With seed round, Pomona prepares to take on Indonesia’s customer loyalty segment

April 6, 2017 0

Pomona, an app that lets shoppers collect loyalty points, today announced it raised a seed round from Frontier Capital, Prasetia Dwidharma, and a number of

Tencent-backed Practo takes a leaf out of WeChat’s playbook

April 5, 2017 0

Shashank ND, founder and CEO of Practo. Photo credit: Practo. Shashank ND, founder and CEO of India’s leading healthcare startup, Practo, makes no bones about

Rocket-backed Global Fashion Group still far from profitable in 2016

April 5, 2017 0

Photo credit: Unsplash. Global Fashion Group (GFG), the umbrella group that holds Rocket Internet-backed online fashion businesses worldwide, saw its revenue hit the US$1 billion

RedDoorz raises $1m in venture debt to grow in the crowded budget hotel space

April 4, 2017 0

Photo credit: Stokpic. It was around 2014 when Amit Saberwal thought to himself: “If I don’t become an entrepreneur now, I never will.” It wasn’t

Payments company Ayopop raises $1m seed funding

April 4, 2017 0

Ayopop’s Android app. Photo credit: Ayopop. Indonesia’s Ayopop specializes in bill payments, which means it wants users to pay for things like their phone bills,

Motorcycle taxis will face tougher regulation in Indonesia

March 31, 2017 0

Photo credit: Grab. Motorcycle taxis are a common sight in Indonesia’s congested cities. Two-wheelers have previously been exempt from the government’s transportation laws, but that

Good news for apps: App Annie predicts consumers will spend 33% more in 2017

March 31, 2017 0

Photo credit: manganganath / 123RF. Mobile app data analytics firm App Annie projects a 33 percent growth in consumer spend on apps this year, rising

Apple said to open first Indonesian R&D center in Jakarta satellite city soon

March 31, 2017 0

Image credit: Pixabay. Apple’s plans to set up a research and development center in Indonesia are taking shape. According to Sanny Iskandar, an expert staff member of

Snapcart raises $3m to improve its customer engagement and analytics tech

March 30, 2017 0

Photo credit: Snapcart. Indonesia-based cashback and consumer analytics startup Snapcart announced today a fresh injection of US$3 million. This is a follow-on round on the

Go-Jek’s app has major data leaks, claims security firm. Go-Jek says they’re fixed.

March 30, 2017 0

Indian security firm Fallible claims to have exposed major security flaws in Go-Jek – Indonesia’s highest valued startup on record and a rival of Grab