Tech startup news: Indonesia
Indonesia’s startup news in January 2021 covered items including digital banking in Indonesia, cybersecurity, online investment platforms and more.
Each item listed is an Indonesian startup or technology-related news headline; each is linked to the free-to-read online article or report behind that headline, hosted on the news site that reported the item and provided the coverage.
The January 2021 startup news collection for Indonesia, below, provides you with 2 things instantly:
- a one-page, at-a-glance overview of developments in Indonesia’s startup scenes in January 2021, providing you with a quick reference look at overall levels of activity; and
- instant, one-click access to the Indonesian tech startup articles and reports behind each headline, letting you focus on the subjects, technologies and developments that most interest you.
- Gojek ride-hail and digital payments firm and Tokopedia e-commerce leader in advanced talks around $18BN merger
- Zenius edtech startup gains funding with video-based lessons in critical thinking, and a recently-launched teacher-focused learning management system
- Ajaib online investment platform raises $25M Series A with focus on first-time investors and millenials
- Bukalapak online marketplace giant raises funding from Standard Chartered, in part aiming for digital banking services collaboration
- BukuKas fintech secures $10M Series A with focus on the digital and accounting needs of SMEs, with sights on launch of SME-focused digital bank
- Indonesia Stock Exchange launches new classifications, including technology-focused classification in bid to lure investors
- Ula raises $20M to expand e-commerce marketplace, aiming for a one-stop shop for sourcing and supply chains for small retailers
- China’s National Internet Information Office and Indonesia’s National Cyber and Cryptographic Bureau ink MoU on cybersecurity capacity building and technical cooperation
- An intro to the 13 initiatives that graduated from the Facebook Community Accelerator Asia Pacific Programme in December
- Singapore’s Sea tech giant acquires Indonesia’s Bank BKE to grow foothold in the region’s digital banking market
- A brief look at the recently-launched SEAF Women’s Economic Empowerment Fund, focusing investments primarily on Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines
More of Indonesia’s startup news
For more of Indonesia’s startup news, visit the Startup News Asia coverage page; you’ll find Indonesian startup news collected by month, and by year, from the middle of 2016.
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