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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Indosat partners with Softbank to launch $50M fund in Indonesia

Indosat announced that it has joined forces with SoftBank to launch SB ISAT, a $50 million fund targeting Indonesian growth-stage startups.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 9:18 pm
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5 reasons why Bandung is a great tech city – and why it really could be Indonesia’s Silicon Valley

Ridwan Kamil, the new Bandung mayor, wants to change the capital-first mindset and convince people that Bandung can be a better destination ...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 7:20 pm
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Indonesia’s Touchten tries something new, launches a game for KakaoTalk

While Indonesia’s mobile industry has abundant potential, it’s game developers who are mostly leading the way. That’s not a bad thing ...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 6:17 pm
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SoundCloud is top pick for music streaming in emerging markets in Asia

Germany-based SoundCloud is the most-used music streaming app in emerging markets in Asia.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Too busy to read Tech in Asia twice a day? We forgive you (this time). Here's a refresher course on the past week's biggest stories.

  • May 17, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Amid online porn crackdown, Vimeo, Reddit and Imgur are blocked in Indonesia

With Vimeo now joining Imgur and Reddit on the blacklist, is this the start of Indonesia’s version of China’s Great Firewall?

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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SMS Bitcoin wallets to Singapore and beyond

The state of Bitcoin in Southeast Asia

A look in how Bitcoin is doing in each market, save for Singapore.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 9:01 am
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To stop so many students dropping out of high school, Indonesia will let kids study online instead

The objective of this new program is to try stop so many teenagers dropping out of Indonesia’s upper high school system. Over five million...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 6:51 pm
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This startup is disrupting the jewelry industry in Indonesia

Currently Orori sells various jewelry products including wedding rings and pendants. You can also buy diamonds, gold bars, and gift packages...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 8:07 pm
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4 alternative Android app stores in Indonesia

Many players are looking to launch their own Android app stores in order to feed download-hungry users in Indonesia.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Indonesia’s Kaskus makes first changes under new CEO, now has 750 million monthly pageviews

Today, Kaskus held its first press conference since that time to talk about the first changes under the new leadership. The company also rev...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 7:16 pm
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Indonesia’s TokoBagus rebrands to OLX.co.id

TokoBagus assured users that the only thing changing is the brand and domain name, while everything else will remain the same.

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 10:41 am
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Indonesia’s Ralali sells industrial products online, gets seed funding from East Ventures

East Ventures has invested in Indonesia’s Ralali, a B2C ecommerce site which focuses on selling industrial supplies, and MRO equipment.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 9:51 am
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From small town to running Indonesia’s biggest price comparison site, here’s Andry Suhaili’s story

Having the mindset to start a business is good, but having the mental strength to bounce back after several failed ventures and really make ...

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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BlackBerry’s “Jakarta” handset arrives in Indonesia for $191

BlackBerry finally launched its affordable BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the BlackBerry Z3 (a.k.a. BlackBerry Jakarta) today in Indonesia.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 2:23 pm
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Here are 5 websites to help you find your dream car in Indonesia

In this thriving market, there are a lot of marketplace options that you can find on the web. Below, Tech in Asia has listed five o...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Lovebirds, meet Weddingku, Indonesia’s biggest online wedding directory

Covering a wedding planner, online directory, forum, and ecommerce, Weddingku is looking to be a one-stop solution for all wedding ceremonie...

  • May 7, 2014
  • at 10:19 am
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Beauty boxes, a once great ecommerce trend in Asia, has unraveled

Beauty boxes may have stagnated, but the story may have just begun for subscription commerce.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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