Twitter’s office in Jakarta is now officially opened. CEO Dick Costolo and country head Rick Mulia shed light onto the strategy behind Twitter’s move.
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
Wheel Line aims to compete with the likes of Go-Jek and HandyMantis in Indonesia’s motorcycle delivery space.
The Indonesia-based site launched in Jakarta earlier this week, and already has 5,000 participating hotels throughout Asia Pacific.
US$100 phones used to be awful. The original Xiaomi Redmi changed that when it appeared in 2013. But can the new Redmi 2 still compete in 2015?
Indonesia’s startup scene is a teenager. The future is bright, epic valuations haven’t yet blossomed. That’s why now is the perfect time for angels to swoop in.
Koto is the first Indonesian to become a mentor in the Shanghai program, and hopes the new position can connect more Indonesian startups to Chinaccelerator.
With the growing demand for 4G connectivity, and the word ‘smart city’ becoming a buzz, local telcos are ramping up infrastructure efforts in Indonesia.
Failing to move on from pen-and-paper can limit the growth of small businesses. Pawoon’s point of sale application could be the entry point to use technology.
Rocket Internet’s Amazon-esque Lazada saw more than US$350 million in consumer purchases in 2014.
Indonesia’s technology minister is focusing on growing local ecommerce and mobile phone technology. But what about censorship and privacy?
A list of smartphone producers that have a foothold in the Indonesian market and may stand to gain from the archipelago’s incoming regulation on 4G handsets.
Online Fashion store Zalora just turned three. The company, born out of the Rocket Internet family in early 2012, is headquartered in Singapore and also operate...
Yozma's grand plan for Asia will involve a campus, an accelerator, and a fund.
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.
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.