Nabila Hassan makes the point that governments in Southeast Asia should encourage public-private partnerships while ensuring that overdependence on technology companies are mitigated by putting citizens’ rights at the forefront.
Google tops the power ranking, while Facebook is still retargeting king Regional and local players are making their mark, with TikTok seeing tremendous growth
Direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands, while not new, have begun sprouting in Southeast Asia with methods and models that uniquely cater to the consumers in the region.
Remittance is one of the most vital financial services, especially for developing economies. There is a need to increase efficiency and lower costs, and digital technology can help – MoneyGram, in this case, serves as one example
eSports tournament platform provider ESPL secures undisclosed seed funding from 500 Startups in order to execute initial business objective.
Facebook and Bain Study: Success in SEA digital economy hinges on capturing the 'Discovery Generation'
New study highlights “discovery” as key driver of growth for businesses looking to succeed in world’s fastest-growing digital economy.
40,000 cars transacted annually on Carsome, 1% of SEA used car market Combination of equity and debt investments from new & existing investors
Online classifieds space in SEA sees merger between top two players, Carousell and Telenor owned 701Search
Carousell valued at US$850m with Telenor Group largest minority shareholder Combined businesses will report into Carousell chief executive Quek Siu Rui
Southeast Asia’s unicorns attracted US$24 billion of the total US$37 billion raised in the past four years.
Southeast Asia’s most valuable tech startup grows into a superapp by being fundamentally, a social enterprise.