Pioneers Asia crowns its first startup winner
The first ever Pioneers Asia event wrapped up its daylong gathering of startups and entrepreneurs from around the world with the awarding of the best advanced-stage startups, with the top prize going to a 21st-century take on the wheelchair.
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