Thursday, August 13, 2020

A Marketing Battle? Shopee vs Tokopedia

Why Kpop stars work for Shopee but not Tokopedia

Will Lazada’s new CEO succeed?

Right move, but tough battle ahead

Reality check: how progressive is e-regulation in ASEAN truly?

Investors and entrepreneurs alike agree that “surprise surprise” the shift to an ever more digitised economy is inevitable and happening exponentially fast at that....

The uneven ground in Southeast Asia to grow tech startups

The ecosystem for startups and tech entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia has grown considerably in the past few years. We are no strangers to these...

“Funding gaps” have never been a real problem in Southeast Asia

Before Covid, almost every time you went to a conference about startups and startup funding in the region, the issue of funding gaps always...

How is the natural resource curse related to startup investment in...

Have you ever wondered why natural resource-poor countries such as Singapore experienced higher economic growth in the contemporary world compared to their bigger, natural...

Alumni of tech companies pushing Southeast Asia’s next wave of entrepreneurship

A few years ago, a worry that many Chinese investors had with Southeast Asia was the lack of experienced talent. What does that mean? You...

Not so unprecedented times? Startups failed before Covid too

It is true that Covid-19 has caused unprecedented disruption in certain industries. Every day you hear discussions about startup layoffs, investors holding back, whether...

Do Southeast Asian startups have to go regional?

Southeast Asia is probably the most diverse region in the world - that probably does not need much further elaboration.  So every startup in the...

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