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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RIM Disappoints Indonesian Government for Not Finishing Its “Homework”

RIM and the Indonesian government have had a somewhat mixed relationship to date. The another manifestation of this feud occurred just recen...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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eBay Sees Indonesia As the Next Big Thing

The e-commerce scene in Indonesia is still underdeveloped, but some good news continues to surface here. And the latest that we’ve heard i...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 1:24 pm
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Everyone Can Be a Web Hero with Google Chrome

Google is ready to take a hot spot in Indonesia. After disclosing intentions to open an office in Indonesia, it is now actively campaigning ...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Blaast Announces the Winners of its Application Competition

Indonesia has lots of great developers just waiting to be discovered. The folks who created Blaast, a cloud mobile development platform, are...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 3:59 pm
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Google Launches Its Very First TV Commercial in Indonesia

Last Friday Google launched its first ever TV commercial for Indonesia. Many Twitter users here reported that they watched two different ver...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 10:11 am
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East Ventures Alpha Holds First Mentoring Session [REPORT]

It took no more than two days for East Ventures Alpha to start its first mentoring session, with the mentors coming from its parent company,...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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10 Digital Communities in Indonesia

There are many important factors that help to create a healthy tech ecosystem in any country. Government regulations, the presence of ventur...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Foursquare Adds Indonesian Language, But Lacks Accuracy

On its blog, Foursquare has announced that it has added Bahasa Indonesia and four other languages (Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Thai) to ...

  • September 3, 2011
  • at 4:16 pm
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Indonesian Telcos Help Retail Staff Return Home For Eid

During Ramadan, Indonesian telcos are busy upgrading their services. It also means hard work for SIM card and phone voucher sellers. They pl...

  • August 29, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Indopreneur USA: A Start-up Competition For Indonesians in the US. Low, High Tech All Welcome

Update: Included MEKAR’s comment on its network of investors, below. You heard that right. Indopreneur USA, organized by MEKAR Entrepr...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 2:38 pm
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MySellr Combines Facebook Pages and E-Commerce Into One

Facebook and e-commerce have something in common in Indonesia: They are both huge, yet still have a lot of potential here. Many people are m...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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StumbleUpon Should Include Indonesia as an Interest

To us, StumbleUpon is a platform where we can share and consume content, and connect with new readers. In some ways it’s like a random bli...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 10:15 am
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Narenda Wicaksono on Nokia’s Indonesia Strategy and DevStart

It hasn’t been a good year for Nokia, getting absolutely hammered in the smartphone industry. But yet in Indonesia it has a fighting c...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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No BlackBerry Plant in Indonesia? We’ll Tax You!

Despite the massive amount of Blackberry users it has in Indonesia, handset maker RIM has decided to build its new plant in neighboring coun...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 5:56 pm
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One Month After Launch, East Ventures Alpha Incubates 6 Start-up Ideas

East Ventures is a Singapore-based venture capital firm that focuses on Internet-based start-ups with portfolios in Indonesia and Singapore....

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Why You’ll Want to Stack Your Tweets With StackRoll [INTERVIEW]

Twitter can sometimes be a difficult medium to master. Very often we want to get people’s attention, but at the same time we don’t k...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Yay! There Will Soon Be More Hot Spots in Indonesia!

Aside from the government’s plan to hook-up every region of the country with an internet connection, some companies have also laid out...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 5:14 pm
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Eid Greetings Made Easy on Twitter With Ucap.in

On Christmas or on any other holiday, people love to send greetings to friends and family. It’s the same for Eid, a Muslim celebration, wh...

  • August 29, 2011
  • at 3:01 pm
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