Today's top tech news, April 18: Lazada Philippines launches cardless instalment payment option with BillEase

Also, Waitrr raises more than target, OCBC Bank collaborates with Google, Funding Societies raised US$25M, and Twitter may be filled with bots 

Today's top tech news, April 17: US bans sales to Chinese phone maker ZTE for 7 years

Also, Tencent co-leads US$159 million investment in Mining Lamp, and more 

Today's top tech news, April 16: Singapore may loosen strict rules on AirBnB-esque rentals

Also, Thailand mobile operator gets hit with data leak and Philippines bank inks interesting deal with blockchains startup 

Dating app East Meet East raises US$4M to expand into Asia, starting with Philippines

The US-based startup recently launched West East Dating, an inclusive dating site for Asians and Westerners alike in Southeast Asia 

Philippine millennials are critical online shoppers

Making well-informed purchase online comes as a priority for Philippine consumers 

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao invests in Philippines car rental platform Graventure

The investment comes about a month after Manny Pacquiao was announced as an investor in the blockchain startup GCOX 

The 10 startups who made jaw-dropping pitches that wow-ed judges and fans

These are the 10 startups who will be proceeding to have a face-off at the Echelon Asia Summit 2018 boxing ring. 

Today's top tech news, April 4: Meituan acquires Mobike

Also, Philippines reviews Grab-Uber deal and igloohome raises US$4M 

Today's top tech news, April 2: Grab/Uber deal raising competition concerns in Southeast Asia

Also, the Indonesian government suggests new regulations and Commerce.Asia raises US$1.3M 

To stay in power you need to be a detail oriented executor, says Wunder CEO Gunnar Froh

In this edition of Leader’s Talk, I interview Mr. Gunnar Froh, Founder and CEO at Wunder Carpool