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10 of Indonesia’s most active venture capital firms

Investors are quick to show interest in Indonesia, but very few actually decide to jump in with both...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 25, 2014
  • at 3:43 pm
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Deceler8 in Bali rescues international entrepreneurs from burning out

According to the founder of Bali’s Deceler8 program Michel Bachmann, the main difference between h...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 7:45 pm
Infectonate Survivors

China-based developer allegedly steals, publishes Indonesian games

On July 18, Kris Antoni, CEO of Toge Productions, an independent game development studio based in In...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 1:06 pm
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Nabilah Alsagoff and the story behind Doku, Indonesia’s epayments pioneer

After a battle with Jakarta’s evening traffic, Doku founder and COO Nabilah Alsagoff steps into th...

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Startup holidays increase in popularity, iLAB Express Accelerator launches in Bali

Roger Hamilton’s Entrepreneurs Institute launched its 15-day iLAB Express Accelerator program in B...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
Cash

Book review: How to Start a Business Without Any Money

Although How To Start a Business Without Any Money was published in 2012 (a lifetime ago in our fren...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 18, 2014
  • at 5:47 pm
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Berniaga partners Intel to bring underprivileged Indonesians up to speed on tech

  Berniaga.com, one of Indonesia’s heavy hitters in ecommerce, held a press conference today ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 8:27 pm
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This new chat app promises anonymous and untraceable free speech for people living under oppressive regimes

Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei, is one of the world’s richest men and has a reputation not...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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Bareksa is Bloomberg for beginners, changes the game for online trading in Indonesia

In Sanskrit, “Bareksa” is the word for “tree.” As the saying goes, money doesn’t grow on t...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
Natali Ardianto Tiket

How Tiket became Indonesia’s booking champion and now plans for overseas expansion

Natali Ardianto used to be bad with people. But you would never guess it from the way he carries him...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 15, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
Facebook Indo election

Facebook interactions more than double tweets during Indonesian presidential elections

These days, everyone is curious to know the impact that the world’s social networking behemoths ha...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 11, 2014
  • at 8:41 pm
The change school

The Change School in Bali helps entrepreneurs slow down to speed up

Most entrepreneurs see a company with the word “ventures” tacked onto the end and naturally assu...

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  • July 11, 2014
  • at 5:33 pm

This new app helps Indonesians get the most out of their used cars

Car classifieds portal Carmudi announced its new app for the Indonesian market last night, throwing ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 11, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Popular songs, videos that impacted Indonesian election top Google Trends

According to Google’s communication manager in Singapore Robin Moroney, Indonesia’s presidential...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 9, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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This startup is solving Indonesia’s mobile payments problem, bypassing banks altogether

Indonesia is a country where 12.5 percent of the population lives below the poverty line and nearly ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 8, 2014
  • at 5:49 pm
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From hacker to hero to data legend: Juny “Acong” Maimun tells the story behind Indowebster

If nothing else, Juny “Acong” Maimun is a survivor. The 34-year-old founder and CEO of Indowebst...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Sharks, pirates hinder Indonesian file hosting giant Indowebster’s desire to scale up

“55 percent of the files on Indowebster are illegal content,” explains chief operating officer A...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • July 3, 2014
  • at 7:06 pm