While a democratic country, Indonesia’s internet regulations inhibit freedom of speech. To set things right, the law needs to be reformed.
Internet Penetration Rate 17.1%
Literacy Rate 93%
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
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
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Hopefully MBDC Media’s flagship product, the humor site MalesBanget, gets funnier after this.
Xiaomi has finished its first flash sales in Indonesia.
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It’s not every day you find a startup that offers free information to farmers in Indonesia.
KreditGoGo is a financial comparison platform that helps people compare and apply for financial products in Indonesia.
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The online food delivery business gets a nod in Indonesia with the acquisition of one of its bigger players.
Ad spending in Indonesia is projected to reach $720 million in 2015. East Ventures and Valuklik want a slice of the pie.
Here's a quick guide to the past exits that have happened in the region.
Indonesia’s Ideabox accelerator unveils 2nd batch of finalists, featuring transport apps and foodtech
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Tripvisto’s CEO Bernardus Sumartok assures everyone that the new startup won’t share the same fate as its ‘older brother’.
Xiaomi will officially make its debut in Indonesia. But the company uses a somewhat different method of selling its products.
Their arrival in Asia continues to be fraught with resistance from all quarters - governments, taxi companies, and even banks.
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