The Impulso Podcast is hosted by us at Momentum Works, twice a week, every week. Tune in to hear our in-house experts, community and guests unpack the latest trends, undercurrents and lessons in tech across borders. We explore topics like innovation, ecommerce, digital financial services, venture investment, and the broader digital economy. ‏‏‎‎In addition to covering our home base of Southeast Asia and advanced global markets like the US, we also draw extensive lessons from tech companies in China. ‏‏‎ ‎

Some of the points covered in this weekly recap episode:

  • Elon Musk’s audacious rebranding of Twitter into “X,” Twitter’s cultural legacy, and the potential legal battles ahead;
  • Temu, the e-commerce juggernaut, now expanding into South Korea, marking its 27th country. Discover the potential challenges it poses to established players in the Southeast Asian market;
  • Grab’s strategic acquisition of Trans-cab, Singapore’s third-largest licensed taxi operator, and its implications for reshaping the ride-hailing landscape in the region;
  • Maka Motors, an Indonesian EV maker founded by GoJek executives, secures one of Southeast Asia’s largest seed fundings and aims to drive Indonesia’s EV market to new heights.

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