Tricella’s smart pillbox sends you notifications if your loved ones forget to take pills

The pill drawers in Tricella are held in place by magnets which make them easy to slide open for people who have arthritis, but when closed, are secure enough to help prevent accidental openings 

5 things I wish someone told me before I joined a startup

I didn’t choose the startup life, the startup life chose me 

Thai financial products comparison portal raises US$2.4M led by B.Grimm

While there have been many positive changes in fintech over the last two years, digital signatures are still not accepted in many transactions, which adds a significant logistics cost that eventually is paid by the customer 

Launching a tech startup? Keep these 5 lessons in mind

There is no shortcut to achieving positive results as a tech entrepreneur 

Broker-free student housing platform Placio gets US$2M from Prestellar Ventures to expand to Malaysia, Singapore

The startup says Singapore and Malaysia are the two most favourite destinations for students from India and other Asian and African countries 

MetroResidences, the Airbnb for business travellers, launches in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is Rakuten-backed MetroResidences's third market after Tokyo and Singapore 

Whoscall, Taiwan's answer to Truecaller, secures US$11.7M funding

Whoscall claims it can analyse a long history of data with the goal to prevent crimes by simulating call patterns of scammers, with the support of the government and telcos 

2017 was a great year for Vietnam's startup ecosystem, and 2018 is going to be more exciting

Last year marked VIISA's highly anticipated first batch, the first ever acceleration program of this scale to ever exist in Vietnam 

Singapore's Vouch Insurtech raises US$755K from GREE Ventures, Nogle Capital, angels

Customers who purchase their car insurance via Vouch Insurance receive up to 15 per cent cashback, on top of existing no-claim discount, from insurers if they don't make any claims