Marella Putri

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Writer at Forbes Indonesia
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Technology
Traveloka’s CTO Steps Down
After developing Traveloka for a solid 6 years until it became one of Indonesia’s first unicorns, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Derianto Kusuma announced his resignation from the travel startup.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 1 min read
Arts
The Art of Reflection
Syagini Ratna Wulan discusses the evolution of her artworks
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 5 min read
Technology
Dealing with Risks
Insurtech Pasarpolis offers insurance to all at a price cheaper than a cup of coffee.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 5 min read
Business
Building Bridges
Berlin is making the first step to bridge opportunities with Asia, creating the first intercontinental startup ecosystem with wide areas of collaboration for both sides.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 5 min read
Companies
Shedding Light
Schneider Electric advances smarter ways of electricity consumption and distribution.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 5 min read
Technology
Sharing Space
As the biggest co-working space in Indonesia, Cocowork is on track to support work flexibility and encourage community collaborations.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 5 min read
Business
Forbes Billionaires 2019
Forbes released its World Billionaires with 21 Indonesian businessmen on the list.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 1 min read
Technology
Simple Work
Jojonomic is taking over employees’ administrative work so they can focus on what matters.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 5 min read
Forbes Life
Jakarta's Best Eats 2019
FoodieS Magazine launched Jakarta's Best Eats 2019
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 1 min read
Technology
Smart Kiosk
Warung Pintar empowers micro-entrepreneurs for digital inclusion
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 5 min read
Food & Drink
Deep-rooted Savory
Sudestada is bringing authentic and rich Argentinian cuisines.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 2 min read
Inspiring Woman
Local Beauty
Rollover Reaction carves niche in Indonesia's growing beauty market
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 min read
Inspiring Woman
Academy 101
Alamanda Shantika opens Binar Academy to meet demand for digital talent.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 min read
Food & Drink
DORÉ by LeTAO Introduced The Pancake Co. by DORÉ
The Pancake Co. by DORÉ brings new kind of sweetness to Jakarta.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 2 min read
Food & Drink
Turkish Ramadhan Festivities at Raffles Jakarta
Raffles Jakarta invites guests to its third Annual Turkish Ramadhan, presenting completely authentic Turkish experience with surprises throughout the event.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 2 min read
Entrepreneurs
Sweet Success
Edward Tirtanata leads coffee chain Kopi Kenangan in its mission to brew across the country and beyond
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Companies
Elevating Work
KONE takes on technological disruption to move the lift industry.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 min read
Arts
Artistic Values
Esti Nurjadin leads D Gallerie in raising public awareness through contemporary arts
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Entrepreneurs
Bold Timing
Eurobutik Bangun Indonesia capitalizes on opportunities in independent luxury watches
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Business
Brewing Up
With Savis Tea, Lily Gunawan seeks to grab market for Indonesian premium tea
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 4 min read
Technology
Eye in the Sky
Terra Drone Indonesia aims to be one-stop drone service provider solution.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 4 min read
Technology
Rooted Medication
Nalagenetics, paving the way for safer healthcare industry.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 7 min read
Companies
Staying Tuned
Radio remains popular among audience of all ages, and Mahaka Radio Integra is bringing radio broadcasting to thrive in digital era
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Technology
Smart City Builder
Smart city ecosystem platform Qlue makes cities smarter and better places to live in
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Insights
Stronger Ties
Newly signed agreement between Indonesia and Australia will further integrate the neighboring economies
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 min read
Companies
Seizing Opportunities
As banking industry changes, OCBC NISP plans to stay updated.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 min read
Entrepreneurs
Universal Education
Private school SIS Group has already made quality education more affordable and plans to make it even more so.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Technology
Payment Business
Payment gateway Xendit is paving the way to empower digital infrastructure in Indonesia.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Companies
Navigating Business
Google’s navigation platform Waze provides businesses with the opportunity to approach customers on-the-go.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Companies
Good Game
Esports company Evos is climbing its way up to become the future of entertainment
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Entrepreneurs
The Haluu Life
Haluu makes good business from Instagrammable exhibitions.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 min read
Companies
Act for COVID-19 Pandemic
Multiple organizations are collecting donations, in form of funds and medical equipments, to fight COVID-19 Pandemic
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 3 min read
Companies
Companies up against COVID-19
Companies in Indonesia are taking quick actions to help and prioritize what's at stakes.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 3 min read
Entrepreneurs
Designing a Legacy
Starting with her batik tulis clothes business, Dea Valencia has created a place where diffable people can have the same chances as others.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Inspiring Woman
Managing Uncertainty
Mari Elka Pangestu was appointed as managing director at the World Bank facing a challenging time. Her extensive experience and expertise on development issues are urgently needed.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 9 min read
Inspiring Woman
The Energy of Giving
Anita Ratnasari Tanjung aims to break the poverty chain by providing free education through the CT Arsa Foundation
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 min read
Inspiring Woman
Smoother Ride
Milatia Moemin takes on the challenges of transforming state-owned DAMRI into an international standard public transportation company.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Forbes List
Indonesia's Billionaires: Familiar faces remain on the list despite year's shaky start
Forbes recently launched its 2020 World Billionaires list, consisting of 2,095 names with a combined net worth of $8 trillion. This year, 15 Indonesian tycoons made it to the list, racking up a $53.7 billion fortune.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 2 min read
Companies
TikTok donates Rp100 billion for COVID-19 medical workers
The donation will be prioritized to protect frontline medical workers during the outbreak.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Business
COVID-19 impact, airlines shift focus to charter flights
As number of passengers decline, airlines focus on cargo to maintain logistics distribution
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Philanthrophy
Hong Kong mega billionaire donates $2.5 million for medical worker accommodation
Donation is channeled to local capsule pod company Bobobox for 100 shelter pods at COVID-19 state referral hospitals
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Column & Opinion
Indonesia’s next generation of tech-savvy farmers in a post-Covid world
As Covid-19 sweeps the planet, many sectors are volatile. But farming remains formidable. Here’s why local tech investors are excited about the decade to come.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Inspiring Woman
Ahead of the Curve
A senior woman banker, Vera Eve Lim now plays a bigger role in the country’s largest private bank
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 6 min read
Technology
Kargo Technologies secures $31 million series A funding
The closing of the series A round makes Kargo the largest-funded startup digitalizing Indonesia’s trucking space.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Technology
eWallet DANA records hike in transaction following social distancing implementation
DANA is also adding new features to boost transactions, work with logistics services, and help SMEs impacted by COVID-19.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Insights
BI Survey: Manufacturing and Tourism Sectors Hurt Most by COVID-19
The survey confirms significant impact of COVID-19 pandemic on manufacturing and tourism industry; as opposed to agriculture and related industries which were able to book growth.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 2 min read
Companies
Value Seeker
Bahrain-based Investcorp cites Indonesia as key market for its Asia expansion.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 8 min read
Companies
Hary Tanoe of MNC Group donates for medical workers
The Rp 5 billion worth of donation was made through the company's MNC Peduli foundation
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Companies
Thailand's KBank became majority shareholder at Bank Maspion
Thailand's largest lender by assets increased its ownership to 40%
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Technology
Gojek acquires Moka
Gojek has been working with Moka to optimize the digital payment Gopay.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Companies
AGII sees surge in medical gas demand
As number of COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals has been increasing, so has the demand on medical gas for their treatment.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Companies
Ciputra Group fights against COVID-19
Ciputra Group donates through its subsidiaries in residential, healthcare, education, art, and more.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Companies
Sido Muncul books positive growth in 2020's first quarter
Herbal medicine and supplements segment sales led the company's overall growth
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Insights
Indonesia's Q1 direct investment amid Coronavirus pandemic
Foreign direct investment dropped by 7% due to coronavirus pandemic
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 1 min read
Invesment
Northstar Group made first close of its fifth flagship fund
It represents about a third of its $800 million targets
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Japanese firm acquired PT Semen Indonesia subsidiary
PT Semen Indonesia Tbk has agreed to sell 15% of its subsidiary PT Solusi Bangun Indonesia Tbk (SMCB) shares to a Japanese firm, Taiheiyo Cement Corporation (TCC)
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Modalku secured a $40 million series C funding
The fund will be used to help enhance financial inclusion in Southeast Asia, and to create positive impact toward Indonesian economy by reaching more SMEs.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Insights
CPO industry hit by uncertainty
Indonesia's palm oil exports for the first two months have declined by 20% to 4.93 million, the dropping demand caused by coronavirus pandemic
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Bank BJB to merge with Bank Banten
During the due diligence process, both controlling shareholders, which are the governors of West Java and Banten, has agreed to team up in business operations, primarily on supporting Bank Banten's liquidity needs
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Mitra Keluarga acquired hospital for Rp 35 billion
It acquired Panti Abdi Dharma hospital, a mother and child hospital, through its subsidiary PT Kasih Abdi Dharma.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Invesment
Surge of Sequoia Capital India announced 15 startups joining the accelerator program
There are three Indonesian startups in Surge's third cohort Surge 03 2020: Bukukas, CoLearn, and Hangry
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Insights
Discussion on omnibus bill on job creation postponed
The move is meant to avoid workers' mass protest before the May Day amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
PT Pegadaian (Persero) saw 18% higher transaction in Q1-2020
Slow business and furloughs forces people to pawn their items in order to keep some cash in hand amid COVID-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Indonesian insurtech Qoala bags $13.5 million series A
Indonesia's low insurance penetration rate, added with rapid growth of mobile users and middle-income class provide a promising opportunity for insurtech in Indonesia.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Mixed performances in financing industry in Q1-2020
Coronavirus has affected borrowers' capability to repay debts
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Achmad Zaky's fund Init 6 invests in Eduka System
It received an undisclosed amount of seed funding and became the fund's first portfolio.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Invesment
EverHaüs talks about investing amid COVID-19 pandemic, deals with GoKampus & ReCharge
Gitta Amelia shares Everhaüs recent investment and plans, and how the current pandemic influences the VC's strategy.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
AKRA’s revenue and net profit grew in Q1-2020
After seizing a growth momentum in Q1-2020, PT AKR Corporindo has a robust continuity plan in facing COVID-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
ROTI booked positive growth in Q1-2020
The company recorded net sales of Rp 912.9 billion YoY, a 15.3% increase from last year driven from its traditional and modern trade channels.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Watches & Jewlery
IWC Scaffhausen added attractive models to the Portugieser Family
All powered by in-house calibres, the attractive additions range from the compact automatic style, legendary perpetual calendar, to the first watches with tide indication.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 3 min read
Companies
KINO booked 11% increase in sales, challenges remain ahead
After a positive performance in Q1-2020, the cost of KINO's raw materials and slowing distribution due to the COVID-19 pandemic may challenge the company's 2020 target
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Insights
Tax incentives introduced to mitigate COVID-19 impact
The government has extended tax incentives to help more manufacturing sectors, relieve loans for SMEs and income taxes, and more.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Data Traffic Drives Indosat’s First Quarter Revenue
Indosat Ooredoo booked a Rp 6.5 trillion revenue in Q1-2020 as a result of its fast actions in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic - including implementing health and safety protocol and accelerating network rollout plan.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Bank Danamon booked Rp 1.25 trillion profit in Q1-2020
The 33% YoY growth was driven by increasing demand for loan, as well as better composition in fee-based income and more robust funding
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Sarana Menara Nusantara showcased 10% sales growth, intends to spend more amidst pandemic
TOWR is allocating Rp 3-3.5 trillion in capital expenditures this year, which will be mainly used to construct the fiber optic cables and to add around 2000-3000 new tenants
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Invesment
Circulate Capital invests in Jakarta-based recycling company Tridi Oasis
It is the first investment of the firm's $106 million Ocean Fund. The undisclosed amount will help Tridi Oasis to scale and expand its recycling capacity.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 4 min read
Insights
Inflation rate in April stood at 0.08%
BPS noted lower demand for goods and services a result of a slowdown in economic and social activities upon implementation of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB)
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Ultrajaya enjoys positive trend
Domestic sales reaching Rp 1.61 trillion supported the company's growth in the first quarter.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
GudangAda raised $25.4 million series A led by Sequoia India & Alpha JWC
Through its e-commerce platform, GudangAda is building Indonesia's FMCG supply chain ecosystem.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Insights
Jokowi called for immediate debt relief for developing countries
Jokowi emphasizes to all NAM countries member at the High Level Meeting to solidify unity against COVID-19 pandemic and asks equal access to coronavirus medicine for developing countries.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
TBIG sees growing demand for tower tenancies from telecommunication providers
After booking a positive performance in the first quarter, PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure should expect a prosperous remainder of 2020 despite the ongoing COVID-19
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Insights
Indonesia's economy grew at its weakest pace since 2001 in 1Q-2020
The 2.97% growth is far lower than many projections, and the slowdown is predicted to drag to the second quarter.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Insights
Commercial airlines resume flights amid PSBB
Commercial operations are allowed to serve domestic routes, with safety measure and seating adjustment for passengers.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Insights
Global bonds expands FX reserves, more room to protect rupiah amid COVID-19
One of the global bonds issued by the government was Asia's longest-dated dollar bond of $4.3 billion which was issued last month
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Bank Mandiri and Hutama Karya raised funds from global bonds issuance
Bank Mandiri offered $500 million global bonds, while Hutama Karya launched its first-ever global bond of $600 million earlier
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Watches & Jewlery
Cartier launched "Cartier Watchmaking Encounters"
The digital platform dedicated to its 2020 new timepieces, with its edition named “Unexpected Encounters”
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
INCO's matte nickel output rose in Q1
The performance, however, was lower than Q4-2019, and the industry is facing slower global demand due to COVID-19
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Long-Distance Healthcare
COVID-19 drives unprecedented demand for telehealth startup Alodokter
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 4 min read
Companies
Bank CIMB Niaga reported an 11.8% jump on net profit in Q1-2020
The accomplishment was mainly driven by non-interest income growth and operating expenses reduction.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
BNI to raise $2 billion from Euro MTN
The securities issuance aims to keep the bank steady amid macroeconomic headwinds due to the COVID-19
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Dekoruma closed pre-series C round
The fresh fund will be used to invest in SOMA, a Dekoruma-developed software which enables seamless interior design projects.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
HEAL maintained stable occupancy rate amid COVID-19 pandemic
Despite declining visitors for non-critical treatments, PT Medikaloka Hermina has been able to maintain the occupancy rate mainly due to the company’s decision to become one of the private hospitals that accept coronavirus patients
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Acquired Demi Istri Production, IDN Media launched IDN Pictures
It acquired Demi Istri Production, an independent film company, having several films in the pipeline to be released soon.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Inalum raised $2.5 billion from global bonds
The proceed will be used to refinance Inalum’s maturing $1 billion in debt and to fund projects
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Global Founders Capital led Klikdaily’s series A funding
GFC continues to back Klikdaily following its pre-series A funding round in mid-2019. The startup has seen significant growth due to growing demand amid pandemic.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
PT Mayora Indah's Q1 had robust earnings growth but shrinking top line
The company’s sales declined due to the weakening export market
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Government Gives Liquidity Injection to the Banking Sector
The regulation aims to help lenders cope with the financial impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Mitra Keluarga enjoyed growths in 1Q, seeks to capitalize on COVID-19 treatments
The rise in revenue is mainly attributed to the new demand for COVID-19 treatment
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Forbes Life
Contemporary Passion
Galuh Swarna Sukardi shares her new role at David Zwirner Hong Kong and rising attention on Southeast Asian contemporary artists
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
Bank Rakyat Indonesia posted flat earnings in 1Q
Affected by COVID-19 pandemic, the bank saw its net profit dropped and NPL rose from a year earlier
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Forbes Life
Passionate Fusion
Hublot’s Big Bang MP-11 Red Magic is as striking as it could be in presenting the Swiss luxury watchmaker’s Art of Fusion
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Semen Indonesia Group maintained growth in 1Q
Next to increasing exports, the improvements were mainly driven by the synergy and efficiency initiatives SMGR has undertaken since 2018.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Bakrie Group and Air Products to build methanol production facility
They had signed an agreement to build a coal-to methanol production facility in Bengalon, East Kalimantan, and are committed to taking the methanol production off to sell in Indonesia by 2024
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Pintek raised funding from Accion Venture Lab to help schools impacted by COVID-19
An extension to its pre-series A round was led by Accion Venture Lab, and will be used to expand its technology and platform to to help underserved students and schools impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 3 min read
Insights
World Bank approved $700 million of financing to help Indonesia fights against COVID-19 pandemic
The financing is divided into two projects, one for Indonesia's Social Assistance Reform Program and the other goes as COVID-19 Supplemental Financing for Indonesia's First Financial Sector Reform Development Policy Loan
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Poultry and aqua feed drove JPFA's 1Q growth
Subsequent quarters however pose challenges to JPFA as demand in poultry has been declining since COVID-19 pandemic hit
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Cellphone and tablet sales at ERAA remained strong in 1Q
ERAA plans to open 300 more stores by the end of the year, mainly in satellite cities to add its existing 1,100 outlets
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Set in Motion
CGV Cinemas aims to become a whole entertainment platform beyond screening movies
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 6 min read
Companies
Chandra Asri secured $70 million loans from Permata Bank
The loan facility will be utilized to support the operational needs, capital expenditure, and refinancing requirements of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Citibank's net profit jumped by 20.43% YoY despite market turmoil
The increase was driven by loan disbursement and non-interest income growths from derivative forex transactions
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Insights
Digital tax in Indonesia to be effective starting July
The Ministry of Finance has decided that 10% VAT will be imposed on digital products such as music streaming & film subscription, games, and online services coming from abroad - in order to create a level playing field to all business players.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
BTPN recorded double-digit net profit growth in 1Q-2020
The bank plans to be more cautious in disbursing its loans in order to maintain the positive performance amid uncertainties of global economic condition
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
ACES continues expansion amid pandemic, intensifies online sales
Analyst estimates that ACES’ sales and gross profit margin for the remainder of 2020 to decline due to lower demand for home improvement products during the pandemic
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Maybank Indonesia grew promising net profit in 1Q-2020
The growth was backed by fee-based income improvement as well as sustained strategic cost management
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Accommodation startup Bobobox sealed $11.5 million series A funding
Led by Horizon Ventures and Alpha JWC Ventures, the fund will be used to accelerate product improvement and location expansion.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 3 min read
Companies
ICBP recorded Rp 12 trillion net sales in 1Q-2020
Its instant noodles are the highest contributor , claiming 66.11% of total net sales.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Pertamina signed MoU on RDMP project with South Korean consortium
The $1.5 billion project in Dumai will be jointly undertaken with state-owned firm PT Nindya Karya, while DH Global Holdings Co. Ltd represented the Korean consortium
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Watches & Jewlery
Time Capsule
Zenith unveiled first Manufacture Edition made from a recently discovered prototype dial of El Primero chronograph
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Grab Ventures Velocity announced batch 3 participants
Focusing on culinary business support, five startups chosen to participate in the venture building program all have purposes that could leverage culinary business. Four of them are Indonesia-based.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Big data management startup Delman bagged $1.6 million seed funding
The funding serves as a strategic partnership between Delman and the three investors, and will enable Delman’s expansion in developing a big data management ecosystem
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Sekar Laut records positive performance in 2020 1Q amid COVID-19
The growth is mainly driven by the sales of SKLT’s Finna seafood crackers, despite the economic turbulence that started months ago
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
BCA booked Rp 6.6 trillion net profit in 1Q-2020
The surge of 8.6% YoY was attributed to loan and operational income growths.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Decline in crude oil prices leads to opportunities for BULL
The recent decline in crude oil prices has opened new opportunities for publicly listed shipping company PT Buana Lintas Lautan (BULL) as oil companies seek alternatives to store their storage while keeping them in the refinery
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Ajaib Group acquired Primasia Sekuritas
The company will rebrand as Ajaib Sekuritas and work alongside Ajaib Reksa Dana under the group
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Telkom Indonesia's 2019 revenue surpassed Rp 135 trillion
Cellular data (Telkomsel), internet (IndiHome), and IT services were the largest contributors to the company’s 2019 revenues
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Big data analytics Bonza secured seed funding from East Ventures
As a response to COVID-19 pandemic, Bonza uses a math algorithm to project COVID-19 Effective Reproduction Numbers (Rt), which measures the virus’ rate of spread in each Indonesia province to support government policies.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Indonesia's Biggest Banks remain Strong in Q1 2020
Coronavirus pandemic gave a tough year for the banking industry, but seven biggest lenders in Indonesia still managed to post a positive result.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Watches & Jewlery
Elegant Complication
The Baumatic BM14 in-house calibre embodies the full expertise and enthusiasm that has driven Baume & Mercier to create a new model.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
TBLA booked Rp 2.76 trillion net sales in 1Q-2020
The 27.3% YoY increase was mainly driven by palm oil and its derivative products. Earnings growth over the next 12 months however will be tempered by slowing economic growth due to COVID-19 outbreak.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Property and construction drove SSIA's 7% revenue increase in 1Q-2020
SSIA's construction sector contributes highest sales with Rp 652.1 billion, which grew 11.8%, while its property sector grew by 20% to Rp 86.9 billion.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Energi Mega Persada's net sales grew 51% in 1Q-2020
ENRG was able to score $79.66 million in its net sales thanks to higher gas production from its Bentu PSC blocks in Riau
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
BRMS posted high double-digit earnings in 1Q-2020
The company recorded a net profit of $165,057, up 90% (YoY) from $86,650 last year.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Kejora Capital and SBI Holdings Launched $30 Million Orbit Fund
The joint-venture fund will focus on early-stage technology companies in Indonesia
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Facebook and PayPal Invest in Gojek
Facebook will have its instant messaging app WhatsApp to work with Gojek, and PayPal will have its payment system integrated with GoPay.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Mark Dynamics booked 9.94% Sales Growth in 1Q-2020, Aims to Capitalize on Subsiding Lockdown
by Robert YotaPublicly-listed latex glove molding producer PT Mark Dynamics (MARK) posted a positive performance in the first quarter of
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Companies
Mark Dynamics Booked 9.94% Sales Growth in 1Q-2020, Aims to Capitalize on Subsiding Lockdown
MARK's positive performance in the first quarter of 2020 was mainly driven by a demand boost in medical latex gloves amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Gojek's Video-on-demand Closed First Funding Round
GoPlay will be using the capital injection to develop its technology to serve both filmmakers and audiences better in making and gaining high-quality local film and series.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Buyung Poetra Sembada Earned Rp 450.42 Billion Net Sales in 1Q-2020
HOKI enjoyed 13% revenue growth, albeit suffering lower earnings due to higher costs.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Bank Mandiri Posted Rp 7.92 Trillion Net Profit in 1Q-2020
The net profit grew by 9.44% compared to the same period last year, which was Rp 7.23 trillion.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Ula, Wholesale Ecommerce Marketplace Raised $10.5 Million Seed Funding
By using technology, Ula provides small retailers with better sourcing and access to working capital, which can leverage their position in grabbing market opportunity.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read
Entrepreneurs
Talent Finder
As demand soared, GeekHunter helps companies to win the tech talent hunt.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
MMP Teams Up for Indonesia-focused Logistics Property Venture
Mega Manunggal Property teams up with Alpha Investment Partners and Asuransi Jiwa Manulife Indonesia to set up an Indonesia-focused logistic property venture, with a $200 million initial target size.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Furniture Ecommerce Fabelio Raised $9 Million in Ongoing Series C Funding
Bringing Fabelio's total funding to $20 million, this round aims to accelerate the development of Fabelio's supply chain network of logistics hubs and experience centers.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Gojek Xcelerate's Fourth Batch Announced 11 Startups
The fourth batch of Gojek Xcelerate focuses on startups providing Direct-to-Consumer business model.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Logistics Platform Shipper Raised Series A Funding
The funding round was led by Prosus Ventures, and will be used to expand Shipper's reach in Indonesia.
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Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Online Bookkeeper
BukuKas aims to connect MSMEs to a wider financial system, starting from a bookkeeping solution.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
Inalum to Buy PT Vale Indonesia
The transaction, expected to close by the end of this year, is in line with Indonesia's moves to gain greater control of local mining operations.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 1 min read
IDN Media Launched OOH Media Platform IDN Programmatic Out-of-Home
Today IDN Media launched IDN Programmatic Out-of-Home (IDN POOH), an innovative internet OOH media platform equipped with patented proprietary technology
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Technology
IDN Media Launched OOH Media Platform IDN Programmatic Out-of-Home
IDN POOH aims to solve the challenges found on traditional OOH advertising
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 1 min read
Digital Grocery
As the coronavirus pandemic hit millions of people worldwide, nations enforce work-from-home and physical distancing campaigns. Consequently, some industrial sectors
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Technology
Digital Grocery
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, online grocery platform TaniHub aims a robust sales growth.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
BRI Ventures Launched New Venture Fund Sembrani Nusantara
It is aiming at Rp 300 billion first close, focusing on backing local tech startups in education, agro-maritime, retail, transportation, and healthcare sectors.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
East Ventures Announced First Close of Latest Seed Fund
The fund aims to raise a total of $88 million to help Southeast Asian digital companies emerging in the post-lockdown aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 2 min read
Insights
Indonesia's Inflation Rate Hit the Lowest Since May 2000
However, analyst expects an uptick in core inflation in upcoming months, as the government gradually eases the virus containment measures and Bank Indonesia continues its expansionary stance
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Beauty-tech Social Bella Raised $58 million Series E
Securing a large amount of funding amid the pandemic shows investors’ trust in Social Bella in becoming a prominent player in Indonesia’s $8.5 billion beauty and personal care market.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Fintech Startup Payfazz Bagged $53 million Series B
Led by B Capital and Insignia Ventures Partners, the new fund will support Payfazz in strengthening its network in Indonesia’s rural economy and exploring opportunities in expanding across Southeast Asia.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
BukuWarung Raised Pre-series A Led by Quona Capital
The fresh fund, combined with its undisclosed amount of seed funding led by East Ventures in April, is said to have brought its total funding to eight figures.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Alibaba Cloud, Medico.id, and doctorSHARE Collaborate to Provide Accessible Healthcare Information
The three companies aim to provide rural residents in Indonesia with access to healthcare information especially related to the COVID-19 pandemic, for free to patients visiting doctorSHARE's Nusa Waluya II Floating Hospital.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Mapping Opportunities
Bvarta’s location intelligence service helps companies to better navigate business.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 6 min read
Entrepreneurs
Small Spaces, Big Potential
Pod hotel Bobobox is one step ahead in changing the game of budget hospitality industry.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 5 min read
Indogen Capital and Striders Corporation Announced Partnership
Indogen Capital announced its partnership with Tokyo-based investment firm Striders Corporation via its subsidiary Striders Global Investment Pte Ltd. The
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Companies
Indogen Capital and Striders Corporation Announced Partnership
The partnership is expected to enable both parties to identify potential investment, assist startup expansion with each other’s strong network, and encourage technology transfer.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 2 min read
Entrepreneurs
Beyond Beauty
ZAP Clinic pivots to mother and child healthcare to dodge the impact of COVID-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
Traveloka Raised $250 Million to Rise Stronger Post-COVID-19
The capital will strengthen Traveloka’s balance sheet and boost efforts to deepen Traveloka’s offerings in select priority areas, including building a more robust and integrated travel & lifestyle portfolio in key markets.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
AKR Corporindo Maintained Growth Momentum in H1-2020
The falling of crude oil price and the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t have much impact on PT AKR Corporindo which booked a 10.44% YoY increase in net profit.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
MAP Covered Losses from Mall Closures with Online Sales
During the first half of 2020, MAP online sales grew almost 400%, from retailers, supermarket, and F&B brands.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 1 min read
Indonesia Recorded First Deflation Since September 2019 Due to Weak Purchasing Power
Indonesia recorded its first deflation since September 2019 due to weak purchasing power. Last month, country’s consumer price index (CPI)
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Insights
Indonesia Recorded First Deflation Since September 2019 Due to Weak Purchasing Power
It was due to weak purchasing power, with Indonesia’s consumer price index (CPI) standing at -0.10% month-on-month in July.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Wahyoo Bagged $5 Million Series A to Help Indonesia's Small Eateries
The tech startup aims to accelerate its expansion and hire new employees with the injection led by Intudo Ventures.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Movie on the Go
Gojek bid on the OTT business with its GoPlay, yet CEO Edy Sulistyo also sees it as a momentum to revive the Indonesian movie industry.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 7 min read
Technology
Fisheries Ecommerce Aruna Closed $5.5 Million Funding Round
While planning for scaling and further expansion, the startup also saw tremendous growth in fisheries products demand amid COVID-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 2 min read
Agritech eFishery Closed Series B Funding , Co-led by Northstar Group and Go-Ventures
eFishery will use the fund to strengthen product development, expand across Indonesia, and grow the team.Aquaculture-focused internet-of-things (IoT) startup
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Technology
Agritech eFishery Closed Series B Funding , Co-led by Northstar Group and Go-Ventures
eFishery will use the fund to strengthen product development, expand across Indonesia, and grow the team.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 3 min read
Companies
Best of the Best: Siantar Top
In 2019, Siantar Top saw its net income soar 89% to Rp 482.6 billion. The company was also able to book an 11.75% growth in net income during the first semester of 2020, and is confident to achieve 10% of growth this year despite the pandemic.
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Marella Putri 7 months ago . 5 min read
Technology
Moving Logistics
Kargo aims to improve logistics efficiency by digitizing Indonesia’s freight logistics industry
MP
Marella Putri 7 months ago . 6 min read
Pasarpolis Closed Southeast Asia’s Largest Insurtech Series B Funding at $54 Million
Insurtech PasarPolis announced closing an oversubscribed series B funding round at $54 million. The investment marks the largest series B
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Technology
PasarPolis Closed Southeast Asia’s Largest Insurtech Series B Funding at $54 Million
PasarPolis will use the fund to advance its AI technology and expand deeper penetration in its three operating markets-Indonesia, Thailand, and VIietnam.
MP
Marella Putri 7 months ago . 2 min read
Second Time's a Charm
Samsung recently launched its newest foldable device, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2, a much improved foldable phone compared to the
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Gadgets & Electronics
Second Time's a Charm
Samsung recently launched its newest foldable device, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2, a much improved foldable phone.
MP
Marella Putri 7 months ago . 3 min read
Taste of Passion
When founder and CEO of Sour Sally Group (SSG) Donny Pramono was told that his frozen yogurt business couldn’t be
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Entrepreneurs
Taste of Passion
In the current difficult times, Sour Sally Group’s Donny Pramono is building an affordable franchise model for F&B entrepreneurs.
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Marella Putri 7 months ago . 6 min read
Entrepreneurs
Taste of Passion
In the current difficult times, Sour Sally Group’s Donny Pramono is building an affordable franchise model for F&B entrepreneurs.
MP
Marella Putri 7 months ago . 6 min read
Companies
Thriving in Tough Times
PT Industri Jamu dan Farmasi Sido Muncul (SIDO) managed to remain profitable and even grow despite the industry’s difficult conditions.
MP
Marella Putri 7 months ago . 8 min read
Yummy Corp bagged $12 Million Series B for Cloud Kitchen Expansion in Indonesia
Online catering and cloud kitchen operator Yummy Corp today announced securing a $12 million Series B funding. The round was
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Technology
Yummy Corp bagged $12 Million Series B for Cloud Kitchen Expansion in Indonesia
The round was led by SoftBank Ventures Asia and participated by a range of global venture capitals.
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Marella Putri 6 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Golden Opportunity
Ivan Lingga expands his family jewelry business with Whizliz.
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Marella Putri 6 months ago . 5 min read
The Transformer
by Ulisari EslitaThe year 2010 was a bittersweet one for PT AKR Corpindo President Director Haryanto Adikoesoemo. The highlight was
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Companies
The Transformer
After selling the sorbitol business, Haryanto Adikoesoemo is moving fast to make AKR a leading logistics and distribution company.
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Marella Putri 9 years ago . 8 min read
Companies
Lasting Value
The Hamami family is on a quest to construct a business group to survive for generations.
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Marella Putri 9 years ago . 9 min read
Arts
Brushing Enlightenment
Bandung artist Sunaryo is helping to develop the next generation of artists.
MP
Marella Putri 8 years ago . 5 min read
Philanthrophy
Giving Model
Bill Gates finds a new model in Indonesia to develop his global philanthropy.
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Marella Putri 6 years ago . 16 min read
Companies
Lion-Sized Ambitions
Rusdi Kirana has taken Lion from one leased plane 15 years ago to the largest airline in Indonesia, and he’s just getting started.
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Marella Putri 6 years ago . 8 min read
Companies
Grab
Grab has evolved into a regional tech firm looking to revolutionize Southeast Asia taxi industry.
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Marella Putri 5 years ago . 5 min read
Companies
Rising Unicorn
Nadiem Makarim has built Gojek into Indonesia’s first billion-dollar valuation firm.
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Marella Putri 4 years ago . 12 min read
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
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We Sell Happiness
Chairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black uniform worn by his Trans
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We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
We Sell Happiness
by Justin Doebele and Sonya AngrainiChairul Tanjung is worth $990 million. He could wear designer clothes—but he prefers the all-black
MP
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Companies
We Sell Happiness
Millions are becoming middle class consumers. Chairul Tanjung has what they want to buy.
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Marella Putri 10 years ago . 7 min read
Master of Luxury Brands
by Yessar RosendarSelling luxury goods is a daunting exercise as it involves dealing with wealthy and discerning customers. However, that
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Marella Putri 1 second ago
Master of Luxury Brands
by Yessar RosendarSelling luxury goods is a daunting exercise as it involves dealing with wealthy and discerning customers. However, that
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
Master of Luxury Brands
by Yessar RosendarSelling luxury goods is a daunting exercise as it involves dealing with wealthy and discerning customers. However, that
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
Master of Luxury Brands
by Yessar RosendarSelling luxury goods is a daunting exercise as it involves dealing with wealthy and discerning customers. However, that
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
Master of Luxury Brands
by Yessar RosendarSelling luxury goods is a daunting exercise as it involves dealing with wealthy and discerning customers. However, that
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
Master of Luxury Brands
by Yessar RosendarSelling luxury goods is a daunting exercise as it involves dealing with wealthy and discerning customers. However, that
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
Master of Luxury Brands
by Yessar RosendarSelling luxury goods is a daunting exercise as it involves dealing with wealthy and discerning customers. However, that
MP
Marella Putri 1 second ago
Master of Luxury Brands
by Yessar RosendarSelling luxury goods is a daunting exercise as it involves dealing with wealthy and discerning customers. However, that
MP
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Companies
Master of Luxury Brands
By any measure, Irwan Mussry’s Time International is a luxury fashion powerhouse.
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 8 min read
Technology
EVOS Esports raised $12 million series B
The company also claimed that its revenue from its livestreaming arm has doubled since the start of 2020 and continues to peak every month despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 6 months ago . 1 min read
Mangkokku Secured $2 Million from Alpha JWC
Today, culinary startup Mangkokku announced its first external and institutional funding of $2 million from capital firm Alpha JWC. The
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Mangkokku Secured $2 Million from Alpha JWC
by Ulisari EslitaToday, culinary startup Mangkokku announced its first external and institutional funding of $2 million from capital firm Alpha
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Entrepreneurs
Mangkokku Secured $2 Million from Alpha JWC
The investment will be utilized to expand Mangkokku’s business
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Marella Putri 4 months ago . 1 min read
Forbes Life
The Hitmaker
While bridging the east and west music scene, 88rising is putting Asian artists in the spotlight.
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Marella Putri 4 months ago . 4 min read
Forbes Life
Rising Star
Brian Imanuel proves how Asians in hip hop can thrive in the American music industry.
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Marella Putri 4 months ago . 6 min read
Entrepreneurs
The Showman
Filmmaker and entrepreneur Angga Dwimas Sasongko is building Visinema Group a one-stop entertainment house
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Marella Putri 3 months ago . 8 min read
Companies
Digital Mastery
The COVID-19 has fundamentally changed PT Telkom Indonesia to be a digital telecommunication company.
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Marella Putri 3 months ago . 4 min read
Technology
Ajaib Group Collaborates with Actor Kim Seon-Ho as Brand Ambassador
His success story in the popular drama is expected to inspire Indonesian millennials to invest and learn to be financially independent since young.
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Marella Putri 3 months ago . 1 min read