Vaishali Neotia is CEO of Merxius, an Indian virtual reality startup. Ashwini Asokan leads an AI and computer vision firm called Mad Street Den. Nivruti Rai – whose parents received messages of sympathy because she was not a boy and neither were her two older sisters – is today head of Intel India.
New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong is always a spectacular affair with fireworks lighting up Victoria Harbour. This year, there will be investment pyrotechnics to cheer too: an overhaul in market listing rules has sparked an extraordinary run of initial public offerings and put Hong Kong on course to finish 2018 as the world’s biggest IPO market.
From the western tip of Sumatra to the eastern island of Sulawesi, the green motorbikes criss-cross cities over Indonesia’s sprawling archipelago. Go-Jek, the first tech unicorn in a nation of 260 million, has transformed Indonesian life with its motorbike ride-hailing and delivery services. It represents freedom for millions of Indonesians in a country with poor