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Lisa Facilitates Targeted Collaboration Platforms for Startups in Singapore  What’s your story?My story embodies the typical journey of an entrepreneur: From an English literature major to product marketing and NGO consulting, to FinTech. Without a finance background I could have chosen an easier industry than FinTech, but the challenging work environment is just too intriguing. […]
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After reading Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built with a friend, we decided to get together for a discussion with the old #StartupCoffeeKL group to go over some of our learnings. For me, the biggest takeaway was the impact Alibaba was having on the financial world. As Mary Meeker points out in the 2018 Internet Trends report, eCommerce is […]
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A recent Bloomberg report reveals that low-cost automated index funds are poised to overtake active asset management in the United States by 2021, disrupting a decades-old system. As a result, many professionals who make their living advising clients on their investments are likely to be made redundant, no longer able to justify the fees they […]
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The Southeast Asian startup scene is strong and getting stronger. Across the region, companies are emerging in fintech, edtech, insurtech, blockchain and many other areas. In 2017, Southeast Asian startups received $7.86 billion in investor funding, which is triple the investments seen the year before, according to Tech in Asia. The region also boasts four unicorns, including Grab […]

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