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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Regulation for Indonesian Incubators Will be Finalized This Month

Indonesia’s Kontan reports today that regulations covering the development of startup incubators and any SMEs – yes, including tech ...

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 1:16 pm
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Indonesian-Made Satay Chef Game Hits Blackberry 10

The Blackberry Z10 launch in Indonesia on Monday signals the launch of 4,000 apps made in the country. Yeah, that’s a very nice figure loo...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Why Blackberry Remains Powerful In Indonesia, and How It’s Still Going to Lose

A lot of my friends have had their fair share of complaints about the Blackberry Messenger (BBM) service in Indonesia, especially about the ...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Makers of WeChat App Promise That BlackBerry 10 Version is Coming Soon

The Chinese-made messaging app WeChat got a version for older Blackberry models late last year. But now the makers of WeChat have promised t...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm
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Project Eden Shares Lesson in Mentoring Startups

It’s been quite some time since Project Eden, Indonesia’s first startup accelerator, made any announcement on its site. In fact, the las...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Tech Trends in Indonesia in 2013 (VIDEO)

Last week we held our second Meetup in Jakarta to discuss the country’s tech trends in 2013. Moderated by Tech in Asia blogger Willis, Ide...

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 8:59 pm
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Mobile loyalty app Pouch takes off in Indonesia, launching in Philippines very soon

Pouch has revealed that it has a presence in 25 shopping malls in Jakarta.

  • February 28, 2013
  • at 11:12 am
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Blackberry Launches ‘BBM Money’ for Cash Transfers in Indonesia

Bloomberg reports today that Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) has announced the launch of its brand-new BBM Money feature in conjunction with Indone...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 9:41 pm
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NulisBuku Responds to New Rivalry from Gramediana, Now Has 27,000 Members

Indonesian self-publishing service NulisBuku has been making steady progress since we covered the company in 2011. Co-founder (Ollie) Aulia ...

  • February 25, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Spread the Fun: Line Now Has Four Times More Games Than KakaoTalk in Indonesia

Japan-made chat app Line announced today that the company has released two new games onto its social gaming platform, called Dragon Flight a...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 9:53 pm
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Notorious Indonesian Hacker Might be Recruited by the Police

I read some news today that made me quite happy, and it’s not about the Blackberry Z10 pre-orders in Indonesia. Remember Wildan Yani Ashar...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 6:47 pm
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Rocket Internet’s FoodPanda launches mobile app in 14 countries

The FoodPanda app allows users to filter restaurants by location and order food using their mobile phones.

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 11:54 pm
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Huawei Facing Second Labor Strike in Indonesia

Huawei’s Indonesian labor union (Sehati) is holding its second demonstration today to protest illegal foreign workers hired by the company...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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Indonesia’s Gun E-Commerce Site Exposed as a Money-Grabbing Fraud

The team behind Indonesian gun e-commerce site Gudang Senjata (1) has been apprehended by the police a couple of weeks ago, just days after ...

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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Tencent Opens Joint-Venture Company in Indonesia, WeChat App Sees Explosive Growth

Today, China’s internet giant Tencent (HKG:0700) and Indonesian company MNC Media announced that they have made a joint-venture company ca...

  • February 28, 2013
  • at 5:06 pm
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KakaoTalk Records 288% Indonesian User Growth and Looks to Embrace Local Communities

Today, Korea-based messaging app KakaoTalk held a press conference event called “Media Play Day.” Besides the usual information load dur...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Indonesian Telcos to Join the Chat App Battleground

The fight is on! Back in December, there was a discussion event among Indonesian telcos about what they should do regarding so-called OTT (o...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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TeknoUp Earns Tens of Thousands of Dollars Every Month, Now Accepts Credit Card Payments

Indonesian gadget review and e-commerce site TeknoUp.com (1) announced on Friday that it now accepts payment by credit card, which is powere...

  • February 25, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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