This edition also features the food delivery pecking order and Bank DKI’s proposed IPO.
Reliance Retail's adoption of digital rupee can become playbook for Asia
Adani crisis ignites Indian contagion fears, credit warnings
Indonesia's eFishery to step up US focus in exports push
Japanese VC Global Brain sets up $39m fund with Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance
SG-based The Parentinc looks to turn profitable next year, even as losses zoom nearly 25% in 2021
Bangladesh B2B startup ShopUp secures $30m debt financing
Singapore’s Blockchain Founders Fund eyes over 200 deals with $75m second fund
BYJU’s fires another 1,200 employees, more layoffs to follow
Indonesian co-working space CoHive declared bankrupt by court
Indonesian warung enabler GudangAda leans on lending, POS services in revenue push
This edition also features Xendit’s expansion plans and Cimory’s latest fundraising.
The three decentralisation winners for 2023 are: self-custody, DeFi and bitcoin.
This edition also features Indonesia’s digital banking and warung tech space.
Consumer spending in India could cross $4-trillion mark, says MO Alt Investment’s Vijay Dhanuka.
MUFJ’s recent investment in Akulaku is a sign of the synergistic exposure the fintech can provide in SE Asia.
VC funding is an entirely different asset class compared with other divisions of asset management, says Sanjay Nayar.
The year 2022 proved to be nothing less than a roller-coaster ride for SE Asia’s tech ecosystem.
Questions around credibility have taken a backseat, it’s now more about cash flows and profitability.
Consolidation, localisation, digitisation, consumerism, and specialisation will drive investment flow.