Tag: #technologies

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 1 week 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 1 week ago . 1 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 weeks ago . 4 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 4 weeks 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 3 months ago . 1 min read
Technology
Golden Opportunity
Ivan Lingga expands his family jewelry business with Whizliz.
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Marella Putri 3 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
Another Man's Treasures
Inocycle is making a big business from recycling PET waste.
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Robert Yota 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 months ago . 6 min read
Companies
Best of the Best: Metrodata Electronics
Towards the end of 2019, then communications and information minister Rudiantara stated that the country's spending on ICT accounted for
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Robert Yota 4 months ago . 6 min read
Business
Bank Indonesia releases new banknotes to celebrate 75th Independence Day
For the first time in history, Bank Indonesia issued Rp75,000 banknotes to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Indonesian Independence Day.
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Elisa Valenta 5 months ago . 1 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 5 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 5 months ago . 2 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 5 months ago . 7 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 5 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
The Business Connector
GudangAda aims to bridge the technology gap across Indonesia's FMCG supply chain by digitizing transactions between traders.
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Robert Yota 5 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 5 months ago . 2 min read
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 6 months ago . 2 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago . 1 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 6 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Google Launched the First Cloud Region in Indonesia
It will bring lower latency access to data and applications which will help organizations in Indonesia accelerate the digital transformation.
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Elisa Valenta 6 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 7 months 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 7 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 7 months 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 7 months ago . 5 min read
Business
Pandemic Highlights Momentum for Food Delivery Business
Food delivery has played an essential role in helping people to stay at home safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Elisa Valenta 7 months ago . 3 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 7 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 7 months ago . 1 min read
Column & Opinion
Long-Time Friendship Waits for New Business Tights and Opportunities
The Czech Republic has a long and good relationship with Indonesia. Former Czechoslovakia was among the first countries to support the newly established Republic of Indonesia. This year, both countries celebrate 70 years of mutual diplomatic relations.
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Columnist Section 7 months ago . 3 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 7 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 7 months ago . 1 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 7 months 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 7 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 7 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 7 months 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 7 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 8 months ago . 3 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 8 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
Set in Motion
CGV Cinemas aims to become a whole entertainment platform beyond screening movies
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Marella Putri 8 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 8 months ago . 1 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 months ago . 1 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 8 months ago . 2 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 8 months 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 8 months ago . 2 min read
Technology
Long-Distance Healthcare
COVID-19 drives unprecedented demand for telehealth startup Alodokter
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Marella Putri 8 months 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 8 months ago . 2 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 8 months ago . 2 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 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 8 months 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 8 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 8 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Anteraja Records Robust Growth as People Stay at Home
The demand for delivery service and logistics increases significantly as most people are working from home. Logistic technology company Anteraja
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Ester Christine Natalia 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months ago . 1 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 9 months ago . 1 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 9 months 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Technology
Simple Work
Jojonomic is taking over employees’ administrative work so they can focus on what matters.
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 min read
Technology
Smart Kiosk
Warung Pintar empowers micro-entrepreneurs for digital inclusion
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Marella Putri 1 year ago . 5 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 1 year 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 1 year ago . 5 min read
Technology
JD.com Make a Breakthrough with the First Drone Shipping in Indonesia
Shipping within a short time still be a challenge for people living in archipelagic country like Indonesia, especially in the
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Ester Christine Natalia 1 year ago . 2 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 1 year ago . 4 min read
Technology
Agus Martowardojo Teamed with Tokopedia
Tokopedia appoints former chief of central bank Agus Martowardojo as president commissioner as the company enters a new growth phase and develop its ecosystem to be infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)
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Ardian Wibisono 2 years ago . 1 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