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Technology funding
Databricks accelerates APJ expansion following $250 million funding round
Databricks announced the opening of new offices in Sydney, Tokyo and Bangalore.
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Identity and Access Management
Exclusive: Okta’s APAC GM on its expansion strategy
As APAC organisations recognise the need for identity and access management solutions, Okta finds itself attracting attention from both partners and customers.
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Cylance
Taking the right cybersecurity precautions in China - Cylance
China is already Australia’s largest import and export trading partner, and President Xi Jinping recently implied that it’s unlikely to slow down.
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Autodesk
Tech Data appointed as Autodesk’s ASEAN distributor
“Our relationship with Autodesk in ASEAN reinforces our commitment to providing channel partners and their customers with an end-to-end portfolio."
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Commerce Systems
Aussie retailers using WeChat as a channel to Chinese consumers
DaigouSales.com allows Australian brands to sell directly into China via locally based Chinese WeChat users who buy on behalf of their friends.
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Fintech
Aus payments fintech Verrency signs long-term agreement with UnionPay
Verrency’s services will be delivered via the UPI Wallet, Union Pay’s innovative API service.
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Fintech
Kiwi fintech startups need to focus more on Asian markets
Kiwi startups can learn much from what’s happening in Fintech markets in China, India and Vietnam.
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Startup
Aus startup partners with Alibaba Cloud to access China-Australia travel market
Cozitrip’s online platform allows Chinese travel agents to book in bulk and at the same time.
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PaaS
Exclusive interview: Workday’s aggressive APAC expansion and dipping into PaaS waters
Techday caught up with Workday APAC president David Hope to talk about what the cloud-based HCM provider is up to.
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NZTech
Kiwi businesses need to engage more with Asia opportunities - NZTech chair
“The Kiwi tech sector must be an active part of the NZ story, presence and engagement in SEA to gain more brand awareness and business tractiion."