Led by CB Insights Senior Tech Industry Analyst Matthew Wong
In May 2016, Google and Temasek released a landmark report heralding the $200 billion digital opportunity in Southeast Asia. Since Google and Temasek published their report, more than $7.39 billion has been poured into private tech companies in the region.
Over the course of the last year, Tencent, JD.com, Expedia, Alibaba, Didi Chuxing, and Hearst are among the US and Chinese giants to have made tech investments in the region.
This briefing will provide a comprehensive look at tech investing in Southeast Asia today including:
- Macro trends affecting the region
- An overview of venture capital investment over the last five years
- How China and US tech giants have made moves in the region
- A look at fintech activity and players in Indonesia
- A look ahead
Matthew Wong is a research analyst at CB Insights, where he produces data-driven analysis and research reports on private company financing, exit and performance trends across emerging industries, geographies and investors. He launched and manages CB Insights Insurance Tech newsletter, which reaches 10K+ insurance executives, investors and founders.
Before CB Insights, Matt completed short stints covering startups and venture capital at Dow Jones Venture Wire, and Inc.com. Matt's published industry research and analysis have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, CNBC and Reuters. He has appeared on Bloomberg TV, Al-Jazeera and Business News Network. Matthew is a graduate of Northwestern University.