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[Discussion] It is raining Alibaba and Tencent news in SEA, but is it nourishment or acid rain?

We embrace the Googles of the world, so why are people concerned when Tencent comes knocking? 

[Discussion] Thoughts about the massive US$1.2B Go-Jek round

The deal put Go-jeks valuation at US$3 billion, and seemingly gives it the capital to compete with Grab and Uber in Southeast Asia 

Go-Jek reportedly closed US$1.2B of funding from Tencent, puts valuation at US$3B

According to the report, Go-Jek is expected to make official announcement about the investment "soon" 

Go-Jek reveals winners of Go-Hackathon, awards first winner with US$9K cash prize

Go-Jek hosted its first hackathon event Go-Hackathon from February to late March, attracting 415 applicants from all over Indonesia 

Uber for Myanmar, Hello Cabs, raises funding and will compete with Grab and Go-Jek

Nay Min Thu, founder of iMyanmar Group, made an investment of 7-digits in Hello Cabs 

Pinjam wants to Uberise pawnbroking and lending to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses

Pinjam CEO and Co-Founder Teguh Ariwibowo also explains why he does not measure success through loan size 

Go-Jek reportedly raising another round of funding, aims for Southeast Asia expansion

According to sources familiar to the matter, Go-Jek is looking to raise capital at a US$2 billion pre-money valuation 

Southeast Asia is going through an accelerated pace of disruption, leading to the third wave innovations in real world sectors

With the internet-of-everything, entrepreneurs start to transform “real world” sectors like agriculture, education, healthcare, energy, finance and many others, and Southeast Asia is experiencing this at an accelerated pace 

Beyond managing PR disasters, effective communications strategy ensures all stakeholders are united in achieving organisational goals

A good communications professional should be able to act as an effective sounding board for a company’s business decisions