Thailand

Building Connections and Capabilities Before You Land in the Thai Market [Tech Insight Series x TDPK Talk Panel Recap]

On February 23rd, True Digital Park and TechNode Global co-presented the TDPK TALK Special EP x TNG Tech Insights Series: Building Connections and Capabilities Before You Land in…

Singaporean fintech GEKO acquires EV bike-maker SWAG, plans pre-Series A round in early 2022

GEKO Life Pte Ltd (GEKO), a Singapore-based fintech company for the electric vehicle (EV) market acquired SWAG EV, a Singaporean premium EV motorcycle brand, the fintech announced…

Pioneering Thailand’s AgTech startup ecosystem towards agriculture transformation

The crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down all economic sectors. Agriculture is impacted less with a tendency to recover faster than other sectors. Agriculture is…

Xiaomi invests in Southeast Asian insurance startup

Indonesian insurance startup PasarPolis is used to pulling in big-name investors after luring Tokopedia, Traveloka, and Gojek’s VC arm into its 2018 series A investment. And now…

Cashing in on Thailand’s digital economy

Thailand has 52 million internet users and is expected to reach 61 million by 2025. And the country’s ecommerce market is expected to scale up to another level as many consumers…

Honda, cars

Used car startup Carsome tries something new

Used car startup Carsome—which operates across Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand—is trying something new in a bid to stand out from rival apps: it has just opened the…

Webinar: Cashing in on Thailand’s digital economy, on August 26 2020

Tech Insights Series (Go-Global special): Cashing in on Thailand's digital economy DETAILS: About this Event: Thailand, Southeast Asia's second-largest economy is an attractive…

Line Man

Line’s food delivery app in Thailand takes a big swing at Grab, Gojek

There are big changes today at Line Man, the meal and groceries delivery app that Japanese social media giant Line launched in Thailand way back in 2016. Line Man, which has grown…

Bolt, ride-hailing, transportation,

Thailand gets a new ride-hail app

Commuters in Thailand now have an extra ride-hail option in the form of Bolt, the European Uber clone that’s expanding around the world. Thailand marks Bolt’s debut in Southeast…

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 now on—is ready for dual IPOs pretty soon, it’s a good time to remember that the Alibaba spinoff…