A YEAR of shake-ups in the venture capital (VC) industry has spurred VC firms in South-east Asia to train a watchful eye on rapidly rising valuations.
THE South-east Asian startup party is far from over, but venture capital firms expect that the music may hit a note of caution, as investors emphasise business fundamentals over pure hype.
[SAN FRANCISCO] With all eyes this week on the CES trade show in Las Vegas, famous for a mind-boggling array of personal gadgets, it's worth considering something counterintuitive: Venture...
TECHNOLOGY changed every molecule of life in the 2010s.
[SINGAPORE] Alpha JWC Ventures, an Indonesian firm co-founded by a former banker turned venture capitalist, has closed its second fund at US$123 million.
IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT future, Eugene Wong envisions Singaporeans eating nasi lemak with crispy deep-fried grasshoppers instead of ikan bilis.
[NEW YORK] Attracting venture capital (VC) has rarely been easier for well-connected tech guys in hoodies, but it's still a long shot for everyone else.
PRIVATE equity firms here don't seem ready to invest in the newfangled tech startups that their venture capital counterparts usually target, but this could change down the road as these startups...
IN A neighbourhood nestled within South Jakarta, 37-year-old Romana operates a small roadside kiosk selling prepaid mobile credit and phone accessories.
[BANGKOK] Siam Commercial Bank Pcl plans to spin off some of its fintech divisions as it tries to monetise its push into technology investment at a time of sluggish earnings from traditional...