Singapore – Full-service media agency Mindshare and partnership management platform have both announced strengthening their partnership to continue developing the affiliate and partnerships industry in the Asia-Pacific region. 

With both teams running local operations in key markets like Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, and Japan, they are now able to provide influencer and content expertise as a unique value-add to clients beyond traditional online advertising channels.

Mindshare was also the first official, fully certified agency for across Asia Pacific. All APAC members of Mindshare’s specialised affiliate marketing unit underwent intensive training completing’s Partnerships Experience Academy (PXA), with online courses covering industry fundamentals and advanced product training to continue sharpening their skills and expertise on the channel to best serve their clients.

For Mark Turner, head of affiliate at Mindshare and GroupM APAC, as the affiliate channel and ecosystem prevails as a thriving growth opportunity for brands in the region, they have seen exponential growth.

“We’ve seen exponential growth, having gone from a specialist capability in Neo Media World serving two of Neo’s largest global brands to a service that is now embedded in Mindshare and engaged across the entirety of GroupM on a multitude of brands and markets. GroupM and’s collaboration brings together a world class partnership technology with the only APAC-wide and most established partnership agency. It is an extremely harmonious relationship which we greatly value and look forward to deepening our engagement,” Turner said.

Meanwhile, Antoine Gross, general manager for Southeast Asia at, commented that their mission as a company is to transform the way businesses are able to create, manage, scale and optimise an ecosystem of partnerships, creating a new customer acquisition channel for brands and expanding their marketing capabilities. 

“We’re delighted to deepen our relationship with Mindshare & GroupM APAC, as such partnerships allow us to supercharge our growth in Asia and in turn support more brands at a time when the online advertising landscape continues to evolve and create new challenges and opportunities for marketers,” Gross said.

Asia-Pacific – Global partnership management platform has announced the opening of its new office in Tokyo, Japan to further expand its business operations in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Japan team will be led by Country Manager Ryo Matsuzaki, who brings in a decade of technology, marketing, and sales experience to his new role. Matzusaki previously held senior sales and technology leadership roles at Appier Group and Google/DoubleClick. He was also Media.Monks’ first country manager in Japan for three years before moving to

The expansion allows their platform and clients to create new partnerships worldwide, gain further traction in key verticals like fashion in Milan, and hire diverse leaders and market experts all over the world.

“’s roster of customers in Asia continues to grow at a rapid pace. Our expansion across Asia-Pacific over the last few years is further strengthened by the growth potential we see in the region. This is part of our commitment to broaden our local presence to effectively enable and support the creation and expansion of partnerships in these markets,” said Managing Director for APAC Adam Furness.

He also added, “We are excited to continue building innovative partnership technology solutions that support the forward thinking brands and creators we work with on a global scale.”

The new Japan team is expected to manage’s local customers and actively develop a network of top regional publishers and new businesses in the market. The company also aims to further its investment in additional resources to customise and localise its solutions in the new markets.

Furthermore, the APAC team will be assisted by’s recent senior hires: Country Manager for Indonesia Myre Gustam and Partner Development Manager for Southeast Asia Cris Tan.

With the Japan office launch, is now represented in 20 locations worldwide – seven in Europe and seven in Asia, including the newly opened offices in Milan, Italy, and Paris, France. The company is also seeing regional growth over the last three years after entering the Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia markets.

Singapore – YoloFoods, a healthy food delivery service in Singapore and Malaysia, has partnered with, a partnership management platform, to accelerate its affiliate and influencer marketing initiative – ‘YoloFoods Health & Wellness Programme’. 

Targeting healthy food junkies, the programme aims to incentivise and equip community ambassadors with information and resources on leading a healthy lifestyle.

In order to inspire and motivate more consumers to make healthy lifestyle changes across Singapore and Malaysia, the YoloFoods Health & Wellness Programme onboards affiliates and content creators on a commission-based reward system, to share reliable Health & Wellness information and offers with their respective audiences. To roll this out at scale, YoloFoods is leveraging the vast network of affiliates and influencers which provides.

Yolofoods said that as managing influencers and affiliates at scale requires many manual steps and reconciliation, having a robust platform like that automates contracting, tracking, payouts to affiliates, and data consolidation will help the platform to make more informed business decisions.

Alex Bauduin, CEO of YoloFoods, noted nutrition and wellness have always been a point of passion for them, and they’re excited to kickstart this strategic partnership with

“This launch will not only allow us to make a positive mark on our local community, but is also an opportunity for YoloFoods to further scale our brand growth and customer acquisition in the region and increase our ROAS by tapping into the wider network of consumers while expanding beyond our existing channels,” said Bauduin.

Meanwhile, Antoine Gross,’s general manager for SEA, commented, “We are thrilled to be partnering with YoloFoods on this initiative. Great collaborations are a result of a common goal and shared values, and we look forward to helping YoloFoods grow their e-commerce business in Singapore and Malaysia and helping improve the wellness of local communities. 

“Joining a growing group of brands in the region who are finding success through affiliate partnerships, YoloFoods will be able to reach their target audience in an effective way while rewarding the affiliates who help make it happen,” Gross said.

Singapore – Global partnership management platform,, has announced new several client wins in the Southeast Asia region for the first quarter of 2022. The additional renowned brands include, Eqonex, and Yolofoods.

Antoine Gross,’s general manager for SEA, commented that they are delighted that the strong demand for affiliate and influencer marketing in SEA has enabled them to quickly scale up their operations.

“The online advertising landscape keeps evolving rapidly and is becoming increasingly challenging for brands to grow. Moving towards a cookie-less world, where mistrust among consumers towards traditional advertising is rising, it’s our mission to provide alternative ways for advertisers to grow beyond the duopoly of Facebook and Google and reach new customers and drive revenue for their businesses through partnerships,” said Gross.

Scaling up the team within SEA, has also appointed key hires, including Nicole Quah, the new head of influencer partnerships for SEA, and Cris Tan, the new partner development manager.

Singapore – Global partnership management platform,, has elevated Ayaan Mohamud, former regional marketing director at APAC, to step into the newly created position of regional vice president of marketing for APAC.

Following this move, has also appointed Laurence Nelmes, former business development representative at ANZ, to the newly created role of marketing executive for ANZ. In addition, it has also added bench strength to its local customer success, partnership, and sales teams, namely Deborah Kan, the new partnership development manager for ANZ, Hayley Tse, the new customer success manager for ANZ, Kim Sippel, the new corporate account executive for APAC, and Diana Letran, the new pre-sales solution architect.

According to, the new hires and promotions aim to support its rapid growth across Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, and Southeast Asia, as well as to prepare for its launch into India in 2023.

Commenting on her appointment, Mohamud said that when she joined as their first regional marketing resource, she knew it was the opportunity of a lifetime to create a foundational APAC marketing strategy and build a local team to drive demand for a new category of marketing technology – partnership automation. 

“We’ve already exceeded our ambitious growth plans and I’m looking forward to leading our marketing team to new heights as we launch into Japan this year and India in 2023,” said Mohamud.

Meanwhile, Adam Furness,’s managing director for APAC, said that Mohamud has joined almost three years ago as their first marketing hire across APAC and has been a strategic and executional powerhouse since day one.

“She has been instrumental in helping drive our exponential growth across APAC with agile and innovative marketing initiatives that have helped raise awareness and understanding of the partnership economy. With more resources now available to her, the sky’s the limit to what she can achieve next,” said Furness.

In July 2021, has closed a US$150m round of funding at a US$1.5b valuation in preparation for an IPO, part of which was earmarked to enable the platform to double the number of its employees across APAC in 2022. To help nurture the significantly expanded team, Tanya Suna, former people development manager at for APAC, has been promoted to the newly created position of director of people and culture for APAC.

Singapore – Dentsu International in Singapore have teamed up with partnership management platform to enable and accelerate partnership opportunities for clients globally, and as a way to boost commercial offering of the agency.

Said alliance will enable dentsu to leverage’s purpose-built performance platform to manage its client partnership activity at considerable scale. seeks to transform the way businesses create, manage, scale and optimise an ecosystem of partnerships.

These include traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, and B2B brands, and has been successfully activated for some of dentsu’s clients in the region.

In addition, dentsu is now fully certified by’s Partnerships Experience Academy (PXA).

Guillaume Legond, client partner and commerce lead for media group of dentsu Singapore, said that through the alliance, it puts them in an even better position to support their clients in expanding their performance marketing activities and generate significant incremental revenue.

“We are passionate about delivering a total commerce experience to help brands optimise their business performance. Our partnership with will now bring our commerce capabilities up a notch as we tap on its seamless partnership management platform at scale,” Legond said.

Meanwhile, Antoine Gross, general manager for SEA at, commented, “Partnerships are becoming an important customer acquisition channel for more and more brands and we’re thrilled that dentsu has selected as their preferred partnership management platform. We are looking forward to helping dentsu’s clients unlock the value that a performance partnership program can produce through a wide range of innovative partnership types.”