Week in Review

Week in Review: Go-Jek’s US$550mil funding sparks intriguing scenarios
It has been another strong week for the tech ecosystem in SEA, writes Karamjit Singh.
Week in Review: A trend emerges with bricks-and-clicks model
An old-school property CEO embraces clicks to enhance his brick-and-mortar business, which has Karamjit Singh wondering if this is the start of a hybrid model for traditional companies to adapt to digital.
Week in Review: Enter the third certainty of life
Some interesting digital moves and outstanding additions to What’s Next are on Karamjit Singh’s mind this week.
Week in Review: foodpanda’s focus on profitability is something to chew on
Having raised US$310mil over the four years of its existence, foodpanda’s focus on profitability has Karamjit Singh pondering, and wondering if Khailee Ng is wrong about his ‘feeding frenzy’ prediction.
Week in Review: Telco challengers to the fore
DNA founder Karamjit Singh looks at YES 4G LTE launch, and shares a jaw-dropping moment courtesy of ‘Planet Startup.’
Week in Review: SEA e-commerce claims another high-profile victim
The ‘potential’ of South-East Asia’s e-commerce market claims another high-profile victim this year, with Ensogo joining Rakuten in announcing its withdrawal from the region’s e-commerce business.
Week in Review: More moolah for SEA startups, and Digerati50 2.0 is up!
A new US$30mil venture fund targeting early stage startups is sure to warm the hearts of founders, while Karamjit Singh is also proud to announce the second volume of Digerati50 is available for download.
Week in Review: Should the CEO be a chief pivoting officer?
Patrick Grove’s Wild Digital and its stellar cast of speakers captures the attention of Karamjit Singh, would like to see competitors to some of Grove’s businesses invited next year as well as some of the giant Chinese and Indian startups.
Week in Review: Adapting to the digital reality
The upside of technology advancements and innovation are well known and this week, Karamjit Singh ponders the dire consequences of life going increasingly digital and how individuals, governments, and companies will adapt.
Week in Review: Satya woos geeks in SEA
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was in the region and was courting developers, reinforcing the view that geeky is now uber-cool, writes Karamjit Singh, who also talks about two events he was involved with in Penang.
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