Singapore travellers may soon be able to use NETS for mobile payments in China

A potential deal, in conjunction with WeChat, would allow merchants to accept a NETSPay QR-code system 

Are decentralised apps the key to fighting Digital Maoism?

Digital Maoism is the idea that everything on the internet should be free 

How the son of a humble watch repairer became the owner of a multi-million dollar realty tech startup

His startup iMyanmarHouse, with over 550 developers, 2,200 agents and 300K listings, recently hit US$320M in total transaction value 

Today's top tech news, October 17: Alibaba’s early backer GGV Capital just raised US$1.9B

Also, Temasek plans to acquire Israeli cybersecurity firm Sygnia, and Foodpanda India buys food-tech Holachef 

Household services marketplace Helpling raises funding from Swiss media group

Helpling has also announced the acquisition of the Swiss business from its former rival Book a Tiger 

Burmese fitness platform Flexible Pass has secured funding from Nest Tech

VC firm Nest Tech joins Seed Myanmar and Yangon Capital Partners to close the six-digit dollar round for the company 

3 ways blockchain can change the future of social media in Southeast Asia

The world was a very different place before those platforms, and in many ways, social media is behind some of society's biggest changes—for good and bad 

Online freelancing platform Fastwork raises US$4.8M led by Gobi Partners

The startup claims it offers 22,000 services ranging from graphic design, online & influencer marketing, data entry to web & app development 

So far yet so close: How to successfully manage a dispersed team

Running a dispersed team comes with its own unique challenges. Here is how you can overcome the hurdles 

Zalora ropes in Gunjan Soni from Myntra as its new CEO

Soni has been instrumental in positioning Myntra as a leader in fashion and lifestyle in India and leading the turnaround of its unit Jabong