At the Asia Leader's Summit in Singapore, a group of venture capitalists gathered to talk about the nature of partnerships in Asia.
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
Makerspaces are where designers, tinkerers, and crafters meet. Cutting-edge tools accelerate prototyping, and awesomeness ensues. Jakarta now has several of the...
The localized content provider hopes to dethrone Google Play on Android in Indonesia, and it just got a fresh hit of capital from a Japanese VC firm.
Next week, our international team is invading Jakarta as part of our pre-conference Tech in Asia Tour. Here are 3 valuable items you’ll take away.
Social Media Week Jakarta is a hot spot for the industry this month. Here’s what we learned from BuzzFeed’s VP of international, Scott Lamb.
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The telco-backed marketplace is approaching its one-year anniversary, and CEO James Lee lets the public in on how much has been invested to date.
A list of strategies to help get your Indonesian tech company noticed. These tips can also be useful for foreign companies looking to enter the market.
Social Media Week in Jakarta offers a chance to hear from Buzzfeed, Twitter, Path and the city government
Jakarta has just become the first Southeast Asian city to join the global Social Media Week (SMW) network. The conference with international and local speakers ...
There are three ways in which founder Maheshswaran Suresh Kumar believes Sourceguru will do better than the incumbents.
The startup holds online auctions for discounted leisure packages and is looking to revamp its products while acquiring more merchants.
Indonesia’s support for entrepreneurship is not up to scratch. Here’s how the government can get serious
Indonesia has many problems that can be solved through entrepreneurship, yet the government’s support for startups is weak. Here’s what it should be doing.
Kuassa specializes in digital audio processing. It lets music junkies around the world download virtual amplifiers, effects pedals, and other useful plugins.
Companies can now start using the software-as-a-service. Talenta has also been busy rounding up high-profile partners in Jakarta’s tech and ecommerce scenes.
Rudiantara, Indonesia’s new tech minister, wants to raise $1 billion for tech startups from the nation’s big conglomerates.
Here are ten interesting Indonesian ecommerce players that are excelling at mobile shopping.
A list and brief description of each new company that is included in Telkom Indonesia’s first cohort for its DDB Accelerator.
The startup is brand new to Jakarta, and lets anyone build an online store for free. It allows for unlimited products and is designed to thrive on mobile.
The startup offers a social networking video app that lets users make ads for brands. It’s currently running a contest in Indonesia with $7K in prize money.
The startup creates better user engagements for promo videos, rather than letting brands rely on number of views only. Users can even make purchases in-video.
According to a Facebook post, Digital Happiness's horror hit DreadOut is getting its second act this Valentine's Day.
The team will use the new capital to drive online growth and expand Vela Asia’s offerings to customers. Majuven looks to capitalize on Indonesian ecommerce.
Indonesian media Studentpreneur nabs seed funding from local investors, including former mayor of Surabaya
The company will use the fresh funds for community building around Indonesia, and Surabaya’s former mayor will join its board of directors.
Junita Ciputra, leader of one of Indonesia’s biggest family-owned conglomerates, wants to help create 4 million entrepreneurs
Having recently launched online entrepreneurship courses, director of Ciputra Group Junita Ciputra hopes to educate 4 million founders in Indonesia by 2030.
The site claims to be the first and largest of its kind in Indonesia, as it welcomes 500 Startups, Fenox Venture Capital, and Skystar Ventures on board.
Indonesian crypto-currency startups have a new contender in the form of BitX, a Singapore-based Bitcoin firm focusing on emerging markets in Southeast Asia.
Founder Achmad Zaky says the money will be used to grow the marketplace’s team and boost brand awareness. Emtek injects O Shop into the plan.
Blood is thicker than profit at Indonesia’s Kolaborasi, where incubated startups share like a family
The Indonesian incubator has helped build 15 startups so far, and is not shy about taking the majority ownership of its portfolios in exchange for seed funding.
The Surabaya-based site already features hundreds of independent content generators that serve more than one million unique monthly visitors.