Startup news: Indonesia
Indonesia’s startup news in April 2021 covered items including Nongsa Digital IT Park, East Ventures’ Digital Competitiveness Index, Xendit’s fintech moves into the Philippines, Bali’s 10Founders Club and more.
Listed below are a month-end collection of Indonesia’s startup news headlines for April 2021, gathered from our all-day updates; each headline is linked to the online article behind that headline, free-to-read and in-full. This gives Startup News Asia’s readers:
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- Indonesia: Pluang raises $20M with app-based investment and wealth management services, integrating with super-apps Bukalapak, Gojek and Dana
- A look at the recent launch of Nongsa Digital Park and Nongsa D-Town, aiming to be a regional tech hub and bridge between Indonesia and Singapore
- Tencent Cloud launches first Indonesian data centre with sights on a second, and Thailand and South Korea by year-end
- Download: Co-regulating the Indonesian Digital Economy, from the Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (pdf)
- Indonesia: East Ventures Digital Competitiveness Index 2021 now available, assessing digital economic condition of each region in the country
- Indonesia: Nongsa Digital Park opened officially recently, aiming to be the country’s digital economy gateway and launchpad
- Indonesia: A brief intro to the Bali-focused 10 Founders Club, aiming to run 5-week sprints to develop 10 tech companies per year
- Indonesia: Bukalapak e-commerce giantis reportedly backed in $234M round led by Microsoft, with cloud, digital skills training and digital banking initiatives coming
- Singapore’s Habitap smart home management system launches Indonesia presence, introducing AI-driven system at luxury residential development
- Indonesia: Populix gains 1.2M pre-Series A with app-driven consumer research across 250K users in 300 cities
- Indonesia’s Xendit fintech to waive P3.5M per business in transaction fees in the Philippines as part of new Level Up marketing campaign
- Accelerating Asia unveils accelerator cohort of 11 early-stage startups from from Singapore, Indonesia, Pakistan and Bangladesh working in healthtech, AI-driven HR, dating and more
- Philippines: More on the Level Up program launched by Indonesia’s Xendit, accelerator focused on boosting digital payments for SMEs
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