Xendit – Venmo of Indonesia

Xendit was designed to quickly pay your friends so you can get on with your life. The app works just like Venmo. Choose a friend, and how much to send, add an emoji for good…


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500 Startups Investments in Greater China

500 Startups Investments in Greater China Founded in 2010 by Christine Tsai and Dave McClure, 500 Startups is one of the largest venture capital seed fund and seed accelerator firms in the world, with investments…


Go-Jek in Indonesia – Motorbike Taxi Booking App

What is GO-JEK? Go-Jek is a transportation company, duly established under a limited liability company named PT Go-Jek Indonesia which provides transportation services ranging from motorbike taxi fleet to courier service. The company was founded…


Search Engines in Asia

Google is by and large the dominant search engine in most of Asia and they don’t face any of the competition that they see in the US from search portals like Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, DuckDuckGo…


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Incorporating a Business in Hong Kong

Sourced from: http://www.investhk.gov.hk/setting-up-your-business/company-name-and-structure.html   There’s a reason so many global businesses incorporate in Hong Kong. It’s just so easy. Here are the steps you need to take to get your business set up in Hong Kong….


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Incorporating a Business in Singapore

Sourced from: https://www.acra.gov.sg/components/wireframes/howToGuidesChaptersDetails.aspx?pageid=1241&contentid=1247 Singapore is known around the world as the easiest place to incorporate a business, and it really is. Here are the steps for a foreign company to incorporate a business in Singapore: To…


Credit Card Adoption in Asia

Credit card penetration across Asia is very low when compared to places like the US and Europe. Many people in Asia are underbanked leading to difficulties in even obtaining credit cards. As a result, the…


Public Transportation in Asia

Public transportation in Asia spans the entire spectrum of possibilities. In Japan, the train and subway systems are clean, efficient and sage. On the opposite side of the  coin is Indonesia with its disorganized and…


Currencies of Asia

Asia has as many currencies as there are countries. China – Yaun or Rembini Singapore – Singapore Dollar Taiwan – Taiwan Dollar Hong Kong – Hong Kong Dollar Malaysia – Ringgit Indonesia – Rupiah Cambodia…