Asia Pacific

Twin Towers Ventures and Gobi Partners sign MoU to catalyse sustainable innovation in AsiaPac 
Collaborative effort with cross-sharing of deal flow & potential co-investments Petronas Ventures has nvested in Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund Greater Bay Area
Twimbit: APAC telco revenues grew at 8.1% to US$132 bil in Q1 2023 with Dialog Axiata a standout
The aggregate EBITDA margin declined from 33.8% to 29.5% Dialog Axiata emerged with an exceptional annual growth rate of 31% Twimbit, a Singapore based Asian research and advisory firm, recently released a report on Asia Pacific telcos in Q1 2023 that dives into the growth trajectory of telcos recording positive revenue growth during this period. 
More than half of M’sian employees are pessimistic about their organisation's survivability: PwC
AI is no threat, says most Malaysian employees 28% likely to change employers in next 12 months PwC released its Global Workforce Hopes and Fears Survey 2023, where 19,500 Asia Pacific employees participated with 1,500 from Malaysia. 
Okta Appoints Stephanie Barnett as VP of Presales for Asia Pacific & Japan
She will be based in Singapore She has 15 years of experience in the tech industry Okta, an independent identity provider, today announced that it had appointed tech industry executive Stephanie Barnett (pic) as its Vice President of Presales for the Asia-Pacific & Japan (APJ) region.
Kaspersky appoints Ernest Chai as Head of Channel for Asia Pacific
Appointed in new position in April, tasked to expand channel ecosystem, drive growth Has 20 years of experience in IT industry with stints in Japan, ANZ, Greater China markets
Connectivity as key: Innovating without borders
Through OpenLab Huawei has over 100 partners in the region in 2023 Huawei ASEAN Academy plans to turn out 10,000 digital talent a year 
Organisations In Asia Pacific and Japan find security operations challenging: Sophos
A Sophos survey found 93% of organisations across Asia Pacific and Japan find the execution of some essential security operation tasks, such as threat hunting, challenging.
Petronas Futuretech 3.0 opens up to Asia Pacific, seeks game changing startups 
Petronas pivots towards developing technology-driven sustainable solutions Impart best practices, offer startups greater market access & regional scalability
IDC Reveals its Top Predictions For Cloud In 2023 And Beyond
IDC predicts the complexities of digital business and IT budget pressures will drive 60% of Asia-based 1000 organisations by 2024 to increase FinOps maturity with granular chargebacks, benchmarking.
Application To Visa Accelerator Program 2023 Is Now Open
Focus on solutions in Web 3.0, embedded finance, open banking solutions Startups at Series A & above, with long-term commitment to APAC growth 
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