News before Aug 05, 2021

Huawei to commit $100 million to support startups and build ecosystems across Southeast Asia

Huawei's Spark initiative will seek to incubate and drive startup ecosystems in the Asia-Pacific region.

Carl AdrianAug 03, 2021

Binance, one of the largest crypto exchanges, ordered to stop operations in Malaysia

Malaysia's Securities Commission stated that Binance was operating an "illegal digital asset exchange"

Alfred LeeAug 02, 2021

Wild Digital Indonesia 2021 tech conference now open for registration

Wild Digital Indonesia 2021 will be held in tangent with Wild Digital Southeast Asia 2021

Wallace HoJul 29, 2021

As on-demand deliveries rise, FatBerry now offers motor insurance to Lalamove's riders and drivers.

Fatberry is a digital insurance marketplace that allows users to compare, customize and buy a wide range of insurance products instantly

Carl AdrianJul 29, 2021

Grab raises more money to conquer Indonesia; this round its $375 million by Emtek Group

The new partnership will focus on digitalisation efforts in Indonesia.

Alfred LeeJul 27, 2021

PropertyGuru's IPO failed in 2019; soon to go public on NYSE for $1.78 billion

PropertyGuru will go public via an SPAC merger with Bridgetown 2 Holdings

Alfred LeeJul 26, 2021

Alibaba-backed mapping app AutoNavi to incorporate other mobility services

AutoNavi is China's most popular navigation app.

Faith BaltazarJul 22, 2021

Xiaomi just surpassed Apple to become the world's no. #2 smartphone company by shipments

Xiaomi's rise comes after Huawei descended from the top spot over the recent months.

Alfred LeeJul 19, 2021

Twitter launched 'Stories' (Fleets) last year; now they're shutting it down due to low usage

Twitter Fleets were in direct competition to Instagram and Snapchat "Stories".

Alfred LeeJul 15, 2021

Gentree Fund is setting aside $40 million to invest in companies entering The Philippines.

Gentree Fund is sector agnostic, and will invest in early-stage and growth-stage companies.

Carl AdrianJul 14, 2021

Malaysia's Carsome to buy iCar Asia in a deal worth $200 million

Carsome will own 19.9% in iCar Asia, with plans to acquire the rest of the company later.

Alfred LeeJul 13, 2021

Video Inside: Richard Branson becomes first billionaire to fly to space

Richard Branson is also the founder of Virgin Galactic, the company that flew him to space.

Alfred LeeJul 12, 2021

AirAsia is buying over Gojek's business in Thailand

Gojek's services in Thailand will no longer operate after 31st July.

Carl AdrianJul 07, 2021

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