Posts Tagged: Jakarta

How to cope with Indonesia’s murky business culture

A recent survey on ABC News showed that Australian business people have expressed an overall reluctance to do business in Indonesia. It was ...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 6:50 pm
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This startup aims to empower Indonesian women as household CFOs

According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, consumer spending on savings and investment products in Indonesia is set to reach US$565 bi...

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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Ideabox accelerator accepts all 8 startups, replaces Hartaku with Eatzify

The Ideabox accelerator program (co-organized by Indonesian telco Indosat, venture capital firm Mountain SEA Ventures, and communications co...

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 1:32 pm
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Startup Asia Jakarta: Event highlights that you can’t miss!

Register now with the early bird discount code!

  • September 12, 2014
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eFishery, a smart aqualife feeding system, wins Jakarta’s Get in the Ring pitch competition

Eight Indonesian startups squared off today in Jakarta’s Get in the Ring (GITR) pitch competition at Pacific Place mall. The crowned winne...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:49 pm
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This adventure booking site wants to address the English language gap in Indonesia

Gogonesia is an online booking system that lets users book adventures and day trip tours in Indonesia. Melieyana Tjioe, the site’s 28-yea...

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Indonesia’s Ideabox accelerator unveils 2nd batch of finalists, featuring transport apps and foodtech

On August 29, Sebastian Togelang and Andy Zain’s Ideabox accelerator in Jakarta (powered by local telco Indosat) announced its second roun...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 4:15 pm
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Setipe gets investment from anonymous angels so anonymous Indonesians can date online

Razi Thalib (pictured right), co-founder of Setipe, believes the Indonesian market poses a few fundamental obstacles for online dating. “T...

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 2:32 pm
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Ruangguru wants to overhaul online-to-offline education in Indonesia, gets funding from East Ventures

The co-founders of Ruangguru are some of the youngest entrepreneurs in Jakarta. But at 24 and 23 years old respectively, Belva Devara and Im...

  • August 19, 2014
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Move over OLX. Indonesian ecommerce site Jualo is growing fast, invites new investors

Jualo is an Indonesian ecommerce business that launched in February 2013. The site lets users locate goods for sale that are just around the...

  • September 18, 2014
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Taking stock of Jakarta Founder Institute grads: Who’s still standing?

Now that the Jakarta Founder Institute (JFI) has been running since 2011, Tech in Asia feels its time to reflect on its progress, and take i...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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From showbiz to tech biz: Christian Sugiono on acting, MBDC, and new investments

“I’m actually not the type of serial entrepreneur who likes to build ventures and let other people run it. I am kind of a possessive typ...

  • September 13, 2014
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Lazada’s former Indonesia CEO has ditched ecommerce for this live video streaming site

“We’re different from YouTube because you dictate what’s going to happen,” explains Thomas Damek, founder of Zeemi.tv, which went li...

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 9:36 pm
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This startup combats ewaste in Indonesia by selling refurbished gadgets

29-year-old Ernest Tjahjana is the founder and CEO of Kukuruyuk, and claims that his company is the first ecommerce business in Indonesia sp...

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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This startup lets Indonesians get their hands on rare goods from different countries

Yuwono Wicaksono, founder of the pint-sized, Jakarta-based ecommerce site GudangImpor, wants his budding company to become the hub for Indon...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 8:03 pm
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Indonesia’s Bridestory grabs funding from four VCs, new Jakarta player Sovereign’s Capital takes the lead

When Kevin Mintaraga got married in 2012, he wasn’t expecting to stumble into a new business venture. Now, two years later, the 29-year-ol...

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 4:35 am
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US-based Sovereign’s Capital sets up in Jakarta, welcomes early growth-stage companies

Luke Roush, a Jakarta-based managing principal of Sovereign’s Capital, refers to himself as the new kid on the block in Indonesia. Much li...

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 11:04 am
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Five Indonesian tech products only locals can appreciate

The past century hasn’t been an easy road for Indonesia. Since the liberation from the Japanese in 1945, and through the rise and fall of ...

  • August 17, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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