Analyse Asia Podcast: 5 Predictions About Asia For 2016

In the part 2 of our year-end podcast, we build on our earlier conversation about five major events that rocked Asia in 2015 and make our predictions for 2016: (a) Consolidation of on-demand cab hailing apps, (b) Robots (like Softbank’s (OTCPK:SFTBY) Pepper) target businesses before moving on to the consumer market while value flows to data/artificial intelligence, (c) Nintendo (OTCPK:NTDOF) (OTCPK:NTDOY) faces innovator’s dilemma, (d) Xiaomi’s expansion and (e) Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) faces challenges in Asia. Here are the interesting show notes and links to the discussion (with time-stamps included): Prediction 1: Venture capital firms push for consolidation of on-demand cab hailing apps across Asia. [0:54] Reality dawns in unicorn world as unit economics come into focus, leading to consolidation and possible down rounds for e-commerce and on-demand taxi hailing apps.…


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