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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After Path, Indonesia’s PicMix holds hands with KakaoTalk

In May, we heard that Indonesia-made photo app PicMix has surpassed 11 million users worldwide. Currently it has 13 million users. All of th...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Homegrown smartphone brands could beat Apple and Samsung in the Philippines and across Asia

In July, we uncovered the possible reasons why high-end smartphones do not lead in the Southeast Asian market. This fact won’t change any...

  • September 3, 2013
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Indonesia’s Tiket.com partners with HotelsCombined for better hotel booking

Indonesian startup Tiket.com has had a good couple of years, and now it’s about to get better. Australian search-and-compare website...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 6:43 pm
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Mahoni launches BSE apps, providing 1,300 digital books for Indonesian students for free

At the ‘Digital Creative Indonesia’ event held by Indonesia’s biggest telco Tekomsel a few days ago, there were 68 locally made mobile...

  • August 31, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Sina Weibo appoints agent to set up office in Singapore and Indonesia for expansion

We’ve received news that Sina Weibo has officially expanded to both Singapore and Indonesia, appointing a new company called Trends Med...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 6:25 pm
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Indonesia’s KapanLagi wants to surpass Kompas and Detik in 2 years

Indonesia’s number one 1 entertainment online media KapanLagi is one of Indonesia’s first movers in the online media industry. Founded b...

  • August 30, 2013
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Indonesia’s VCs, incubators form alliance in response to laws that could harm startups

Eight of Indonesia’s venture capital firms and incubators, familiar names to the ecosystem, have formed the Alliance of Venture Capita...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 5:57 pm
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Need investment? Look out for our startup-investor speed dating at Startup Asia Jakarta

You may have heard about the conference we are organizing on November 21 and 22 in Indonesia’s capital. Startup Asia Jakarta will be a pla...

  • August 28, 2013
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How Paling Indonesia got acquired by Telkomsel

Indonesia’s biggest telco Telkomsel launched a program called “Digital Creative Indonesia” yesterday to help local developers market t...

  • August 28, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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PayPal’s fee increase on 10 September: What you need to know

It’s happening: PayPal will be increasing its payment processing fees for multiple countries in Asia. The policy will take effect auto...

  • September 3, 2013
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Groupon Indonesia gets 500,000 daily visits, celebrates 3rd anniversary

Groupon Indonesia celebrates its third anniversary this September 1, and is holding its annual sales program called “99 Event.” In this ...

  • September 3, 2013
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Indonesian travel site Gonla shuts down, but plans a revival

Just a couple of days ago, there was some confusion as to what happened with Indonesian travel site Gonla as it now only shows “503 servic...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Ahead of Southeast Asia expansion, Sina Weibo already has 1.5 million users in Singapore

It’s rare for Sina Weibo, China’s top Twitter-like social network, to reveal country-specific numbers. Indeed, it’s mostly just focuse...

  • August 30, 2013
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5 fun activities at the Startup Asia Jakarta conference

Our goal is always to serve the startup and developer community better and to make things fun! As such, look out for these five activities a...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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To help spur tech growth, Indonesian VCs and incubators assemble to create an alliance (UPDATED)

Update: It turns out that there’s actually no alliance or whatsoever but there are mixed remarks after we asked several of the below m...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 10:52 pm
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Hold your horses: Indonesian government hasn’t approved any new regulation to halt foreign investments

Indonesia’s e-commerce scene recently got rocked by Ambient Digital Indonesia president and TokoBagus co-founder Remco Lupker’s discover...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Duniaku makes a play to be the main news portal for Indonesian gamers

(Updated on August 30th: In the original version of this article, we mistakenly reported that the Indonesian company Prodigy was a potential...

  • August 28, 2013
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Indonesia’s Telkom launches a co-working space and incubator program in Yogyakarta

JDV is built to support the growth of the creative industry in Indonesia. Telkom says it is investing up to IDR 10 billion (US$1,150,000) in...

  • August 28, 2013
  • at 1:57 pm
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