A ‘boycott China’ campaign is gaining steam in India. Groups in India are seeking out economic tools to punish China after a military dispute between the two sides in the Himalayan border region of Ladakh killed 20 Indian soldiers and an unspecified number of Chinese soldiers on June 15. The...

Are two heads really better than one?   By Sharon Lewis   A question founders often ask themselves is – do I need a co-founder? Although founders can rely on expert advice and standard examples to find out, recent research has made it clear that […] The post Figuring Out Whether Your Startup...

The funding comprises fresh debt, and equity from existing investors   By Sharon Lewis   Fintech lending platform KoinWorks, based in Indonesia, announced that it has raised funds to the tune of US$20 million through a statement on its company blog.   The funding consists […] The post P2P...

Acknowledging the corporate innovator   By Sharon Lewis   In the first season of the Spanish crime drama Money Heist, The Professor (played by Álvaro Morte) creates a master plan to rob the Royal Mint of Spain. He recruits a group of serial crooks to […] The post Why Businesses Need...

[EY Market Perspective]   Rising risk of cyber-attacks puts Asia-Pacific enterprises on maximum security alert as COVID-19 sparks surge in working from home and online consumption   As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the world, cyber-attacks and the risk of critical data loss are on the […] The...

Healthcare and TMT are priority sectors for the fund   By Sharon Lewis   Chinese venture capital firm Qiming Venture Partners announced the close of the US$1.1 billion Qiming Venture Partners Fund VII late last week in a company statement.   The fund is focused […] The post Qiming Venture...

Understanding pay-per-click advertising and how it works with Google Ads   By Monika Ghosh   Google processes billions of search queries every day and controls more than 87% of search engine market share. As thousands of companies globally have found to their advantage, advertising on […] The...

A deep dive into employee stock options.   By Sharon Lewis   A company is only as good as its people, and ESOPs can be a great way to keep those people happy.   ESOPs, or employee stock ownership plans, allow employees of companies the […] The post Does My Startup Need An ESOP? appeared first...

This is one of the largest seed rounds in Southeast Asia, the company said   By Sharon Lewis   Bangkok-based corporate accelerator RISE has raised US$8 million in seed funding for expansion, the startup announced in a statement on April 8.   Thai conglomerate Metro […] The post Thai Corporate...

The funds will be worked into expansion plans as improved support for existing customers   By Sharon Lewis   Fintech company Neat raised $11 million in a Series A led by Asia-based private investment group Pacific Century Group, the company announced in a statement on […] The post Fintech...

Kerala based JK Ads, implements Edge1 Outdoor Advertising Software, to manage its growing number of outdoor advertising media sites.   #Edge1, an India-based #outdooradvertising ad tech company that brings the power of increasing #sales revenue by business process automation to...