03 Oct The Start Up monsters, Top 10 South East Asia’s Start Up in 2018
The growth of digital tech in this world is currently massive. Every single country are feel the impact of the startups. Including the Southeast Asia region, the startsups just going to be bigger and bigger, time by time. As we can see on the graphic, the Southeast Asia tech last year already touch USD 6,453 billion and expected over 500 deals in end end of the last year. Asia is the largest continent with the most popolus in this world, inside of that fact Southeast Asia is become a part of it. and absolutely Southeast Asia will be the one of the target market because the continent have a big potential.
HERE WE ARE HAVE 10 BEST STARTUPS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA FOR YOU : Is Your Favorite Stand In The List?
- GRAB (Market Valuation : USD 10 billion)
Grab is currently the biggest startup in Southeast Asia. Most people know Grab as a GrabTaxi before they developed into a complete package of transportation and delivery platform and changed their name to Grab. In total there are 8 countries that already available with Grab services. After Uber has gone, Grab have been monopolize Singapore and Malaysia.
- SEA (Market Valuation : USD 5 billion)
SEA originally was a game platform called Garena, and now SEA has diversified into digital payment trough Airplay and e-commerce with Shopee. Currently, SEA has USD 4 billion of total value.
- GOJEK (Market Valuation : USD 5 billion)
Gojek is an application which operated in online transportation. Gojek was founded by Nadiem Makarin in 2010. Gojek become bigger throughout the years and already serving in 50 cities in Indonesia. Go-jek is also expanding their service to south east Asia Countries, the latest was in Vietnam which they released and rebranded as Go-viet.
- RAZER (Market Valuation : USD 4,4 billion)
Razer has conquered 30% of the video game mouse and keyboard business on a global scale since 2015 according to Ed Zhao, a video game analyst at Eedar. In addition to that, having already invested USD 20 million for 34,9% shares in a Malaysia-based virtual credits platform MOL Global in 2017.
- TRAVELOKA (Market Valuation : USD 4 billion)
Traveloka is a company which offer you services, for example online booking for hotel. Traveloka officially launched on February 2012 and still do the improvement until this article released.
- REVOLUTION PRECRAFTED (Market Valuation : USD 3,2 billion)
The first ever startup in the Philippines that reach Unicorn status, Revolution recently secured a USD 3,2 billion landmark deal to build luxury resorts and apartments on The World Island of Dubai. As a CEO, Robbie Antonio plays a big role in designing and developing in his real estate projects, taking 2 years to make his startup to be a “unicorn”
- LAZADA (Market Valuation : USD 1-2 billion)
Lazada is the one of the biggest online shop sites in Southeast Asia. They keep doing the improvement in every aspect in order to make their company can compete with their competitors. An executive chairman of the Alibaba Group, Jack Ma have bought some shares of Lazada with total USD 2 billion.
- TOKOPEDIA (Market Valuation : USD 1-2 billion)
Tokopedia is an online shop sites which has vision “Build a Better Indonesia Through Internet”. Tokopedia also help the entrepreneurs to develop their bussines with their platform. Alibaba Group from China already invest their USD 1 billion to Tokopedia
- BUKALAPAK (Market Valuation : USD 1-2 billion)
Bukalapak is one of the leading online marketplace in Indonesia that provides buying and selling platform from cosumers to consumers (C2C). It has an easy and reliable online trading moto because Bukalapak provides a 100% money back guarantee to the buyer if the goods are not delivered as it’s promised.
- VNG CORPORATION (Market Valuation : USD 1 billion)
VNG is Vietnam’s first ever unicorn startup which specializies in online gaming and e-commerce for the local market. Founded in 2004, VNG currently have USD 1 billion valuation in 2016 and undisclosed funding led by CyberAgent Ventures and IDG Ventures.