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WEF, Sea survey reveal 81% ASEAN youths believe internships equally or more important than school
List the two least important skills as maths & science and data analytics Believe internships either equally important or more so than school education
30 startups from 9 nations kickoff Cohort 3 of MaGIC’s Global Accelerator Program
MaGIC has officially launched Cohort 3 of their GAP programme, this time with a more route-to-market approach
Keys to unlocking successful digital transformation initiatives
The success of digital transformations in organisations is contingent on making good digital transformation decisions.
Funding to improve lives of 3 billion people, not to find next unicorn
3B Ventures investment portfolio is guided by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, by bringing Nordic innovation into the Southeast Asian market.
Golden Gate Ventures US$100mil Fund III oversubscribed, closed to investors
Golden Gate Ventures Fund III closes, anchored by existing investors Temasek, Hanwha, Naver, and EE Capital with new investors such as Taizo Son’s Mistletoe, Mitsui Fudosan, IDO Investments, CTBC Group, Korea Venture Investment Corporation (KVIC), and Ion Pacific.
Fave raises Series B round of over US$20mil from existing and new investors
Investors include Sequoia India, SIG Asia Investment and Venturra Capital with Fave claiming to be among SEA's fastest growing internet companies.
iPrice Group welcomes South Korea’s Naver as new investor
Also updates its map of e-commerce for 2Q18.
Week in Review: Grab-Uber merger throws down gauntlet to Go-Jek
Go-Jek was supposed to go on the offensive with its impending SEA expansion but the Grab-Uber merger changes that.
MaGIC, SIHUB ink startup-focused partnership
It just got easier for startups in Malaysia and Vietnam to expand into each other’s markets thanks to the MaGIC-SIHUB agreement.
ServisHero announces blockchain-based system and ICO on horizon
ServisHero aims to capitalise on blockchain technology to decetnralise its systems for more efficient operations
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