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● From travelling around the world in 80 Days, searching for Sasquatch or living with a nomadic tribe - all you have to do is show up Hong Kong - June 14, 2019 - Today we’re unveiling Airbnb Adventures - an expansion of Airbnb Experiences that includes the incredible opportunity for

Singapore, 13 June 2019 - The State Government of Victoria is proud to announce its participation at CommunicAsia 2019, which will be held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, from 18-20 June. NEXTDC, Compliance Experts, Twirll, Audacix and Dexterous Systems are part of a 29-company contingent that will represent the Australian

How this generation will change the workplace Millennials currently make up 30% of the workforce (New York Times). As baby boomers retire by the thousands, millennials are becoming leaders in every industry. However, just when many employers have figured out how to woo and keep millennials in the workplace, a whole

Whole Foods CEO Walter Robb has recently shared his positive outlook on Beyond Meat, saying that it is a direct representation of the future of food, and the industry as a whole. However Robb has not gone into details regarding the company’s extraordinary valuation just yet. Robb said in a

New research released today from financial services technology leader FIS has found that confidence amongst financial services firms based in APAC has grown for the second year in a row. However, the research has also revealed mixed progress towards making the transformation of technology and operations needed to catch up

Insights from a design-led venture firm   By Vincent Tan | From ventures like Airbnb and Square to enterprises like Virgin Atlantic and General Electric, design-led businesses have been making headlines for their ability to enable growth and change within their organizations   With more and more startups using design to articulate their value proposition

APAC, 4 June 2019 - NewLaw legal innovator KorumLegal has expanded its capabilities and offerings with the addition of Rob Shakespeare and Tessa Whittle to their HQ team. Rob joins as General Manager and Managing Consultant for South East Asia and Tessa Whittle, previously a consultant with KorumLegal, has expanded her role to

DiDi Updates Lost & Found Guidelines Nearly 100,000 Lost Items Are Recovered Every Month [Beijing-June 11, 2019] DiDi today began a public consultation period on proposed updates to its Lost & Found Guidelines in China. Upon the completion of the consultation process, these guidelines will be applied across China in the following

If you’re a freelancer or business owner of any kind, it’s practically inevitable that one of your clients will one day miss the payment deadline on your invoice. This can be a frustrating experience, especially when you’ve put in the hard work to deliver on your own obligations to the

4xLabs, a Singapore-based fintech, announced today the launch of a new price discovery platform, Send4x for money transfer. Send4x allows users to discover the cheapest and fastest ways to send money across various corridors and will have an initial focus on providing rates for Asian corridors. Azimo, InstaRem, OrbitRemit, SendFX,

As told by a venture capitalist    Entrepreneurship comes in all colors and flavors. Not every business has to raise US$20 billion dollars from visionary funds. There are plenty of impactful, sustainable, and large companies that are changing people’s lives without venture funding. Before listing a few of these businesses, let me

It’s time we take back growth hacking   I despise the words ‘growth hacking.’ What started as a useful term for teaching startups how to scale quickly has turned into one that means running marketing campaigns on a minuscule budget. It’s been tossed around the startup water cooler so often that it’s

Companies will collaborate on innovative financial experiences in global payments, transfer platforms and blockchain Visa cards to be integrated in LINE app   TOKYO – June 6, 2019 – LINE Pay Corporation, operator of digital wallet and fintech services on the LINE messaging app, and Visa (NYSE: V), the global payments leader,

Completing over 10 billion trips per year across Asia, Latin America and Australia, DiDi is the world’s largest taxi-hailing and private car-hailing platform Consumers in Valparaiso, Chile and Bogota, Colombia can now enjoy DiDi Express, backed by DiDi’s global AI capabilities and local teams focused on developing tailored products

6th June 2019, Ahmedabad: AppJetty is an extension and plugin store for e-commerce platforms like Magento, Odoo, Shopify, WooCommerce, etc. and CRM software like Suite, Sugar, and Dynamics. They have been working with Odoo for a long time, with over 30 apps and 10 successful themes in their portfolio. Last week

Hong Kong, May 2019 - Nested in the heart of Mongkok at Grand Century Place, the new space marks the growing footprint of this seasoned coworking space operator in Hong Kong. Founded in 2015, Ucommune launched its first Hong Kong location in Sheung Wan in April 2018. With a focus

SINGAPORE (6 June 2019) – Today the Australian Government announced that it will partner with Accelerating Asia, a regional network of startup programmes, to develop a Singapore-based ASEAN Smart Cities Accelerator (ASCA). ASCA is a first of its kind seven-month startup accelerator programme which is designed to provide the best

An industry leader shares what’s to come for vaping convenience       Two years after the Oxford English Dictionary inducted ‘vaping’ into the English lexicon, photos of Leonardo DiCaprio puffing on an electronic cigarette began circulating the Internet and triggered an intense debate about whether the non-combustible devices should be accepted. Detractors

What you need to know about Vietnam’s startup ecosystem   Vietnam’s startup ecosystem is still relatively new compared to other markets, yet its growth potential is second to none. The country’s rapid economic expansion, coupled with its tech-savvy and increasingly educated population, provides startups with strong market demand and a highly qualified,

By Rilind Elezaj | Going by the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Survey rankings from a couple of years ago, South Korea is among the top four nations with the best environment for business to thrive. That explains why this nation is a part of the four dragons or

Addition of Network Insight™ for Palo Alto Networks® simplifies management for modern networks Hong Kong, China – June 5, 2019 – SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced a broad refresh to its market-leading network management portfolio. The addition of Network Insight support for

4 Key Takeaways on the Digital Future of the EU    by Nathalie Depari | Digitalization is changing the global economy, society, and industry faster than ever, and Europe is no exception. The foundation of a strong digital Europe is one that preserves human rights and ethical principles in order to manage digital

A look into Egypt’s flourishing startup ecosystem   Egypt is the fastest growing tech ecosystem in MENA, making up 22% of investments made in the region in 2018 (MAGNiTT). For those of us working here, it’s no surprise the country has been buzzing with startup activity in recent years. With a

The future of air-mobility with Drone Fund Founder Kotaro Chiba   Drone Fund is the first fund in Japan focusing on investing in drone technology and air-mobility startups. Founded by Japanese angel investor Kotaro Chiba, its vision is to support the preparation, creation, and advancement of drone-based societies across the globe, which

What makes a business legitimate? Is it the act of creating your own business cards or quitting your full-time day-job and focusing all your attention to your startup? Or is it when you gain your first big client and cash your first paycheck?     We all know the short answer: register

How one startup is addressing fashion’s sustainability problem through customization   From 2000 to 2015, apparel production doubled from 50 billion units to over 100 billion units, and the average life of a garment shortened to under a year, according to Euromonitor and the World Bank, respectively. The current clothing supply chain

Today, new business deals rarely root from random cold calls or accidental walk-ins; instead, you are more likely to start business deals with people or corporations you have already had prior communication with — these prior communications are often coined as “leads”.   What exactly is a lead?   Well, this is a person or

New features include ways for users to publish their Zenkit projects and integrate with more apps, making it easier to share their work with the world. Thursday May 23rd, 2019 - Karlsruhe, Germany: Today, the team at Zenkit announces the completion of Zenkit 3.0. The launch introduces all-new progressive mobile apps,

Pioneering on-demand service WeWork GO lands in Hong Kong in Q3 2019 ● WeWork integrates innovative design and cutting-edge technology into its space, services and community to redefine collaborative space while meeting the evolving needs of businesses of all sizes ● WeWork GO, one of WeWork’s “Space-as-a-Service” solutions, is set to be

What the rise future of Securities Token Offerings mean for everyday investors   Security transactions traditionally operated on a T+5 cycle via brokerage firms, meaning the purchase and sales of securities requires ‘trade date plus five days’ to settle. Unfortunately, it still takes T+2 to settle security transactions today, even following the