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…”

What does the next revolution in proptech look like for Southeast Asia?

Proptech has taken the same approach to value chain digitalization as other industries, starting with discovery, but post-discovery value propositions open up a wealth of opportunities for proptechs. Samir shares learnings from the evolution of business models in the proptechs and looks at what to build next in the space.

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.”

The Laws of Insurance Motion in Practice

Insurtechs have the potential to push the insurance industry out of its inertia, but finding distribution fit is a key challenge. Samir surveys various insurtech models and identifies the approach best positioned to disrupt the traditional offline distribution.

Neobanking for SMEs in Southeast Asia: On Call with Aspire CEO and co-founder Andrea Baronchelli

“We realized that, as we were building Aspire, that a full generation of new entrepreneurs and business owners, they didn’t have a banking brand that they felt connected with and that was offering digital financial services with speed and transparency that they expected…”