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Sequoia Capital announces $1.35 billion funds for Southeast Asia (SEA) and India.No matter covid-19, this region is attracting investments! The Silicon Valley-headquartered fund, early investor in WhatsApp, Google, GoJek (among many others) is launching 2 new funds, total amount of USD 1.35 billion. This is another clear sign...

Besides being a paradise for tourists, Vietnam is emerging as a serious option for Tech investments in South East Asia.To go even further, the country is forging ahead with its plans to develop a large segment of the capital Ho Chi Minh City into the...

Guess which one?Tech giants Facebook and Paypal announced a few days ago their investments in the Indonesian SuperApp Gojek (Google invested in 2018).The rise of Super Apps in Asia seems to accelerate even further.We find it inspiring to see that South East Asia is getting...

ORBIT has just been announced: new USD 30M early stage fund focusing on Tech in Indonesia. Founders get ready!It is exciting to see the Tech space momentum in South East Asia does not seem to be slowing down, and the region continues to attract investments...

The F&B tycoon is about to make a fundamental shift in their strategy. It took them a decade to establish themselves as the "third place", their concept of a third place between home and work.Their entire strategy was centered around this. Well, they've just announced this would...

Over 2,000 Coca-Cola Machines Now Accept Bitcoin in Australia and New Zealand.The customers of Coca-Cola Amatil can use their smartphones at any one of the 2000+ vending machines.Coca-Cola Amatil is the largest bottler and distributor in Asia Pacific.People only need to touch the vending machine...

Singapore had already attracted the US Tech Giants, it is now attracting the Chinese Tech Giants. Did you know that Alibaba acquired a few weeks back 50% of a tower in Singapore’s business district?Most US Tech giants have already established their APAC headquarters in Singapore:...

We have just found out, we must say, and are eager to see how this will go.Singapore’s state-owned USD300 billion Fund announced it was joining Facebook’s LIBRA earlier in May this year.With its 2.6 billion active users, Facebook’s project to create its own currency is...