Southeast Asia

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.
Carsome Raises US$50m Series C via equity and debt investments
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 internet economy remains bright spot despite global investment headwinds
Southeast Asia’s unicorns attracted US$24 billion of the total US$37 billion raised in the past four years.
Wild Digital 2019: Desire to solve basic problems the wind beneath Grab’s wings
Southeast Asia’s most valuable tech startup grows into a superapp by being fundamentally, a social enterprise.
Hyundai, Kia invest additional US$250mil in Grab to drive EV adoption in SEA
Grab strengthens its electric vehicle ambitions in Southeast Asia with an additional injection of funds from Hyundai Motor Group. 
Level Up KL 2018 charts new course for Southeast Asia's games market
In its 4th year now, Level Up KL is taking its anchor regional gaming conference up anothe level with record number of participants and exhibitors.
Wild Digital SEA back with exciting additions
Catcha Group’s Kuala Lumpur leg of its Wild Digital conference is back on July 4th and 5th with Patrick Grove sharing some highlights.
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.
Digerati50: Infused with the ‘Boleh’ spirit
 Patrick Grove keeps pushing it as he seeks to help shape the Digital Economy not just in Malaysia, but Southeast Asia as DNA’s only 3-peat Digerati50.
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