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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
  • at 8:00 am

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
  • at 6:50 pm

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
  • at 6:30 pm
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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
  • at 8:00 pm
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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
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eFishery, a smart aqualife feeding system, wins Jakarta’s Get in the Ring pitch competition

Eight Indonesian startups squared off today in Jakarta’s Get in the Ring (GITR) pitch competition ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:49 pm
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This startup combats ewaste in Indonesia by selling refurbished gadgets

29-year-old Ernest Tjahjana is the founder and CEO of Kukuruyuk, and claims that his company is the ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 9, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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This adventure booking site wants to address the English language gap in Indonesia

Gogonesia is an online booking system that lets users book adventures and day trip tours in Indones...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 8, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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This startup lets Indonesians get their hands on rare goods from different countries

Yuwono Wicaksono, founder of the pint-sized, Jakarta-based ecommerce site GudangImpor, wants his bud...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 5, 2014
  • at 8:03 pm
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Asia is dominating the mCommerce market, puts US and Europe to shame

The largest piece of pie for global mCommerce revenue comes from Asia, says Tim Merel, founder of re...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:12 pm
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Indonesia’s humor site MalesBanget gets investment from Rebright Partners and 500 Startups

Hopefully MBDC Media’s flagship product, the humor site MalesBanget, gets funnier after this.

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 4, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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Book review: Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath

All of Malcolm Gladwell’s five books have shown up on the New York Times Best Seller List at one ...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 3, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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This startup gives rural entrepreneurs the tech to operate their own mobile networks

Although the northernmost American state of Alaska is the largest US territory by size, its populati...

By Leighton Cosseboom

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  • September 2, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm