Speculation about which motorcycle startup is going to win the market is all the buzz in Jakarta. Here’s a visual comparison to help you place your bet.
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Since I was in college, I believe that anyone can earn almost as many degrees as wanted by having only brain and money. But that is not the case with business b...
Roof is leaking, need a nanny, find me a gardener: the services sector in Indonesia is inefficient and needs change. Enter Seekmi.
The site is brand new, and still getting its ducks in a row. But if done right, the concept could be an interesting ingredient for Jakarta’s busy streets.
Indonesia’s ecommerce scene is now looking like a gang war. Ardent Capital’s WhatsNew Group show up with guns blazing in the form of Moxy.
Indonesian fashion ecommerce enabler Paraplou Group has a site that will compete with MAPeMall and Zalora. But is the local market already sewn up?
This guy’s story of failing in Indonesia is refreshingly honest. Now he’s getting up and trying again
Danny Taniwan rom Medan in Indonesia started his first ecommerce venture with zero knowledge. He failed to build that startup, but came out stronger.
The new startup lets Indonesians put their love for social commerce into a pocket-sized marketplace. It’s designed to complement Facebook and Twitter eshops.
CEO Steven Kim thinks the food scene in Indonesia needs more engaging content and a solid online community before meal-goers will start booking online often.
She's one of 50,000 applicants to enter MIT's startup bootcamp program. She's also the founder and developer of Reblood, an app encouraging blood donation.
HappyFresh is an app for home grocery delivery in Jakarta. COO Benjamin Koellmann hopes to change the consumer behavior of Indonesia’s supermarket crowd.
Y Combinator’s Magic pioneered the concept the US. Now, this brand new startup lets anyone with a mobile phone get whatever they want via text in Indonesia.
In Indonesia, weddings are a major and costly life event that some people can barely afford. This startup wants to address that.
Ride tech is a rare space where street traffic is just as valuable as web traffic. Go-Jek and GrabBike slug it out in Jakarta’s congested roadways.
The company claims to have received the largest investment for a tech company in Southeast Asia in 2015.
With new investors on board, the startup aims to grab a bigger piece of the maintenance, repair, and operational goods market. Its Japanese backers are bullish.
Jualio let's you sell anything - even digital goods - with a simple link. It's ideal for social media users with a large fanbase, like celebrities or media.
With a growing middle class, these Indonesian furniture ecommerce sites may soon have locals buying sofas online and early stage investors lining up.
When people go to a mall, Kudo wants them to shop online using its kiosks, not go into the stores. This idea is slowly taking off.
Debbie currently serves as the head of business development at Gift Card Indonesia. She was a recruitment branding specialist at PT Astra International where sh...
Valadoo was an early mover in Indonesia’s online travel sector, yet it could not gain the traction it needed. There was one major stumbling block along the way.
After all, it is literally giving away free rides right now with its launch promotion. Meanwhile, its main local competitor, Go-Jek, has partnerships with over ...
Female coders are rare in Indonesia, but they exist. Sofia Huiya is one of them. She thinks women make great developers because they are careful.
The startup claims to be a more social version of Wimdu, but explicitly targets Indonesian university students headed abroad.
The startup, which lets women sync up their social media estores with an Andriod app, is looking to capitalize on Indonesia’s love for sales via social media.
The platform has been around since late last year, and is looking to capitalize on user-generated content combined with Emtek’s media reach in the archipelago.
Everyone's short on cash every now and then. With Pinjam, Indonesians can trade motorcycles or laptops for a quick cash boost.
These user experience geeks from Indonesia are working on the ultimate productivity app. Would you use it?
Motorcycles might seem scary to some, but GrabTaxi’s VP of marketing Cheryl Goh is clear that passenger safety is “of utmost importance” to the company.
Since about 2013, Indonesia's "big three" have become serious about digital innovation. Telkom and Indosat each have strong programs, while XL Axiata lags behin...