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Charted: 70 Deals and Exits from Indonesia's Startup Space

Regular readers will be aware that we tend to shy away from publishing infographics here at The Next Web — however, there are sometimes exceptions, such as this very informative chart pulled together by the folks at tech-investment advisory firm Redwing Asia.<p>Indonesia is developing into a real …

Indonesian wedding marketplace Bridestory gets Series A funding from Rocket Internet

A Marriage of Convenience For Rocket Internet and Bridestory

Berlin-based Rocket Internet decided it had met its match when it discovered Indonesian wedding website Bridestory.

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Startup Aims to Be Amazon.com of Indonesia

Lazada Tries to Get a Head Start in a Country Where Just a Third of Population Has Web Access<p>JAKARTA—Executives at Lazada Indonesia, a fast-growing e-commerce startup aiming to be the Amazon.com of Southeast Asia, faced a couple of unexpected challenges when they opened a cavernous new warehouse …

China’s Baidu On the Lookout for Good, Indonesian Startups

By<p>Resty Woro Yuniar<p>JAKARTA, Indonesia–Chinese Internet giant Baidu Inc. has been in Indonesia for a little more than a year, but it is rapidly gaining popularity thanks to its four core products—Baidu mobile browser, mobile applications DU Battery Saver and DU Speed Booster, and app store …

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5 Startup Ideas Born in Bali in One Weekend

In Ubud, Bali’s rice-paddy-rich, yoga-loving center, dozens of want-to-be entrepreneurs huddled over computers to discuss business development plans and mobile applications as part of Bali’s first Startup Weekend. Here are five that caught our eye.

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Alibaba’s AliExpress Sets Its Sights On Indonesia’s Promising E-Commerce Market

Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group is keen to expand beyond its home market, and now it has set its sights on Indonesia. The company announced today that AliExpress, one of its e-commerce sites, has signed a strategic agreement with DOKU, Indonesia’s largest online payment provider. It also …

Here we go! 36 Indonesian startups who got funding in 2014 (INFOGRAPHIC)

2014 was a great year for Indonesia’s tech startup scene. Not only did the country see more funding rounds, it also saw bigger investment sizes. …

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Investors are betting on niche ecommerce sites to challenge the dominance of general category giants like Amazon, Lazada, and Shopee.<p>· 1d ago · 3 min …