Author: Xun-Lin Wong

A once-aspiring lawyer, Xun-Lin abandoned a bright legal career (a woeful exaggeration) and stumbled quite unwittingly into the world of technology, start-ups and digital marketing.
  1. Business & Economics
Start-up companies in a cut-throat, fast-growing business world are familiar with the accusation “copycat”, often hurled at them by bigger and more established businesses that are embittered by the fact that smaller, inexperienced teams can catapult to success after copying them. But the successes of these start-ups speak volumes about this method of developing businesses. […]
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Ecommerce in India is looking pretty so far, but 99% of the canvas is still unpainted. The country’s online retail sales currently account for less than 1% of the total revenue generated by retail sales. However, it would be inaccurate to label India’s e-commerce state as ‘infantile’, for the industry has seen growth — fast and […]
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In a surprisingly short amount of time, cashback websites in Southeast Asia have started to produce results that exceed the expectations of industry experts, and even the very founders themselves. Their rapidly growing consumer base goes to show how more and more Southeast Asians are not only taking their shopping online, but also relying on […]

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