"By championing more local players, some of whom are not able to reach the masses easily, we are able to offer a far greater array of products then the current offering,” the founder explains.
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
Yesterday news broke through local media that the Indonesian president was banning foreign acquisitions in several tech sectors. However, it’s not true.
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Indonesia’s president Jokowi asked the nation’s head of creative economy to protect several local tech businesses from overseas acquisitions.
VIP Plaza co-founder Tesong Kim announces a new Malaysia office and talks about a global expansion for the fast-moving flash fashion site.
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The team plans to expand into Indonesia and Philippines next, as well as grow the number of categories that they have.
The startup employs motorcycle drivers to act as couriers in Jakarta. Customers can send their orders through chat apps like WhatsApp, BBM, and Line.
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