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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Oppo houses 1,000 employees in Indonesia, sells 100,000 phones so far

Yesterday China-based handset manufacturer Oppo launched its newest flagship phone, the Oppo N1, in Indonesia. We discussed the phone briefl...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Kii, a backend-as-a-service firm that funds startups, confirms expansion to Southeast Asia

Backend-as-a-service (BaaS) companies have risen in prominence this year after the acquisition of Parse by Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) for a repor...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 1:00 am
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Malaysia’ Piktochart is a doozy and open for funding next year

This article is part of our coverage of 2012 Startup Arena participants. We’ve been tracking their progress since they pitched at last...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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Indonesia’s Smartfren now has 12.5 million subscribers, launches new phone and tablet

Indonesian telco and handset manufacturer Smartfren released its new phone and tablet yesterday, called the Andromax T (pictured right) and ...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Indonesia’s event platform Eevent gets acquired by US-based company

Eevent, which has three Indonesian co-founders operating it from the both the US and Indonesia, has been acquired by US-based business devel...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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60% of mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are men

Most of the mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are those who recently started their career, are educated, and have high spending power....

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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5 reasons why Rocket Internet graduates make good entrepreneurs

We’ve seen our share of ex-Rocket Internet employees rocking the startup scene in Asia lately. They helped build companies like Zalora, La...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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KakaoTalk makes bet to win Indonesian market with free calling feature for BlackBerry

Indonesia is a hot battleground for chat apps: according to a recent report from Nielsen, four out of the top five “most engaging” apps ...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Lifestyle guide: be a cashless society with Mandiri E-Cash

This new payment method from Mandiri Bank, one of the largest government-owned banks in Indonesia, is going to be a new favourite. I think t...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 6:34 pm
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Report: Indonesia overtakes China as world’s biggest source of online attacks

38 percent of the world’s online attack traffic comes from Indonesia, according to The State of the Internet Q2 report by Akamai. Th...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 8:07 pm
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42% of the world’s Internet users live in Asia

Asia, as we have noted repeatedly before, is home to the biggest internet populations across the world. These maps show us, with some stagge...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Hypochondriacs beware: 5 innovative health apps from Asia

Medical technology is a booming industry, but most startups getting involved in Asia don’t directly contribute to the advancement of d...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Indonesian developer Touchten pissed after Ramen Chain game gets cloned

Indonesia’s game developer Touchten found that its new game Ramen Chain has been copied and published on GooglePlay under the name Daren R...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Fastacash gets $3 million investment to enable people to send money on Facebook

If we are spending much of our waking lives on Facebook, then why not use it to send money as well? That’s something that Fastacash, a...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 1:08 pm
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Touchpoint installs giant iPhone-like displays to help Indonesian mall customers

Indonesian venture firm Systec Group recently installed five giant iPhone-like machines called “Touchpoint” in Plaza Indonesia mall. The...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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First results in for mini-blog Mig33: 180,000 daily active users, 4M messages sent daily

Back in August, Mig33 said that it’s evolving to become a mini-blogging platform. While there are tens of millions of feature phone users ...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 5:08 pm
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PricePanda now lets you compare prices through Android devices

Price comparison sites are slowly heating up in Southeast Asia. So Rocket Internet’s PricePanda has upped its game a notch by launching a ...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Indonesia’s Zocko integrates e-commerce and social media, shows ‘buzzers’ how to monetize their influence

As social media continues to grow in popularity, many brands have attempted to use influential users as channels through which they can adve...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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