Low Level Barbarians, co-hosted by Alex Le, Dave Chang, Jianggan Li and Andrew Gananantham, is a show that covers discussion and debate around trending topics from Asia on Asia. Topics can range widely from technology, startups, VC, investing, society, economics, and more. You can view summaries of Episode 1Episode 2, Episode 3 and Episode 4.

In Episode 5, we share our perspectives (and some times debate) on four major topics:

  1. Grab has launched its 2021 Q2 results – how is the Southeast Asia’s largest unicorn, which is going public soon, faring amid surge of the delta variant?
  2. Sea Group, which owns ecommerce platform Shopee, raised more than US$6 billion to go global. Are they stretching themselves?
  3. What makes TikTok special in its quest in ecommerce?
  4. Can Carousell prove the haters wrong and justify its unicorn valuation?

Tune in to find out! Links below:


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