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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New concert ticketing app GigOut is up all night to get lucky

Music lovers and concert goers across Asia have a new app in the form of GigOut. Made by a Singaporean startup, GigOut’s iPhone app ag...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Email app Mailbird launches support for more email services, shares progress

Lots of people (including me) spend hours every day sending emails, and there’s a group of people who believe they can make that process m...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Tokopedia finally monetizes through Gold Merchant program

(Update: William Tanuwijaya gives us more information about the new features for merchants.) Indonesian online marketplace Tokopedia1 today ...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 7:21 pm
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10 million users in Indonesian schools are now connected via Telkom’s wi-fi project

Indonesia’s educational sector is definitely getting more connected to the world thanks to the country’s largest information and communi...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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4 reasons BlackBerry phones will die in Indonesia (but BBM will still reign supreme)

While the launch of BBM for Android and iOS is great news for a lot of Indonesians, the same cannot be said for the fate of BlackBerry’s h...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Baby e-store Tororo is the new startup from Kaskus CEO Ken Dean Lawadinata

Tororo.com, an e-commerce site that sells baby products online, is Kaskus CEO’s Ken Dean Lawadinata new startup.

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 10:34 am
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Oppo houses 1,000 employees in Indonesia, sells 100,000 phones so far

Yesterday China-based handset manufacturer Oppo launched its newest flagship phone, the Oppo N1, in Indonesia. We discussed the phone briefl...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Kii, a backend-as-a-service firm that funds startups, confirms expansion to Southeast Asia

Backend-as-a-service (BaaS) companies have risen in prominence this year after the acquisition of Parse by Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) for a repor...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 1:00 am
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Malaysia’ Piktochart is a doozy and open for funding next year

This article is part of our coverage of 2012 Startup Arena participants. We’ve been tracking their progress since they pitched at last...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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Opera’s mobile store passes 75 million monthly user benchmark, with India and Indonesia as hotspots

Opera Mobile Store sees over 75 million monthly visitors and serves over 140,000 apps, with India and Indonesia among the top countries in t...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 3:48 pm
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India’s Komli Media raises $30 million to grow its Asian online ad market

Today Mumbai-based digital media and ad platform Komli Media has announced that the company has raised a round of funding from its new inves...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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BeautyTreats can’t rely on only beauty boxes in Indonesia, opens cosmetics e-store

BeautyTreats is one of the first startups testing the Indonesian market for monthly beauty box subscriptions. It’s been met with steady ye...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 5:16 pm
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Indonesia’s IndoTrading secures seed funding from Rebright Partners

After discussing Indonesia’s enterprise marketplace IndoTrading last month, the team has come back with more great news: IndoTrading has s...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 3:09 pm
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Indonesia’s anti-corruption website is now getting 1,000 crowdsourced reports every day

The team behind Lapor, the President’s Delivery Unit of Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4), tells Tech in Asia that the site is p...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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8 digital book apps and platforms in Indonesia

Since everything seems to be going digital, people now can store objects that used to be physical in their mobile devices. They carry their ...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Report: Indonesia overtakes China as world’s biggest source of online attacks

38 percent of the world’s online attack traffic comes from Indonesia, according to The State of the Internet Q2 report by Akamai. Th...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 8:07 pm
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42% of the world’s Internet users live in Asia

Asia, as we have noted repeatedly before, is home to the biggest internet populations across the world. These maps show us, with some stagge...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Hypochondriacs beware: 5 innovative health apps from Asia

Medical technology is a booming industry, but most startups getting involved in Asia don’t directly contribute to the advancement of d...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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