Speculation about which motorcycle startup is going to win the market is all the buzz in Jakarta. Here’s a visual comparison to help you place your bet.
Any on-demand services startup trying to win Southeast Asia must eventually corner Indonesia, where reliability is rare and infrastructure is dicey at best.
The Jakarta police’s Uber investigation raises many questions, and is likely just to appease taxi firms
Following the detainment of five Uber drivers last week, Jakarta police have launched a full-fledged investigation into the legality of the startup in Indonesia...
Here’s what you’ll see at our Tech in Asia Tour Jakarta 2015: Road to Tokyo. Highlights include investor insights and a fierce pitch battle not to be missed! ...
The site is brand new, and still getting its ducks in a row. But if done right, the concept could be an interesting ingredient for Jakarta’s busy streets.
Indonesia’s ecommerce scene is now looking like a gang war. Ardent Capital’s WhatsNew Group show up with guns blazing in the form of Moxy.
Indonesian fashion ecommerce enabler Paraplou Group has a site that will compete with MAPeMall and Zalora. But is the local market already sewn up?
Here’s one for Unpopular Puffin. Investors in Indonesia have recently been using the term “spray and pray.” I won’t say who they are and I’m not sure who coined...
Following a February investment, Rocket Internet’s Lamudi acquires local real estate portal PropertyKita in a bid to strengthen its foothold in Indonesia.
The new startup lets Indonesians put their love for social commerce into a pocket-sized marketplace. It’s designed to complement Facebook and Twitter eshops.
CEO Steven Kim thinks the food scene in Indonesia needs more engaging content and a solid online community before meal-goers will start booking online often.
HappyFresh is an app for home grocery delivery in Jakarta. COO Benjamin Koellmann hopes to change the consumer behavior of Indonesia’s supermarket crowd.
Following a $2.5M funding round, Indonesian marketplace for MRO goods Ralali looks to make the industry faster and more transparent, targets 20% market share.
Y Combinator’s Magic pioneered the concept the US. Now, this brand new startup lets anyone with a mobile phone get whatever they want via text in Indonesia.
Ride tech is a rare space where street traffic is just as valuable as web traffic. Go-Jek and GrabBike slug it out in Jakarta’s congested roadways.
Earlier today, Tech in Asia noticed MatahariMall was live in stealth beta form. It was really kind of a coincidence that we found it. After a few minutes, howev...
With new investors on board, the startup aims to grab a bigger piece of the maintenance, repair, and operational goods market. Its Japanese backers are bullish.
Mitra Adiperkasa (MAP) is one of Indonesia’s largest offline retailers. The firm is set to launch MAPeMall, turning the nation’s ecommerce fight into a trifecta...
With a growing middle class, these Indonesian furniture ecommerce sites may soon have locals buying sofas online and early stage investors lining up.
A visualization of the history of GrabTaxi, Southeast Asia’s popular ride booking app, and one of the few billion-dollar tech startup valuations in the region.
When people go to a mall, Kudo wants them to shop online using its kiosks, not go into the stores. This idea is slowly taking off.
CyberAgent Ventures raises new $50M fund for startups in Southeast Asia, opens co-working space in Jakarta
CyberAgent Ventures has just announced a new $50M fund with more than 50 percent earmarked for Indonesia. Showcases new space in “Slipicon Valley.”
Former CEO of Lazada Indonesia Magnus Ekbom talks about company values, winning on every metric, and a strategy for dealing with Lippo Group’s MatahariMall.
In spite of a budding ecommerce landscape, MNC Shop’s Reino Barack says his firm will scale back its online retail to focus more on TV shopping in Indonesia.
The startup claims to be a more social version of Wimdu, but explicitly targets Indonesian university students headed abroad.
Indonesia’s internet penetration may reach 30 percent this year. Christian Patouraux aims to smash that figure soon by giving cheap satellite internet to all.
The startup, which lets women sync up their social media estores with an Andriod app, is looking to capitalize on Indonesia’s love for sales via social media.
The platform has been around since late last year, and is looking to capitalize on user-generated content combined with Emtek’s media reach in the archipelago.
Adrian Vanzyl, CEO of Ardent Capital, is preparing to take Indonesia by storm with aCommerce, office supplies, women’s apparel, and cash back shopping tech.
Built by a fashion journo, Bebelian is an Indonesian ecommerce site for pre-owned, branded goods from famous people. The startup aims to redefine used apparel.