Border-crossing and financial inclusion: The story of Fintech in ASEAN

Fintech is booming in Singapore, a city known for being a global financial hub. The island city-state has received the lion’s share of funding in Southeast Asia over the past five years, and funding has only increased exponentially. In 2019 alone, fintech-related deals accumulated over a billion SGD, far outstripping the amount of funding received […]

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Car makers in 2019: The State of Play
Car makers in 2019: The State of Play

Characterised by constantly evolving technologies and relentless one-upping amongst rival brands, the global automotive industry is in a state of flux, and now more than ever. Electric vehicles (EVs), digital technology, artificial intelligence (AI) and self-driving cars – the list goes on. Despite these exciting developments, however, the global automotive industry is expected to face […]

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How has automotive and tire industry weathered the Covid19 storm?

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc around the world with the total number of infections reaching over 55 million – and still counting. While the Pandemic has been in relatively good control in China and Southeast Asian countries such as Singapore, many countries in Europe are being hit by the second and even third wave […]

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How To Survive the Funding Bubble and Grow
How To Survive the Funding Bubble and Grow

Funding may be abundant and easy now but startup bosses should still be prudent in their spending and prepare for a dry spell. Economists, fund managers and pundits have been expecting the funding bubble to pop for many years – yet it doesn’t seem like it’s going to happen any time soon. As long as […]

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Tips to better Instagram Marketing
Instagram Marketing Trends

The use of social media influencers and key opinion leaders (KOLs) has become an indispensable tool in any marketer’s arsenal. Today, Instagram is as much a marketing and advertising platform as it is a social media platform, and as we look towards 2020, a number of key trends have emerged. Evolving from a simple photo-sharing […]

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Riding the Tailwind of Covid-19

When Covid-19 struck in early 2020, universities and schools around the world found themselves suddenly shifting to digital education, a scenario many had never conceived of before. Teachers and professors rapidly switched to Zoom with mixed results. In this period of rapid technological adoption, the existing educational technology industry, or EdTech, led the way in […]

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Thought Leadership article on AR

The emergence of AR (augmented reality) technology as part of the much-vaunted digital revolution sweeping the globe is set to be a boon for businesses across a wide range of industrial sectors. AR’s potential, especially when combined with other technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), lies far beyond its current applications. In fact, companies […]

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