Posts Tagged: investment


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Another Indonesian startup eats dessert as Japan’s Cookpad acquires DapurMasak

Japanese recipe site Cookpad has announced the acquisition of a 60 percent stake in Indonesia’s recipe sharing site DapurMasak for US$600,...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 1:17 pm
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Berry Kitchen receives seed funding to deliver more food to hungry customers

Berry Kitchen, an online catering service in Indonesia, announced today that it received seed funding in the amount of IDR 500 million ($43,...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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Indonesia’s marketplace Bukalapak welcomes new investors Aucfan and 500 Startups

Bukalapak will use the new funds to “further enhance its marketplace platform, by streamlining user experience in online transaction, enha...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 2:00 am
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Indonesia’s biggest social network for foodies whips up investment from Japan’s Cookpad

DapurMasak, Indonesia’s social networking site for cooks, today reveals that it has received an investment from Japan’s recipe site Cook...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 12:51 pm
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Bilna gets funding to give Indonesia’s babies more love and diapers

Baby care e-commerce site Bilna announced that it has closed series A funding to make sure it keeps pace with the growing industry.

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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VentureCrowd aims to open equity crowdfunding to early stage Australian startups

Equity crowdfunding websites are taking off in the US, and Australia wants a piece of the action. A movement to give the country’s entrep...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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4 ways China’s web giants will beat state-owned banks in consumer finance

In recent months, China’s web giants – namely Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), Alibaba, and Tencent (HKG:0700) – have been applying for f...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Those who can’t do, invest

Is it really a good idea for founders to listen to investors? Some investors apparently think it's not a good idea.

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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East Ventures funds ecommerce website builder, first since launching new fund

Sirclo, an ecommerce website builder based in Indonesia and Singapore, today announces that it has received seed funding for an undisclosed ...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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With new $6.5 million, car classifieds site Mobil123 gets more aggressive in Indonesia

Mobil123 is arguably Indonesia’s leading car classifieds site.

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 2:09 pm
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Sultan Johor buys 15% of payment company MOL for $120 million

The Sultan wishes to create more employment opportunities in the tech sector, and this is one of the ways he’s doing it.

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 3:42 pm
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Indonesia’s food discovery site Abraresto raises $1.5 million investment

Indonesia’s food discovery site Abraresto announced today it has closed an investment of $1.5 million f...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 7:41 pm
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3 reasons why Bakrie Group’s investment in Path is a good move (despite the huge controversy)

We’ll outline three reasons why we think this can be a good move for Path and Indonesia in the long run.

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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Tencent and Netease to join the personal investment race against Alibaba and Baidu

Following the success of Alibaba’s Yuebao and Baidu’s Baifa online savings fund, Tencent (HKG:0700) and Netease (NASDAQ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 12:40 pm
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Is this “Napster for apps” too risky for Chinese investors, or is it just a bad idea?

At a get-together hosted by Singtel last night for local entrepreneurs and investors in Beijing, I met Dennis Chu, a UI/UX designer and se...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 12:36 pm
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5 Chinese tech giants investing in Silicon Valley in 2013

Earlier this month, we predicted more Asian tech giants will try to acquire Silicon Valley startups. In China, that trend is already pickin...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Alibaba leads $206 million investment in US Amazon rival ShopRunner

China’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba looks set to compete in the US market by leading a $206 million investment in ShopRunner...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 10:45 am
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