Mumbai-based VC Aavishkaar recently locked in $45M to invest in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. Here’s why it’s eyeing new emerging markets.
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
WhatsApp, Line, WeChat - all are popular in Indonesia, but BBM just won’t go away.
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.
How many of you feeling tired through all the way of traditional startup with venture capital (VC) model? In order to reach a successful business, normally you ...
Any on-demand services startup trying to win Southeast Asia must eventually corner Indonesia, where reliability is rare and infrastructure is dicey at best.
Many people talk about big data these days. Recent startups are moving towards exploring big data. Current issues in research also deal with deep learning, whic...
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.
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Well what do you know! Kurtis Heimerl – who installed an OpenBTS community owned cellular network in a remote village in Papua in 2012 – continues to study how ...
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.
The need to make it easier for low-income households to connect to the internet is real, and it looks like zero-rated, ad-supported web access is here to stay.
Hey TIA community, With so much money pouring into Indonesia right now, it would be interesting to hear what you guys think about the potential exits. Which are...
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?
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.
Here’s a list of women who have broken through barriers and overcome obstacles to achieve success in Southeast Asia’s tech industry.
HappyFresh is an app for home grocery delivery in Jakarta. COO Benjamin Koellmann hopes to change the consumer behavior of Indonesia’s supermarket crowd.
How fast is the average internet speed in your country? We have the answers across Asia, for both broadband and mobile data.
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.
The company claims to have received the largest investment for a tech company in Southeast Asia in 2015.
A few days ago, Indonesia’s ITC minister made this prophecy at a National Cyber Security Symposium in Jakarta, according to local news agency Antara. He didn’t ...
Female coders are rare in Indonesia, but they exist: Lia Adriana is one of them. She thinks its a problem that IT jobs are seen as too serious and boring.
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.