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FundingSep 20, 2016

World War U: How Grab’s $750 million round signals it’s thinking victory over Uber in Southeast Asia

Softbank led the round to refill the Singapore startup's coffers that might be a stretch run toward boxing Uber out of the region

MobileAug 10, 2016

Thailand’s SIM Card Registration Drive Enters New Territory

New SIM card registration measures in Thailand will prove controversial

Social MediaAug 08, 2016

Forget Snapchat, this app is the next big thing with teenagers in Southeast Asia

After six months of momentum and continued growth, Bigo is on track to be a name around the world

eCommerceJul 21, 2016

Omise’s $17.5 million funding round puts Thai payments startups on the map in a big way

Venture CapitalMay 16, 2016
Full Frame Shot Of Golden Buddha Statues On Wall. Photo credit: Arthit Dokmali / EyeEm / Getty Images Israel

Thailand waives venture tax and launches 500 million baht startup fund


eCommerce

Omise’s $17.5 million funding round puts Thai payments startups on the map in a big way

This is a big round for Thailand, but it won't be for long: Expect the country to become a huge source of e-commerce activity
Jul 21, 2016

In Southeast Asia, Thailand’s WhatsNew thinks it can best Rocket Internet at e-commerce

Female-centric e-commerce – a US$970 billion market, according to MOXY founder Shannon Kalayanamitr – is by far the hardest vertical to build. In his view, MOXY [Read More...]
Feb 16, 2015

10 rising global fashion tech startups

Think fashion tech startups need to be based in New York, Paris or London? Think again
Feb 15, 2015

Entrepreneurship

Industry

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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

Thailand’s Roomfilla brings home-sharing logistics to Asia

How did Roomfilla co-founder Stuart Lansdale’s bizarre cycling mishap in India lead him to starting a company in Bangkok?
Sep 16, 2015

Co-working spaces in Bangkok worth looking into

Co-working spaces in Bangkok aren't as popular as they are elsewhere in the world. Here's a look at what makes this ecosystem unique.
Sep 08, 2015
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Innovation

Internet

Lists

5 unheard rules about traveling in Asia

Do you want to not upset the locals on your next trip to the Far East? Here are 5 do's and don'ts about traveling around Asia
Feb 20, 2015

Thumbsup releases its Thailand Startup Year in Review 2014 report

Thumbsup’s report highlights nine notable Thai startup funding rounds from this year, but 70% remain bootstrapped
Nov 14, 2014

Mobile

Thailand’s SIM Card Registration Drive Enters New Territory

New SIM card registration measures in Thailand will prove controversial
Aug 10, 2016

Thailand government listens in on entire country’s 33 million Line users, says ICT minister

ICT Minister Pornchai Rujiprapa at a press conference yesterday said Thai authorities “can monitor all of the nearly 40 million Line messages sent by people in [Read More...]
Dec 23, 2014

Uber declared illegal in Thailand

Taxi lobbies created a huge backlash that resulted in the ban
Dec 01, 2014

News

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No, there was no bombing in Bangkok. But Facebook Safety Check thought so

This mistake shows a potential shortcoming in Safety Check’s November update
Dec 27, 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

World War U: How Grab’s $750 million round signals it’s thinking victory over Uber in Southeast Asia

Softbank led the round to refill the Singapore startup's coffers that might be a stretch run toward boxing Uber out of the region
Sep 20, 2016
More posts from News

Social Media

Image Credit: Facebook

No, there was no bombing in Bangkok. But Facebook Safety Check thought so

This mistake shows a potential shortcoming in Safety Check’s November update
Dec 27, 2016

Forget Snapchat, this app is the next big thing with teenagers in Southeast Asia

After six months of momentum and continued growth, Bigo is on track to be a name around the world
Aug 08, 2016

Thailand government listens in on entire country’s 33 million Line users, says ICT minister

ICT Minister Pornchai Rujiprapa at a press conference yesterday said Thai authorities “can monitor all of the nearly 40 million Line messages sent by people in [Read More...]
Dec 23, 2014

Venture Capital

Full Frame Shot Of Golden Buddha Statues On Wall. Photo credit: Arthit Dokmali / EyeEm / Getty Images Israel

Thailand waives venture tax and launches 500 million baht startup fund

Thailand bets big by cutting out income taxes for VCs and extending the same benefits to new startups
May 16, 2016

Eko Communications raises $1M for it mobile workplace chat app

The Bangkok startup, which was founded by a 19-year-old, gets an investment to build its chat app for work environments
Apr 09, 2014

Accelerators

500 Startups ramps up activity in Asia, ropes in two partners in Vietnam

The fund has already invested in 3 startups in Vietnam and plans to back up to 20 more over the next 12 months.
Aug 19, 2015

Gaming

Playlab scores $5M Series B funding from Monk’s Hill Ventures

The funding will allow the Thailand-based startup a bigger bite of Southeast Asia’s growing gaming pie
Oct 14, 2015

Policy

Full Frame Shot Of Golden Buddha Statues On Wall. Photo credit: Arthit Dokmali / EyeEm / Getty Images Israel

Thailand waives venture tax and launches 500 million baht startup fund

Thailand bets big by cutting out income taxes for VCs and extending the same benefits to new startups
May 16, 2016

Security

Thailand’s SIM Card Registration Drive Enters New Territory

New SIM card registration measures in Thailand will prove controversial
Aug 10, 2016