Week in Review
Inspired by large investments into its leading startups, there is a rising sense of belief among Indonesians that the country can build a strong startup economy.
It’s one of those startup jaw dropping moments again for Karamjit Singh when a Singapore-based Chinese owned bicycle sharing startup, oBike raises US$45 million – 8 months after its launch.
Indonesia's startup ecosystem gets a Block71 boost. Can it create a win-win situation for entrepreneurs in Singapore and Indonesia?
Remaining relevant in an era where jobs and the nature of work are being disrupted by the forces or AI and robotics requires us to adapt to reskill and not complain.
Cryptocurrency made its way into Karamjit Singh’s thoughts this week as did Tony Fernandes and Albern Murty and HotShotz 2017.
MaGIC driver, Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, pushes the pace for innovation, and MaGIC to become more international.
The earth moved twice in Southeast Asia’s e-commerce world this week. Alibaba takes credit for one move, Singapore’s MAS for the other.
An interesting week in the ecosystem with Malaysia still hurting from ‘losing’ Grab and 500 Startups actually makes an investment in a Brick & Mortar business model.
From as far back as a decade ago tech vendors and consultants used to love to warn the Brick & Mortar world that it had to adopt digital or die. That warning is not needed today.
The South Korean government in trying to attract startups globally to Seoul, is looking to leverage on the potential of Southeast Asia and East Asia.