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



Sprooki and YFind buddy up to bring indoor positioning to Asia’s shopping malls

Indoor positioning is coming to Asia really soon. The technology has received a big push towards commercial viability after today's announce...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 3:33 pm
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East Ventures tally: In 26 investments, 2 got acquired, 10 received follow-on funding, 6 died

To mark its 3rd anniversary, the firm released an infographic detailing how it has performed so far.

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 11:28 am
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GREE Ventures makes Series A investment in Indonesia’s Berrybenka, a fashion ecommerce startup

Berrybenka will use the funds to expand product selection, scale up marketing, and improve the startup's logistics.

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 11:09 am
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Mobile Games Developer War 4: The Winners

Indonesian developer Agate Studio, Nokia Indonesia, and Universitas Indonesia’s computer faculty have wrapped up their game development co...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Report: Apple to Open Indonesia Office This Year

Kompas recently reported that Apple has appointed a person to be the company’s head of marketing for Indonesia. This is the latest update ...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 12:13 pm
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Friendster Gives Dating Another Try

Earlier this month, Malaysian based social-network-turned-social–gaming-website Friendster.com launched new dating features, allowing peop...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 8:53 pm
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Indonesian Government Steps Up E-Tender Efforts

Detik reports today that the Indonesian Government’s Goods and Services Procurement Agency (LKPP) has recently signed an agreement with 27...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 7:20 pm
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Telkom’s e-Hotel Service Puts Bandung Hotels in the Cloud

Indonesia’s Telkom Business Service Division (DBS) plans to implement its e-Hotel back-end service in all Bandung hotels next year. Detik ...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Kreavi Appeals to Noble Hearts this Holiday Season With Charity Project

While the holiday season has arrived for many of us, one Indonesian startup decided to tap into the holiday spirit by doing a charity campai...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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East Ventures on 3rd Anniversary: 26 Startup Investments, Big Focus on Indonesia [INFOGRAPHIC]

This month marks the third year of life for East Ventures, the early-stage fund that focuses on Singapore and Indonesia. So it’s a goo...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Berrybenka Receives Series A Investment from GREE Ventures

Indonesian women’s fashion e-commerce site Berrybenka.com kicks off the new year by announcing that the company has raised series A in...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 11:50 am
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Pacts with inSing.com and Zalora signal Clozette’s intent to become Asia’s premier fashion network

For a social network about fashion, Clozette isn't exactly a looker. But it turns out to be more interesting than it lets on.

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 10:01 am
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Tokyo and Seoul Dominate Twitter on New Year’s Eve

While many people were busy tweeting their new year’s messages and wishes yesterday at midnight, the social network Twitter was also busy ...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 5:06 pm
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Asia Tech Scene 2012 Year in Review

Be schooled in the happenings of the Asian tech startup scene over the last 12 months.

  • December 31, 2012
  • at 9:09 pm
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Indonesia’s Tiket.com snags top prize of USD25K at international Tech-I competition

Since launching in November 2011, Tiket has gone on to grow at a 20 to 50 percent clip every month.

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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Indonesian App BimaTri Helps You Manage Mobile Data Usage

Earlier this month, Indonesian operator Three launched a free application called BimaTri which can be used to monitor your mobile quota usag...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Indonesian Game Dev Gets Unexpected Props from Korean Star PSY

Korean artist PSY, who just recently hit the one billion mark for his Gangnam Style video on YouTube, is using an Indonesian-made avatar for...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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South Korean chat app KakaoTalk gets serious about Indonesia, partners with Telkomsel telco

KakaoTalk has officially announced its partnership with Indonesia’s biggest telco, Telkomsel, to enable carrier billing for its app.

  • December 25, 2012
  • at 7:35 pm
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