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    Indonesia’s long road to cashless payments

Indonesia’s long road to cashless payments

Driving in Bali, Indonesia. Photo credit: Harsimran Julka. When Uber launched in Indonesia in 2014, the vast majority of the country’s 260 million people couldn’t use it. Credit card ownership

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    Brief: Brick-and-mortar retailer MDS ups investment in sister company MatahariMall

Brief: Brick-and-mortar retailer MDS ups investment in sister company MatahariMall

Hadi Wenas, CEO of MatahariMall (L). Photo credit: Lippo Group. The news (extracted from DealStreetAsia): Indonesian retail firm Matahari Department Store (MDS) has increased its stake in local ecommerce startup

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    Kaskus co-founder is back with an ‘impact investment’

Kaskus co-founder is back with an ‘impact investment’

Campaign.com CEO William Gondokusumo (center) with Kaskus’ Ken Dean Lawadinata (R) and David Soukhasing of Indonesia Angel Investment Network (L). Ken Dean Lawadinata, best known for building Indonesian online forum

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This HR software startup wants to tackle sungkan culture in Indonesian workplaces

  This HR software startup wants to tackle sungkan culture in Indonesian workplaces

Synergo CEO and co-founder Domenico Tukiman (L) and CTO and co-founder Rhapsody Budiono (R). Photo credit: Synergo. It’s difficult to

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Four Southeast Asian countries with room for logistics and infrastructure growth

  Four Southeast Asian countries with room for logistics and infrastructure growth

Image credit: Pixabay. The phrase “Made in China” is arguably cliche but maybe not for long – the country’s rising

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Brief: Indonesian HR software startup gets seed funding to take on SAP and WorkDay

  Brief: Indonesian HR software startup gets seed funding to take on SAP and WorkDay

Synergo CEO and co-founder Domenico Tukiman (L) and CTO and co-founder Rhapsody Budiono (R). Photo credit: Synergo. Jakarta-based Synergo develops

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With fresh funds, Indonesian chatbot platform starts international expansion

  With fresh funds, Indonesian chatbot platform starts international expansion

Kata’s founding team. (L-R) Wahyu Wrehasnaya (CFO), Reynir Fauzan (CMO), Irzan Raditya (CEO), Ahmad Rizqi Meydiarso (CTO). Photo credit: Kata.ai.

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China’s JD confirms Go-Jek funding

  China’s JD confirms Go-Jek funding

Indonesia’s Go-Jek started out with motorbikes, then added cars later. Photo credit: Go-Jek. Chinese ecommerce company JD has invested in

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Opinion: To understand Alibaba’s Tokopedia investment, look at Paytm

  Opinion: To understand Alibaba’s Tokopedia investment, look at Paytm

Image credit: The map of ecommerce in Indonesia. by Iprice. Two of the strongest performing ecommerce companies in Indonesia –

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