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Mobike vs ofo: The race for the world's bike rental market

The global bike sharing leaders are forever tied at the hip, but how do the two companies differ? 

The next wave in fintech in Asia involves mostly M&As rather than new startups

It is a completely new ecosystem of modern services creating new consumer experience 

What are the 5 most popular items Singaporeans have purchased from Amazon Prime Now?

Hands up if you have purchased any of these items on Amazon Prime Now 

Thai entrepreneurs are creative, but they lack charisma, says Line Thailand's Managing Director

In an interview with e27, Ariya Banomyong spoke about why Line is successful in Thailand, and how the startup ecosystem can improve 

Energy giant Shell teams up with NUS Entreprise, ImpacTech to launch accelerator programme

The startups will participate in workshops by Shell and other industry experts on business strategies, pitching, branding, marketing, and global trends in renewable energy 

Discounts and rewards can only go so far unless you are a big company, says Arun Gupta of MoMagic

Rewards and discounts are effective for companies like Facebook, Alibaba, Flipkart, etc., but not for small companies 

Captain's Log, Sept 22: Baidu launching US$1.5B fund for autonomous vehicle startups, Abof.com to shut down

Also, HelloGold closes Series A round, Thailand planning to build new digital park 

EMTEK and Ant Financial prepares DANA, Alipay implementation in Indonesia

The first step of Alipay implementation in Indonesia is by serving as payments platform in BBM 

The 8 ways to tell if your product needs a patent

Before you file for a patent, check whether one already exists for a similar product 

With new funding, Tiger Brokers paves path for Chinese to invest in overseas stock markets

Tiger Brokers provides real-time market quotes, streaming news feeds, stock investment tutorials and online stock trading services through an app named “Tiger Trade”