Linglong Tire Drift Team Orange Won the Championship of the Japan D1 Grand Prix

Linglong, 5 February 2021 – Linglong Tire Drift team Orange, sponsored by Shandong Linglong Tyre Co., Ltd. (Linglong) won the championship in the D1 Grand Prix race held at Tsukuba Circuit Course 2000 in Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture. Linglong Tire Drift team Orange emerged victorious at the seventh race after two days’ enduring battle and secured […]

Lightnet Group Announces Joint Venture Partnership with SEBA Bank

BANGKOK, 25th August 2020 – Lightnet Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based Fintech company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SEBA Bank, a FINMA-licensed Swiss Bank to provide a seamless, secure and accessible bridge between digital and traditional assets, in a bid to strengthen the Lightnet Group’s remittance settlement capability. With the MOU in effect, […]

Ed-Tech Company Tenopy Partners with AMKFSC to Provide Online Classes

Tenopy, the leading Ed-Tech company in Singapore specialising in live online tutoring classes, will provide a group of students with free access to live online classes and personalised learning experiences through their platform.

Helena Ma Atelier debuts solo photography exhibition with a philanthropic cause

In this powerful series, the emerging photographer reveals the raw human encounters that she has captured in this decade across “Asia” and “Europe”

IDEA’s founder Helena Ma Champions Board Diversity at Women’s Forum

Asia’s young, increasingly educated workforce and its growing middle class are a wellspring of dynamism.

WeChat as the Major Trend of the Future

Transfigured from a mere messaging app to a multi-faceted social media giant in China, WeChat now pervades the Chinese society, playing an indubitable role in shaping trends and perceptions across the governmental, business and societal landscapes. With more than 1 billion daily users relying on WeChat for communication, their dose of latest news, updates and […]

How to Talk About Change So That Everyone Will Listen

An adaptable organisation is one that to talks about change honestly – and humbly. Here’s how to do it right.

WeChat as the Major Trend of the Future

Transfigured from a mere messaging app to a multi-faceted social media giant in China, WeChat now pervades the Chinese society, playing…

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…

On Millennials and the Need for Businesses to Adapt

It is 2019, and the mood among millennials in the workforce is sombre.

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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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Introduction    Driven by the digital revolution, the retail industry is going through a transformation – one that has completely altered the shopping experience for the modern consumer. According to the third annual Digital Consumer Study, almost 50% of consumers report having performed shopping-related tasks on their mobile phones in the past three months. Consumers surveyed […]

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is 2019, and the mood among millennials in the workforce is sombre. In an increasingly fragmented and polarised social and political landscape, many millennials are anxious and pessimistic about future prospects for social progress. In particular, many are increasingly concerned about environmental issues such as anthropogenic climate change and sustainable growth, as Arctic ice continues […]

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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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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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Over the past few months, Zoom has become a ubiquitous term in the vocabularies of millions of people all over the world. As the global community retreated into our homes and governments instituted national lockdowns during an unprecedented pandemic, it became clear that the nature of communications has changed drastically. What does this mean for […]

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As the coronavirus pandemic worsens, engulfing Europe, America, and India in particular, other places like Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Taiwan seem to have gotten a handle on the cases that first spread outward from China. Yet, as the global death toll passes 320,000, the prospect of a second wave in the fall is almost certain, […]

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Involving your staff in meetings and your decision-making can raise your staff morale. Seven ways to make your meetings productive and engaging: Use individual stories: If you’re planning an All Staff Meeting for the beginning of the year, it would be great to have an overview of the financial results and the strategy of the […]

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Guarding Brand Reputation During Covid-19

A strong brand reputation takes years to cultivate, but only minutes to crumble. An ill-timed product launch, an unexpected scandal, and even an inappropriate social media post can knock back the public’s trust in you. In this time, more than ever it is important to guard your brand reputation and reaffirm your values and identity […]

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With his deep knowledge of startups in the States and Southeast-Asia, the world’s fifth largest economy by 2020, Yinglan Tan is a venture capitalist whose views are much sought after. He tells IDEATE how he sees regional startups can work together. Name: Yinglan Tan Designation: Founding managing partner of Insignia Ventures Partners and ex-Sequoia venture […]

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Charismatic Debt Equity Fund Founder Bets on Listed Shares Financing

Despite buoyant stock markets around the world, the COVID-19 crisis has spelled doom for many mid-cap firms that are unable to raise cash. Into this void steps Lam Ching Ching, founder of Charismatic Debt Equity Fund (Charismatic Fund), a regulated fund focused on listed companies valued at under $1 billion. Charismatic has been able to […]

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Found8: Anchored by adaptability and flexibility in stormy weather

While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in many ways for the worse, it has also pushed individuals and businesses to innovate in order to survive. IDEA Communication spoke to four such industry players to find out what they’ve done during this crisis to keep their businesses sustainable, and beneficial to their target […]

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Hoolah: Maintaining a positive experience for staff, partners and consumers

While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in many ways for the worse, it has also pushed individuals and businesses to innovate in order to survive. IDEA Communication spoke to four such industry players to find out what they’ve done during this crisis to keep their businesses sustainable, and beneficial to their target […]

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Experienced all-round entrepreneur and investor, Peter Thiel, co-founded Paypal and sits on a throne of honour constituted by his position as number 40 on Forbes’ The Midas List: Top Tech Investors 2019[1]. In Zero to One: Notes on Startups, Or How to Build the Future, this arbiter in the dynamic field of business shares invaluable […]

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“Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue,” says best-selling marketing advisor, Andrew Davis. With the rise in content consumption and the need for guidance in difficult times, this is a vital period for B2B companies to revamp their content marketing. Early in 2020, Forrester released a report on the changing B2B […]

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Covid-19 has brought with it an onslaught of unexpected economic impacts, beginning with the February stock market crash and the International Monetary Fund’s declaration that 2020’s recession will be far worse than even that of 2009. Customers have tightened their wallets and become more frugal in their spending. Business leaders hence need to zero-in on […]

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