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Dr Zou Ruiyang, CTO at Ark
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Terra

Singaporean startup partners with Mongolia for blockchain payment system

On January 2019, Singaporean startup Terra has announced a partnership with Mongolia’s capital city of Ulaanbaatar to use its blockchain technology for goods and services payments.

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Singaporean IIoT startup raises US$2.9M Series A funding from Tin Men Capital

Singaporean Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) startup Overdrive announced on 7 January the completion of the company’s Series A funding round with Tin Men Capital, a B2B venture capital (VC) fund.

Niranjan Paranjape, Chief Technology Officer at Go-Jek

Go-Jek's CTO speaks about agile and the startup's expansion in SE Asia

Interview with Niranjan Paranjape, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Go-Jek, where he discusses technology, agile methodologies, the startup's expansion across Southeast Asia and challenges ahead.

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Startups gather in HCMC to share hi-tech agricultural models

Young entrepreneurs from the ten ASEAN countries, joined by China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, gathered last week at the ASEAN+3 Young Entrepreneurs Forum held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to share hi-tech agricultural startup...

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Malaysian startup wins World Islamic Fintech Award

HelloGold, which have received the Best Islamic Wealth Management Fintech Company award at the World Islamic Fintech Awards 2018 gala, is the first Sharia compliant fintech savings platform which allows users to buy and sell gold...

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APAC healthtech venture capital to exceed US$5.5 billion in 2018

More than 250 healthtech investors, influencers, and startup innovators across Asia gathered for the 3rd Healthtech Investor and CEO Summit last week in Singapore, according to a press release by Galen Growth Asia.

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Why is Thailand dubbed a 'startup nation'?

During a recent forum under the name of ‘Renovating Thailand by Young Scientists’, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that he expects his country to become a global startup centre that can attract businesses from all around the...

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Singapore FinTech Festival 2018: ASEAN enterprises to receive US$12 billion of capital investment

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that 380 participating investors in the Singapore FinTech Festival’s deal-making platform, MATCH, will invest up to US$6.2 billion in ASEAN enterprises next year, and an additional...

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Facebook unveils its first data innovation startup programme in Asia

Under the name Startup Station Singapore, the social media giant will provide mentorship and training to startups based in Singapore and Southeast Asia. The announcement forms part of a series of news regarding Facebook's expansion...

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What CIOs can learn from startups

As startups continue to dominate the digital landscape, what lessons can today’s CIO learn from these emerging companies?

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Southeast Asian startups to feature at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Vietnam

80 Southeast Asian startups to feature at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN this week (11-13 September)

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How the Singapore government supports the country’s tech scene

Singapore has become a regional powerhouse for tech backed by a supportive government

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