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Thursday, May 24, 2018

A peek into a tech consultant’s day

Image credit: Pexels When you say “tech consultant,” do you imagine a boring, bespectacled desk worker, doing the same old routine every day? Allow Anthony...

Singapore venture to launch blockchain platform for hotels and malls

Photo credit: Pixabay. FundPlaces, a Singapore-based property tech startup, and Malaysian property developer Hatten Land have announced a joint venture that will create what they...

Asia news roundup: Go-Jek in $500m international expansion, Revolution taps Pacquiao

Go-Jek drivers at a football match in Palembang, Indonesia / Photo credit: Go-Jek In today’s news, Go-Jek expands to other regions, Tickled Media gets series...

Ecommerce platform EZBuy nets $18m pre-series C to expand outside Southeast Asia

Photo credit: vlado85 / 123RF. Singaporean ecommerce website EZBuy has raised US$17.6 million in a pre-series C round, the company announced today. The funding comes...

WeInvest bags $12m to help banks grow their clients’ wealth

Photo credit: rawpixel.com For years, wealth management has been a very traditional sector, says WeInvest CEO Bhaskar Prabhakaran. “The complexity of investment, of managing your money,...

After building a billion-dollar business at Citibank, he quit to send rockets into space

Adam Gilmour (right) and his brother James / Image credit: Gilmour Space Technologies There’s a boyish glint in Adam Gilmour’s eye as he talks about...

Go-Jek spending $500m for regional expansion

Photo credit: Go-Jek Grab became the clear market leader in ride-hailing across Southeast Asia after it elbowed Uber out of the picture. As expected, it...

The startup behind theAsianparent and AsianMoneyGuide bags $5m series B funding

Photo credit: szeyuen / 123RF Women-focused online media startup Tickled Media has raised US$4.98 million in series B funding, it announced today. Tickled Media is the...

The startup behind theAsianparent and AsianMoneyGuide bags $5m series B funding

Photo credit: szeyuen / 123RF Women-focused online media startup Tickled Media has raised US$4.98 million in series B funding, it announced today. Tickled Media is the...

Asia news roundup: Softbank exits Flipkart, iQiyi considers Iflix investment, and more

Photo credit: moovstock / 123RF In today’s news, Softbank cashes in its Flipkart stake, Foxconn’s “smart factory” unit plots a US$4.3 billion IPO, and iQiyi...