TAG: Indonesia

Markus Bihler says now is time for HappyFresh to harvest the Philippines

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 05, 2016

Learn why Bihler insists that foreign founders should hire locals as Country Managers Read More

Should Facebook create Safety Checks for every city?

By Elaine Huang | Jan 25, 2016

Jakarta was attacked by terrorists two weeks ago, but the Facebook Safety Check feature offered to Parisians last November never went live for the former Read More

From Archives: Companies should produce leaders: William Tanuwijaya, Tokopedia CEO

By Anisa Menur | Jan 23, 2016

e27 learns from William Tanuwijaya, CEO of Tokopedia, why companies need to look within before leaping into competition Read More

East Ventures drops seed fund into Indonesian healthcare SaaS

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 19, 2016

The company is developing a hospital management system and plans to launch in the second quarter of this year Read More

Jakarta locals create hashtag after Facebook misses Safety Check

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 14, 2016

However, there was some pushback, with some locals saying a trending topic could damage the country’s reputation Read More

Indonesian city Malang to build industrial area for digital industry

By Anisa Menur | Jan 06, 2016

The country's Smart and Cyber City race -- dominated by Jakarta and Bandung -- may soon have a new contender Read More

Qlapa raises seed funding from GFC, Ideosource and Budi Setiadharma

By Anisa Menur | Jan 04, 2016

Indonesia's own Etsy will use the investment for team building, marketing and merchant acquisition Read More

Islamic crowdfunding can change our world for the better

By Guest Contributor | Dec 28, 2015

Islamic crowdfunding is an alternative to the Godless capitalist system where profit motive is the highest arbiter, according to author Umar Munshi Read More

How tech and new media revolutionised Myanmar's election process

By Guest Contributor | Dec 28, 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi called the election process a “communication revolution”, and some of her Facebook posts reached more than 50,000 likes during Election Day Read More

500 Startups leads US$500K seed round in Malaysian health marketplace

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 21, 2015

Started by an all-women founding team, PurelyB wants to help educate and motivate people seeking a healthy lifestyle Read More

8 high-profile Asian shutdowns/pivots of 2015

By Aarti Venkatraman | Dec 19, 2015

From ride-hailing to foodtech and IoT startups, the year was brutal for some. But some did find their silver lining Read More

[Podcast] A crazy idea for self-education from Approach's Lisa Enckell

By Bernard Leong | Dec 10, 2015

Lisa Enckell gives Bernard Leong her impressions on various countries across Asia — including the impact WeChat is making in Silicon Valley Read More

Swiss firm DKSH buys 20 per cent stake in Thailand's aCommerce

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 09, 2015

The amount is reportedly in eight digits (US dollars). New investment will allow aCommerce to expand to Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam Read More

These startups will help parents be worry-free in the digital era

By Anisa Menur | Dec 08, 2015

From supervising game time to keeping track of their whereabouts and more, these apps and services make it easier for you to monitor what your children do online Read More

Major Singapore real estate portal makes big move in Indonesia

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 03, 2015

In June, PropertyGuru received a US$124.1M investment and acquired marketing company ePropertyTrack in July Read More

Indonesian e-commerce startups need to take visitors' privacy seriously

By Guest Contributor | Dec 02, 2015

They need to use SSL certificates which provide authentication when tourists visiting the country are wary of purchasing goods from a site they don't know, says the author Read More

Echelon Central Asia: Adrian Vanzyl's 7 e-commerce trends to watch

By Elaine Huang | Dec 02, 2015

From going mobile-first to using messaging for e-commerce and more, the CEO of venture firm Ardent Capital shares insights in his keynote address Read More

Matchmaking app Spotted believes 'love starts in real life'

By Ayu Meutia | Dec 02, 2015

The app lets you 'wink' at people you cross paths with offline, and is now available in Indonesia Read More

Indosat Ooredoo is going to give tablets to 65 schools in Indonesia

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 01, 2015

The tablets come preloaded with an education platform designed by Ilham Habibie's CREATE Foundation Read More

3 big questions that Echelon Indonesia will answer

By Beverly Tantiansu | Nov 27, 2015

E-commerce, regulation and VC investment. We answer all your questions related to these hot-button topics as we begin our journey to Echelon Indonesia in April 2016 Read More

[Podcast] Is Indonesia becoming a one-trick pony?

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 24, 2015

Is Indonesia too focussed on e-commerce? Is Bank Mandiri's US$37M budget a cynical buy-out fund? Or a spray-and-pray investment? e27 discusses Read More

This world is a f**ked up place!: Khailee Ng

By Anisa Menur | Nov 12, 2015

The 500 Startups Managing Partner wants to make sure entrepreneurs get "enough love" through a new investment programme Read More

'Don't start a company just to start a company': Practo's Shashank ND

By Anisa Menur | Nov 12, 2015

The CEO of the healthcare startup discusses common issues in Asian healthcare and the right reason to start a company Read More


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