internet giant Sea—the company behind Shopee and Garena—has a…


money, funding, funds, saving, cash, finance, banks, unbanked

💸 Here’s a handy list of Southeast Asia’s newest VC funds

Where’s the new cash for startup founders? This list, updated regularly, has…


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…


New VC focuses on Southeast Asia’s women-led startups

Southeast Asia’s entrepreneurs now have a new VC to pitch to: Her Capital. The…


Riding the 'shared mobility' boom

There aren’t many tech companies that go back to the 1980s, but here’s one for…


With over $1.3b, Sequoia has two new funds for region

Sequoia has just unlocked two new funds aimed at startups in Southeast Asia and…