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



Zalora Launches Android App, Says 25% of Revenue Comes from Mobile

Zalora rolls out its brand-new Android app today, and reveals that 25 percent of its revenue comes from mobile.

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:59 pm
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In Anticipation of Next Year’s Election, Indonesian Government Launches Online Voter Database

The Indonesian government has been embracing the internet as of late, and yesterday the General Elections Commission (KPU) put the temporary...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Rocket Internet Gets $500 Million Funding

Watch Out Asia, Rocket Internet Reveals It Raised $1.3 Billion So Far This Year

Germany’s startup dynamo that’s plotting world domination, Rocket Internet, has netted $500 million – yes, half a billion – ...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 5:07 pm
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Will Foxconn Announce Joint Venture Deal in Indonesia Next Month, or Will There Be Further Delays?

After repeated delays, there’s news today that Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn (LSE:HHPD; HKEX:2038; TPE:2354) will finalize its plan to bu...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Singapore’s Fatfish Internet Drives Into Indonesia With RajaPremi Acquisition

Singaporean startup meisters Fatfish Internet have made a move into Indonesia by acquiring, it is revealed today, a majority stake in car in...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 2:06 pm
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With $1.5 Billion in Products To Be Sold This Year, Shopify Gets Serious in Asia

Shopify is one of the world’s largest e-commerce solutions that helps retailers set up their e-stores and sell products online. And now it...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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11 Startups to Watch in Indonesia’s Gaming Industry

Indonesia’s mobile market is huge – across both feature phones and smartphones – as well as social media addicts. Game develop...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Celestian Tales: An Indonesian Retro RPG Game Comes To Kickstarter

There aren’t too many Indonesian games being pitched on Kickstarter, so it’s interesting to see one making its appearance today. That ga...

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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How An Indonesian Gamer Became An Entrepreneurial Millionaire

How An Indonesian Gamer Became An Entrepreneurial Millionaire

Kevin Mintaraga is the founder of Magnivate Group, an Indonesian digital agency founded in 2008 and was acquired in 2012 by WPP. Kevin share...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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9 Top Web and Mobile Travel Startups in Indonesia

The holidays are approaching soon in Indonesia; Muslims are going to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, on which they often travel to their relatives’...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Kucari is Earning $80,000 Revenue Per Month In Indonesia’s Less Crowded B2B E-Commerce Market

With the Indonesian C2C market crowded with big players like Kaskus, Tokobagus, Tokopedia and Rakuten, it may be rare for us to see it’s c...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 6:13 pm
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5 Reasons Why There Is No Southeast Asia Kool Aid

So it seems we got us a little debate here on the topic of startups in Southeast Asia, so I’d like to add some fuel to the flame. Oliver S...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 3:42 pm
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Indonesian Government Plans to Hike SIM Card Prices by 5,000%

Indonesia’s Telecommunications Regulatory Body plans to hike the price of SIM cards to a minimum of IDR 100,000 ($10). At the moment, you ...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Smartfren Andromax-U Review: Affordable and Dependable, But Very Laggy

I have been using my first Android phone, the Smartfren Andromax-U, for a few months now and would like to share my thoughts about the phone...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Indonesian Regulators Consider Hitting BlackBerry With $1.5 Million Fine for BBM Outages

After successfully bullying BlackBerry to block porn access from its devices, the Indonesian government now thinks it might be a good idea t...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 8:06 pm
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Asia Is The World Leader In SMS Innovation: Here Are 8 Great Examples

There's so much talk about the latest mobile apps these days and that's caused us to ignore a very important and innovative space that Asia ...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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How MindTalk’s Danny Wirianto Went from Office Boy to Star Entrepreneur

Anyone in the Indonesian tech industry must have at least heard of the travails of Danny Wirianto (pictured right). He is a key figure in th...

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Nightspade Turns Your Smartphone into a PC Game Controller

Nightspade Turns Your Smartphone into a PC Game Controller (VIDEO)

Nightspade wants to turn your mobile phone and tablet into a game controller, and your computer into a gaming system. At Rock Star Dev 2013,...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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