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How Treadmill Walking Can Help Shed The Pounds

Rocky and films like it have done a number on us. Their transformative training montages condense six months of work into a motivational (but completely unrealistic) three minutes, and we see instant results. In life, if we want to get in shape, we have to be there every day for ... Read More »

Malaysian startup VRLab shakes up property industry with V-Prop Touch

Virtual reality is the next big thing. It is a multi-billion dollar industry disrupting and extending into various sectors, from the obvious gaming experience seen in Malaysian hyper-reality theme park EXA Global or Japan’s surgery training kit Holoeyes. VRLab has also found the practical use of virtual reality in the ... Read More »

14 Ways To Stay Healthy When Travelling Abroad

Travelling comes with many rewards, but it is not without risks. When you’re constantly on the go, it can be exhausting and detrimental to your health. From getting hit with jet lag to traveler’s diarrhea, we can be extremely vulnerable to illness during our trip. There are few things more ... Read More »

Wavemaker SEA Fund II pulls in US$5 million from IFC

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank Group has committed US$5 million to venture capital firm Wavemaker’s latest investment vehicle SEA Fund II. Based in Singapore, SEA Fund II is on the overall Wavemaker’s fifth fund and the second Southeast Asia-focused vehicle that will target ventures ... Read More » raises seed funding to build customer loyalty in Indonesia

From left: co-founders Marianne Rumantir and Robert Tedja Indonesia’s rewards and loyalty platform, said today that it has secured an undisclosed seed funding led by East Ventures with participation from Ismaya Group, the firm’s first corporate client. The capital will be used to drive growth in the company’s ... Read More »

5 Ways To Make Your Business Travel A Pleasure

In an increasingly globalized world, business traveling is becoming more common. In 2017, this is true even for SMEs, who may need to hold meetings with international partners who can offer them the best deal on much-needed services. Travel for business can be challenging at first, but today we’re going ... Read More »

4 Reasons To Skip The Elevator And Take The Stairs

A new craze is emerging in our increasingly urbanized environment – tower running. This is a sport in which athletes compete to ascend famous tower blocks by use of their stairwells alone. While this might seem baffling to the ordinary office worker who takes the elevator every day, there are ... Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Should Travel Alone In Your Twenties

There are a lot of common excuses why people don’t, and they normally revolve around fear and security. But traveling alone in your 20s can be rewarding. It can be scary, challenging and even lonely. Yet, at the same time, you’ll never feel more adventurous, brave, and smart. Here are ... Read More »

Yojee raises US$2.5 million to expand in Asia Pacific

Singapore-based logistics software startup Yojee announced today that it has raised US$2.5 million to fund its expansion in Asia Pacific. The capital will be used for marketing and the development of its software products. Yojee is a platform technology company, delivering logistics and supply-chain management capabilities powered by artificial intelligence, ... Read More »