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By : Khadija Azhar   July 4, 2019   the Hive Studios   Seedstars Hong Kong brought together some of the best early-stage startups and pit them against each other for a chance to participate in the Seedstars World Summit.    Startups from Hong Kong with minimum viable products and a maximum of US$500,000 of funding were invited

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Hmlet Hong Kong’s largest dedicated facility to date, Hmlet Zion Apartments, opens this November in Mong Kok   (10 October 2019 – Hong Kong) Hmlet, Asia’s fastest-growing co-living operator, is set to launch Hmlet Zion Apartments in Mong Kok this November, the brands largest dedicated facility in Hong Kong to date. Located on

Warung Pintar: Developing Indonesia’s Most Popular Micro Businesses

By : Nathalie Depari   Every Indonesian knows the word “warung”. Warung is an Indonesian word for ‘small kiosk’. These kiosks are very popular: the warung is a favorite place for many Indonesians, where they can purchase food or small daily goods and chat with other patrons. Located widely across cities and

Avo Insurance (Avo) is the first-of-its-kind insurtech startup, providing general insurance solutions in Hong Kong. Combining in-depth industry knowledge with the use of advanced technologies, Avo provides a diverse range of convenient insurance solutions for digital-savvy Hong Kongers. Giving insurance a fresh new image, the name of the company, “Avo”

Weave Co-Living’s first co-living project for millennials, Weave on Boundary, which opened its doors in Prince Edward in August 2018, has been bustling with young professionals. This autumn, we present a brand-new co-living community in the heart of Hung Hom — Weave on Baker, which aims to be a unique

Taipei – October 16, 2019 - Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, today announces that it has acquired Emotion Intelligence (Emin), a Tokyo-based AI solutions provider that predicts online consumer purchasing behaviour. Emin’s platform uses AI to identify which customers will definitely make a purchase and those who definitely will

Hong Kong based digital tours and activities supplier TripGuru partners with Airbnb Experiences for regional expansion catered to millennial travelers 3 October 2019, Hong Kong – Hong Kong based digital tours and activities supplier TripGuru confirmed its partnership with Airbnb Experiences for regional expansion catered to millennial travelers. This marks another

Dr Happy launches new website and shows off new brand identity Dr. Happy celebrates the 15th anniversary of his training consultancy, WYH International Consultancy, with the launch of his new website and brand identity. The new changes, including the new logo, further support his position as an established, award-winning master trainer,

The iconic Australian skincare brand will roll out new payment capabilities across ecommerce sites to drive international growth Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced an ecommerce partnership with global skincare giant, Jurlique. Through the partnership, the Australian-grown retail company will

Platform to Drive Changes in Regional Agriculture and Supply Chains for More Sustainable Food Production Singapore, 19 September 2019 – A shortlist of 15 innovative agri-tech start-ups and innovators across China, India and Southeast Asia lead the field in Rabobank’s SustainableAg Asia Challenge platform to promote integrity and interconnectivity across the

How InXpress has already given 31 year old Sam Orders the opportunity of a lifetime and the chance to Give Back At the age of just 31, Sam Orders has already had a varied career since he graduated from university, in 2012. This includes being a franchise owner, relocating countries –

Over 20 bicycle riders will cover 120 kms near Halong Bay in northern Vietnam 19-20 October to raise funds for Operation Smile Vietnam and Blue Dragon’s Children’s Foundation as part of YAANA Corporate Challenge 2019. Event organisers, YAANA Ventures, are hoping to match the US$25,000 raised in 2017, which, through

OSLO, Norway - August 21st, 2019: The Vivaldi browser releases its new version Vivaldi 2.7 that continues to give its users a perfect tool to control and enjoy the Web on their terms. This update offers a more streamlined experience with overall improvements with better control of sound behavior, new

Arrival of 5G prompts Asia-Pacific organizations to rethink current standards-based approach to managing growing cybersecurity risks October 16, 2019 – With 5G networks expected to launch by 2020, Asia-Pacific organizations are gearing up for the promise of ultra-high-speed and low-latency wireless networks, but they must also steal themselves to manage the

Highlights of Aerotel Beijing:  The largest In-terminal International Airport Hotel in China located in the Northeast pier of Beijing Daxing International Airport  Five-minute walking distance to the nearest domestic check-in counters and ten minutes to international check-in  Convenience: Flexible check in/out around-the-clock for travellers especially taking flights or landing in

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — 15 OCTOBER 2019 — CleverTap, the leading AI-powered customer lifecycle and user retention platform, today announced it has completed its Series C investment round, allowing further acceleration as a global leader in mobile app marketing. Growing at 250% YoY since 2015, CleverTap intends to use the

8 October 2019 (Hong Kong): Stripe, a global technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet, announced its official launch in Malaysia. Valued at USD35 billion, Stripe also announced a partnership with Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) to make FPX available to businesses in the country. Malaysia is home

Rackspace announced the appointment of James Hung as the Managing Director for North Asia on 15 October 2019. Based in Hong Kong, Hung will join the Asia Pacific / Japan (APJ) leadership team led by Sandeep Bhargava, Managing Director of APJ. With over two decades of senior leadership roles in Greater

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort, a TCEB-certified MICE venue in Laguna Phuket, has an-nounced the opening of a new meeting and events centre in January 2020. The flexible options that the new facility provides are set to transform the award-winning beachfront resort into “the complete meeting venue,” says General Manager, Tony

(Hong Kong, 15th October, 2019) — Weave Co-Living’s first co-living project for millennials, Weave on Boundary, which opened its doors in Prince Edward in August 2018, has been bustling with young professionals. This autumn, we present a brand-new co-living community in the heart of Hung Hom — Weave on Baker,

Hong Kong, 13th October 2019 – IMS Digital Ventures, the venture capital arm of Asia’s leading digital transformation agency, announces the launch of a social and content platform in China that will enable consumers to authenticate organic products thanks to blockchain technology The organic platform, OrgHive, empowers consumers to make the

Takeaway signals Fave’s commitment to digitise Southeast Asia’s F&B sector further by allowing merchants to efficiently serve more customers beyond the capacity of their outlets while diversifying their revenue streams and increasing productivity. Joel Neoh, Co-Founder and CEO of Fave said, “As the Government continues to push for a digital and

Data and Innovation are Key to Asia’s Food-secure Future   Singapore, 10 October 2019 – Stellapps Technologies of India today won Rabobank’s SustainableAg Asia Challenge, the food and agri banking leader’s pioneering platform for agri-tech start-ups and innovators across the region to showcase innovative solutions to drive integrity and interconnectivity throughout Asia’s

System Mechanic Pro boasts an unprecedented power output that's got everyone talking. iolo engineers have uncovered even more Windows services that can be temporarily disabled to super-charge your PC experience. On-Demand Boost is being finely tuned and carefully engineered to deliver even more speed and power. Built around you and your

Surge, a rapid scale program launched this year by Sequoia India for early-stage startups in India and Southeast Asia, today announced the 20 innovative, ambitious early-stage startups selected for Surge 02 2019 – and opened applications for Surge 03 2020. In the nine short months since its launch in March 2019,

Oct 10, 2019 - Asia-based blockchain venture firm NexChange Group announced a partnership with New York alternative investment firm Horton Point to launch a state-of-the-art marketplace for the institutional digital asset management industry.   The Nexyst platform will provide seamless access to a broad range of professionally managed actively-traded crypto strategies and

HONG KONG, October 11, 2019 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, helps Asia Pacific businesses reach their global customers with FedEx International Economy® services, delivering competitive delivery times and dependability. In addition to its existing routes from major Asia

PATPAT PICKS ADYEN TO POWER PAYMENTS GLOBALLY PatPat’s Global Expansion Targets Europe and the United States; Leverages Adyen Platform to Increase Authorization Rates, Comply with PSD2 and Build Loyalty Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced its partnership with PatPat, an eCommerce

Surge, a rapid scale program launched this year by Sequoia India for early-stage startups in India and Southeast Asia, today announced the 20 innovative, ambitious early-stage startups selected for Surge 02 2019 – and opened applications for Surge 03 2020. In the nine short months since its launch in March 2019,

On Sept 19, TechNode kicked off its 3rd edition of ORIGIN in Thailand, during True Digital Park Grand Opening 2019. A great lineup of tech leaders and industry elites from ASEAN and China gathered to discuss the latest developments in ASEAN-China’s tech and startup scene. Topics covered included food &