Durians Daily #146: This Hong Kong startup may be the key to traveling safely in the pandemic; Carousell’s second-hand marketplace gives the needy a second chance; Thousands of small businesses in Bayuwangi to benefit from Grab’s technology

Getting ready for takeoff Founder and CEO of 500-backed digital health startup Prenetics, Danny Yeung, spoke to Tatler Hong Kong about his journey starting with consumer genetic testing to being at the “forefront, not just in Hong Kong, but in the world for Covid-19”. Credit: Tatler Hong Kong Danny revealed he had a desire to get involved in the pandemic situation to help earlier this ...

Durians Daily #145: This country has raised more than 60% of the IPO values in Southeast Asia in 2020; Australians to gain better access to education on e-scooter safety; Australian rocket company to go farther in space with new agreement

Defying economic gravityA Deloitte report showed 100 IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) across Southeast Asia have raised ~US$6.44 billion so far.Thailand is leading the charge with 23 IPOs totaling ~...

Durians Daily #144: Indonesians to enjoy better income and cleaner air with Grab’s green mission; This Christmas, Carousellers can socially distance on a discount; Meat-lovers are leading the Asian plant-based movement

Going electric for the environment500-backed super app Grab is on a mission: to help Indonesia go green.In November, the archipelago’s power producer PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) signed a fou...

Durians Daily #143: How does Supahands COO ensure we have diversity in AI?; Free weekly resource for #PositiveParenting while in lockdown; 2+ million small businesses are managed online thanks to this bookkeeping app

Crowdsourcing an unbiased AIThe field of artificial intelligence (AI) traces its origins to the 1950s. While a McKinsey report stated development in this area “lags behind” in the ASEAN region, Sin...

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Durians Daily #146: This Hong Kong startup may be the key to traveling safely in the pandemic; Carousell’s second-hand marketplace gives the needy a second chance; Thousands of small businesses in Bayuwangi to benefit from Grab’s technology

Getting ready for takeoff Founder and CEO of 500-backed digital health startup Prenetics, Danny Yeung, spoke to Tatler Hong Kong about his journey starting with consumer genetic testing to bein...

Durians Daily #145: This country has raised more than 60% of the IPO values in Southeast Asia in 2020; Australians to gain better access to education on e-scooter safety; Australian rocket company to go farther in space with new agreement

Defying economic gravityA Deloitte report showed 100 IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) across Southeast Asia have raised ~US$6.44 billion so far.Thailand is leading the charge with 23 IPOs totaling ~...