Why writing an Academy piece is like going back to school

Looking back at the past few months with e27 Academy, there are plenty of things to take note of 

These are the first six investments made by Thailand-focussed 500 TukTuks II

These first investments come after 500 TukTuks II bagged investment from Thai giant corporates 

Meet the two Southeast Asian startups attending GSMA's accelerator programme

All the 11 startups will be receiving equity-free grant funding from the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund 

Umitron gets US$2M funding to provide its AI fish feeding tech to farmers in Peru's Lake Titicaca

Umitron claims its technology will reduce the need for farmers to visit each individual cage every day for feeding and observation 

Energy savings tech BBP Singapore raises up to US$32.8M from KKR

KKR said that the investment is a move in addressing global societal challenges for the firm 

Vietnamese ride-hailing startup Be raises funding ahead of its launch

In the market, Be will be competing with Southeast Asian ride-hailing giants such as Grab and Go-Jek, who is present through Go-Viet 

Harnessing digitalisation: key takeaways from today’s startup founders

Xero and E27 teamed up to bring together insiders to talk about digitalisation as a way to take control of your business 

SunFish Go raises US$2.5M in pre-Series A funding round, rebrands to GreatDay HR

The GreatDay HR platform was launched by DataOn (PT. Indodev Niaga Internet) as SunFish Go in 1999 

Yamaha Motor to invest US$150M into Grab, foster strategic partnership

Yamaha Motor is the latest name to announce an investment into Grab