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Chatbot startup founder sees Southeast Asia potential despite slow start worldwide

Chatbots may have underwhelmed thus far, but the impact of the technology still has bags of potential in international markets where mobile messaging has been mainstream for years. That’s the view of one startup that’s working to bring the benefit of bots to the mainstream in Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country and the […]

September 6, 2017
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Sale Stock Hadirkan Layanan “Fitting” di Rumah

Sale Stock, startup mobile commerce khusus fesyen, meluncurkan inovasi terbaru “Coba di Rumah” sebagai salah satu cara meningkatkan pengalaman berbelanja. Layanan ini diklaim sebagai pertama kalinya hadir di Asia Tenggara. Lewat layanan “Coba di Rumah”, pembeli dapat memesan produk dan mencobanya atau fittingketika kurir datang mengantarkannya. Untuk menikmati pengalaman ini, pembeli hanya memerlukan proses belanja online seperti biasa […]

September 8, 2017
11:34
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[Updated] Indonesian fashion e-commerce startup Sale Stock raises US$27M Series B+ round

Gobi Partners, Alpha JWC Ventures, Convergence Ventures, KIP, MNC, and SMDV have invested into fashion e-commerce startup Sale Stock Venture capital firm Gobi Partners today announced that it has co-led a US$27 million Series B+ funding round, along with Golden Equator, into Sale Stock, an Indonesian fashion e-commerce startup. The round marks the venture capital firm’s first […]

August 16, 2017
11:09
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Kata.ai, the startup formerly known as YesBoss, raises US$3.5M in Series A funding round

Indonesian artificial intelligence (AI) startup Kata.ai today announced that it has raised a US$3.5 million in Series A funding round led by Taiwan-based Trans-Pacific Technology Fund (TPTF). MDI Ventures, Access Ventures, and Convergence Ventures also participated in the deal. In addition to them, VPG Asia, Red Sails Investment, and angel investor Eddy Chan also took part in […]

August 29, 2017
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China’s UrWork invests in Indonesia’s ReWork via $3M deal as WeWork rivalry heats up

UrWork, the unicorn that is competing with WeWork in China, is following its American rival’s lead by extending its reach in Southeast Asia after it took part in a $3 million funding round for Indonesia-based ReWork. The round, which is described as pre-Series A, was led by China-U.S. firm ATM Capital and Indonesia’s Convergence Ventures. UrWork was […]

September 8, 2017
14:29

PERSPEKTIF : Merintis Jalan ke Ekosistem Startup yang Matang

Setiap pagi, seorang sopir Uber sudah menunggu untuk mengantar saya ke kantor. Setiap Sabtu dan Minggu pagi, seorang sopir GoJek mengantar bubur beserta cakwe untuk sarapan pagi saya dan keluarga. Dan, dapur keluarga kami pun penuh dengan berbagai perkakas unik, dari pengupas nanas hingga pompa botol soda, yang saya dapatkan karena usil berbelanja di Tokopedia […]

August 22, 2017
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