Go-Jek and Jokowi share flatteries before Indonesia election

Joko Widodo made a campaign appearance at a major Go-Jek event, a calculated risk for the ride-sharing company 

Today’s top tech news, April 10: Golfing startup Deemples secures US$105K funding

Also, Coins.ph collaborates with Western Union for global remittance access in the country, and public transport startup TRON launches operation in Indonesia 

Today's top tech news, iflix raises fresh funding and Grab aims for US$6.5B

Plus, South Korea police bust US$19 million bitcoin Ponzi scheme using artificial intelligence 

Grab wants to take Indonesia from Go-Jek with US$6.5b funding goal

The company has its sights set on 'grabbing' Indonesia's market 

Today's top tech news, April 5: Go-Jek gains decacorn status

We also have updates from the Chinese government, Market Kurly, and the Indonesian central bank 

Go-Jek becomes Indonesia's first 'decacorn' company

Go-Jek, with US$10B valuation, is in 19th position on the CB Insights list, just below its bigger rival Grab, which is valued US$11B 

Startup Weekend Jakarta 2019 will help young entrepreneurs and businesses succeed in Indonesia

Letting strangers work together for 54 hours, create wild new ideas and build them into a tangible success, is a truly exciting feat! 

The Philippines rejects Go-Jek's appeal for ride-hailing licence

In the Philippines, ride-hailing was added to the list of industries when foreign ownership is limited to 40 per cent 

Go-Jek facilitates drivers with medical teleconsultation via Doctor Anywhere

Partnering with Doctor Anywhere, Go-Jek’s private-hire drivers now can have access to video consult with a certified doctor with a corporate rate for each session and medication delivery within three hours