Paulo Joquino

Southeast Asia’s car industry making a turn towards post-pandemic opportunity

US used car businesses saw growth this year with changing consumer preferences and impact on downstream supply. Similar conditions are taking shape in Southeast Asia, but opportunity does not automatically equal growth.

Singapore’s Tech.Pass and the bigger picture for talent in post-COVID Southeast Asia

There are times when what a startup needs to unlock their next stage of growth is not another dose of capital but an industry goliath on the team whose experience can provide fresh insight and radically improve the company’s growth trajectory. 

Establishing thought leadership in Southeast Asia’s logistics Part 1: On Call with Janio Asia co-founder and Head of Marketing Nathaniel Yim

“…to make up for this lack of physical footprint, our digital footprint needs to be strong enough…so content marketing then was a very natural, choice of key initiatives that we’ve embarked on.”

ASEAN New Economy Conference 2020: Notes on navigating logistics across Southeast Asia’s 25,000 islands

“From my point of view, the only way for us to tackle 25000 islands without doing everything ourselves and doing it cost-efficiently is to go via partnerships,” says Junkai Ng, CEO and co-founder of Janio.

Riding a new wave of growth with Vietnam’s financial markets: On Call with Finhay CEO and Founder Huy Nghiem

“We [are] the one of very few businesses that are actually doing well during this time. Our traction has grown more than 10x so far and transaction volume also increased, average value per order also increased, brand awareness also has improved significantly…”

Graduating from Gojek executive to proptech startup founder: On Call with Pinhome co-founder Dayu Dara Permata and Ahmed Aljunied

“For me, Go-Jek was almost an entrepreneurship academy…In five years, I was ready to graduate and apply all my knowledge, expertise, and network to build my own startup.”