The Latest from AIG
Asia Innovations Group, a Leading Mobile Social Platform in Emerging Markets, to Become a Publicly Listed Company via Partnership with Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited

Asia Innovations Group Limited (“ASIG” or the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement (the “Merger Agreement”) with Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited (NYSE: OPA) (“OPA”), a special purpose acquisition company.

Oct 3 2022

Singapore's Asia Innovations Group plans U.S. listing via $2.5 bln SPAC merger

Singapore-based mobile app developer Asia Innovations Group Limited (ASIG) said on Friday it would go public through a merger with a blank-check firm in a deal that values the combined entity at $2.5 billion.

Sep 30 2022

Uplive, Global Child TV, and Miss Universe Colombia Partner to Support Maluma’s Arte De Los Suenos Foundation

Asia Innovations Group’s flagship social media platform, Uplive, partnered with Miss Universe Colombia, Maria Fernanda Aristizábal, and Global Child TV to support El Arte De Los Suenos.

Sep 7 2022

Is This the On-Ramp to the Metaverse for the Masses? Andy Tian x Alvin Wang Graylin

Andy Tian, the CEO of Asia Innovations Group, and Alvin Wang Graylin, the China President at HTC, joined the Asia Tech Podcast to have a discussion about "The Metaverse for the Masses".

Aug 15 2022

Asia Innovation Group Announces ESG Program – Advance, Impact, Guard

Asia Innovations has worked to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in real income for emerging market users, real impact for real people beyond just the environmental initiatives that many companies promote.

Aug 10 2022

Asia Innovations Group’s Uplive Presses Play On ESG Programme

Uplive, Asia Innovations Group‘s (AIG) live video entertainment platform, is to facilitate the live social company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused ‘Advance, Impact and Guard’ initiatives.

Aug 7 2022

Asia Innovations Group Continues Market-Leading Growth in Social, eCommerce, and Gaming Products in Second Quarter 2022

Asia Innovations Group ("Asia Innovations" or the "Company") today announced the second quarter rankings for its industry-leading live social, gaming and commerce offerings. Asia Innovation's latest app rankings reflect its exponential growth across major emerging markets, powered by cutting-edge technology and local market expertise.

Aug 5 2022

Uplive X Hekka Strike Again at Miami Swim Week 2022

International sensations Hekka and Uplive deliver another already-to-wear collection following their successful collaboration during New York Fashion Week earlier this year

Jul 21 2022

"Idol Philippines" partners with Uplive for new season

ABS-CBN, the country’s leading content provider, has partnered with Uplive, the largest independent global video social entertainment platform, to create an exciting audition process and provide exclusive content that can be easily accessed by more Filipinos who are anticipating the start of the second season of "Idol Philippines."

Jul 17 2022

Meta And Twitter Should Learn From AIG

Jul 1 2022

Uplive, the World's Leading Live Social App, Celebrates Six Years of Empowering Creators around the World

Asia Innovations Group's (AIG) Uplive, the world's leading independent live video entertainment platform, celebrated its sixth anniversary this month by announcing its significant recent growth.

Jun 30 2022

How Social Media’s Live Streaming Feature is Generating Income Streams for Local Content Creators?

What would it look like if social media not only provided a platform for entertainment and connection but also empowered creators and talent across the world? What if instead of spreading content and noise, social media lifted under-privileged people out of poverty?

Apr 28 2022

Paula Abdul Headlines White Party in Palm Springs

Legendary pop and dance sensation, Paula Abdul joins California Live’s Lawrence Zarian for an exclusive sit down to talk about headlining the biggest LGBTQ event in Palm Springs – The White Party, and shares some throwback moves to “Forever Your Girl” with LZ.

Apr 27 2022

AIG Announces Widespread Growth in Q1 2022

Asia Innovations Group (AIG) today announced phenomenal growth in the first quarter of 2022. This growth spans across products, but is especially pronounced in AIG's live social platform Uplive, demonstrating the growing demand for genuine human connections online.

Apr 27 2022

Welcome to the Truly Accessible Metaverse

With more than 300 million registered users from over 150 countries, Uplive serves users in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, North Africa, North America, Latin America, and other global hubs. Uplive allows video social streamers to broadcast to the world, sharing their talents and building connections in real time with users across the globe.

Largest independent global video livestreaming app Uplive receives top innovation award from Rotana Media Group

The largest independent global video livestreaming platform Uplive has received a brand appreciation award from leading Middle East-based media group Rotana for its innovative approach to social entertainment.

May 29 2022

Uplive and Paula Abdul Collaborate on the White Party Palm Springs

Over 30,000 People Attended In-Person While Thousands more Engaged Virtually via Uplive's Live-Streaming Platform

May 7 2022

Uplive Presents the White Party Palm Springs with Special Performance by Paula Abdul

Asia Innovations Group’s (AIG) Uplive, a leading global live-streaming app, announced that it will present the 2022 White Party Palm Springs, a weekend-long celebration in Palm Springs from April 29th to May 1st.

Apr 18 2022

Uplive & Global Child "Travel with Purpose" Team Up with Miss Universe to Bring Mauritius to Life

Global Child "Travel with Purpose" is the fastest growing travel series with a true purpose: they explore the world through experiences as they share positive life lessons and give back with celebrity friends. In cooperation with Uplive(IG: Uplive.USA).

Apr 11 2022

Global Streaming Platform Uplive and Hekka Fashion Showcase Collection during New York Fashion Week

Two of Asia Innovations Group's (AIG) most popular brands collaborated on February 15 to showcase a collection at New York Fashion Week (NYFW). AIG's premier live video social platform, Uplive, partnered with AIG's e-commerce platform Hekka Fashion, a brand well-known for its fair price and trendy product design, to present Hekka's 2022 collection at New York Fashion Week (NYFW).

Mar 10 2022

Asia Innovations Group's Uplive made Filipino talent shine brightest at the Uplive WorldStage Grand Finals for 2 consecutive years

On February 27th 2022, the Uplive WorldStage Grand Finals broadcasted over Uplive, the largest independent global live social entertainment platform with more than 260 million registered users from over 150 countries.

Mar 7 2022

AIG’s Uplive ranked among fastest-growing apps globally

Asia Innovations Group’s (AIG) flagship app Uplive has been ranked as the world’s third fastest-growing social app by third-party analytical platforms AppAnnie and Sensor Tower.

Mar 1 2022

Hekka, An Accessible Online Marketplace, Brings Immersive Shopping from Southeast Asia to the World

Hekka, an all-inclusive online marketplace, has announced plans to expand outside East/Southeast Asia. The online social shopping platform recently earned recognition for reinventing the online shopping experience and empowering consumers with the latest trending products and technologies.

Mar 1 2022

Hekka Fashion Stands Out with its Street Style Collection at NYFW 2022

For his first live showthe Asia Pacific The shopping platform has staged a new fast and cutting-edge fashion partnership with its partner brand, Uplive, which is a live social platform launched by Asia Innovations Group (AIG).

Feb 23 2022

‘Meant for greater things’: Arci Muñoz slays at New York Fashion Week

Arci Muñoz marked another career milestone as she recently walked the runway and performed music during New York Fashion Week.

Feb 21 2022

WATCH: Arci Muñoz performs at New York Fashion Week

Aside from strutting down the runway, Arci Muñoz also got the opportunity to perform at New York Fashion Week (NYFW).

Feb 18 2022

RNWY Interviews Maye Musk at Uplive X HEKKA New York Fashion Week

RNWY interviews Christine Xu, GM of AIG US and Maye Musk, supermodel and author of A Woman Makes a Plan: Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success

Feb 17 2022

ABS-CBN's Jonathan Manalo to serve as judge in Uplive WorldStage global singing competition

ABS-CBN Music creative director Jonathan Manalo has been tapped to join the esteemed panel of judges in Uplive WorldStage, the annual global livestreamed singing competition organized by Uplive, the largest independent global video social entertainment platform.

Jan 18 2022

16 Industries And Functions That Will Benefit From AI In 2022 And Beyond

Jan 13 2022

Uplive times it right with Expo 2020 to boost localized content

In posts from Uplive Philippines, the actress can be seen performing her rendition of "Sweet Child O' Mine."

Dec 27 2021

Fintech Unlocks the Creator Economy in Emerging Markets

Andy Tian, the CEO of Asia Innovations Group (AIG), discusses the role and opportunities of fintech in fuelling the creator economy in emerging markets

Dec 25 2021

Philipines TV station, ABS CBN interview

Dec 14 2021

Grammy Winner Paula Abdul to Judge the Uplive WorldStage Global Singing Competition

Uplive,the largest independent global video social entertainment platform with more than 260 million registered users from over 150 countries, today announced its second annual global live streamed singing competition, Uplive WorldStage.

Dec 14 2021

Paula Abdul Insists Embracing The 'Uncomfortable' Is The Key To Success For Aspiring Artists: 'Have Your Own Unique Sound'

Living legend Paula Abdul is back to judge Uplive's second annual global live streamed singing competition, with the 59-year-old insisting she's "more of a mentor" than judge.

Dec 10 2021

Top Sports Stars Headline Call of Duty Tournament Exclusively on Uplive in Partnership with Roc Nation Sports and GCN

Asia Innovation Group's Uplive, which allows video social hosts to broadcast to the world, along with Roc Nation Sports, the full service management and sports agency, and GCN, Inc. (Gaming Community Network), part of the GameSquare Esports group, have teamed up to produce a Pro-Am esports tournament featuring Call of Duty and some of Roc Nation Sports' top talent.

Nov 1 2021

Asia Tech Podcast:Andy Tian – Make It Simple, Make It Fun, Make It Deep

Oct 30 2021

The Dangers Of The Creator Economy: If You Don’t Pay For It, You’re The Product

Oct 19 2021

Meet Andy Tian, Founder of Asia Innovations Group

AIG was founded in 2013 by myself and Ouyang Yun and aims to enrich people’s lives worldwide through innovative and enjoyable live social products, which foster meaningful human connection. Live social connects people in the moment through voice and video.

Oct 8 2021

MCM Cares Charity Walk: 120k Steps Challenge

Join in the “World’s 1st Ultimate Walking Challenge” on 10-10-2021 in support of Save Environment Save Ourselves (SESO) and The Hemophilia Society of Malaysia (HSM). McMillan Woods Global (MCMWG) has organized this fundraising walkathon to raise RM120,000 for these NGOs in an effort to prevent food waste and build awareness around hemophilia.

Oct 8 2021

More TikToks? Consumer Apps Developed in China Find Customers Overseas

Sep 20 2021

The GDI Podcast: Asia Innovations Group CEO Talks Virtual Dating and Targeting Emerging Markets

Asia Innovations Group (AIG) was formed in 2013 by a team of technology experts from major companies including Google and Tencent. It operates a quality portfolio of dating, social and entertainment products designed to connect people across the world, with an added focus on under-served, emerging markets. Company data shows it serves over 350 million users worldwide.

Sep 8 2021

Uplive Partners with KDS One Studios to Find the Next Hit Boy Band

Asia Innovations Group (AIG) today announced its successful partnership with KDS One Studios in their search for the next hit boy band. KDS has produced over 300 million albums for some of the biggest artists in the US, and is known for cultivating some of the country's most popular acts, including NSYNC and The Backstreet Boys.

Sep 8 2021

The Emerging Markets Enthusiast

Aug 17 2021

Uplive celebrates its fifth anniversary with prize pool and challenge for users

Asia Innovations Group, AIG, today announced the fifth anniversary of its pioneering live social video app, Uplive. Celebratory competitions in the Uplive app will commemorate the occasion, marking Uplive's industry innovations during the pandemic, as well as its continued dedication to supporting performers and creatives.

Aug 12 2021

Uplive Hosts Special Talent Competition to Coincide with Worldstage's One-Year Anniversary

Uplive, the global live social video app from Asia Innovations Group (AIG), today announced a special month-long League Battle talent competition through July to coincide with Worldstage's one-year anniversary.

Jul 26 2021

2021: The Year Emerging Markets Come of Age

Jul 19 2021

Why the next viral social media channel is coming from emerging markets

Jul 14 2021

Millions turn to live streaming to earn a living during Covid-19 pandemic, as the gig economy takes hold

Many people and businesses would not have survived the pandemic if it were not for the gig economy, says co-founder of live streaming service Uplive. Asia Innovations Group, the start-up behind Uplive and Lamour, is looking at launch an IPO in New York in the second half of this year, sources say.

Jun 25 2021

Bollywood stars joining Uplive

Uplive, the global live social video app, has got some new additions- the Reality TV stars Arshi Khan, Naina Singh and Prince Narula. The app is a part of a growing live social trend accelerated by India's rapid digitalization and stay-at-home during Covid-19 pandemic.

Jun 2 2021

Why China is pioneering the next generation of social media

Apr 21 2021

Emerging markets need dating apps with fresh flavor and flair, says Andy Tian of Asia Innovations Group

With social distancing measures still in place all over the world, many people have resorted to using mobile dating apps to explore their options. To add a much-needed human touch to the experience, video-based interactions have been developed to make dating apps a bit more appealing.

Mar 18 2021

The Rest Of The World May Not Be Ready To Bumble

Feb 10 2021

Eastern innovators see the big picture with global connectivity

The world has been focused on live video like never before over the nine months that Covid-19 has restricted business and social activities.

Dec 19 2020