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Episode 275: The Information with Jessica Lessin

Jessica Lessin, CEO and founder of The Information joined us in a conversation to discuss the news media site and its current focus in Asia. Jessica began the conversation on why she was inspired to set up The Information, and offer the vision and mission of her company. Continuing the conversation, she shared her perspectives

By |2018-12-09T08:22:15+00:00December 9th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 274: How to do an ICO and Kleros with Federico Ast

Federico Ast, co-founder and CEO of Kleros joined us in a conversation on how to do an ICO, and the story behind his blockchain project, Kleros. He shared the backstory in how he put together a global team to build a blockchain dispute resolution layer, the decision process in doing an ICO and at the

By |2018-11-30T14:19:47+00:00November 30th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 273: Luxasia Group in Asia with Dr Wolfgang Baier

Dr Wolfgang Baier, group CEO of Luxasia Group joined us in a conversation to discuss the corporate transformation of the company and its current business footprint across Asia Pacific. Wolfgang shared his background as a consultant in McKinsey from Europe till his former role as Singpost CEO and narrate the backstory how he brought Alibaba

By |2018-11-17T00:13:31+00:00November 16th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 272: Why Chinese Tech Companies are going IPO this year with Shai Oster

Shai Oster, Asia Bureau Chief from The Information joins us in a conversation on why Chinese technology companies are frantically going IPO this year and what it means for the Chinese market and the rest of the world. We begin our conversation with the upcoming subscriber event from the Information in Asia on Nov 12, 

By |2018-11-10T23:28:01+00:00November 10th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 271: Digital Trends across Southeast Asia and SEA Group with Santitarn Sathirathai

Santitarn Sathirathai, group chief economist of the SEA group joined us in a conversation to discuss the key digital trends that drive the growth of Southeast Asia. We began the conversation with the SEA Group and their current mission, vision and coverage across the region, and discuss their key products: Garena, Shopee and Airpay. Continuing

By |2018-11-01T22:46:24+00:00November 1st, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 270: Rise of IoT in China and 5G across Asia with Charles Anderson

Charles Reed Anderson, founder of Charles Reed Anderson and Associates joined us to discuss the surprises that emerge from the IoT industry in Asia Pacific. We discussed why China has emerged the surprise winner of leading the IoT deployment race and whether it will lead the rest of the world in IoT technologies. In the

By |2018-10-27T09:33:21+00:00October 27th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 269: Hubspot in Asia and Scaling Companies with J D Sherman

J D Sherman from Hubspot joined us in a conversation to discuss Hubspot in Asia and his perspectives on how to scale companies across the world. We started the conversation with JD sharing his background and introduce the backstory, vision and mission behind Hubspot, a developer & marketer of software products for inbound marketing and

By |2018-10-24T10:10:00+00:00October 24th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 268: The Future of Mobility in Asia and Nissan with Vincent Wijnen

Vincent Wijnen, senior vice president from Nissan in Asia & Oceania joined us in a conversation to discuss the future of mobility in Asia. We began our conversation on the concept of autonomous vehicles and how it will transform the concept of mobility in Asia. We discussed the major themes around autonomous vehicles specifically in

By |2018-10-21T05:27:58+00:00October 21st, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 267: Go-Jek in Indonesia with Rama Mamuaya

Rama Mamuaya, founder and CEO of DailySocial joined us to discuss one of the most important startup unicorns in Indonesia, Go-Jek. We discussed the backstory behind G0-Jek which evolved from a ride-hailing to now a super app that bridge payments, ride hailing and other services in Indonesia, and why it’s giving Grab a run for

By |2018-10-10T23:40:08+00:00October 10th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 266: Jack Ma and Leadership Transition in Alibaba Group with Rui Ma

Rui Ma, founder of Transformative Technology Academy and co-host of TechBuzz China podcast joined us to discuss Jack Ma’s recent announcement to step down as the chairman of Alibaba Group, the leadership transition within Alibaba Group and where they will be heading next. We discussed Jack Ma’s influence within the Alibaba Group and how his

By |2018-09-29T10:24:28+00:00September 29th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 265: Entrepreneur First with Alex Crompton

Alex Crompton from Entrepreneur First (EF) joined us to discuss the progress of their startup incubator in Singapore and Hong Kong and how they are helping entrepreneurs to build their startup companies by employing a talent first approach. We dived deep into the vision, mission and backstory behind EF and how it operates across the

By |2018-09-22T19:41:14+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Episode 264: The Billionaire Raj with James Crabtree

James Crabtree, associate professor in practice at the Lee Kuan Yee School of Public Policy joined us in a conversation to discuss his new book “The Billionaire Raj: A Journey through India’s New Gilded Age” and what it means for where India will move in the next decade. We discussed the major themes of the

By |2018-09-09T01:32:54+00:00September 9th, 2018|Analyse Asia Podcast, Featured, Podcast Shows|

Weekly Review #0000003: Why Tencent will beat Facebook in the long term, Part 2

In our review #0000003 this week, we discussed the tussle of Alibaba & Didi over Ofo, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist on why the startups need to learn from China, and how South Korea’s potential ban of cryptocurrency exchanges might dent the bitcoin markets.

By |2018-01-30T11:08:53+00:00January 20th, 2018|Featured, Reviews|

Weekly Review #0000002: Why Tencent will beat Facebook in the long term, Part 1

In our review #0000002 this week, we discussed why Hong Kong Stock Exchange is poised to be an ideal location for major Chinese technology companies to go public, the deal between Xiaomi and Facebook and how to follow the Chinese technology giants and SoftBank in their investments across Southeast Asia and India.

By |2018-01-20T08:13:42+00:00January 8th, 2018|Featured, Reviews|

Forrest Li is Singapore tech’s next​ poster boy

Finally, Singapore has a new tech poster boy in China-born Forrest Li (photo above), a permanent resident in Singapore. A May 24 report from CNBC says ​Li has​ filed to list his Internet company, Sea, formerly known as Garena, in the United States in early 2018. ​The listing could raise about US$1 billion for the nine-year-old company. Before Li,

By |2017-06-01T07:31:30+00:00May 25th, 2017|Featured, Latest|