Finding professional service providers like house movers and plumbers may very well become easier in Indonesia this year.
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This first batch is comprised of 52 startups focusing on ASEAN and 25 social enterprises that will build their businesses in Cyberjaya over the next four months...
Some traditional motorcycle taxi drivers refuse to join app-based services in Indonesia. They’re seen as backward, but actually have good reasons to say no.
BerryKitchen’s online food catering service delivers lunch boxes and ready-to-cook sets to busy Indonesians. The firm just packed up funding from two VCs too.
The site began in a garage with a microscopic budget. However, Indonesian actress Alice Norin is 8wood’s co-founder, with a slew of social media followers.
The startup was built by two Indonesian software engineers fresh off the boat from the US. They hope to translate financial jargon to the masses.
Riding on the back of ecommerce, digital advertising spending is on an upward trend in Southeast Asia. With fresh funding, Adskom plans to tap into this growth.
The startup aims to bridge the gap between furniture designers and folks looking to spruce up their spaces. It’s also looking at the rest of Southeast Asia.
HaloMoney leads the pack of financial comparison sites in Indonesia, at least in terms of the size of its war chest.
Smartphones have already changed the way you grab a cab and buy your groceries; the next thing your phone is going to shake up is how you enjoy a concert.
Undaunted by existing players, the firm aims to capitalize on Indonesian businesses' demand for office supplies, electronics, and cleaning products.
Qlue now includes real-time information on Transjakarta buses, integrates Waze, and some other nifty stuff to help navigate Jakarta’s concrete jungle.
The Indian firm recently launched auto information portal CarBay in Indonesia. It’s not yet a classifieds site, but will likely threaten Carmudi and Mobile123. ...
Indonesia’s Kakatu app has some nice features - including self-recorded video messages - to help parents limit their kids’ time spent on gadgets.
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.
Roof is leaking, need a nanny, find me a gardener: the services sector in Indonesia is inefficient and needs change. Enter Seekmi.
Nana, a smart mat that was originally marketed as a safe and unobtrusive sleep tracker for babies, is now targeting a totally new segment.
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.
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.