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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PandaBed’s new matching service allows travelers of the same age, race, and religion to bunk up

On August 12 in Singapore, PandaBed announced its newest feature, PeerMatch. The latest add-on allows homeowners and travelers to get a bett...

  • August 14, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
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Indonesia’s Telkom prepares $200 million for startup investment, the country’s largest tech fund to date

Now Indonesia's tech startups should have no more complain for the lack of funding alternatives.

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 8:59 pm
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Ahead of Rocket Internet IPO, here are the numbers on its Southeast Asian ecommerce stores

Remember last week when Rocket Internet announced a US$445 million investment from Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) in exch...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 6:56 pm
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Indonesian estore Blibli, impatient for Xiaomi’s official launch, starts selling Mi 3 smartphone

Indonesia’s top online store Blibli is beating the much-anticipated official Xiaomi launch by selling the Xiaomi Mi 3.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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Endemic corruption in Indonesia galvanizes edtech startups

The World Bank calls Indonesia’s school system “immense and diverse.” With more than 50 million students and 2.6 million teachers, the...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 8:48 pm
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Kaspar Zhou, 500 Startups’ new guy in Jakarta, wants to get more aggressive in Indonesia

Kaspar Zhou does not look like an investment manager for one of the world’s largest venture capital and private equity firms. It’s a Wed...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 9:59 pm
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More Indonesians will soon collect paychecks in pajamas. Tapping the nation’s stay-at-home workforce

Even in the most tech-savvy countries with fast and readily-available internet connections like Singapore and the US, the stay-at-home labor...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 6:34 pm
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As Indonesia’s gaming industry heats up, new startups enter

Today, mobile devices are the preferred channel for internet usage in Indonesia, and McKinsey Global Institute projects that with its curren...

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 9:10 pm
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Indonesia’s new president seeks crowdsourced help in picking new ministers

For the very first time, Indonesian government is taking on online feedback regarding new cabinet ministers for Joko Widodo’s presidency.

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Indonesia’s adtech startup Adskom raises $850,000 from 4 VCs

Adskom is one of those rare Indonesian tech startups which are operating internationally.

  • August 14, 2014
  • at 10:49 am
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Born in Vietnam and raised in Y Combinator, Kimono wants to API-ify the entire Internet

Kimono puts the power of data analysis into the hands of anyone. No coding required.

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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Stealth aims to earn the title as Indonesia’s most secure messaging app

Is this Asia’s answer for the secure chat app craze?

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 4:28 pm
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$2.8 billion spent on Southeast Asian startup acquisitions since 2008: report

In a report released today by Singapore-based venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures, contributing writer Cheryl Ho claims more than US...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 6:21 pm
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Indonesian government ramps up transparency efforts with new websites and online services

Good news for Indonesia. Citizens can access public information much easier from the internet, and be more proactive in utilizing it.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Games in Asia meetup Jakarta: Getting your first million downloads

We will be coming to you in Jakarta on August 13th with a topic that all indie gaming studios will be very interested about: “Getting your...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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Startup Arena heads back to Jakarta, along with $10,000 cash prize

Jakarta’s biggest startup pitching session is back. Seize the chance and sign up to compete in Startup Arena now.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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Rakuten: Viber has 608 million registered accounts, is the future of our company

Viber's company's growth comes at a time when Rakuten wants to make the messaging service an essential component of the larger conglomerate.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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5 huge challenges any tech business faces in Indonesia

Several stats and buzzwords get thrown around when global investors talk about Indonesia’s tech startup potential. Often, they cite the co...

  • July 31, 2014
  • at 11:53 am
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