Captain's Log, Oct 13: Samsung CEO resigns, Amazon Studio head suspended over harassment allegation

Indonesian fintech startup Pinjam revealed plans for next year, while Alibaba launches new service for Indonesia 

Kakao, Samsung Electronics join forces to advance voice recognition and artificial intelligence

Kakao and Samsung Electronics plan to release products of their collaboration later this year 

Captain's Log, Sept 15: Agrifood tech accelerator Gastrotope launches in India, Xprep raises funding

Samsung drives further into autonomous vehicle development. Meanwhile in Indonesia, fintech startups Investree and PasarPolis announce partnerships with the government 

Heir to Samsung sentenced to jail for five years amid South Korea bribery scandal

Lee Jae Yong was the defacto head of Samsung and his future in the company remains unclear 

Captain's Log, July 18: Microsoft lays off Singapore-based consumer team

Also, GRANA expands to mainland China, Chinese fintech firm gets in-principle approval from MAS, and more 

News Capsule: Jia Yueting demoted, Global Brain closes US$180M fund and ROBOTS!

In today's news, we also have MoBike's new Singapore initiative and a crazy-successful quarter for Samsung 

Salted Venture officially launches IOFIT smart golf shoes

It combines a coaching app with the shoes so players can adjust their balance real-time 

Why family offices can be another facet of venture capital, and how they can impact startup investments in Asia

Family offices can be a great source of direct private capital, but what does it mean for entrepreneurs to raise money from an individual or family investor instead of going the traditional VC route?