Honda, cars

Used car startup Carsome tries something new

It has just opened its first physical store—and more are coming.


Just 8 months after launch, small biz accounting app Bukukas gets $9m funding

Indonesian app has plans for Southeast Asia expansion.

AR glasses, MAD Gaze

Life’s A Pitch: from AR glasses to digital health, 6 startups join our online pitchfest

Six regional VCs got the chance to woo three big-name local VCs.


Sequoia funds biz financing startup Incomlend

Singapore fintech firm does "invoice trading" to help businesses get cash fast.

In a rare acquisition, Singapore’s TradeGecko scooped up by Silicon Valley giant

$80 billion financial software titan Intuit is the startup’s buyer.

Life’s A Pitch: 6 more startups sweet-talk VCs

And sign-ups are now open for our next Life's A Pitch session on August 13.

Wall Street, finance, wealth, economy

Robo-advisor app StashAway gets funding for expansion

Singapore’s StashAway is available in Malaysia, and it’s seeking new countries too.

fashion, clothes, clothing, style, shopping, retail

Indonesia’s Asos-style fashion app Sorabel to shut down

End of the road for shopping startup launched in 2014.

Nest, thermostat, smart home, IOT,

Life’s A Pitch: Smart buildings system & 5 more startups join our online pitchfest

Tip: your startup could join our next Life's A Pitch session on July 16.

food, supermarket, retail, vegetables,

Food, retail startups on course for record-breaking year

Here’s Southeast Asia data showing how they’re performing so far.