Emerging Markets

iflix raises US$133m in latest funding round, led by US conglomerate Hearst
Iflix raises its latest round of US$133 million led by US entertainment conglomerate Hearst, with all its existing shareholders also participating.
Iflix launches in Cambodia inks 3-year exclusive deal with Smart Axiata
Partners with Smart Axiata for an exclusive 3-year period Aims to redefine how consumers in Cambodia experience entertainment
The battle for OTT supremacy rages on for Vuclip
OTT provider Vuclip tells how it is beating pirates and getting creative at the same time.
Axiata Digital invests US$16.8 mil into Swedish insurtech, BIMA
Axiata Digital makes its 29th investment with a US$16.8mil injection into Swedish based insurtech player, BIMA.
Alibaba MD shares strategies for market growth in Southeast Asia
Changing consumer behaviour makes for tremendous e-commerce potential in Asia.
A closer look at Vuclip’s emerging market strategy
US-based Vuclip, which is offering a VOD service with Hong Kong’s PCCW Media in SEA, thinks it has the upper hand in emerging markets, according to its CEO Nickhil Jakadar .
Frontier Digital Ventures closes marginally higher on ASX debut
KL-headquartered Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV), an investment company focused on the online classifieds business in emerging markets, ended its debut on the ASX on Aug 26 marginally higher.  
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.
Singapore blazing the mobile workforce trail: EIU study
There is a big difference between mobile ‘pioneers’ and those companies that are not, and Singapore is pretty much blazing the trail, according to an EIU study commissioned by Aruba.
After blocking Netflix, Indonesia’s Telkom in pact with iflix
Telkom has now entered into a partnership to roll out the iflix service in Indonesia, taking the battle to Netflix and Hooq.
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