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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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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Lapor: Taking a Deeper Look into Indonesia’s Newest Anti-Corruption Weapon

Lapor, the newest technology product made for Indonesian citizens to report wrongdoings in public services, including those dodgy extra admi...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Thehallyu Brings Korean Fashion Craze to Fans in Indonesia

Indonesia has Korean fever. Sensing an opportunity, Korean fashion e-store Thehallyu rolled out an Indonesian language version of the site l...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Why Indonesia could be a death trap for beauty box companies

News has hit this week that Indonesia has become the new battleground for beauty box companies — a type of subscription service where ...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 10:39 am
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Lolabox vs BeautyTreats: Two New Beauty Box Startups Launch in Indonesia [UPDATED]

(Updated on April 18th: BeautyTreats launched last month. The article incorrectly stated that the startup launched on the same date with Lol...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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25 of Asia’s Top Photo Apps to Take On Instagram

With Instagram getting acquired by Facebook for $1 billion, there is no question that photo apps are a very hot place to be for startups. I ...

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Is This Apple’s First Official Store in Indonesia? Probably Not

About two days ago, someone spotted an under construction store at Indonesia’s Pasaraya Blok M – a shopping center in Jakarta –...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 7:00 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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HotelQuickly brings mobile last minute hotel bookings to Asia

Empty rooms have always been a problem for hotels, especially during off-peak seasons. Besides the lost revenue opportunities, hotel operato...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Gotcha Turns Captcha Into Branded Pictures, Lets Website Owners Monetize Blocking Spammers

Though very simple, ‘captcha’ technology has been very important for netizens to filter out spammers. Now an Indonesian startup called G...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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CyberAgent Ventures to Increase Fund to US$20M With Strong Interest in Thailand

At the sidelines of the Startup Asia Singapore conference, I had the opportunity to meet Nobuaki Kitagawa (pictured above), CEO of CyberAgen...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Indonesian President’s New Twitter Account is a Hit, Gains 700,000 Followers in 2 Days

Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono – also known as SBY – has finally made his first tweet on his brand-new Twitter ha...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Indonesians Crack Down On Corruption with Crowd Reporting Site Lapor

Corruption is quite big in Indonesia. It’s very much normal – and even a habit – just to look the other way when we are dealin...

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 5:09 pm
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Qoo10 transactions in Asia doubled to USD 224M in one year; company gunning for IPO

In rapid fashion, Qoo10 has become a major e-commerce marketplace in Asia, processing SGD 278M (USD 224M) in its five countries last year, u...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 6:01 pm
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