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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This new chat app promises anonymous and untraceable free speech for people living under oppressive regimes

Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei, is one of the world’s richest men and has a reputation not just for his luxurious lifestyle and hi...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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How Tiket became Indonesia’s booking champion and now plans for overseas expansion

Natali Ardianto used to be bad with people. But you would never guess it from the way he carries himself today. The loquacious, well-groomed...

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
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Facebook interactions more than double tweets during Indonesian presidential elections

These days, everyone is curious to know the impact that the world’s social networking behemoths have on political campaigns. Earlier this ...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 8:41 pm
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This new app helps Indonesians get the most out of their used cars

Car classifieds portal Carmudi announced its new app for the Indonesian market last night, throwing its hat into the country’s mobile ring...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Awesome chart shows 50 countries with homegrown tech titans, but only 13 of those nations are in Asia

An interesting report from the Economist yesterday crunched data from the World Startup Report and lists the top three most valued tech comp...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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10 Indonesian presidential election themed games

Here’s our list of 10 free, election-themed games featuring Indonesia’s two presidential candidates.

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 12:05 pm
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From hacker to hero to data legend: Juny “Acong” Maimun tells the story behind Indowebster

If nothing else, Juny “Acong” Maimun is a survivor. The 34-year-old founder and CEO of Indowebster sits relaxed on a chic blue sofa in t...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Sharks, pirates hinder Indonesian file hosting giant Indowebster’s desire to scale up

“55 percent of the files on Indowebster are illegal content,” explains chief operating officer Abang Suluh Husodo. “But the users love...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 7:06 pm
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React Messenger, the selfie messaging app, takes off in Indonesia

React Messenger has really taken off in Asia. The LA-based startup is today rolling out React Messenger (which is iOS-only) in a new market ...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 4:57 pm
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Bareksa is Bloomberg for beginners, changes the game for online trading in Indonesia

In Sanskrit, “Bareksa” is the word for “tree.” As the saying goes, money doesn’t grow on trees. In Jakarta, however, that no longe...

  • July 16, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Indonesian voters are crowdsourcing ballot counts to protect against election fraud

This is the first time ever Indonesia has ever really used technology to safeguard the country’s future: the voice of the people.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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The Change School in Bali helps entrepreneurs slow down to speed up

Most entrepreneurs see a company with the word “ventures” tacked onto the end and naturally assume it’s a VC or private equity firm, a...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 5:33 pm
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What you need to know about the 95 million election tweets Indonesians sent in 2014

This is what happens when one of Twitter’s most chatty nations is celebrating election year.

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 8:38 pm
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Popular songs, videos that impacted Indonesian election top Google Trends

According to Google’s communication manager in Singapore Robin Moroney, Indonesia’s presidential election has created a noticeable stir ...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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This startup is solving Indonesia’s mobile payments problem, bypassing banks altogether

Indonesia is a country where 12.5 percent of the population lives below the poverty line and nearly one third of locals don’t have access ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 5:49 pm
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Indian Prime Minister overtakes Indonesian President to become Twitter’s third most followed world leader

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has just become the third most followed world leader on Twitter.

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 4:53 pm
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Bali’s not just for tourists: Here are 5 co-working spaces in paradise

As the ecosystem emerges, co-working spaces are popping up across Bali to facilitate startups’ growth and development. If you’re looking...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Here are 17 emoney options Indonesians can use for shopping, travel, and ecommerce

The Bank of Indonesia defines electronic money as the kind of money that is stored on a system like a server or chip. They are used by consu...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:05 am
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