Thailand

Week in Review: Let’s not put Alibaba on a pedestal
Alibaba’s initiatives into Malaysia should be judged on the positive impact they have on businesses and not on its rhetoric.
Thai agriculture sector gets aggressive with IT spending: IDC
The modernisation and digitalisation of the Thai agricultural sector is driving growth in IT spending to 7.02%, according to IDC.
ServisHero secures US$2.7mil pre-Series A
KL-based on-demand services startup ServisHero has raised US$2.7 million in a pre-Series A round led by Singapore-headquartered Golden Gate Ventures, with participation from Cradle Seed Ventures.
Thailand’s Somphol Bedding opts for Epicor’s ERP
Epicor Software Corp has announced Somphol Bedding and Mattress Industry Co Ltd (SPB) as its latest ERP 10 customer in Thailand. Financial terms were not disclosed.
FazWaz out to differentiate itself from Thailand’s property portals
Newcomer FazWaz believes it can differentiate itself from the other property portal plays in Thailand with its data-driven and consumer-first approach.
Thailand can boost GDP with mobile broadband policy: GSMA study
Effective government policy in Thailand could increase mobile and fixed broadband penetration to 133% by 2020, up from 52% in 2013, according to the GSM Association (GSMA).
iProperty acquires Thailand’s ThinkOfLiving.com
ASX-listed and Kuala Lumpur-based iProperty Group Ltd said it has acquired Thai-based real estate portal ThinkOfLiving.com, which would further expand its market presence in Asia.
2014 in Review: Thailand's startup scene
In a year which saw the economy and IT sector depressed by political instability, mobile and Web games, as well as e-commerce, were the highlights of Thailand’s  year in terms of funding and acquisitions, reports Susan Cunningham.
iCar grabs pole position in Thailand with One2Car acquisition
Automotive online classifieds company iCar Asia Ltd has agreed to buy One2Car, Thailand’s largest online classified site, for A$16.7 million, comprising A$13.4 million cash and A$3.3 million worth of new iCar shares.
Taamkru lands US$620K to battle Thailand's ‘mutual shame’
Thailand-based startup Taamkru has received a seed investment of US$620,000 from 500 Durians, M&S Partners, IMJ Investment Partners, Ookbee, and Red Dot Ventures, which it intends to use to tackle the country's 'mutual shame' in education.
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