Genetic testing: Leading the way in preventive care for Southeast Asia

In a region plagued by diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and neonatal deaths, NalaGenetics is taking a stand. As a prominent provider of genetic testing solutions, this pioneering company is on a mission to combat these ailments and improve patient outcomes in Southeast Asia.

Biotechnology and the future of healthcare in Indonesia

Indonesia generates millions of tonnes of waste daily, making it one of the largest waste-producing countries globally. The country also has the highest municipal waste in Southeast Asia, creating a pressing problem that affects public health, the environment, and the economy. But amidst this crisis lies an opportunity. Entrepreneurs and innovators can create sustainable solutions that can transform waste management practices in Indonesia.

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East Ventures-backed founders listed in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia 2023

With global economic uncertainty on the rise and a significant drop in VC funding, young entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific have faced a new set of challenges in the past year. But the current environment hasn’t killed innovation. Judging by this year’s cohort of 30 Under 30 Asia honorees, creativity has proven to be a valuable asset to survive—and thrive—amid tougher circumstances.

East Ventures’ portfolio companies listed amongst Tech in Asia’s 50 rising startups in Indonesia

Which startups are on the path to becoming the next big thing? One way to tell would be to check when they’ve raised a new round. Tech in Asia has generated a list of startups in Indonesia that have recently raised funding.

Fuse achieved more than US$ 200 million of GWP and 150 million policies for 2022

During the Grand New Office Opening event on 17th March, 2023, insurtech company Fuse announced more than 150 million policies, with GWP exceeding USD 200 million (IDR 3 trillion) being achieved in 2022. In terms of GWP and policies, it represents more than 200% and 360% growth when compared to 2021.

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Indonesia’s Traveloka eyes sustainability demand as tourists return

Traveloka, Indonesia's leading online travel booking site, will roll out more sustainable travel options for users this year, the company's president told Nikkei Asia, as the tech unicorn aims to expand its share in Southeast Asia's growing market.