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Gobee Bike Folds

By Divina Samtani | Despite raising US$9 million last August, Hong Kong-based dockless bicycle rental startup has quickly withdrawn from the highly competitive and growing industry that is estimated will be worth US$3.6 billion by...

Profoundly Simple

By Bay Mclaughlin | In honor of this edition of Jumpstart being about TravelTech, I’m going to share one of our biggest secrets at Brinc... how we evaluate investment opportunities (tips for all the Investors...

Inspiring Journey

By Tom Wheeler and Steve Ebsworth | Experiential Investing is an unheard of concept by many and a term that the team here at Rascal Republic in Singapore coined as the common thread to tie together our multiple investment...

Modern Customs

By 
Ashley
 Galina 
Dudarenok | China has a huge population of over 1.3 billion people and, with rising incomes and reduced travel restrictions in recent years, enormous potential in terms of outbound tourism. Statistics...

Surf’s Up

By Chen Ming | The motivation of KKday is very simple: to experience a local’s way of life. In fact, many will agree this is the core idea of traveling, but it wasn’t possible just...

Preventive Healthcare

By Fernand Lendoye | Imagine if cancer could be detected from your breath; or if artificial intelligence (AI) enabled wearables were monitoring your health 24/7, could alert medical staff and get you treatment even before...

Online Banking In Vietnam

By Jessie Yang | In today's digital world, bank customers prefer to chat, email or call rather than walk into a traditional branch, take a ticket and wait for the next available person –...

Loose Change

By Page Deng | Troubled by unusable foreign currencies remaining after every trip, my friend Eason Kuo and I decided to launch Addweup in 2016. The vision of Addweup is to provide financial services...

Cats On The Blockchain

By Keina Chiu | We're Not Kitten Around when we say you can now collect, breed, and trade cats via blockchain. Powered by the Ethereum network, CryptoKitties is the ultimate 3-in-1 combo of crypto, gaming,...

When InsurTech Meets Travel

By Eddie Chang | The travel market has held huge potential ever since the Wright brothers flew their first plane. Working in the InsurTech market, I ask myself the same question every day: How...