Indonesian Ecosystem

DBS Bank Indonesia launches SME-focused DBS BusinessClass app in Jakarta
Two years after its initial launch in Singapore, DBS’ social platform for SMEs BusinessClass has finally come to Indonesia.
China’s angels swooping down on Indonesia’s startup space
INVESTORS from China are now looking to expand their investments into the technology startup ecosystem in Indonesia, rather than sticking to traditional sectors such as mining and resources.
Trend Micro doubles down in Indonesia
Trend Micro Inc recently expanded its office in Jakarta, to support what it said was Indonesia’s growing business outlook.
Indonesia needs to embrace failure and competition: Trade Minister
All stakeholders in Indonesia’s digital economy – from corporates and the startup community, to the Government – need to embrace failure, urged Trade Minister Thomas Trikasih Lembong.
Indonesia’s data centre space has great growth potential: DCDi
Indonesia’s data centre market has great potential, but the country faces some dire challenges and needs a long-term strategy, industry pundits say.
Startups: Get ready to get regulated
Startups have been disrupting a number of industries over the last few years, and have been having a free run at it too – but that’s about to change, warned one industry pundit.
Indonesia’s smart city drive to tackle socioeconomic woes: IDC
Indonesia is seeing increased interest and uptake in smart city initiatives to boost domestic productivity and quality of life, and to address the country’s pressing socioeconomic problems, according to IDC.
Kominfo fasilitasi Grab dan Uber agar tetap beroperasi
Kominfo akan memfasilitasi Grab dan Uber untuk memenuhi ketentuan Dishub Grab dan Uber diharuskan mendirikan koperasi untuk menaungi pengemudi  
Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry demands ride-sharing ban
Indonesia continues to be a battleground between ride-sharing startups and conventional taxi companies, with the country’s Transportation Ministry now demanding such apps be blocked.
Is Indonesia trying to have its digital cake and eat it too?
On the one hand, Indonesia seeks to become the biggest digital economy in the region and is wooing foreign investors and technology companies; while on the other, it is tightening the regulatory noose.
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