Southeast Asia

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

Carsome vs Carro: Who wins Southeast Asia’s used car fight? Carsome’s planned merger with iCarAsia makes it Malaysia’s first unicorn -- just a month after its closest competitor,…

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

Here’s a list, regularly updated, of tech startup layoffs and shutdowns amid the Covid–19 pandemic. It’s not an exhaustive list, and it doesn’t reflect other troubling trends such…

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💸 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 the answers, with a compendium of recent VC funds accessible here in Southeast Asia. (First published…

Eric Cheng, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Carsome Group

Carsome Co-Founder and Group CEO Eric Cheng on addressing pain points in a decades-old industry

Anyone who is looking for a good deal on a used car knows the pain points. Unless you have considerable knowledge or expertise in automobiles, chances are you will have difficulty…

SWITCH Southeast Asia startups at a crossroad yay or nay to Chinese investments and partnerships

SWITCH 2020 recap: The Southeast Asia dynamic with Chinese investments and partnerships

For many China tech companies, Southeast Asia is both a second market and, increasingly, the most important global office—a home away from home. With the ongoing geopolitical…

ORIGIN 2020 | Building resilience in supply chain and logistics

If you catch yourself checking the location of your shopping orders multiple times a day, you are not alone. In Asia, everyone wants real-time or near real-time visibility across…

Webinar: Understanding blockchain applications, on November 25 2020

Tech Insights Series (Go-Global special): Understanding blockchain applications DETAILS: About this Event: The global blockchain market is growing rapidly and it is forecast that…

ORIGIN Conference 2020 Virtual | Startup Asia: Celebrating the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship

The fifth edition of ORIGIN Conference is set to go virtual on Nov. 18, 2020. It is organized by TechNode Global, a pan-Asia tech platform offering premium tech news, cross-border…

Scaling in Southeast Asia

E-commerce in Southeast Asia is burgeoning, and is expected to grow fivefold in five years, Jason Tay, regional director of business development at M-DAQ, said during TechNode…

Webinar: Scaling in Southeast Asia, on September 30 2020

Tech Insights Series (Go-Global special): Scaling in Southeast Asia DETAILS: About this Event: Navigating the highly fragmented Southeast Asia market to unlock its potential is…