34 minutes | Mar 12, 2021

The Rise of Technification in Southeast Asia, with Peng T. Ong, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Monk's Hill Ventures

In this episode, we talk about Peng’s journey as an investor and how he perceives the great potential in Southeast Asia. More importantly, he summarizes a very important trend in SEA’s startup ecosystem, "Technification". We also talk about the impact that China's Internet giants have on SEA through investments and M&A.Show Notes:1:54 Peng’s journey as an investor3:22 Main differences btw seed round and Series A9:15 More capital investment in SEA10:20 The most interesting trend in SEA10:56 “Technification” in China12:24 The opportunities of “technification” in SEA14:33 “There is no way for a company to grow that fast without technology”17:31 The core DNA of a successful founding team18:54 China’s role in SEA’s service industry22:22 The role of Chinese and Japanese corporate venture capital in SEA26:20 The infrastructure development in SEA28:25 A hard push on deep technology in SEA?Many thanks to our guest Peng T.Ong; host Oscar Ramos; producers  Eva Shi and  Sagar Chaudhary; editor David; organizer Chinaccelerator; and sponsor People Squared. Be sure to check out our website www.chinaccelerator.comShare, subscribe, review, enjoy!Follow us on LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/asia-startup-pulseEmail us: team@chinastartuppulse.com
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