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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Here are 17 emoney options Indonesians can use for shopping, travel, and ecommerce

The Bank of Indonesia defines electronic money as the kind of money that is stored on a system like a server or chip. They are used by consu...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:05 am
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Armed with strong SEO and a good domain name, this one-man army is disrupting Indonesia’s real estate market

According to SimilarWeb’s estimates, RumahDijual generates more traffic than its two competitors: PropertyGuru’s Rumah and iProperty’s...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Is the Moto G the perfect contender to bring Motorola back into Asia? (REVIEW)

It's becoming increasingly easier to get a great phone at a low price, but can Motorola conquer Asia with the Moto G? Here's our review.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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Brands and individuals in Indonesia race to snatch up new ‘.id’ domain names

A much shorter domain for Indonesia, .id, can now be acquired by Indonesian citizens or brands that are owned by local citizens. This top-le...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 10:45 pm
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Berrybenka targets Muslim women in Indonesia, launches Hijabenka

Hijabenka has actually been operational since April. Within its short lifespan, the website already has accumulated over 1,000 products from...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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11 mobile apps that make commuting easier in Indonesia’s biggest cities

Indonesia can be really challenging when it comes to commuting as the country does not have a developed land transportation infrastructure. ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Why Uber will fail in Jakarta, and why it won’t

Indonesia could be Uber's most challenging market yet. We figure out why.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:01 pm
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Xiaomi's Hugo Barra speaking at Startup Asia Singapore 2014.

Xiaomi looks set to enter Indonesia in August

Xiaomi indicated today that it will most likely start selling its phones in Indonesia in August.

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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Domestic helper marketplace Cabara gets $50,000 seed funding, preps Middle East expansion

Is there demand for an online marketplace for domestic helpers in Indonesia? Cabara thinks so. The team has received a fresh US$50,000 of se...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Facebook has 69 million active users in Indonesia, launches election tracker

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) launched an election tracker called Facebook Suara Indonesia for one of its biggest nation user-bases on the planet.

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 10:32 am
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CekAja helps Indonesians compare and apply for financial products, delivers the service to their front doors

(Update: We revised a couple of facts: CekAja’s beta launch timeline and number of transactions processed) Indonesia could become a huge m...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Here are 5 strategies Reebonz uses to attract wealthy shoppers in Indonesia

Although Indonesia's middle class is small group, brands targeting them can grow if they adopt the right strategies – which is what luxury...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 10:50 am
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After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

The new battleground for China's web giants is happening in nations like Brazil and Indonesia - and it's focused on apps.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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Uber’s first celebrity passengers chauffeured around Jakarta

While it’s not yet an official launch announcement, Uber Jakarta’s Twitter account tweeted that the service has chauffeured a couple Ind...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Here are the 4 graduate startups from Indosat’s first ever Ideabox

Telcos in Indonesia are starting to support the tech startup ecosystem, and that’s great. The recent one unveiling its progress is Indosat...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Cab booking app GrabTaxi now available in Indonesia

Following its recent US$15 million-series B funding led by GGV Capital, GrabTaxi, the fast-expanding taxi hailing app that’s serving users...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Twitter has close to 20 million active users in Indonesia

Now that both Facebook and Apple have offices in Indonesia, there’s only one more tech giant the country’s netizens are waiting for R...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 7:44 pm
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Bandung Meetup: The journey from fundraising to acquisition

While building your startup from the ground up is quite tough already, deciding to sell the business in the end might also be one of the tou...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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