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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Will Foxconn Announce Joint Venture Deal in Indonesia Next Month, or Will There Be Further Delays?

After repeated delays, there’s news today that Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn (LSE:HHPD; HKEX:2038; TPE:2354) will finalize its plan to bu...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Singapore’s Fatfish Internet Drives Into Indonesia With RajaPremi Acquisition

Singaporean startup meisters Fatfish Internet have made a move into Indonesia by acquiring, it is revealed today, a majority stake in car in...

  • July 15, 2013
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With $1.5 Billion in Products To Be Sold This Year, Shopify Gets Serious in Asia

Shopify is one of the world’s largest e-commerce solutions that helps retailers set up their e-stores and sell products online. And now it...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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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 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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Indonesian Government Plans to Hike SIM Card Prices by 5,000%

Indonesia’s Telecommunications Regulatory Body plans to hike the price of SIM cards to a minimum of IDR 100,000 ($10). At the moment, you ...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Smartfren Andromax-U Review: Affordable and Dependable, But Very Laggy

I have been using my first Android phone, the Smartfren Andromax-U, for a few months now and would like to share my thoughts about the phone...

  • July 15, 2013
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Indonesian Regulators Consider Hitting BlackBerry With $1.5 Million Fine for BBM Outages

After successfully bullying BlackBerry to block porn access from its devices, the Indonesian government now thinks it might be a good idea t...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 8:06 pm
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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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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
  • at 9:00 am
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