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

GudangImpor

This startup lets Indonesians get their hands on rare goods from different countries

Yuwono Wicaksono, founder of the pint-sized, Jakarta-based ecommerce site GudangImpor, wants his budding company to become the hub for Indon...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 8:03 pm
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Lazada and Xiaomi: 5,000 Redmi 1S sold out in 7 minutes in Indonesia (UPDATED)

Xiaomi has finished its first flash sales in Indonesia.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:26 pm
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8villages now works with telcos to offer free tips to farmers in Indonesia

It’s not every day you find a startup that offers free information to farmers in Indonesia.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 11:17 am
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This startup gives rural entrepreneurs the tech to operate their own mobile networks

Although the northernmost American state of Alaska is the largest US territory by size, its population is less than 732,000. With rugged wil...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Indonesia’s Valuklik gets seed funding from East Ventures

Ad spending in Indonesia is projected to reach $720 million in 2015. East Ventures and Valuklik want a slice of the pie.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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Indonesia’s Ideabox accelerator unveils 2nd batch of finalists, featuring transport apps and foodtech

On August 29, Sebastian Togelang and Andy Zain’s Ideabox accelerator in Jakarta (powered by local telco Indosat) announced its second roun...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 4:15 pm
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Twitter confirms upcoming office in Indonesia

Twitter plans to set up an office in Indonesia within the next six months.

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 2:32 pm
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Xiaomi officially launches in Indonesia with Redmi 1S

Xiaomi will officially make its debut in Indonesia. But the company uses a somewhat different method of selling its products.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 7:33 pm
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With seed money secured, WeYap thinks the battle to be Indonesia’s Yelp is wide open

There’s yet to be a really strong player in the online directory scene in Indonesia like Yelp. WeYap looks ready to take on the challenge.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 2:51 pm
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Indonesia’s humor site MalesBanget gets investment from Rebright Partners and 500 Startups

Hopefully MBDC Media’s flagship product, the humor site MalesBanget, gets funnier after this.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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Indonesian startup challenges Slack with new team collaboration app

It’s quite common nowadays to see companies made up largely of remote workers (Tech in Asia does it!). When that happens, you better have ...

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 6:03 pm
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KreditGoGo is the latest online financial comparison site to enter the very hot Indonesian market

KreditGoGo is a financial comparison platform that helps people compare and apply for financial products in Indonesia.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Indonesia’s Klik-Eat just got acquired by its Japanese stakeholder

The online food delivery business gets a nod in Indonesia with the acquisition of one of its bigger players.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
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Cheatsheet of startup acquisitions in Southeast Asia

Here's a quick guide to the past exits that have happened in the region.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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This startup wants to solve the talent crunch in Asia

This startup wants to solve the talent crunch in Asia

Rather than an outsourced development shop, Chok Ooi describes Agility as a startup product development company that partners and works with...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
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Tripvisto wants more Indonesians take on tours, gets seed funding from East Ventures

Tripvisto’s CEO Bernardus Sumartok assures everyone that the new startup won’t share the same fate as its ‘older brother’.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Uber finds peace in Singapore while facing brickbats in the rest of Asia

Their arrival in Asia continues to be fraught with resistance from all quarters - governments, taxi companies, and even banks.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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State of tech startup ecosystem in Medan

Medan is Indonesia’s third biggest city in Indonesia. How big is the tech startup scene there?

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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