Yozma's grand plan for Asia will involve a campus, an accelerator, and a fund.
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
Singapore’s Temploy now has a strategic foothold in Indonesia’s large population, a crucial ingredient for the startup’s manpower matchmaking business model.
In the already crowded market for price comparison sites, Pricebook is vying for a strong position. It just received funding to help it get there.
The startup launched yesterday, and helps Indonesians give good-cause entrepreneurs a financial leg up, and eventually get their money back.
Macquarie Indonesia recently held an elite gathering of telco and ecommerce professionals. There was an avalanche of data, but here are the key takeaways.
New tools help companies and governments manage their tasks effectively. TerralogiQ plans to introduce its map-based command centers to Indonesia and beyond.
The startup’s founder Nadiem Makarim met with the governor last month to discuss a strategic partnership between Go-Jek and TransJakarta Busway.
Lippo Group’s latest ecommerce venture blows its nose with Benjamins, and claims a localized advantage over any other online retailer in the archipelago.
Rocket Internet’s online food ordering service Foodpanda revealed today that it has secured US$110 million in funding – far and away its biggest investment to d...
The site lets users anonymously publicize information about salaries and worker treatment, a disruptive concept in a nation with little business transparency.
Peng T. Ong of Monk’s Hill wants to give Indonesia more tech talent, backs computer science scholarship
One of its backers is Singapore’s well-known entrepreneur and investor Peng T. Ong.
The small business directory now has investors from three different countries, and plans to grow its tech offerings and expand to new cities.
With seven co-founders and pre series A cash in hand, HappyFresh aims to change the way people stock their cupboards by avoiding traffic in Southeast Asia.
Sensing an untapped market, the ecommerce portal backed by Ardent rolls out its product lines
The two firms have decided to establish an ecommerce company in the archipelago. The partnership has been sealed, but details on the project are scarce.
Indonesia’s first hardware hackathon gave rise to a smart water monitoring device that wants to help Indonesia manage water resources.
After months of testing the waters and operating in Indonesia, Twitter has finally opened its doors in Jakarta, the social media capital of the world.
Rocket Internet enters the online wedding market with an investment in Indonesia’s Bridestory. The online giant says an international expansion is next.
Indonesia’s healthcrae portal Pilihdokter gets funding from RingMD, fusing technilogies and teams.
Southeast Asian finance and insurance portal Compare88, the parent company of Indonesia’s CekAja just snapped up series A funding from Monk’s Hill Ventures.
Korea-based mobile media group Yello Mobile’s acquisition spree continues, as it gobbles up majority stake in Indonesian adtech company Adplus.
Today, Indonesian jobs information site Qerja announced that after just eight months in operation, the company has secured a series A funding round the SB ISAT ...
The joint venture is called Indonesia Mobile Exchange and is essentially a real-time mobile auction block where digital ads can be bought and sold.
Daniel Tumiwa has had a colorful career, moving from Multiply to Garuda’s digital business division and idEA. In April, he will become CEO of OLX Indonesia.
Four prominent VCs talk fundraising and scaling at Tech in Asia Tour Jakarta, which made its first stop in Indonesia’s capital at Jakarta Digital Valley on Marc...
The startup helps small-medium businesses and accountants come together in a shared online ledger, and it just bagged seed funding from an aggressive local VC.
In this guest post, Indonesian tech luminary Andi S. Boediman explains what Indonesia needs to do to build on its vast market and huge potential.