This week, 500-backed companies are going all out to support the underdogs in our communities. First Circle launched a new platform to help SMEs in the Philippines source and secure government projects. Neuron Mobility offers free e-scooter rides to Aboriginal job seekers so they have access to free transport to get to their job interviews and mentorship sessions. Carsome partnered with AirAsia Academy to support women in developing in-demand tech skills. Grab India R&D center will develop new fintech products and initiatives to empower the unbanked and underbanked in Southeast Asia.
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- Carsome uplifts women with tech skills
- Grab touches lives with fintech
- Neuron Mobility supports aboriginal employment
- First Circle helps SMEs win government contracts
- Carousell gives new life to old IKEA items
- Nas Academy offers fellowships to gaming community
- AUS selected for incentive scheme
- VTF turns science fiction into virtual reality
- HappyFresh offers new ways to get groceries
- eFishery brings peace of mind to farmers
- Christine Tsai on current VC landscape
- Parcel Perform strengthens ecommerce logistics community
Other stories you may have missed:
- HappyFresh officially launched HappyFresh Supermarket in Malaysia, and they are building a path towards having end-to-end control over their customer’s grocery shopping experience – from the products shown to customers, to the prices and fulfillment experience.