Virus outbreak puts regional startups through their first stress test

The downturn is likely to separate the strong from the weak, say observers, who counsel a review of cash flow and business plans


STARTUPS that have long enjoyed the benefits of an exuberant scene in South-east Asia are now facing their first stress test as they scramble to last out the Covid-19 storm.

But with great pressure comes great survivors, and the current downturn might be the force that