News until Aug 19, 2021

Shopee's revenue grew 160% in Q2; generating $1.2 billion

Shopee is also turning profitable in Malaysia

Kenneth HoAug 18, 2021

Malaysia's MDEC CEO, Surina Shukri, is stepping down after 2 years and 7 months

Surina Shukri will officially step down on 31st August 2021.

Carl AdrianAug 17, 2021

Xiaomi just released a new robot dog (CyberDog), which has a 'pet-like nature'; only 1000 available

Xiaomi's CyberDog's technology is also open-source, and is currently in the 'experimental stage'.

Alfred LeeAug 16, 2021

Lazada and Kwik.insure collaborates to give free COVID-19 insurance for Filipino customers

Kwik.insure is a Filipino tech startup offering online insurance.

Faith BaltazarAug 14, 2021

Taiwan's AppWorks to support more startups in SEA with fresh $150 million VC fund

AppWorks currently has over $212 million in assets under management, making them one of the 'largest early-stage VC firms in Southeast Asia'.

Faith BaltazarAug 12, 2021

Meet the industry leaders who will be speaking on 'Tech for Good' at MaGIC's upcoming E-Nation event

E-Nation's Series-3 event will bring together 22 industry leaders from large corporations, technology startups, the media, and more.

Carl AdrianAug 12, 2021

Philippines e-wallet app GCash crosses $3.97b in monthly transactions; plans to open crypto trading

GCash is a Filipino mobile wallet app owned by Mynt, and backed by Ant Group.

Faith BaltazarAug 11, 2021

Crypto exchange Pintu helps first-time investors grow; raises $35 million

Pintu is an Indonesian mobile crypto exchange which helps its users to manage cryptocurrencies.

Faith BaltazarAug 10, 2021

Nas Daily's academy halts operations in Philippines; reportedly loses 500k+ followers

Nas Daily's move to halt operations comes after a recent controversy with the locals.

Carl AdrianAug 09, 2021

Bukalapak started out to help Indonesians sell online; today it is worth over $7.5 billion after IPO

Bukalapak was founded back in 2010 to enable small and medium enterprises go online in Indonesia

Alfred LeeAug 08, 2021

Malaysia's daily cases hit a new high of 20,000+ people; lock-downs loosened in several states

Should the situation continue, an additional 1 million people's jobs could be affected.

Alfred LeeAug 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

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