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

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

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) along with Startup Genome recently announced the formation of a strategic partnership that is aimed at accelerating the development and expansion of Malaysia’s vibrant startup landscape and ecosystem for the upcoming decade, with the Metropolitan Kuala Lumpur area serving as the initial focus. It…Continue Reading