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News  9, Jun 2011

Launch roundup: DOKU, Tokobagus and Rakuten Belanja Online

DOKU: May 17 saw the launch of DOKU, an Indonesia-based payment processor service provider that offers websites a secure way of connecting to its payment processing network, which has several payment options and supports multiple currencies.

DOKU is run by PT. Nusa Satu Inti Artha, and is actually the rebranding of NSIAPAY, which in 2007 launched its payment gateway service for online retailers. They have obtained the certification of PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) compliant that makes them the first and the only Indonesian company to be certified.

Tokobagus’s BlackBerry app: One of Indonesia’s largest e-commerce sites, tokobagus, launched their BlackBerry app on May 20. Developed by Better-B, one of the Indonesia’s BlackBerry Alliance Elite Members, the app lets visitors register on the site, and carry out online shopping transactions on their BlackBerry.

This includes arranging and bookmarking items, manage their account and share their finds on social media. The app requires users to have BB OS 4.5 and above, with BB OS 6 as the recommended OS.

Rakuten and MNC Group to launch online marketplace: Rakuten Inc, Japan’s largest online commerce company and Media Nusantara Citra (MNC) Group, Indonesia’s No.1 Integrated Media company, launched their online marketplace in Indonesia named Rakuten Belanja Online on June 1.

Rakuten Belanja Online is operated by joint-venture company, PT. Rakuten-MNC, which names Ryota Inaba as its President Director. Rakuten runs Ichiba, which is Japan’s top online shopping mall. With their know-how and traffic brought by MNC, Rakuten Belanja Online is expected to become the top online shopping mall in Indonesia.

Goutama Bachtiar

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.

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