Indonesia

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eCommerce

Omise’s $17.5 million funding round puts Thai payments startups on the map in a big way

This is a big round for Thailand, but it won't be for long: Expect the country to become a huge source of e-commerce activity
Jul 21, 2016
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Hold your breath: Alibaba just acquired controlling stake in Lazada

Brands and distributors on Alibaba platform will now have access to the Southeast Asian consumer market
Apr 12, 2016

Inside Netflix’s strategy to expand across the planet

Tech in Asia's Michael Tegos takes an inside look at Netflix and its strategy to expand around the globe
Mar 31, 2016
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Entrepreneurship

Convergence Ventures Partner Donald Wihardja speaking at the Echelon Asia Summit 2016 in Singapore. Photo credit: e27

At a crossroad, will Indonesia follow the path set out by China or India?

Convergence Ventures Partner Donald Wihardja looks at trends in the two markets and decides which direction Indonesia will take
Jun 20, 2016

27 innovators pushing Indonesian tech and startups forward

We mention a diverse mix of startups, corporates, government, and social enterprises who have contributed in the ecosystem’s growth.
Mar 29, 2016
Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016
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FinTech

BitX, Zazoo deal enables people to spend Bitcoin through virtual cards

This collaboration could eliminate some of the challenges faced by digital currencies, making it easier to use Bitcoin anywhere online.
Aug 16, 2015

Indonesian telco Indosat launches ATM card to go with ewallet

The new service is also part of a strategy to improve the quality of ATM access for Indosat’s unbanked consumers
Dec 16, 2014

Health

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DNA-testing startup gets funding injection, enters Indonesia

Prenetics' reports can identify the right drug, at the right dosage, tailored to a patient’s genetic makeup
Nov 05, 2015

Nana hopes its sleep-tracking mat for babies will be just as useful for adults

Founder Mah Chern Wern says the startup received feedback from many individuals that wanted to use the gadget for themselves and even for the elderly
Aug 24, 2015

Industry

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Innovation

Internet

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Here’s a list of women-centered websites in Indonesia

We have gathered a list of women-centered pages to help you navigate through all the patriarchy
Dec 10, 2016
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We see what you’re doing there: Indonesia has the most VPN users of 34 countries

The Global Web Index cited ‘overcoming governmental restrictions’ as the main reason why Chinese, Indonesians and Thai people are so into using VPNs
Apr 01, 2016

Inside Netflix’s strategy to expand across the planet

Tech in Asia's Michael Tegos takes an inside look at Netflix and its strategy to expand around the globe
Mar 31, 2016
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Lists

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Here’s a list of women-centered websites in Indonesia

We have gathered a list of women-centered pages to help you navigate through all the patriarchy
Dec 10, 2016

27 innovators pushing Indonesian tech and startups forward

We mention a diverse mix of startups, corporates, government, and social enterprises who have contributed in the ecosystem’s growth.
Mar 29, 2016
Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016

Mobile

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Last order: Ola shuts down food and grocery delivery service

The service was shut down only a year after its launch
Mar 10, 2016

Yello Mobile buys out Indonesian price comparison site PriceArea

The Korea-based mobile company has acquired PriceArea for an undisclosed seven-figure amount
May 05, 2014

Ed-Tech startups in Indonesia helping to fill education need-gap

Education system in Indonesia has a lot of ground to cover. With internet penetration on the rise, startups have come in to fill the need-gap
Apr 21, 2014

News

World War U: How Grab’s $750 million round signals it’s thinking victory over Uber in Southeast Asia

Softbank led the round to refill the Singapore startup's coffers that might be a stretch run toward boxing Uber out of the region
Sep 20, 2016

Singapore’s Red Dot Payment receives investment led by Telkom’s VC arm

The startup’s existing investors, Japan’s GMO Venture Partners, Wavemaker Partners, and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus, also joined this round.
Aug 13, 2016

Omise’s $17.5 million funding round puts Thai payments startups on the map in a big way

This is a big round for Thailand, but it won't be for long: Expect the country to become a huge source of e-commerce activity
Jul 21, 2016
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Security

Social Media

Forget Snapchat, this app is the next big thing with teenagers in Southeast Asia

After six months of momentum and continued growth, Bigo is on track to be a name around the world
Aug 08, 2016

Indonesian startup Jualio lets you sell directly to your fans and followers

The startup is looking at social media accounts with a large number of followers that don’t traditionally sell anything, such as celebrities or media outlets
Aug 21, 2015

Meet Valencia Randa, the woman who started one of Indonesia’s longest running social media campaigns

While a platform connecting those in desperate need of blood with those who can easily donate may sound almost like a lucrative business idea, Randa is keeping her [Read More...]
May 17, 2015

Venture Capital

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Education

This edtech app takes Indonesian parents back to school

This new mobile app and online tool helps parents and teachers come together and stay up-to-date on students’ progress
Aug 31, 2015