Kata.ai is an Indonesia-based conversational artificial intelligence (AI) startup that empowers businesses and organizations to create their very own smart virtual assistants powered by the company’s natural language processing (NLP) engine that can help them to build better brand engagement and marketing campaigns, improve customer service and enhance overall sales…Continue Reading

Village Link, a leading agritech startup based in Myanmar, was established with the aim of empowering the country’s agricultural and rural communities, as well as its numerous individual smallholder farmers, through the latest advancements in precision farming and mobile technology. It runs Htwet Toe, a leading agri-mobile app that links…Continue Reading

At the urging of the Thailand Tech Startup Association, Thailand’s Committee on Communications, Telecommunications and Digital Economy and Society will seek to persuade three government agencies, namely the National Innovation Agency (NIA), Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) and the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA), to implement policies and measures that…Continue Reading

eko.ai, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence-enabled medtech startup, announced recently that it had secured US$4 million in a Sequoia India and EDBI co-led funding round, which also saw the participation of other investors including SGInnovate, a Singapore government-owned organization that invests in deep tech startups; Partech Ventures, a global investment firm…Continue Reading

360ed, a Myanmar-based edtech social enterprise startup with a focus on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies, was selected by Nikkei Asian Review as the winner of its distinguished Nikkei Asian Review Award for Excellence for the year 2020. Nikkei Asian Review is the English-language business publication of…Continue Reading

Investree, a pioneering fintech peer-to-peer lending platform in Indonesia, recently announced that it had acquired an undisclosed amount of shares in business-to-business (B2B) e-procurement startup Mbiz. The acquisition represents the endeavor by Investree to build and develop a comprehensive supporting framework and infrastructure for nurturing the growth of Indonesia’s small-to-medium…Continue Reading

Grab, the regional super app startup that provides finance and ride-hailing services, announced Monday that it had entered into a partnership with Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), one of Singapore’s four major telcos, with the aim of forming a consortium to apply for a full digital banking license from the Monetary…Continue Reading