Health and wellness startup The FIT Company acquires three local startups

The FIT plans on solidifying its position as the wellness ecosystem leader with the acquisition 

Thai corporate innovation firm RISE expands AI accelerator program to Singapore

RISE will help Singaporean startups to plug into Thailand’s ecosystem and work with local partners to contribute solutions to the market needs 

[In Photos] Singapore to welcome 300 LionsBot auto cleaning robots

The robots reportedly can sing and rap while cleaning the often unreachable corners 

This 4-month-old Y Combinator startup wants to be the Stripe for the Philippines

PayMongo also provides merchants an easy way to get paid via payment links that can be shared through Messenger, Viber, email, SMS 

Finaxar joins hands with Indovina Bank, Cathay Financial to provide SME financing in Vietnam

Business owners can now access up to US$22,000 through FCL online, an automated credit financing solution operated by Indovina Bank 

AI and Blockchain: New Tech Frontier or Simply Incompatible?

The doubts and opportunities that lie in the integration of AI and Blockchain 

Grab launches green e-scooter GrabWheels in Indonesia’s top university

Users can unlock the e-scooter by scanning the barcode with the app and go to GrabWheels parking station at select locations within UI’s Campus in Depok 

Why should we be careful when seeking advice?

Not all advice has your best interests at heart 

US-based VoIP company 8x8 buys Singapore's cloud startup Wavecell for US$125M

Wavecell to extend 8x8’s single-technology, cloud platform to include service delivery capabilities and APIs for SMS, chat apps, voice, and video