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    After seed round, Ahlijasa thinks it can get laundry-on-demand just right

After seed round, Ahlijasa thinks it can get laundry-on-demand just right

Ahlijasa won the regional final of Startup Worldcup yesterday. Indonesian laundry-on-demand startup Ahlijasa today confirmed closing a seed round of an undisclosed amount. Earlier this year we’d already reported that

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    BBM parent Emtek boosts payments tech with 2 acquisitions

BBM parent Emtek boosts payments tech with 2 acquisitions

Photo credit: Tech in Asia Indonesia Indonesian media conglomerate Emtek, which develops the popular Blackberry Messenger (BBM) app in the country, has snapped up shares in payment companies PT Espay

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    EV Hive expands in Indonesia amid co-working boom

EV Hive expands in Indonesia amid co-working boom

EV Hive’space in Tangerang near Jakarta. EV Hive, a network of co-working spaces in Indonesia, is expanding. By the end of the year it plans to operate three new locations

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Small business lender Taralite scores $6.3m from Japanese investor

  Small business lender Taralite scores $6.3m from Japanese investor

Photo credit: missbossy. Taralite, an Indonesian startup that lets individuals and institutions lend money to small businesses, raised US$6.3 million

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Jakarta governor’s jail sentence doesn’t affect Smart City program, says team

  Jakarta governor’s jail sentence doesn’t affect Smart City program, says team

Jakarta is a sprawling city of almost 10 million inhabitants, famous for its frequent traffic gridlocks. Photo credit: Stefan Magdalinski.

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Office supplies firm Bizzy acquires little-known startup for its CEO

  Office supplies firm Bizzy acquires little-known startup for its CEO

Peter Goldsworthy, former CEO of Bizzy. Photo credit: Bizzy. Indonesian ecommerce company Bizzy has acquired a startup called Alpha. The

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Brief: Go-Jek reported to have raised $1.2b round, led by Tencent

  Brief: Go-Jek reported to have raised $1.2b round, led by Tencent

Drivers of motorcycle-taxi apps like Go-Jek are increasingly becomeing part of Jakarta’s cityscape (Via Tempo.co The news: Tencent has led

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Berrybenka CEO on why he’s opening offline stores

  Berrybenka CEO on why he’s opening offline stores

Berrybenka’s shop opening at Pondok Indah Mall in Jakarta. Image credit: Tech in Asia. Fashion ecommerce startup Berrybenka last weekend

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These 8 hardware startups are tackling some of society’s biggest problems

  These 8 hardware startups are tackling some of society’s biggest problems

Photo credit: Pixabay. We have been hearing stories after stories of the poor in India using WhatsApp, Facebook, and YouTube

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