5 mind-blowing quotes by startup founders at Echelon Asia Summit 2019

On the first day of Echelon Asia Summit 2019, these startup founders share their insights and experiences 

Indonesian “1000 Startups” initiative being renewed by the government

The initiative is updated with the agenda to bring entrepreneurship programs to five more cities 

Liquid Group partners JETCO, facilitates cross-border QR payments

The cross-border QR payments would link Singapore and Hong Kong through apps 

What will the third-wave of artificial intelligence look like?

And how can it be used to make the world a better place? 

Travel accommodation Luxstay secures funding from GS Shop & Bon Angels

Vietnamese startup Luxstay completed a bridge round of funding, with two Korean investors pitching in 

This on-demand cleaning startup adjusts with the needs of Singapore's market

A one-stop-shop for cleaning and household repair services, Clean on Demand now eyes regional expansion 

Today's top tech news, May 22: Rental marketplace MyRent launches in Singapore

Also, RB Capital, Tencent, Pearson invests in AI company Prowler.io 

Ex-Tiket co-founder Natali Ardianto to open new healthtech startup

The Indonesian serial entrepreneur and mentor reportedly started recruiting on LinkedIn 

Indonesia's Investree to launch in the Philippines, set up new subsidiaries

Investree also plans to start fundraising for their Series C, if their expansion plan goes well 

Indonesia partially blocks social media following post-election riots

The social media blockade was meant to prevent the spreading of fake news and provocative posts that may trigger further escalation of the situation