Posts Tagged: Indonesia

Indonesia is a tricky market. Though it has immense potential growth over the next decade, the country is comprised of over 10,000 islands, with diverse languages and cultures in many different areas, so reaching out to these people has its own sets of challenges. The tech infrastructure is still growing, too. But where many might see a hindrance at first glance can turn out to be opportunities for savvy players

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Can Bitcoin solve Southeast Asia’s electronic payment problems? Artabit says yes

The team from Artabit, a US and Indonesia based bitcoin startup, takes the stage at Startup Arena Jakarta 2013 today to discuss their plan...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 6:40 pm
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Spotted at #StartupAsia: Touchten confirms new funding round led by CyberAgent Ventures

(Updated on March 11th: TouchTen reveals two more players inside its series B round: TMS Entertainment and a fund managed by UOB Venture Man...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 3:53 pm
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Indonesian fashion e-store Berrybenka gets merry with $5 million new funding in pocket

Indonesian e-store for women Berrybenka ushered in 2013 with series A investment from GREE Ventures. Today, it announced that it has raised ...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
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Fireside chat: How e-commerce startup Tokopedia fought against the giants (LIVE BLOG)

Founded in 2009, Tokopedia has grown to become one of the largest C2C marketplaces in Indonesia, fighting against giants like eBay, Rakute...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 10:48 am
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18 tips for foreign entrepreneurs and corporations in Indonesia

This evening marks the start of our Startup Asia Jakarta 2013 conference at Gedung Indosat, where startup founders and investors come togeth...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Life after exiting TokoBagus (Startup Asia preview)

Remco Lupker is the co-founder of Indonesia’s biggest classifieds TokoBagus. He is also arguably one of the first foreign entrepreneurs wh...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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Here are the two biggest online music streaming sites in Indonesia

Meet Langit Musik, an online music streaming site in Indonesia run by Telkomsel, and Melon Indonesia.

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 2:46 pm
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How Indonesia’s PicMix grew from zero to 15 million users (Startup Asia preview)

At Startup Asia Jakarta next week, I’ll be interviewing photo social network PicMix, which has become one of Indonesia’s biggest social ...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Line partners with Kreon Mobile, hopes to monetize better in Indonesia

Kreon Mobile is teaming up with the popular messaging app Line to enable people to get Line credits by buying Kreon’s physical vouchers. K...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Why are media giants going digital and investing in startups? (LIVE BLOG)

We’re seeing media giants take baby steps in the technology and startup scene, from Singapore’s MediaCorp investing $40 million in luxur...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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Keynote: The State of Indonesia’s mobile landscape (LIVE BLOG)

Opera is one of the most popular mobile browsers in Indonesi,a experiencing a 189 percent growth of Opera Mini users on all smartphone platf...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm
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Snapchat now has a friend in Asia with Tencent investment

Snapchat, the now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t messaging app now has a new buddy in Asia. This is because Tencent’s long-rumored inv...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 11:46 am
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Fireside chat: How Indonesia’s Picmix grew from zero to 15M users (LIVE BLOG)

Indonesia is no stranger to PicMix. As one of the country’s bigger social networks, it has garnered 15 million users worldwide and see...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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3 reasons why charging users with phone credits is a good idea

Coda Payments co-founder Paul Leishman explains three reasons why startups should seriously consider monetizing their products via phone cre...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Indonesia finally gets a taste of 4G

Indonesians can now use 4G with a special mobile device called Bolt,

  • November 15, 2013
  • at 9:59 pm
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Singaporean marketplace app Carousell snags $800K funding, sets sights on Malaysia and Indonesia

Singapore-based marketplace mobile app Carousell has successfully raised S$1 million ($800,000) seed funding led by Rakuten, with follow-on ...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 10:59 pm
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Southeast Asia has more than 190 million internet users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tech In Asia takes an in-depth look at the numbers that make up the Southeast Asian region. There are more than 190 million internet users i...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Indonesia’s e-money adoption has bright future

There’s a good indication that Indonesian society will adopt electronic transactions more rapidly in the coming years.

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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