4:21 pm on Nov 20, 2014 by Paul Bischoff
Bitcoin is slowly gaining public awareness, but Hong Kong-based Bitspark wants to skip the hassle and let users send remittances with zero required knowledge of bitcoin.
9:00 am on Nov 20, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
As Indonesia’s startup scene becomes more vibrant, new venture capital funds are popping up in Jakarta. Convergence Accel, the archipelago’s latest homegrown fund for early-stage startups, made its de...
5:00 pm on Nov 19, 2014 by Enricko Lukman
At the third Startup Asia Jakarta, you can learn best practices from the industry’s finest and meet students who are keen to connect with startups.
1:13 pm on Nov 19, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
Female Daily Network (FDN), one of Indonesia’s leading online beauty portals, announced today that it received US$1 million in series A funding from a group of investors led by Ideosource. Sinar Mas D...
1:00 pm on Nov 19, 2014 by Ketut Krisna Wijaya
Although not perfect, you might find some inspirations by looking at these startup ideas.
8:00 am on Nov 19, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
Jakarta’s three biggest telco companies are XL Axiata, Indosat, and Telkom Indonesia. Quarter after quarter, all three firms are witnessing increased mobile data usage by their customers, and all thre...
4:44 pm on Nov 18, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
Indonesian jewelry ecommerce site Orori announced today that it received a seven-figure pre-series A investment led by local venture capital firm Ideosource, and followed by IMJ Investment Partners, E...
8:50 pm on Nov 17, 2014 by Steven Millward
In Asia, Rocket Internet’s data shows strong growth on sites like Lazada and Foodpanda – albeit from relatively tiny base figures.
6:10 pm on Nov 17, 2014 by Enricko Lukman
Developed in just three weeks, Sportdeca already has 500 products on offer.
9:52 am on Nov 17, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
Most technopreneurs in Indonesia have a positive outlook on the archipelago’s potential for new ecommerce enterprises. This much is evident as SoftBank and Sequoia Capital are handing out checks for U...
7:30 pm on Nov 14, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
The hardest part about running a content marketing firm in Indonesia is weaning local businesses off the idea that low-quality writing is effective. This much is true according to Patrick Searle, co-f...
6:56 pm on Nov 14, 2014 by Enricko Lukman
The team expects to complete the transition in 2015.
12:48 pm on Nov 14, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
Charities know that it costs money to raise money. Most Indonesian charities are not transparent, meaning no one actually knows if donations actually end up in the right hands, according to Adam D’arc...
4:04 pm on Nov 13, 2014 by Daniel Tay
OneCar will be combined with iCars Asia’s native Thai website, ThaiCar, which the firm acquired earlier last year.
3:54 pm on Nov 13, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
At a Mobile Marketing Association forum event in Jakarta today, Indonesian telco XL Axiata released data that confirms WhatsApp is the most dominant chat app used by its domestic customers. Based on s...
3:24 pm on Nov 13, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
Tech in Asia was monitoring the sales of Xiaomi’s Redmi Note on Lazada Indonesia today, and clocked the sell-out at just under four minutes. Moments later, however, Xiaomi’s VP of international Hugo B...
11:57 am on Nov 13, 2014 by Steven Millward
As more Indonesians come online, tech companies big and small are figuring out how to enter the market and have the maximum impact.
5:47 pm on Nov 12, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
Yasuhiro Seo, general manager of IMJ Investment Partners, describes his company as an infant in Southeast Asia, but also as a firm that prioritizes disruptive business models and growth potential over...