Monthly Archives: March 2018

Grab acquiring Uber’s data trove is a major red flag. Here’s why

Grab acquiring Uber’s data trove is a major red flag. Here’s why:

Plus, as pointed out by Michael Smith Jr., a Partner at SeedPlus, Uber users are not being automatically transferred to Grab. Once the Uber app deletes in Southeast Asia, people will need to manually onboard to Grab.

“I personally think Uber should be asking customers if they are okay with the data transfer or not . As I know they are not automatically porting my account over so why should my Uber data be sent to Grab without my consent?” he asked.

The Salesforce/Mulesoft Acquisition is a Bellwether for the 2018 M&A Market

Gonna be interesting to watch how they manage this one.

The Salesforce/Mulesoft Acquisition is a Bellwether for the 2018 M&A Market

From Axios:

Why it’s the BFD: This is the largest-ever acquisition by Salesforce, which is beginning to look at bit more like Oracle with each passing day. Plus, it’s a 164% return for those who bought into MuleSoft’s IPO one year ago this week.

Kyklo is bringing the billion-dollar electromechanical industry into digital sales

Been sitting on this news for a bit and super excited to have it out.

Congrats to Kyklo and team for the fundraise and for putting Thailand on the global startup map.

SeedPlus is excited to lead our first deal in Thailand and to fund a company that uses Bangkok as a base to build a global startup.

I am hoping to see more and more of these regional and global plays from SEA cites like Bangkok.

Kyklo is bringing the billion-dollar electromechanical industry into digital sales | TechCrunch