Goutama Bachtiar
Goutama is a Technologist, Consultant, Trainer, Writer & Courseware Developer mostly in enterprise space. Having written for a number of other outlets on technology and business, he is fascinated with Tech Investment and Social Tech. The e27 Senior Contributing Writer based in Jakarta counts travel, culture, culinary, coffee and soccer among his myriad interests.
Articles by Goutama Bachtiar
Zodio working to be official local search app for tourism bodies

Zodio working to be official local search app for tourism bodies

INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, TECHNOLOGY, THAILAND | 10 Apr, 2014

Besides aiming to be an official local search app for various tourism bodies, Zodio plans to expand to Malaysia and India later this year 

Why is Southeast Asia an important market for Zomato?

Why is Southeast Asia an important market for Zomato?

BUSINESS, INDIA, INDONESIA | 21 Jan, 2014

Alok Jain and Karthik Shetty of Zomato tell e27 about the company's expansion plans in Southeast Asia, and how its employees are its strength 

Garuda Indonesia to extend in-flight internet to Airbus fleets soon

Garuda Indonesia to extend in-flight internet to Airbus fleets soon

BUSINESS, INDONESIA, TECHNOLOGY | 29 Nov, 2013

Currently, limited to Boeing, Indonesia's national carrier - Garuda Indonesia - will extend inflight internet services to its Airbus fleet too soon 

Email-client Mailbird adds multi-account functionality

Email-client Mailbird adds multi-account functionality

INDONESIA, NEWS, TECHNOLOGY | 28 Nov, 2013

After launching IMAP support last month, email client, Mailbird has launched multi-account feature today. A referral programme to get the app free too is on 

LINE surpasses 300 million users, set to hit half a billion end-2014

LINE surpasses 300 million users, set to hit half a billion end-2014

JAPAN, NEWS | 26 Nov, 2013

When chat app LINE aims for half a billion users next year, is it being overly ambitious? Or is another 200 million users just a piece of cake? 

Moneta hopes to be one-stop solution for all mobile transactions

Moneta hopes to be one-stop solution for all mobile transactions

BUSINESS, INDONESIA, TECHNOLOGY | 20 Nov, 2013

Moneta, an app launched by Jakarta-based Arkalogic Transksi, hopes to provide one-stop solution for all mobile transactions - m-commerce, m-wallet and m-banking 

Online mall Lazada opens up its marketplace for fashion businesses

Online mall Lazada opens up its marketplace for fashion businesses

INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, NEWS, THAILAND, VIETNAM | 28 Oct, 2013

Southeast Asian fashion businesses - local designers and smaller brands - can now set-up their own shops at Lazada 

Logistics solution provider Kirim debuts API; set to enable e-commerce

Logistics solution provider Kirim debuts API; set to enable e-commerce

INDONESIA, NEWS | 28 Oct, 2013

With the launch of an API and KirimanKu, end-to-end delivery and logistics solution provider, Kirim, is set to boost e-commerce in the logistics space 

ProHukum helps law firms with its practice management software

ProHukum helps law firms with its practice management software

INDONESIA, NEWS | 16 Aug, 2013

ProHukum is a practice management platform for law firms, and is eyeing a huge market with its future products. 

Online food portal Kokiku looks to go into print and broadcast

Online food portal Kokiku looks to go into print and broadcast

INDONESIA, NEWS | 01 Aug, 2013

Indonesia's online food portal, Kokiku.tv, is planning to expand their dominance to print and broadcast media. 

Understand your audience better with online survey tool UserReport

Understand your audience better with online survey tool UserReport

INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, NEWS | 10 Jul, 2013

Digital research and performance platform UserReport has launched in Indonesia and plans to further expand its reach in Southeast Asia. 

Accelerator program SWAP comes for social entrepreneurs in Indonesia

Accelerator program SWAP comes for social entrepreneurs in Indonesia

INDONESIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 04 Jul, 2013

Social entrepreneurs in Indonesia can look forward to SWAP, an accelerator program just for them. 

Kaskus CEO launches book about being Indonesia's youngest CEO

Kaskus CEO launches book about being Indonesia's youngest CEO

INDONESIA, NEWS | 03 Jul, 2013

Being Indonesia's youngest CEO is no easy task. Ken Dean Lawadinata, CEO of Kaskus, an online forum and marketplace, recounts. 

Indonesians look towards Hong Kong and Germany for outbound trips

Indonesians look towards Hong Kong and Germany for outbound trips

AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, NEWS, SINGAPORE, THAILAND | 24 Jun, 2013

Indonesians might love their local travel destinations, but they are still looking towards Hong Kong, Germany and the Netherlands for outbound trips.