Author: Masyitha Baziad

The high tech way to fight religious conflict
Two senior academics from Indonesia,  Dr Leonard Chrysostomos Epafras and Dr Dicky Sofjan have come up with an early warning system to look for and map religious conflict hot spots. Their brainchild is called the Indonesian Interfaith Weather Station or IIWS.
Aimsis aims to push digitalisation in schools
Christophorus Bema Indrajid of Indonesian-based Aimsis has turned his entrepreneurial focus on schools by creating an integrated online system.
Indonesia to be Asia’s next digital powerhouse: Google-Temasek
Indonesia’s Internet economy will be worth about US$81 billion in 10 years, or about 40% of the total Internet economy of the entire South-East Asian region, according to a Google-Temasek report.
Go digital or go bust: Indonesian ‘old-school’ tycoon Mochtar Riady
One of the richest and most successful businessmen in Indonesia, Lippo founder Mochtar Riady, has a simple formula for success: Embrace information technology (IT).
Indonesia's PesanLab connects consumers to medical labs
Indonesian startup PesanLab aims to fill a gap in the nation’s digital healthcare ecosystem by digitising diagnostic laboratory services.    
Go-Jek’s US$550mil funding a game-changer for Indonesia
Go-Jek’s US$500mil funding shows that the Indonesian market is strong enough to birth unicorns, writes Masyitha Baziad.
Thailand’s Deliveree shifts to a B2B gameplan
Bangkok-based on-demand logistics startup Deliveree is shifting its focus to business customers rather than duking out it in the low-margin consumer arena.
China-Indonesia cross-border payment pact between PayEase and Doku
Indonesian payment services pioneer Doku has partnered with China-based payment gateway PayEase, saying that this would enable cross-border transactions between the two countries.
Google says committed to building a ‘meaningful Internet’ in Indonesia
Google recently held Google for Indonesia, an event meant to showcase its commitment to helping the country and its people develop, and that it wasn’t seen as merely trying to tap into a market of 250 million people.
Indonesian health info startup Alodokter raises US$2.5mil Series A
Alodokter said it has closed its Series A funding in a round led by Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures, with participation from 500 Startups and Singaporean angel investor Lim Dershing.
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