The rise of EV two-wheelers in Southeast Asia

While electric vehicles (EVs) are poised to transform mobility across the world, a lesser-known revolution is underway in Southeast Asia (SEA) – the rise of electric two-wheelers. In a region full of motorcycles and scooters, these silent, emission-free alternatives offer the most immediate promise to SEA countries in combating climate change and leapfrogging into a sustainable future.

ECOVISEA: Measure your company’s GHG emissions today

While renewable energy continues to gain traction, fossil fuels remain the primary energy source for many businesses and industries. These ‘polluter’ industries, like manufacturing and transportation, are contributing to tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, harming the planet and its climate yearly.

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15 key facts about East Ventures

Since its establishment in 2009, East Ventures has become the leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Southeast Asia. We are a holistic platform that provides multi-stage investment, from Seed to Growth stage, for over 300 tech startups and companies in Southeast Asia. Our investment comes from diverse sectors, ranging from commerce, Software as a Service (SaaS), fintech, to healthcare and climate tech.

Tracking progress: How companies can reduce their carbon footprint

The 2015 Paris Agreement marked a paradigm shift surrounding climate change – a transition from individual to corporate responsibility. Before this accord, “carbon footprint generally referred to personal emissions. Now, however, corporations are held accountable for their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Investing in Southeast Asia’s digital ecosystem: Interview with East Ventures’ Partners

Southeast Asia is resilient in a global tech landscape marked by turbulence, showcasing distinctive strengths amidst adversity. As a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital (VC) firm, East Ventures remains committed to fostering and investing in Southeast Asia’s digital ecosystem.

Buoyant life sciences sector emerges stronger

As we bid farewell to another eventful year in the world of life sciences, it's time to look back at the whirlwind of advancements and changes that have shaped the industry in 2023. Back in January this year, we interacted with leaders from various market segments who shared their insights into what the year held for their particular spheres. Let's recap the 2023 predictions and find out if they panned out as predicted.

Exploring Southeast Asia’s logistics horizon

The ongoing problem of high logistics costs has affected the world since COVID-19 began, and Southeast Asia hasn't been spared. The steep expenditure is driven by several factors, such as supply and demand disruptions, geopolitical and economic uncertainty, compounded by surging inflation, and amongst others.