The Big Picture

Insightful, in-depth analysis of the trends, developments and outlook affecting key industries and ecosystems

Meituan, the “Amazon for local services”

 Now worth over US$50 billion, the company has always focused on one end-goal: help consumers eat better, live better

Local Services | Marketplaces & Platforms | Meituan-Dianping

Spanish AI startups unleash the power of virtual assistants

More Spanish deep technology firms are shifting the paradigms in human-machine interactions, overhauling customer experience

Artificial Intelligence | Bots | Natural Language Processing

300 million users in 3 years: Cracking e-commerce the Pinduoduo way

The dark horse of online retail is our key to understanding China's new consumer growth story

E-commerce | Marketplaces & Platforms | WeChat

In Spain, women are busy launching startups

Official data show women-led startups are on the rise in Spain. We take you to some of the biggest names in the game

Women in Tech

From state to BAT, China backs startups for global AI dominance

Finance, automobile, retail and healthcare seen to lead China’s advances and gains in AI, as part of a RMB 10 trillion economy by 2030

General | Artificial Intelligence

An AI future as seen through Chinese retail

Retail provides a good contemporary case study for how an AI future might look in China

Retail | Artificial Intelligence

Something positive could come out of the Facebook fallout

Users and startups could learn a lot from the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal. For a start, don’t succumb to apathy

No bank account? In Indonesia, you can still shop online

Indonesian startups are racing to serve the millions of consumers that banks haven’t reached. Here’s a look at some of the leading players, their innovations and how they have redefined the market

Banking | Fintech | Payments

Insights on tech and the Indonesian diaspora in Silicon Valley

Navigating the different diaspora communities, one tech event at a time

General | Silicon Valley

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