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Yes, Indonesia is incredibly complex for brands. But here’s how you can win the market

According to a McKinsey and Co report, some 90 million Indonesians will join the consumer class by 2...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 30, 2014
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Traveloka flies under the radar at the top of its game (#StartupAsia preview)

It’s fair to say that Traveloka is the quiet giant of Southeast Asia’s travel booking industry. ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 30, 2014
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Indonesian news reader app Kurio gets funding from CyberAgent Ventures

Indonesian smartphone news reader app Kurio announced today it received series A investment of an un...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 29, 2014
  • at 9:32 pm
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Indonesian human resources platform Talenta gets funding from East Ventures

Jakarta-based SaaS human resources platform Talenta announced today it raised funding of an undisclo...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 29, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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This startup is building smartphone-powered ‘fishtech’ for Indonesia’s commercial aqualife

Techies in Jakarta often don’t know what to make of eFishery. The Bandung-based startup for commer...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 26, 2014
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3 ways Indonesia can become more attractive to foreign investors

Indonesia is one of the most promising emerging tech markets in Asia, but still has a long way to go...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 25, 2014
  • at 8:01 pm
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PropertyGuru announces joint venture with Indonesian media company Emtek

PropertyGuru and Jakarta-based media company Emtek announce a joint venture to accelerate Rumah.com...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 25, 2014
  • at 5:58 pm
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This startup removes middlemen from logistics, connects clients and freighters directly

If you’ve ever tried to ship a container overseas, you probably know how complicated and expen...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 24, 2014
  • at 11:01 am
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Here’s how Indonesian telco Indosat is building the country’s startup ecosystem

By now, you may have heard about Jakarta’s Ideabox accelerator letting all eight of its second bat...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Freelancer teaches Indonesians how to hack through early marketing costs

On September 18, Freelancer.co.id – the Indonesian regional website of Freelancer.com – ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 22, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Moka, an Indonesian mobile point-of-sale startup, gets seed funding from East Ventures

Jakarta-based mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) startup Moka announced this morning that it received seed ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 22, 2014
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How to cope with Indonesia’s murky business culture

A recent survey on ABC News showed that Australian business people have expressed an overall relucta...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 19, 2014
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Move over OLX. Indonesian ecommerce site Jualo is growing fast, invites new investors

Jualo is an Indonesian ecommerce business that launched in February 2013. The site lets users locate...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 18, 2014
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This startup aims to empower Indonesian women as household CFOs

According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, consumer spending on savings and investment product...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 17, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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Taking stock of Jakarta Founder Institute grads: Who’s still standing?

Now that the Jakarta Founder Institute (JFI) has been running since 2011, Tech in Asia feels its tim...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 16, 2014
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Ideabox accelerator accepts all 8 startups, replaces Hartaku with Eatzify

The Ideabox accelerator program (co-organized by Indonesian telco Indosat, venture capital firm Moun...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 15, 2014
  • at 1:32 pm
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From showbiz to tech biz: Christian Sugiono on acting, MBDC, and new investments

“I’m actually not the type of serial entrepreneur who likes to build ventures and let other peop...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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Lazada’s former Indonesia CEO has ditched ecommerce for this live video streaming site

“We’re different from YouTube because you dictate what’s going to happen,” explains Thomas D...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 11, 2014
  • at 9:36 pm