Indonesia e-commerce leader Tokopedia raises $1.1B from Alibaba and SoftBanks Vision Fund
December 25, 2018

Indonesia-based e-commerce firm Tokopedia is the latest startup to enter the Vision Fund after it raised $1.1 billion Series G round led by the SoftBank megafund and Alibaba.

SoftBank and Alibaba are existing investors in the business — the Chinese Continue reading

Chinas Plans for Easy-Credit World Conquest: Trump Is Making It All So Easy
August 9, 2018

HONG KONG China is Americas biggest banker and the rest of the worlds, too. As the financial power of the United States dwindles, and Trump policies inject increasing doses of chaos to its management, Chinas carefully calculated chokehold over entire Continue reading

India Needs Dramatic Growth, and Modis Not Helping
March 5, 2018

It was a sight to warm the heart of an Indian nationalist: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the Republic Day celebration on Jan. 26, welcoming one by one his 10 chief guests, the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Continue reading