Yon Heong Tung

Singapore e27

I am interested in consumer technology and I'm always on the prowl for up and coming trends. I adore pop culture and in my spare time I play a mean guitar and battle cyber opponents in Call of Duty.

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a geek since Jul 2015

Entrepreneurship

CEO and Founder of Pangara, David Svensson

Here’s why this Swede thinks Vietnam has the tech talent Scandinavia needs

David Svensson, CEO and Founder of freelancer platform Pangara, expounds on its unique selling points and how Northern Europe can leverage on Southeast Asia’s talent [Read More...]
  Jul 03, 2016
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At 24, this entrepreneur battled cancer while building his company. A decade later, he is pivoting

Lai Weichang built his Singapore-based tuition agency at the age of 24. Now at 35, he is ready to take it to the next step
Apr 29, 2016
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Estonia startup raises $2 million for HR tech, expanding to Singapore

Jobbatical will use newly-raised capital to accelerate product development, acquire more talent, accelerate marketing efforts and expand into Singapore's fintech hub
  Mar 03, 2016
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BeMyGuest becomes first Singapore startup to join Fast Company’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies list

It joins the ranks of Airbnb and Uber in the travel category in this year’s list
Feb 16, 2016
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Industry

News

Practo acquires Bangalore-based healthcare analytics startup Enlightiks

The acquisition will strengthen Practo’s position in delivering optimised healthcare enterprise solutions
Dec 18, 2016
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Thailand is launching a stock exchange just for startups – no revenue required

Nikkei Asian Review's report states that companies could list on the very day they are established, even without any record of earnings
Dec 05, 2016

Shanghai startup italki raises $3 million for on-demand language tutor network

English is by far the most popular language in the network, but more cash means new opportunities
Jun 26, 2016
Photo credit: Jobbatical

Estonia startup raises $2 million for HR tech, expanding to Singapore

Jobbatical will use newly-raised capital to accelerate product development, acquire more talent, accelerate marketing efforts and expand into Singapore's fintech hub
  Mar 03, 2016
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Accelerators

MasterCard launches 2016 edition of virtual accelerator Start Path Global

Two companies in APAC have already signed up
Sep 17, 2016

eCommerce

Parent company of Qoo10, Giosis, secures $82M in Series A

Newly raised funds will allow Qoo10 to extends its APAC reach, invest in new technology and talent, and improve services
Jul 22, 2015

Education

Shanghai startup italki raises $3 million for on-demand language tutor network

English is by far the most popular language in the network, but more cash means new opportunities
Jun 26, 2016
Photo credit: ManyTutors

At 24, this entrepreneur battled cancer while building his company. A decade later, he is pivoting

Lai Weichang built his Singapore-based tuition agency at the age of 24. Now at 35, he is ready to take it to the next step
Apr 29, 2016

FinTech

Singaporean fintech startup fastacash raises $15M in Series B

fastacash will use funds to ramp up scaling, accelerate consumer usage, innovation and expand its global reach
Jul 14, 2015

Health

Practo acquires Bangalore-based healthcare analytics startup Enlightiks

The acquisition will strengthen Practo’s position in delivering optimised healthcare enterprise solutions
Dec 18, 2016

China’s Sleepace secures $7M in Series B from Luolai and JD

Sleepace will use funds to improve product R&D, enhance branding and market outreach, and expand into new markets
Jul 20, 2015

Innovation

This startup aims to make Singapore the artisan coffee capital of the world

The creation of Cafebond was inspired by Melbourne’s vibrant coffee culture
Sep 10, 2016
Urban landscape of Singapore. Photo Credit: Everything/ Shutterstock.

Governments in Southeast Asia are upping their push to smart nation status

Here’s how Southeast Asia is going all out to integrate smart technology into everyday devices for the benefit of both society and the economy.
Sep 20, 2015

Media

Photo credit: BeMyGuest

BeMyGuest becomes first Singapore startup to join Fast Company’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies list

It joins the ranks of Airbnb and Uber in the travel category in this year’s list
Feb 16, 2016

Mobile

Photo credit: Freedom 251

At $4, India’s new smartphone is cheaper than a Subway meal

Ringing Bells’s Freedom 251 is literally the cheapest smartphone on the planet
Feb 17, 2016

China has the most global 3G subscribers; 1.4 times the U.S.

A report by market research firm Daxue Consulting shows that a whopping two-thirds of global app downloads come from Chinese app stores.
Aug 31, 2015

Transportation

Baidu will build self-driving cars with NVIDIA, and test them in Silicon Valley

Can Baidu compete with Google, Apple and Tesla Motors?
Sep 02, 2016

Venture Capital

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IMJ Investment Partners launches $53M fund for Japan-based startups

IMJIP Japan Fund 1 will focus primarily on Series A or later stage investments
Feb 11, 2016

Golden Gate Ventures floats new $50M fund for Southeast Asian startups

The early-stage venture capital firm has already made its first close at $35M from investors including Temasek and Eduardo Saverin.
Jul 29, 2015