Insurtech in SEA: the big pull

Custom-tailored policies. On-demand coverage. Fractionalized premiums. Underwriting in a matter of seconds. All these done on a smartphone. Here’s our take on insurtech’s trajectory in Southeast Asia.

Southeast Asia’s Retail Boom Fuels The Rise of Logistics

Alibaba’s logistics arm Cainiao Smart Logistics Network had reportedly delivered the first 100 million parcels from the Singles Day Global Shopping Festival in just 2.6 days, illustrating that the e-commerce giant is quite simply on a whole another level to the logistics companies in Southeast Asia which are beset by infrastructure challenges.

How Digital Disruptors serve the Unbanked in Southeast Asia

Just last week, DHL launched a new service to allow the unbanked in Southeast Asia to buy online through its Cross Border Cash-on-Delivery (COD) service. This follows other new-age players like Grab/Go-Jek aggressively launching initiatives of their own to provide financial services to people who don’t have banking accounts.