Week in Review: MyRepublic hits sweet spot with 4th telco bid in Singapore
Broadband market disrupter, MyRepublic, aims to be the new type of telco Singapore needs, its CEO Malcolm Rodrigues says.
Week in Review: SEA e-commerce claims another high-profile victim
The ‘potential’ of South-East Asia’s e-commerce market claims another high-profile victim this year, with Ensogo joining Rakuten in announcing its withdrawal from the region’s e-commerce business.
Were there early warning signs of Ensogo’s SEA exit?
Ensogo's announcement that it was shuttering all its e-commerce operations in SEA still came as a surprise to many, but there were early warning signs.
The Ensogo bombshell: Quits SEA e-commerce space, CEO resigns
A mere two months after speaking confidently of its latest pivot, Ensogo CEO Krzysztof Marszalek has stepped down and the company is closing all its SEA e-commerce units. Karamjit Singh has the story, including why this is a rare failure for Patrick Grove.
Week in Review: Singapore welcomes a new telco
Singaporean consumers no doubt are rejoicing at the entry of a new mobile player, and while Ensogo goes in search of profitability, DNA gives you two bites of that story for you to taste.
In search of profit, Ensogo adopts B2C marketplace model
Faced with a still immature payments infrastructure, last mile logistics challenges and a middle class yet to reach critical mass, Ensogo Ltd has changed it model and it going after a global opportunity shares its CEO Kris Marszalek.
Massive layoffs at Ensogo (again) as it retools (again)
Ensogo Ltd has cut its staff strength from 600 to under 300 in the first three months of this year, restructuring its business after reporting widening losses for its 2015 financial year.
DNA on BFM: A tale of three marketplaces
Today’s segment saw Karamjit Singh talking about his conversation with Ensogo CEO Krzysztof Marszalek, about Shopee introducing its own ‘university,’ and about SushiVid trying to create a marketplace to connect brands to YouTubers.
Zalora cofounder Cooper McGuire joins Ensogo as COO
Ensogo Ltd has announced the appointment of Zalora cofounder Cooper McGuire as its chief operating officer.
Clock ticking for retailers, says What’s Next speaker
Adrian Vanzyl, chairman of Bangkok-based fulfillment startup aCommerce, says that traditional retailers have just a 12-month window to get into e-commerce. You can catch him at the What’s Next conference on Sept 29, says Karamjit Singh.