Tencent’s latest investment is an app that teaches grannies in China to dance

Tencent’s latest investment is an app that teaches grannies in China to dance

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Besides churning out video games for China’s young generations, Tencent has also been attuned to the need of silver-haired users: its latest bet is an app that teaches middle-age and elderly users, most of whom are female, how to dance. Called Tangdou,…

Go-Jek brings in Misfit co-founder and ex-Facebook head to lead Vietnam business

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Ambitious ride-hailing startup Go-Jek’s Southeast Asia expansion plan suffered a blow when it lost the leadership team behind its business in Vietnam, but now it has replaced them with the former head of Facebook in the country. Christy Trang Le, who led…

Resurgent HappyFresh raises $20M for its online grocery service in Southeast Asia

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It’s been a tricky past few years for HappyFresh, the startup seeking to bring Instacart-like grocery deliveries to Southeast Asia. It’s been through a series of rebuilding measures, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel after it announced a $20…

Original Content podcast: On ‘Guava Island,’ Donald Glover mixes music and politics

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It was hard to know what to expect from “Guava Island.” Last year, Donald Glover and Rihanna filmed the mysterious project with director Hiro Murai (who’s also directed multiple episodes of “Atlanta” and the music video for “This is America”, then they…

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