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Monday, December 18, 2017

8 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to...

Asia tech news roundup – Dec 15

Photo credit: Go-Jek. Today, Go-Jek revealed that it has been busy on the acquisitions front, while there were further developments in Asia’s ever-changing cryptocurrency space. Fintech Go-Jek...

WeWork opens its first Singapore venue but has more co-working spaces coming soon

Photo credit: WeWork Co-working dynamo WeWork has been hotly anticipated in Southeast Asia. The local ecosystem was jazzed to see the US company acquire Singapore-based...

Video: 2017 was the year Chinese smartphones conquered India

Xiaomi had an especially good year in India, where it’s now neck-and-neck with Samsung. Transcript: 2017 was the year Chinese smartphones conquered India. Xiaomi has been...

Indonesia’s 10 best-funded startups this year

Southeast Asia’s tech firms saw a record US$8.6 billion in disclosed funding in 2017, destroying last year’s US$2.6 billion as well as 2015’s US$1.6...

Go-Jek buys 3 fintech firms to conquer Indonesia payments

Photo credit: Go-Jek. Go-Jek, Indonesia’s first billion-dollar tech startup, has agreed to acquire three local fintech firms as it seeks to expand its grip on...

Alibaba invests in electric car startup

Photo credit: Xpeng. Online shopping giant Alibaba has invested in an electric car startup, it said today. Alibaba confirmed the move this evening to Tech in...

Asia tech news roundup – Dec 14

Photo credit: atic12 / 123RF Tea has been on the funding menu for at least the second time this week, while a fintech platform, a...

Alibaba shows off ‘car vending machine’

China’s online shopping giant wants to shake up the way people buy cars. Alibaba has just shown off its car vending machine. It plans to...

Singapore’s 10 best-funded startups this year

Southeast Asia’s tech firms saw a record US$8.6 billion in disclosed funding in 2017, obliterating last year’s US$2.6 billion, according to the Tech in...