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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Andi S. Boediman: Multiply’s Demise Could be a Good Thing for Indonesia’s E-Commerce Industry

[Update: Andi has written the English version of his blog. You can see it here.] The demise of e-commerce site Multiply in both Indonesia an...

  • April 30, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Tight-Lipped Tokobagus Continues To Grow Strongly

Tokobagus continues to grow under the management of Michal Klar.

  • April 29, 2013
  • at 2:51 pm
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Foxconn Has No Plans To Make Apple Products in New Indonesia Factory

Foxconn has no plan to export phones from Indonesia and will not make Apple products there.

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 7:55 pm
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Indonesia’s Sribu Reaches 25,000 Designers, Hits $100,000 Payout

Indonesian design crowdsourcing marketplace Sribu 1 is revealing a few interesting stats about its progress, including the recent milestone ...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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1 Month After Reported MNC Split, Rakuten Issues Statement About Commitment to Indonesia

Nikkei first broke the news last month that the joint venture between MNC and Rakuten (JSD:4755) is over in Indonesia. We reached out to bot...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 11:23 am
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Indonesian Comedy Band ‘Project Pop’ Pops Up in New Nokia Game

Indonesian comedy band Project Pop is quite famous in Indonesia. Since the group’s debut on TVs with its previously named group Project-P ...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Southeast Asia’s big media emerges from slumber, finds digital media revolution at its doorstep

While traditional media in the United States have been reeling from the digital media revolution, registering millions in losses, shutdowns,...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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Indonesia’s Bukalapak Gets 1 Million Daily Page-Views, Founder Launches Entrepreneurship Blog ‘Netpreneur

Today Netpreneur.co.id, a blog dedicated to advising people how to run a business, is officially launched today in Indonesia. The site is de...

  • April 23, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Agate Studio Enters Feature Phone Gaming Battle in Indonesia With New Social Platform

Today, Indonesian game developer Agate Studio launched its newest game made for feature phone users in Indonesia. Called Perang Mistis (mean...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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With 18,000 Restaurants to Be Listed, Zomato’s Next Asia Launch Will be Jakarta (INTERVIEW)

Delhi-based Zomato seems to be expanding its restaurant reviews platform at a fair speed. After launching in London in January, the startup ...

  • April 30, 2013
  • at 10:15 am
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An E-Commerce Giant in Indonesia Bites the Dust. What Happened to Multiply?

Friday’s news about e-commerce site Multiply closing down is a shocker. No one could’ve predicted this. Just last December we met up wit...

  • April 27, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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E-Commerce Marketplace Multiply to Shut Down

We’ve received news from several readers that social network turned e-commerce marketplace Multiply is shutting down. According to an emai...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 4:24 pm
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Zalora Indonesia Reaches 200,000 Daily Visitors, Partners with Telkomsel

Earlier today fashion e-commerce site Zalora launched its iOS shopping app for users in Southeast Asia. On the same day, the company’s Ind...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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The Biggest Brands on Social Media in Southeast Asia in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

The crew at Bangkok-based social analytics firm ZocialInc has fired up its ZocialRank platform to see which brands are doing the best on Fac...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 10:05 pm
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Indonesian President Now #1 Asian Nation Leader on Twitter (And Has Lots of Parody Accounts Too)

Since the Indonesian president joined Twitter as @SBYudhoyono just 11 days ago, his official account has now reached 1.56 million followers....

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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Scoop Raises $2.4 Million from Indonesian Media Giant Kompas Gramedia

Magazine and e-book reader app Scoop has raised S$3 million ($2.4 million) from PT Gramedia Digital, a subsidiary of Indonesian media giant ...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Foodpanda: Rocket Internet’s Play At Food Delivery in Asia

Rocket Internet’s online food delivery website, Foodpanda, was launched last year in April and has since undergone rapid expansion. To...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 10:39 pm
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Touchten Opens its Game Publishing Platform with These 2 Fun Games

Indonesian game developer Touchten announced today that the company has made a soft launch of its mobile game publishing platform. Its first...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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