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


After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

The new battleground for China's web giants is happening in nations like Brazil and Indonesia - and it's focused on apps.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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Uber’s first celebrity passengers chauffeured around Jakarta

While it’s not yet an official launch announcement, Uber Jakarta’s Twitter account tweeted that the service has chauffeured a couple Ind...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Here are the 4 graduate startups from Indosat’s first ever Ideabox

Telcos in Indonesia are starting to support the tech startup ecosystem, and that’s great. The recent one unveiling its progress is Indosat...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Cab booking app GrabTaxi now available in Indonesia

Following its recent US$15 million-series B funding led by GGV Capital, GrabTaxi, the fast-expanding taxi hailing app that’s serving users...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Twitter has close to 20 million active users in Indonesia

Now that both Facebook and Apple have offices in Indonesia, there’s only one more tech giant the country’s netizens are waiting for R...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 7:44 pm
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Bandung Meetup: The journey from fundraising to acquisition

While building your startup from the ground up is quite tough already, deciding to sell the business in the end might also be one of the tou...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Indonesian is top WordPress language in Asia, gets 200 million pageviews every month

CEO Matt Mullenweg says that Indonesian is Wordpress’ third most used language around the world, behind English and Spanish.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:44 pm
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Singapore’s Corous360 buys Indonesian app store builder Maxitech for $3.35M

Singapore's Corous360, a gaming cloud service provider, announced its acquisition of Indonesia-based app store and content provider Maxitech...

  • May 31, 2014
  • at 11:08 pm
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This team wants to turn Bali into Bitcoin Island

Bitcoin Indonesia and Coin Of Sale, a Bitcoin point-of-sales system, are looking to turn Bali into a haven for Bitcoin users.

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 7:45 pm
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Berrybenka targets Muslim women in Indonesia, launches Hijabenka

Hijabenka has actually been operational since April. Within its short lifespan, the website already has accumulated over 1,000 products from...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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11 mobile apps that make commuting easier in Indonesia’s biggest cities

Indonesia can be really challenging when it comes to commuting as the country does not have a developed land transportation infrastructure. ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Why Uber will fail in Jakarta, and why it won’t

Indonesia could be Uber's most challenging market yet. We figure out why.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:01 pm
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Xiaomi looks set to enter Indonesia in August

Xiaomi indicated today that it will most likely start selling its phones in Indonesia in August.

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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Domestic helper marketplace Cabara gets $50,000 seed funding, preps Middle East expansion

Is there demand for an online marketplace for domestic helpers in Indonesia? Cabara thinks so. The team has received a fresh US$50,000 of se...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Evernote adds a new way for people in Indonesia to pay for premium

Evernote users in Indonesia now have an additional payment method if they wish to purchase Evernote Premium. In a surprise partnership, Ever...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 6:05 pm
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Indian media giant acquires India's CouponDunia

Indian media giant acquires eshopping discounts site CouponDunia

Times Internet, the online subsidiary of The Times of India Group, is expanding its web empire with yet another Indian startup acquisition.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 7:52 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Things are still moving fast in Asia as the northern hemisphere warms up and June approaches. Stay up to date with all of our biggest storie...

  • May 31, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Apple opens office in Indonesia

After more than a year of whispers and anticipation, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has opened an office in Indonesia.

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 5:40 pm
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