Budget hotels aggregator RedDoorz to invest US$10M for expansion in Indonesia

Over the next 12 months, RedDoorz will expand into nine news cities in Indonesia, in addition to scaling operations in seven cities it is currently operating in 

5-minute catch up: Top stories for November 15

We'll get you updated on the tech scene today. 

Exclusive: Fenox VC is opening a startup incubator in China; to launch over US$50M India-focussed fund in 2018

As part of the incubation programme, Fenox will give US$50,000 each for 10 per cent equity, and provide them mentorship and training by experts from Silicon Valley and local markets 

EMQ joins hands with WeChat Pay HK to expand remittance services to Indonesia

Indonesians living abroad can now use WeChat Pay HK to access various pay-out options, including instant cash pickup, bank deposits to any bank, or mobile wallet 

Captain's Log, Nov 8: MyMusicTaste raises Series C, StickEarn gets seed funding, and Spark Systems has new advisors

MyMusicTaste gets US$11M, StickEarns gets funded by East Ventures, and Spark Systems welcomes industry veterans to advisory board 

Ensure balance between building your product and building the venture: Snapcart CEO

If you don’t have the right balance, you will find yourself firefighting without the necessary support that you need, which could jeopardise the sustainability of the business, he says 

Captain's Log, Oct. 26: Indonesia's Toko Bitcoin and Bitbayar close down; Grab to allow rides without surge pricing for a flat membership fee

Also in the new is Indian logistics firm GoJava's filing of criminal breach of trust case against e-commerce company Snapdeal 

AI-powered analytics startup Snapcart raises US$10M to expand beyond Indonesia, Philippines

Snapcart also plans to launch a new platform that will tackle the unstructured trade information 

10 cool Artificial Intelligence startups in Asia that you should know

While the true potential of AI is yet to be unleashed, a few entrepreneurs are already making inroads into various industry verticals through their cutting-edge solutions 

Next-gen Indonesian diaspora is a powerhouse, and this is an invitation to tap into its potential

Whatever school of thought you belong to, a big change is already happening in Indonesia