The startup’s founder Nadiem Makarim met with the governor last month to discuss a strategic partnership between Go-Jek and TransJakarta Busway.
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
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 date.
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.
Rocket Internet's price comparison search engine PricePanda has new funding - and today it also acquired a rival Australian site.
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.
There hasn't been a year quite like 2014 for Asia's startup scene. It's about to get better.
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 Fund, a collaboration between SoftBank a...