Daily Markup #9: Webinars from the 500 Durians ecosystem

Learn something new.

Equip yourself

  • With social distancing in place worldwide, webinars are a great way to learn new skills and broaden one’s knowledge.
  • Some companies in the 500 Durians ecosystem are conducting webinars in the coming days and weeks.
  • GetCraft is covering timely topics like tweaking your marketing plan during a crisis to how to fix a marketing blunder. The webinars are entirely free. Pick one suitable for you and register here.
Credit: GetCraft
  • Gnowbe’s webinars are enterprise-focused, delving into topics like why business owners must design a powerful virtual learning experience in the face of Covid-19. Browse here.
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  • What is the future of remote work? In a virtual conference, NewCampus invites thought leaders and experts from specialized fields to share their insights on navigating this new norm. More info.

Angel investing in Indonesia

  • With a report by Daily Social, KrAsia spells out the inner workings behind angel investing in Indonesia.
  • The piece breaks down attributes an angel investor would look for in a prospective startup. What is often the deciding factor for an angel investor? The answer is trust in the founding team –– but that’s not all.

Shohoz Food expands reach

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  • 500 Startups-backed Bangladeshi super-app Shohoz is partnering with e-commerce platform Meenaclick to reach more consumers in and around Dhaka and Chittagong, the Dhaka Tribune says.
  • The feature is housed under the “Grocery” tab within Shohoz Food. Users can order household goods and essentials on there, and have them delivered instantaneously.
Credit: The Dhaka Tribune
  • Apart from food delivery, Shohoz, which means “easy” in Bengali, also provides ride-sharing, logistics, and ticketing services.

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