Southeast Asia

China’s Tencent buys into Southeast Asia’s Netflix battle

China’s social media and gaming giant Tencent, perhaps best known as the maker…


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No more at-home massages for you as Gojek adapts to new normal

Southeast Asia's Gojek said in an internal memo today that it’s firing 430…


WeMo Scooter

Scooter-sharing startup preps expansion to Southeast Asia

Electric scooter startup WeMo is about to expand from Taiwan to Southeast Asia,…


Nominations now open for first ever ORIGIN Innovation Awards

Nominations for the inaugural ORIGIN Innovation Awards, APAC’s accolade for…


Grabmerchant, grab retail, Grab stores

Grab wants to be the future of retail

Grab already has a bunch of things that can be used by offline stores and…


Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Facebook invests in Gojek

Facebook has invested in Gojek, the social media company has just announced.…


WeWork

WeWork gets new Asia boss

Struggling shared-office space company WeWork has appointed a new boss for its…


coffee

Rocket Internet has a coffee startup now

Rocket Internet, the German startup factory that had a big impact on the early…


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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…


Shopee’s explosive growth pushes Sea to near $1b revenue

Southeast Asia’s popular Shopee app is seeing explosive growth right now as the…