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


Blaast Launches in Indonesia, Collaborates With XL

Blaast officially launched yesterday at the Kempinski Ballroom in Jakarta. Collaborating with telco XL, Blaast has brought its service to mo...

  • January 25, 2012
  • at 9:38 am
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Kompas Invests in Urbanesia, Becomes a Major Shareholder

Early this week Kompas, Indonesia’s biggest national newspaper, invested in Urbanesia [1]. The signs were really there as Edi Taslim, the ...

  • January 21, 2012
  • at 3:45 pm
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WayangForce Spreads Word of its Magazine Reader App – With a Café

The startup team behind WayangForce, the digital magazine reader for iPad and Android tablets, made a surprising move late last year when it...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Imaginary Friends Come to Life in Asylon World for Android

Whappa Games is a games developer focusing on multiplayer mobile games. It follows in the footsteps of NightSpade (a graduate of Bandung Ins...

  • January 14, 2012
  • at 11:08 pm
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East Ventures Launches Angels Network, Aims to Boost Indonesian Ecosystem

East Ventures has been pretty active in the Indonesian startup scene, investing in and incubating more than 20 startups in the country so fa...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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AdStars Appointed As UberSocial Advertising Partner in Indonesia

Adstars is an ad network company which has shown very fast growth. And now it has been chosen as the exclusive in-country advertising partne...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 9:20 am
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Is Indonesia the World’s Chattiest Twitter Nation?

Some of you may recall earlier in the year when we looked at the Eric Fischer’s wonderful visualization of Twitter languages, and how ...

  • January 10, 2012
  • at 11:08 am
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New VC fund targets Indonesia with up to US$8M in new investment

CyberAgent Ventures plans to invest up to US$8M in six to eight Indonesia-based companies in 2012, reported e27. Following the launch of the...

  • January 5, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Apps Foundry Raises SGD $1 Million From Gobi Partners, Mitsui Global

Indonesian mobile app dev firm, Apps Foundry, which is better known for its SCOOP smartphone/tablet eReader app, has raised SGD$1 million (U...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 2:07 pm
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After Entering Indonesia with Video Service, FC2 Says Adult Section Soon Coming

Last week we told you about FC2’s plans to launch its video service in Indonesia. The company claims that its video service is pretty ...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Japan’s FC2 Video Site Launches in Indonesia, Minus the Sexy Bits

Heard of FC2 Video? I hadn’t, but I know them now. FC2 Video is an online video streaming site similar to YouTube, and is apparently prett...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 10:48 pm
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For EA games, Online Payment in the Cards Thanks to MOL

MOL, Asia’s leading online payment provider for games and social networks, has announced that it has teamed up with Electronics Arts (NASD...

  • January 16, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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East Ventures Continues Bull Run in Indonesia: Invests in Inapay and Jajalindo

Investments in Indonesia show no signs of stopping for East Ventures. The early stage venture capital firm just recently announced two portf...

  • January 14, 2012
  • at 5:18 pm
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Promoote Helps You Find Local Services in Jakarta

If you’re in Jakarta and are looking for something like a guitar tutor, massage, or a photo shoot session, look no further than Promoote.c...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Applorer Gamebox Wants to Help You Find Android Games, Brings Better Payment Options

From the Singaporean team that brought you MoVend, an in-app mobile payment platform, comes a brand-new app called Applorer Gamebox. Its cre...

  • January 11, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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INDOMOG Aims to Solve Indonesia’s Online Payment Woes

Payment gateways have always been a curse for the Indonesia online ecosystem. We spoke with Wendy Vega, the founder and owner of INDOMOG whi...

  • January 10, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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How Indonesia’s Tech Scene Grew in 2011

What a year 2011 has been! The development that we have seen in the Indonesia tech scene over the past year is remarkable. We’ve seen many...

  • January 2, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Adways Indonesia Expands to Social Mobile Games

Adways Indonesia – a subsidiary of the Japanese advertising company Adways – is expanding its reach to social mobile games. The ...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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