Go-Jek is forced to pause expansion to the Philippines

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) of the Philippines said that there's been a violation 

FlySpaces acquires HK-based office space marketplace Quikspaces

Quikspaces currently has more than 1,200 listings on its platform 

The extraordinary tale of a Filipino geek who swam against the odds in life

Carl Urzo is one of the two geeks from Southeast Asia to make it to Pioneer, a programme run by Daniel Gross and funded by Marc Andreessen 

Philippines-based livestream mobile app Kumu raises US$1.2M seed funding

The seed round is led by Summit Media, including a personal angel investment from Summit Media’s president and CEO Lisa Gokongwei-Cheng 

We analysed Singles' Day consumer behaviour from the Philippines, and this is what we found

Despite the mall culture, Filipinos are becoming more active in e-commerce, especially during sale events 

PLDT's digital services arm Voyager Innovations raises US$215M from Tencent, IFC, KKR

The financing will be used to expand financial inclusion in the Philippines and promote the digital economy through broader use of digital payments 

Today's top tech news, Nov 23: Airbnb faces lawsuit in Israel, Egypt's Swvl to enter Southeast Asia

In addition to Airbnb and Swvl, we also have some updates from a Chinese robotics startup and a rape allegation involving JD founder 

This young Filipino believed everybody can sell t-shirt, so she created a startup for it

Adrielle Porte was a college student who sold t-shirt just because, but she learned something that no business school can teach her 

7 ways Filipino workers can make work-from-home really work

Often overlooked is the adjustment needed when making the transition to working from home; It's not as straightforward as many might think