Posts Tagged: Indonesia


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Is This Apple’s First Official Store in Indonesia? Probably Not

About two days ago, someone spotted an under construction store at Indonesia’s Pasaraya Blok M – a shopping center in Jakarta –...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Soccer Ticker App is a Hit With Blackberry 10 Sports Fans

Indonesia’s Soccer Ticker app, which was the overall winner of the Blackberry JamHack Asia competition recently, is proving to be popular ...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Indonesian President to Set Up Personal Twitter Account

The Jakarta Globe reports today that the Indonesian president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), will launch his own personal Twitter account ...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Mobile Social Gaming Company FunSpot Arrives in Indonesia with Telkomsel Partnership

Singapore-based mobile social gaming and entertainment company FunSpot announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with Indon...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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KakaoTalk Hits Number 1 Spot in Indonesia’s App Stores and is Looking for Local Partners

Sirgoo Lee (pictured right) is a very nice guy. He’s the co-CEO of Korea-based chat app KakaoTalk. When he went onstage at our Startup Asi...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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DealPOS Wants Retailers to Ditch Cash Registers and Pick Up iPads

For retailers, cash registers are an expensive, space-hogging, eye-gougingly ugly experience. Indonesian startup DealPOS instead wants to pu...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 5:35 pm
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Burufly Receives Investment From Walden and Batavia

Indonesian social travel site Burufly has concluded a financing round from Walden International and Batavia Incubator. The sum of the invest...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 12:22 pm
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Understanding Neighbouring Markets with Mike, Mimee and Reza

This evening, we are pleased to have a panel of distinguished guests from Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam to give us an insight on Singapore...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 7:55 pm
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Misuse Allegation Throws Indonesia’s Rural Internet Penetration Scheme into Question

Though being the third largest democratic country in the world, corruption is still quite big in Indonesia. And now Detik yesterday reported...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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Qoo10 transactions in Asia doubled to USD 224M in one year; company gunning for IPO

In rapid fashion, Qoo10 has become a major e-commerce marketplace in Asia, processing SGD 278M (USD 224M) in its five countries last year, u...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 6:01 pm
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Dropbox Expands in Asia, Now Available in Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian

Dropbox is seeing stellar 537 percent annual growth in users in Indonesia already. Now available in Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian.

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 3:09 pm
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Printing giant launches Vistamobi, a mobile-friendly website builder for micro-businesses

Vistaprint, the sixth largest public-listed printing company in the United States, has just gone small by launching a simple-to-use website ...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 2:58 pm
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No Funding, No Rich Daddy, Founder of M-Stars in Indonesia Started Up His Way

I met Joseph Edi Lumban Gaol, founder of M-Stars Group, in Jakarta, Indonesia. M-Stars is one of Indonesia’s pioneer mobile content provid...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 5:35 pm
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8Villages Offers Information Hub Through Mobile for Southeast Asian Farmers

You might have heard a bit about 8Villages. Not only has the startup been interviewed by us, but also by the BBC, which is a rare feat for a...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 6:06 pm
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Sharing Session: An Introduction to Indonesia’s Startup Ecosystem (Live Blog)

Onto the next sharing session, we have Indonesia’s Andy Zain to share about his country’s startup ecosystem. Andy is the founder...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 12:52 pm
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Rakuten’s new USD 10M Asian fund seeking to invest in region’s startups

Rakuten, the e-commerce giant from Japan with a global presence, announced today that it has set up a USD 10M fund in Singapore that will be...

  • April 4, 2013
  • at 1:36 pm
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Nijibox Reaches 5 Million Gamers, Founder Yoichi Gets Even Busier

Japanese game developer and publisher Nijibox announced on Monday that there are a few personnel changes for the company’s key positions. ...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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MailBird Launches Public Beta, Wants One Million Users This Year

Developed by a team based in Bali, email app MailBird launched its public beta version yesterday. Cited by media like LifeHacker and TechCru...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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