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Digerati50: CC Puan positions for his next big bets
CC Puan has embarked on the next big bets he is making in the Digital Economy. Will his success inspire more entrepreneurs to make the trek to the Himalayas?
Anthony Tan’s billion $ monetisation challenge
No entrepreneur in Southeast Asia has ever raised as much funding for their company as Malaysian Anthony Tan has. His challenge will now be to justify the valuation accorded to him.
Grab beats Uber, goes up against Alibaba & SEA Group in next battle
After 4 years of fierce battle with Uber, Grab takes over its assets and now gears up for its next battle in Southeast Asia.
Week in Review: Malaysia keeps delivering, DHL keeps investing
Logistics giant confident Malaysia making right moves to meet digital economy ambitions Go-Jek’s Go-Bills to deepen relevance to users, fend off competition from Grab, Alibaba   MALAYSIA’S technology hub, Cyberjaya, which, over its 21 years, has built up a thriving tech ecosystem consisting of a good mix of multinational and local companies, saw one of its pioneer residents deepen its links even more.
Be ready for debate, discussion and discovery with SCxSC
The 4th edition of the popular digital finance conference, SCxSC is back with a 2-day programme designed to stimulate debate, discussion and awareness around the hot topics in the world of finance and digital.
Week In Review: “Anything is possible” says Grab’s Anthony Tan on an IPO
Anthony Tan tells DNA “anything is possible” in regards to an IPO, no investors exited in current round.  
US$17.5mil Series B boost for payments startup Omise
Payment solutions startup Omise said it has secured US$17.5 million in Series B funding, bringing the total amount it has raised to more than US$25 million since its June 2013 launch.  
Amazon’s US$600mil push into Indonesia will change the e-commerce landscape
Amazon.com Inc will be bringing a US$600-million war-chest into Indonesia with its designs on the country’s e-commerce market, according to a local media report.
SEA VCs are laggards, Singapore truly a startup hub: Google-Temasek report
The South-East Asian startup scene is certainly booming but venture capitalists (VCs) in the region are just not keeping up, according to a report by Google Inc and Temasek Holdings.
Logistics and payments holding back SEA e-commerce boom: Bain report
While 250 million consumers are now connected via smartphones and 100 million engage in online transactions, e-commerce in SEA is proving to be a tough nut to crack due to constraints in the region’s logistics and payments infrastructure, according to a Bain-Google report.
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