Sensitivity to cultural events is now a common practice for corporations, especially for those who deal with the general public.
How this company doubled revenue to US$1.5 billion in just one year, and the other companies that are trying the same thing.
How Facebook is quietly positioning themselves to capture some of the ecommerce marketplace in Southeast Asia.
If you have been driving around Jakarta lately (as we have, a lot!), you might have noticed something odd among the usual billboard ads. Anti-Mainstream Yes, that billboard is Upside Down, though it’s not the fault of the Demogorgon. This… Continue Reading →
Offline marketing prowess makes all the difference. It is increasingly becoming a crowded space for advertisers to promote their brands online. Not only is it expensive, with so many ads vying for user attention, it is also becoming less effective…. Continue Reading →
So the rumours that have been spreading for months have finally authenticated: Bluegogo, once China’s 3rd biggest shared bicycles operator, folded. There are many news reports about this incident, although none of them caught the bizarre event in June that… Continue Reading →
We came across this at a florist in Singapore. What does this tell us? Some of our thoughts: Alipay and WeChat Pay are very present in Singapore – and many other cities in Southeast Asia Chinese tourists frequent. GrabPay is… Continue Reading →
Can someone replicate the success of Wechat Pay or Alipay? Our Chinese entrepreneur friends believe that the low penetration of banking services in South East Asia presents a huge opportunity for mobile payment. On visits to the region, they ask… Continue Reading →