Tag: #entrepreneurs & technology

Entrepreneurs
Social Commerce Super Raises $28 Million Series B
Super aims to provide fair prices of consumer goods in Indonesia’s remote areas.
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Marella Putri 1 month ago . 2 min read
Entrepreneurs
Ajaib Group Raises $90 Million series A
The funding is the largest series A in Southeast Asia, with the additional $65 million led by Ribbit Capital.
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Marella Putri 2 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Xendit Raises $64.6 Million Series B
Led by Accel, the investment will be used to scale Xendit's digital payment infrastructure and empower businesses across Southeast Asia.
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Marella Putri 3 months ago . 1 min read
Entrepreneurs
Perfect Ingredients
Celebrity chef Arnold Poernomo is building entrepreneurship in the country’s F&B industry.
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Marella Putri 4 months ago . 5 min read
Technology
Ajaib Group Secures $25 Million Series A
The investment round was led by Horizons Ventures and Alpha JWC Ventures.
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Marella Putri 5 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Bibit Raises $30 Million from Sequoia Capital India
During the pandemic, Bibit experienced a fast growing number of retail investors with more than 10 times growth of transactions in 2020.
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Marella Putri 5 months ago . 1 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 5 months ago . 1 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 8 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Golden Opportunity
Ivan Lingga expands his family jewelry business with Whizliz.
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Marella Putri 8 months ago . 5 min read
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 9 months ago . 2 min read
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.
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Moving Logistics
Kargo aims to improve logistics efficiency by digitizing Indonesia’s freight logistics industry
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Marella Putri 9 months ago . 6 min read
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 10 months ago . 3 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 10 months ago . 2 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 10 months ago . 1 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 11 months ago . 5 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 11 months ago . 5 min read
Technology
Mapping Opportunities
Bvarta’s location intelligence service helps companies to better navigate business.
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Marella Putri 11 months ago . 6 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 11 months ago . 2 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 11 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 11 months ago . 1 min read
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 1 year ago . 1 min read
Technology
Digital Grocery
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, online grocery platform TaniHub aims a robust sales growth.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 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 1 year ago . 5 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 1 year 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 1 year ago . 1 min read
Entrepreneurs
Collective Effort
Mesty Ariotedjo’s crowdfunding platfom helps the unprivileged to access healthcare services.
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Elisa Valenta 1 year ago . 3 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 1 year ago . 1 min read
Entrepreneurs
Talent Finder
As demand soared, GeekHunter helps companies to win the tech talent hunt.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 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 1 year 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 1 year ago . 1 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 1 year ago . 1 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 1 year ago . 1 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 1 year 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 1 year ago . 3 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 1 year ago . 3 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 1 year ago . 2 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 1 year ago . 2 min read
Technology
Long-Distance Healthcare
COVID-19 drives unprecedented demand for telehealth startup Alodokter
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 4 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 1 year ago . 2 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 1 year ago . 2 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 1 year 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 1 year ago . 2 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 1 year 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 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
Entrepreneurs
Stress Relievers
Riliv helps to ease stress by connecting users to professional psychologists and encouraging them to meditate.
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Ester Christine Natalia 1 year ago . 5 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
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
Invesment
Investree secures $23.5 M Series C funding from MUIP and BRI Ventures
Financial technology (fintech) platform PT Investree Radhika Jaya has secured $23.5 million as the first tranche of its Series C
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Ester Christine Natalia 1 year ago . 1 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
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
Technology
Rooted Medication
Nalagenetics, paving the way for safer healthcare industry.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 7 min read
Entrepreneurs
Legal Matters
Rieke Caroline eyes a big slice of the market from thriving startups and SMEs by offering easy access to legal services.
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 years 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 2 years ago . 5 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
Technology
Smart Kiosk
Warung Pintar empowers micro-entrepreneurs for digital inclusion
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Marella Putri 2 years ago . 5 min read
Business
J&T Express Expands Services to Philippines
The recent boom in e-commerce market has encouraged logistic companies to grow accordingly so they can obtain the benefits. Indonesia-based
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 years ago . 1 min read
Invesment
Halodoc Receives $65 Million Series-B Funding
Indonesia leading digital health application Halodoc just received $65 million Series-B funding led by UOB Venture Management, a subsidiary of
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 years ago . 1 min read
Entrepreneurs
Expanding Your Startup Outside Indonesia: The Three Actions You Need to Take (and One You Need to Avoid)
International expansion might be challenging, but it is a necessary step for many startups in their growth journeys. The following are the three primary actions you must take to expand abroad, as well as one to avoid.
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Matthew G. Badalucco 2 years ago . 5 min read
Invesment
East Ventures Invests in The Fit Company
East Ventures invests an undisclosed seed funding to a wellness startup The Fit Company. The investment will support The Fit
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 years ago . 2 min read
Entrepreneurs
Remote(ivate) Yourself
Voted one of the Top 10 co-working spaces on earth by Forbes in 2016, Hubud or 'Hub in Ubud' located in Ubud, Bali, is a co-working space dedicated to finding the balance between work and lifestyle.
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Madison Manwaring 2 years ago . 4 min read
Technology
Five Biggest Challenges a Start-Up Founder Will Face During the First Year
Being a start-up founder is one of the hardest jobs. These are the five toughest things that a startup founder likely to face in its first year.
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Steven Wongsoredjo 2 years ago . 4 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
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
Technology
Tokopedia Secures $1.1 Billion in Latest Round
Indonesian unicorn Tokopedia, Indonesia’s leading technology company, announced it has secured $1.1 billion in its latest financing round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund and Alibaba Group
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Ardian Wibisono 2 years ago . 1 min read
Technology
Alpha JWC Enters Vietnam through Base.vn
Alpha JWC Ventures marks first investment in Vietnam through a Pre-Series A funding for Base.vn, the country’s leading enterprise SaaS platform.
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Ardian Wibisono 2 years ago . 3 min read
Business
Sat Nusapersada to Team Up with Apple Manufacturer
Publicly listed electronic manufacturer PT Sat Nusapersada (PTSN) announced that it would sign a contract with Taiwan-based Apple manufacturer Pegatron
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 years ago . 2 min read
Entrepreneurs
Forbes Indonesia's 30 Promising Growth-Stage Startups
Forbes Indonesia announced the A-List that consisted of 30 Indonesian promising growth-stage startups. The list celebrates companies that have done a great job in the country’s digital economy.
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Ardian Wibisono 2 years ago . 2 min read
Entrepreneurs
Here is What VCs are Looking for in Your Startup Pitch
From startups seeking a seed round in Jakarta to companies going public in New York, one truth is constant: investors are looking for the right story.
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Matthew G. Badalucco 2 years ago . 3 min read
Business
4 Indonesian Entrepreneurs to Enrol Alibaba Fellowship
Four entrepreneurs will represent Indonesia in the second batch of eFounders Fellowship Asia Program held by The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Alibaba Business School.
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Ardian Wibisono 2 years ago . 2 min read
Entrepreneurs
Success Ingredients
Starting with a single nasi goreng stall in Bandung in 2013, PT Citarasa Prima Indonesia has tranformed into one of the fastest growing F&B company in Indonesia.
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Ardian Wibisono 2 years ago . 8 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
Entrepreneurs
Solving the Impossible
Arfian Fuadi’s Dtech Engineering emerges as a world-class firm after winning two global design contests. BY SHINTYA FELICITAS Arfian Fuadi,
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Shintya Felicitas 2 years ago . 5 min read
Entrepreneurs
Online Coffee
Robin Boe and Jhoni Kusno have built Otten Coffee into Indonesia’s largest online coffee site. By Ardian WibisonoOtten Coffee co-founders
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Ardian Wibisono 2 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
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