Southeast Asia is currently experiencing a boom in the technology sector that is led by six unicorn startups. Having become giants in a only a few year, these companies are now regional and global leaders in their respective fields: from e-commerce to ride-hailing, from gaming to travel and digital payments.
The most populous country in Southeast Asia by far, Indonesia is still in an early stage of development when it comes to internet, mobile and digital technologies. It is therefore one of the most sought-after market globally for e-commerce, with large local players and global heavyweights fighting for this enormous growing market.
With a dynamic economy and a large population proficient with digital technologies, the Philippines is a fast-growing market for e-commerce in Southeast Asia. Several websites and digital applications are already fighting for market share, with global, regional and national players trying to come up to the leader.
The second largest economy of Southeast Asia with one of the most engaged population online, Thailand is already a well-developed market for e-commerce. Many brick-and-mortar brands and pure e-commerce players are competing for market share, with regional and national players fighting for digital consumers.
With well-developed infrastructures and a high income, digitally-savvy population, Singapore is a very mature market for e-commerce. Several global and regional websites are fighting tooth and nail for market share, with some local players using their weight in Singapore as a foothold to expand abroad.
With its dynamic economy and developed infrastructures for digital technologies, Malaysia is a very attractive market for e-commerce in Southeast Asia. Several websites and digital applications are already present in the Malaysian e-commerce landscape, with some global, regional and national players grabbing their shares.
With the largest digital population is Southeast Asia, Indonesia gathers a vibrant community of local and foreign bloggers in diverse themes. The following Top 50 blogs from Indonesia regroups the most popular blogs from thought-leaders and trendsetters in Indonesia, both in Indonesian and English.
With about 60 million Facebook users, the Philippines has one of the largest and most active population on the social network. It is therefore no surprise that it also counts numerous business pages on Facebook gathering millions of Filipino followers. Here are 30 of the most popular Facebook pages in the Philippines.
Even though it is a developing area, Southeast Asia is already home to tens of billionaires who have built business empires across the region. Having grown their companies by working with their families or as sole entrepreneurs, ASEAN billionaires are at the head of some of the largest corporations of the region.
Thailand is often referred to as a digital center of Southeast Asia, regrouping many local and foreign bloggers relating their activities online. The following Top 50 blogs from Thailand gathers the most popular blogs from thought-leaders based in Thailand, both in Thai for the local market and English for the international one.