Welcome to the first edition of APAC Insider for 2018, bringing you the latest news and updates from across the Asia Pacific region. 

Diving straight into this month’s issue, we discover more about Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, who is the first of a new generation of insurance companies, that are creating its insurance solutions around a deep understanding of the diverse financial needs of the Indian consumer. Taking time out of his busy schedule, we speak to MD and CEO, Deepak Mittal talks us through the innovative firm.

Also in this edition, a new report from Research and Markets, the world’s leading source for international market research projects and market data, which shows that centre standards are growing in popularity throughout APAC.

Elsewhere in this issue, we learn more about Uniware, a specialist provider of the widest range of MultiValue Database solutions across Australia and New Zealand. The company delivers to their clients exceptional cloud and in premise MultiValue Database technology and ERP solutions. We profiled the firm and interviewed Craig Alford as we look to find out about the ambitious company.

On the theme of innovative companies, we learn more about Valenta, which was established with an aim in mind to provide quality outsourcing/offshoring solutions to the Financial & Legal Services Industry. Chetan Kasim describes more about the offerings of the firm, and what services the firm offers.

Lastly, one of Australia’s largest privately owned travel management company, TravelEdge offering a full suite of services that include corporate travel, in-house travel management solutions, academic services, events and groups. We sat down with the firm’s CEO, Kim Wethmar to find out more about the firm and explore the secrets behind its phenomenal success.

Here at APAC Insider, we hope that you enjoy reading this month’s issue and we wish you all the best for 2018.