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Uber posts record losses

Uber is on course to post record losses in 2017, according to data direct from the company. From January to September, Uber lost US$2.9 billion...

Shock as $140m bike-share startup on the verge of collapse – and its CEO...

Photo credit: Bluegogo. One of China’s top bike-share startups is on the brink of collapse with wages unpaid, senior executives departing, its CEO missing in...

6 mindsets on hiring sales (Infographic)

Testing a sales candidate is different from testing an engineer. Good sales hires require more than just the ability to close a deal. A...

WeChat users send 38 billion messages per day

The chatty users of WeChat have just set a new record, sending 38 billion messages per day. That’s 25 percent more than last year. Here’s...

11 Highest Paying Startup Engineering Roles in San Francisco

The demand for talented engineers has never been greater, especially in markets like New York and San Francisco. Startups are offering top cash compensation...

Singapore’s latest crypto-exchange scoops $1m seed funding from Fatfish

Photo credit: krunja / 123RF A new cryptocurrency exchange set to be launched in Singapore has raised US$1 million in seed capital from Australia’s Fatfish...

2017 was the year the ICO came to town. Here’s what’s in store for...

Quoine co-founder and CEO Mike Kayamori. Japanese-Singaporean startup Quoine’s QASH token sale was Asia’s largest ICO in 2017. Photo credit: Quoine Token sales, crowd sales,...

Blockchain battles China’s fake food

Photo credit: Jp Valery / Unsplash. Blockchain, the digital ledger system that underpins Bitcoin, is being put to use to fight China’s “fake” food problem. Counterfeit...

An insider’s account of how Go-Jek hit 900x scale in 18 months and is...

Sidu Ponnappa, Go-Jek’s head of engineering. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. Go-Jek scaled 900 times in the first 18 months after the launch of its...

Why proptech will accelerate in Asia

Image credit: Pixabay. Proptech – the use of technology to solve challenges in the real estate sector – is on the rise, and startups focusing...