Newsletter | February 2022

28 February 2022

Newsletter | February 2022
Indonesian P2P Platform Julo Gets US$60 M Backing From Japan’s Credit Saison
Financial services firm Credit Saison invested US$30 million in Julo’s Series B2 shares, and was issued options to acquire Series B3 shares for another US$30 million.
Fatima Gobi Ventures co-led Pakistani logistics tech startup Truck It In’s US$13 million raise, the largest seed round in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan.
The Malaysian e-fulfillment startup is in the process of raising its Series C funding round, and expects to wrap it up within the next 12 to 18 months.
FlowerStore Expands to Thailand
Philippine gifting e-commerce startup FlowerStore launched, making The Land of Smiles its second foreign market after Vietnam.
The Philippines to the World
The accelerated digitization has awakened new markets such as Philippines last year. The ecosystem experienced a phenomenal 2021.
Malaysia’s Drone Tech Hub Ambition: Opportunities & Challenges
TechNode Global dives into the opportunities awaiting Malaysia’s drone tech startups and the country’s race to become the drone tech hub in the region. 
Finding a Niche in the Philippines’ Iron Triangle
TechNode Global explores how COVID-accelerated digitization boosted the Philippines ‘Iron Triangle’ – e-commerce, logistics, and fintech and how startups are in the race to carve out their niches.
viAct Helps Construction Get ESG-Friendly
TechNode Global profiled viAct, which uses AI to automate construction monitoring to keep construction sites safe and more environmental friendly.
Aerodyne: Malaysia’s Drone Jewel
TechinAsia explored Aerodyne’s leadership position in Malaysia’s evolving unmanned aerial vehicle space.
3 March 2022
Presented in partnership with SGInnovate, this session will showcase speakers from ASEAN to share the significance of circular economy, business opportunities, and the impact of science and technology innovation.
The Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative invites key leaders to discuss the traction for the past 14 months on Malaysia’s Net Zero target by 2050 and how we can build further depth in advancing climate and sustainable finance in Malaysia.