In the dental space, wearing conventional braces can be quite a daunting task as they are both pricey and uncomfortable for people to wear. Some people feel self-conscious about wearing them, and the fact that braces require at least six months of use does not help. Nevertheless, with today’s rapid…Continue Reading

Frequent travellers around Southeast Asia will probably be familiar with the transaction fees that are charged on their credit cards, as well as the unfavourable exchange rates that they have to deal with when converting currency. The transaction fees and higher markup on exchange rates can be a substantial burden…Continue Reading

The proper disposal and recycling of waste materials such as plastic, paper, glass and so forth covers more than just the collection of waste, but also waste awareness training, auditing, waste characteristics and analysis, reporting and the logistics of transporting waste from its source to recycling centers. One startup from…Continue Reading

Gojek, Indonesia’s first unicorn company and on-demand multi-service platform superapp, recently announced the launch of its digital insurance platform, GoSure, which is the combined effort of both Gojek and PasarPolis, a leading insurance technology startup based in Indonesia that is backed by three of the country’s major players: Gojek, travel…Continue Reading

Get All Myanmar, or Get, a Myanmar-headquartered omni-channel digital commerce platform, announced recently that it has acquired local microfinance startup Daung Capital in a move that encompasses the entirety of the fintech company’s assets, including its human resources and existing business agreements and contracts. However, financial terms and details regarding…Continue Reading

GTRIIP, a dual Singapore and America-based startup that provides a biometrics-enabled solution for seamless registration processes across multiple industries and sectors, recently announced that it has successfully secured an undisclosed amount of funding in the seven figure American dollar range for its Series B funding round. The digital identity and…Continue Reading

Tun Yat is an innovative agritech startup based in Myanmar that claims it is the country’s first ever online platform that connects farmers and machine suppliers to facilitate the rental of farming machinery so as to benefit both farmers and machine owners, and also the country’s agriculture sector, as a…Continue Reading

SynOption, a financial technology startup headquartered in Singapore, recently introduced its platform for electronic foreign exchange options (FX options) trading earlier this month. As an institutional platform, the fintech startup enables traders and investors to request quotes from several different banking institutions for the purpose of executing foreign exchange options…Continue Reading