TAG: Indonesia

Indonesia-based HappyFresh announces Series B round, leaves Philippines and Taiwan

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 29, 2016

HappyFresh CEO Markus Bihler says independently sustainable companies are the ones that last, so they will be focussing on three key markets Read More

Indonesia's online lender UangTeman names Darmawan Zaini as CTPO

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 25, 2016

Darmawan will be responsible for leading mobile lending research & development and building an engineering and product team Read More

Qraved CEO reveals the secret recipe behind one of Indonesia's most promising startups

By e27.co/clairine.runtung | Aug 19, 2016

Qraved's Steven Kim talks Asian-american identity, how his leadership style has grown, and the legacy he hopes to leave with his company Read More

Indonesian creative agency Flock closes a round of seed funding from East Ventures

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 15, 2016

The agency aims to merge above-the-­line and below-­the-line creative services with video and influencer marketing plays for tech brands in Indonesia Read More

New connections: LinkedIn now has over 100 million users in Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 10, 2016

The weirdest data point you'll read today: 1,000 people in Singapore are connected to professionals in Antarctica Read More

Talenta raises pre­-series A funding co-­led by East Ventures and Skystar Capital

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 08, 2016

The funding will be used to expand the team as well as the platform's reach in Indonesia through marketing Read More

Doesn't get any crazier than this: A wrap of an astonishing week in Asia's ride-hailing industry

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 05, 2016

Uber China and Didi merge, Grab CEO spoke out (and is raising money), Go-jek lands US$550 million. You got all that? Read More

[Updated] Go-Jek joins the fray, closes US$550M in Asia's ride-hailing war, led by global consortium

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 04, 2016

Go-Jek's services feature is a serious advantage and one place where the company stands apart from the competition Read More

From general public to SMEs: Singapore crowdfunding platform Funding Societies raises US$7.5M

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 04, 2016

Since its 2015 inception, the company has facilitated US$7.5 million worth of loans to over 100 SMEs in Singapore Read More

Work your body! Indonesia's online fitness marketplace BookmyFit launches

By Dayana Sobri | Jul 25, 2016

The platform's website and app can now be accessed Read More

Bei-kaa-chyu: Pokémon Go officially launches in Hong Kong, 2nd location in Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Jul 25, 2016

It's become so popular that even some telcos are getting into the fun, offering free unlimited data for Pokémon Go gamers Read More

In a significant local exit, iFashion Group buys Singapore's Dressabelle for US$5.5M

By Kevin McSpadden | Jul 19, 2016

iFashion has been pursuing a strategic M&A business model and hinted at further acquisitions moving forward Read More

How the blockchain infrastructure can make a major impact on the remittance industry

By e27.co/george.harrap | Jun 20, 2016

It opens up business strategies that may have been too expensive in previous years thanks to fees like money transfer charges Read More

Facebook is testing 'new' social commerce payment in Thailand which requires you to transfer money via ATM

By Sainul Abudheen | Jun 13, 2016

In the age of Internet, a company of Facebook’s stature is trialling a payment method which requires a user to go to ATM for money transfer, in a fast-growing Internet market such as Thailand, is not just funny but also horrible Read More

What is inside the pitch deck that will woo investors to my business?

By e27.co/faiz.ar | Jun 09, 2016

Ask and you shall receive the answer in this article Read More

iflix, Netflix have new OTT competition in Indonesia as Viu enters country

By Kevin McSpadden | May 26, 2016

The service is free for users who don't mind ads but for US$2.21 premium users can watch without commercials Read More

Backseat driving: Key takeaways from the Google/Temasek e-commerce report

By Kevin McSpadden | May 25, 2016

The 'e-conomy report' points to an e-commerce industry set for serious growth, but it also highlights potholes and obstacles in the region Read More

Slew of investors help KL fintech startup Jirnexu raise US$3M Series A

By Kevin McSpadden | May 24, 2016

PropertyGuru Co-founder and CEO Steve Melhuish was a private investor in the deal Read More

The best 'F word' is not Founders or Funding

By e27.co/joel-leong | May 09, 2016

Founders are essential, without them their idea and the startup would not exist. But maybe that is their greatest contribution Read More

A Singaporean acquisition story you have never heard

By Kevin McSpadden | Apr 11, 2016

Before Block 71, before heavy government support, this company was paving the way for startups in Singapore; and now it has been acquired Read More

Rakuten sells Tarad.com, moves one more step away from Southeast Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Apr 06, 2016

Tarad.com says it will be adapting its business model and specifically cited a desire to target businesses in Thailand Read More

A table for two please: Online booking startup Chope acquires Indonesian counterpart MakanLuar

By Kevin McSpadden | Apr 05, 2016

The deal will bring Chope, Asia's largest restaurant booking startup, into Jakarta, Bali and Bandung Read More

Running a startup means constantly putting out fires: ServisHero CEO Karl Loo

By Kevin McSpadden | Mar 24, 2016

We chat with ServisHero head man about entrepreneurship, the startup scene and why his company is different from Homejoy Read More

Will the next Airbnb or GrubHub come out of Asia?

By e27.co/dinuke.ranasinghe | Mar 23, 2016

Asia has advantages like cheap technology and high mobile penetration rates, but it cannot simply copy/paste models and apply it to this region Read More

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