Startups & Entrepreneurship in ASEAN

Startups & Entrepreneurship in ASEAN

Entrepreneurship and success in Southeast Asia

Anticipating Singapore’s future to foster innovation

Anticipating Singapore’s future to foster innovation

The rise of online business in Malaysia

Latest resources for startups & entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia digital, social and mobile 2017

Southeast Asia: digital in 2017

Southeast Asia is experiencing a rapid growth of Internet, digital, social media and mobile activity. With more than 320 million Internet users in January 2017 and double-digit growth in most segments and most countries of the region, the digital sector is booming and attracting a lot of interests. Continue reading

Insights and trends of e-commerce in Malaysia

e-commerce in Malaysia

One of the most dynamic countries online in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is a very attractive market for e-commerce. A middle-income country with a digital population of more than 20 million people, Malaysia attracts appetites both from local and global companies interested in grabbing a share of its e-commerce market. Continue reading

FinTech startups in the Philippines

FinTech startups in the Philippines

The Philippines has a large population and the particularity of an important community of overseas workers. Together they make the Philippines a particularly attractive market for financial technologies – FinTech – companies, be they startups or large companies, engaging to conquer already dynamic markets. Continue reading

Inside Go-Jek’s success in Indonesia

Go-Jek: ride-hailing in Indonesia

Ride-hailing applications are weighing a fierce battle in Indonesia to conquer its large and promising market. Competing against global and regional giants, the local application Go-Jek has found a way to seduce an important base of users and secure large funding to fuel its diversified growth in hyper-local services. Continue reading

FinTech startups in Indonesia

Indonesia FinTech startups

Indonesia has the largest population in Southeast Asia and one of the fastest growing economies. As financial technologies – FinTech – are becoming some of the hottest business opportunities in Indonesia, many startups and companies engage in the competition to conquer big and promising markets. Continue reading

A Filipina fashion designer’s success story and tips

Bea Valdes: woman fashion designer from the Philippines

Successful luxury companies are not common in Southeast Asia. This female designer from the Philippines nonetheless proves that it is possible to succeed in the luxury industry. Through her creative approach, traditional crafts from the Philippines now gain international recognition in luxury jewelry and accessories. Continue reading

Thailand FinTech ecosystem

Thailand FinTech ecosystem

The spread of the digital disruption to more and more sectors does not spare banking and finance. In Thailand, the emergence of a new generation of financial technology – FinTech – startups spurs the development of a complete ecosystem of supporting structures, from funding and regulation to accelerators and events. Continue reading

Female entrepreneurship ecosystem of Singapore

Singapore female entrepreneurs ecosystem

A regional center for startups, Singapore is home to a vibrant environment of companies, support structures and entrepreneurs. Local traditions are however hard to bend and women are underrepresented in this ecosystem. This toolkit gathers all the information to provide extra guidance for female entrepreneurs of Singapore. Continue reading

FinTech startups in Vietnam

Vietnam FinTech report

Vietnam has a dynamic startup environment with many entrepreneurs and companies engaged in the most promising sectors. And financial technologies – FinTech – have a lot promising applications in Vietnam as the country’s large population can profit from mobile technologies to access a growing number of innovative financial services. Continue reading

Southeast Asia digital economy 2025

Southeast Asia digital economy 2025

Through e-commerce, online travel booking or media, digital business is currently attracting a lot of interest in Southeast Asia. Set to grow to a total market size of US$ 200 Billion by 2025, the digital economy will expand through a host of startups that launch new technologies in the region’s most promising countries. Continue reading