A bootstrapped startup's guide to hiring a digital marketing pro

Over the years, I've had to the opportunity to work within a few digital marketing teams and also grow them internally 

Unique consumer behaviour trends in Malaysia during the 2018 Singles' Day sale

The online shopping festival has gained much attention in Malaysia this year as we saw various e-commerce players promoting attractive and extravagant promotions 

To keep up with the times, corporates are changing the way they innovate

Companies used to obsessively innovate secretly. Now, it’s all about opening up to the right partners 

Happened in Indonesia: Tokopedia launches new app, Sikumis raises follow-on funding

In addition to Sikumis and Tokopedia, we also caught some interesting new partnerships launched this week in Indonesia 

Canadian Element AI forges partnerships with GIC, SGInnovate, Singapore Management University

The collaboration is timely with the recent visit of Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau at Canada Fintech Forum in Singapore Fintech Festival 

Singapore's IMDA to invest US$10M to trial smart cities tech

The US$10 million initiative will be rolled out across three years 

Navigating through Southeast Asia's startup industry the Malaysian way

How GoGet, Dropee, and StoreHub fare in a grander tech-driven world 

Hong Kong-based blockchain startup AERGO raises US$30M from Sequoia, others

AERGO's architecture will allow enterprises to transfer data without having to trust an intermediary while also being flexibly governed and integrated into existing systems 

Positive Energy, Warung Pintar win ASEAN Impact Challenge 2018

Positive Energy is a blockchain-based renewable energy finance platform, whereas Warung Pintar provides MSMEs access to digital tools through smart kiosks 

Digital advertising platform Target Media Nusantara raises Series A funding round

Alpha JWC Ventures contributed to this funding round for Target Media Nusantara, which had begun its operations in Indonesia this year