Friday, August 19, 2022

How Klarna spins the story on their down round is a...

Recently, Sweden-based BuyNowPayLater pioneer Klarna announced a new funding round of $800 million. What caught the attention of many was the drastic reduction of...

Shopee parent acquires insurance companies in Indonesia & the Philippines

“Newly minted digital insurance company”

After huge pandemic gains, why are tech companies laying off workers?

This commentary first appeared CNA and was written by Yorlin Ng. Republished with permission. You can access the other commentaries from Yorlin Ng on...
InDriver

Will InDriver dislodge Grab & Gojek’s ride hailing duopoly in Indonesia?

Recently, Russian-founded, US-headquartered ride-hailing company InDriver seems to be upping its current game to snatch market share from incumbents in Southeast Asia.  The app is...

How to expand a bubble tea brand globally?

Bubble tea is loved across Southeast Asia, if not the globe. In our Southeast Asia investment opportunities - a fresh perspective report last year,...

Why is Grab building its own Maps?

Last month, Grab officially launched  GrabMaps as an enterprise service. They seem quite bullish about it - in the release Grab said that mapping...

Crypto’s Boom Bust Cycle – only it’s different this time.

Earlier in June, we saw Bitcoin’s price tumble more than 70% from its peak of USD66K and we’ve mentioned that the recent crypto crash...

Momentum Works – CICC discussion: Development of digital economies in Southeast...

Momentum Works and CICC hosted a joint panel discussion titled “Post-pandemic Economic Restart and Restructuring” on 15 June 2022. Jianggan Li, CEO of Momentum...

Momentum Works – CICC discussion: Development of digital economies in Southeast...

Momentum Works and CICC hosted a joint panel discussion titled “Post-pandemic Economic Restart and Restructuring” on 15 June 2022. Jianggan Li, CEO of Momentum...

After 5 years of ecommerce JV, will JD and Central Group...

This article was originally published in Chinese on MW’s Wechat platform, and translated into English by the MW team.  Ever since China’s JD.com and Thailand’s...

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