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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Bitcoin will not be regulated in Indonesia, but it’s still illegal

Indonesia’s central bank has stated today it will not regulate Bitcoin, according to DailySocial. Still, Bank Indonesia’s initi...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 8:23 pm
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Apple resurrects the discontinued iPhone 4 just for India, Indonesia, and Brazil

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will resume manufacturing of the iPhone 4 specifically for sale in India, Indonesia, and Brazil, according to sources c...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Tech trends in Indonesia in 2014

We held our first meetup in 2014 in Jakarta last week. We invited Andi S. Boediman, director of Ideosource and Natali Ardianto, founder of T...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda gets $20 million in fresh funding delivered to its doorstep

Foodpanda, the Rocket Internet-backed meal delivery service, just received a $20 million investment from several firms including Phenomen Ve...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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After hitting over 70 million pageviews in 2013, Female Daily zeroes in on beauty

Things are going very well for Female Daily Network. In 2013, it recorded a staggering 73 million pageviews from 21.4 million visitors. It n...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Indonesia’s food discovery site Abraresto raises $1.5 million investment

Indonesia’s food discovery site Abraresto announced today it has closed an investment of $1.5 million f...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 7:41 pm
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Bakrie’s CDMA business offers free Path usage in Indonesia

The free Path usage is only available for Esia’s MaxFun and MaxPic smartphone users.

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 2:05 pm
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5 great browsers to replace your phone’s stock browser

When it comes to smartphones, many people have their preferred selection of apps that they download when first setting up a new phone. But o...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 9:05 am
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iPhone 5s and 5c launch in Indonesia, but Apple fans shocked by price

Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 5S and 5C are now available in Indonesia, but regular readers would understand by now that it is cheaper...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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Fashion flash sales site VIP Plaza launches today in Indonesia

Fashion flash sales site VIP Plaza launches today in Indonesia with CyberAgent Ventures funding

Indonesia’s e-shoppers now have one more option when buying clothes online. VIP Plaza launches today as a flash sales site focused on ...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 1:03 pm
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Indonesian man convicted of libel on Twitter, protest surges over draconian internet law

Opponents offer several arguments for why this regulation should be revised or even deleted. First, it’s not in line with the defamation r...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 9:40 pm
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Australia’s music streaming service Guvera launches in Indonesia

However, in contrast to Guvera’s freemium business model in Australia, Indonesia is a full-on subscription service. Skybee CEO Pontus Sonn...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Indonesia’s Shopious pivots from traditional e-store to Instagram-based fashion store aggregator

The transformation began in October. Previously, Shopious was a platform that let merchants create fashion stores on the Shopious website, s...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Indonesian government supports local hackers, holds national competition

Held by the Ministry of Defense, the Cyber Defense Competition 2014 is going to be held on February 11th for students and the public.

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Deezer pushes music streaming service in Indonesia with rock star tie-up

Slank held a live chat session on Deezer earlier today and will be giving out merchandise to Deezer users from February 6 to March 6.

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 5:45 pm
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Southeast Asia-born Paypal competitor 2C2P secures $2 million funding

2C2P, an online payment processing company, has concluded a $2 million Series B financing round, led by $1.5 million from an undisclosed inv...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 11:09 am
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Indonesian bloggers now have more options to earn a living with Japan’s Cyberbuzz

B Blog has ambitious target to recruit 15,000 bloggers in Indonesia by November, and earn between IDR 500 million ($41,000) to IDR 1 billion...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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PricePanda gets $3 million funding for further expansion in Southeast Asia

Rocket Internet’s price comparison platform PricePanda announced today it secured $3 million funding from Tengelmann Group and other e...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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