Author: Benjamin Cher

foodpanda says it’s on the path to profitability in SEA
Foodpanda has seen new entrants into the food delivery scene, but remains upbeat about its prospects despite a slew of challenges.
It’s about fitting into different markets, according to foodpanda
foodpanda claims that it is on the path to profitability in its South-East Asian markets, and a key driver for that have been its localisation efforts for the different markets in the region.
NetSuite’s Asia playbook to focus on SMEs and ripping out legacy IT
Three elements – the growing awareness of the cloud, SMEs, and replacing legacy systems – form the basis of NetSuite’s regional play, according to its Asia chief.
Fintech disruption: It’s the tech giants that should be worried
What is the reality of the relationship between fintech startups and banks, and what does the future hold for the financial services industry as it continues to converge with technology?
The war against cybercrime now rages at the app layer: F5
Cybercriminals always look for the weakest link, and these days, it is increasingly those apps we all love to use, says one security expert.
Transforming a giant: SAP’s journey through digital disruption
SAP was itself a disruptor in its early days, helping enterprises digitise themselves – then the tables were turned and the company had to adapt to a new digital reality, writes Benjamin Cher.
Venn wants to matchmake job-seekers and employers via algorithms
Singapore-based Venn wants to change how job-seekers and employers find each other … and yes, it’s about relationships in a way.
SMEs weathering the economic storm, thanks to e-commerce: eBay
E-commerce may be going through the doldrums, but South-East Asian SMEs can still use e-commerce as a lever to level up, says an eBay executive.
SEA startups: France wants you!
The French government wants South-East Asian startups, including those based in Singapore, to become of its ecosystem via the French Tech Ticket competition.
What exactly do modern gamers want?
Summary: The old adage is that gamers want speed, but maybe they just want convenience instead, writes Benjamin Cher.  
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