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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11 Startups to Watch in Indonesia’s Gaming Industry

Indonesia’s mobile market is huge – across both feature phones and smartphones – as well as social media addicts. Game develop...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Celestian Tales: An Indonesian Retro RPG Game Comes To Kickstarter

There aren’t too many Indonesian games being pitched on Kickstarter, so it’s interesting to see one making its appearance today. That ga...

  • July 10, 2013
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How An Indonesian Gamer Became An Entrepreneurial Millionaire

How An Indonesian Gamer Became An Entrepreneurial Millionaire

Kevin Mintaraga is the founder of Magnivate Group, an Indonesian digital agency founded in 2008 and was acquired in 2012 by WPP. Kevin share...

  • July 8, 2013
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Startup Weekend Jakarta

Startup Weekend Jakarta Finds 3 Winners Looking to Disrupt the Market

As proven by the Startup Weekend Jakarta event held yesterday, it seems like there’s no such thing as a bad day to build your startup. Hav...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 2:09 pm
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After Twitter Success, Indonesia’s President Goes Crazy for Social Media

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is famous on Twitter with his account @SBYudhoyono having more than two million followers. And...

  • July 6, 2013
  • at 2:02 am
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This New VC Has $3.5 Million to Invest, Dares Indonesian Startups to Meet Them

This New VC Has $3.5 Million to Invest, Dares Indonesian Startups to Meet Them

In-House Venture Capital is a newly-launched fund that invests in Indonesian startups. The total size of In-House’s fund is $3.5 million f...

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 2:05 pm
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KakaoTalk Selects Controversial Indonesian Celebrity as New Ad Star For Ramadan

Korea-based messaging app KakaoTalk revealed today that it has rolled out a new TV ad campaign in Indonesia, this time centralized around th...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 6:17 pm
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PropertyGuru’s Rumah.com Completes Mobile Line-Up With New iPhone App

When Rumah.com was acquired by Singapore’s PropertyGuru in 2011, it was a “horrible website” in terms of looks, but was always graced ...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Rocket Internet Shuts OfficeFab in Southeast Asia, Shifts Focus to India’s OfficeYes

Rocket Internet has been making a lot of waves in Asia with its e-commerce startups. But just like any startup, the German-based company can...

  • July 1, 2013
  • at 11:15 am
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Asia Is The World Leader In SMS Innovation: Here Are 8 Great Examples

There's so much talk about the latest mobile apps these days and that's caused us to ignore a very important and innovative space that Asia ...

  • July 12, 2013
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How MindTalk’s Danny Wirianto Went from Office Boy to Star Entrepreneur

Anyone in the Indonesian tech industry must have at least heard of the travails of Danny Wirianto (pictured right). He is a key figure in th...

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Nightspade Turns Your Smartphone into a PC Game Controller

Nightspade Turns Your Smartphone into a PC Game Controller (VIDEO)

Nightspade wants to turn your mobile phone and tablet into a game controller, and your computer into a gaming system. At Rock Star Dev 2013,...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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Startup Weekend Jakarta

12 Good Ideas from Startup Weekend Jakarta

I went to Startup Weekend Jakarta, and saw more than 20 two-minute pitches; below are the 12 ideas I feel are worth noting.

  • July 6, 2013
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XL Axiata Loves Emoticons, Launches Indonesia’s First Stickers for SMS

Thanks to the growing popularity of social messaging apps like Line and KakaoTalk, the days where people are content in just using simple te...

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Asian Startups Can Pitch for Up to $1.3 Million at ‘Get in the Ring’ Battle in Europe

Get in the Ring is an investment batttle initiated by Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship from the Netherlands. In this battle, startups ...

  • July 5, 2013
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TeknoJurnal’s Rock Star Dev 2013

TeknoJurnal’s Rock Star Dev 2013: What are Young Indonesian Developers Designing?

This has been quite a busy month for Indonesian developers with events like AngelHack and the upcoming Jakarta Startup Weekend. We just atte...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Startup ‘decelerators’ aim to inspire creativity in picturesque locations

A new wave of initiatives, or ‘decelerators’ as they are called, are inviting entrepreneurs to spend a couple of days, or even w...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 11:36 am
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Rocket Internet’s OfficeFab bites the dust in Southeast Asia, diverts money to India’s OfficeYes

Update (2 July): Funds from OfficeFab will be diverted to the India online store because it recorded the most revenue out of all similar ope...

  • June 30, 2013
  • at 1:36 pm
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