Posts From Fintechnews Indonesia

Indonesia Warms up to Blockchain

Following in the steps of international counterparts, Indonesia is setting its sights on blockchain as an enabler of increased efficiency and greater transparency with applications currently being explored in areas and industries that include e-voting and agriculture. Melbourne-based startup Horizon

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10 Fintech Founders and Influencers in Indonesia to Follow

Fintech is a fast-growing industry across Southeast Asia, and that includes Indonesia, the region’s largest economy with an estimated population of over 260 million. The Indonesian fintech industry has witnessed considerable growth with an estimated US$22.338 billion worth of transactions

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Leaders In Tech, Government And Business Are Gathering In Bali For Xblockchain Summit

Leaders in blockchain technology are only three weeks away from assembling in Nusa Dua, Bali for Asia’s pre-eminent summit on blockchain technology promising to change traditional industries and forge new ones, in the same week as the annual meetings of

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Instapay Enables Indonesian SMEs to Accept Payment Using WhatsApp & Line

Homegrown fintech player MC Payment held a soft launch for Instapay, a new mobile B2C payment platform targeting Indonesian SMEs. Instapay would enable merchants to accept payment using social media messaging apps, like WhatsApp and Line. Businesses would be able to

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Indonesia Gets Yet Another Mobile Lending Startup Backed by Hong Kong’s WeLab

Astra International, through a subsidiary and China-based lending company WeLab has just banded together to launch a joint venture in Indonesia focused on the nascent and still lucrative lending scene. Named AWDA (PT Astra WeLab Digital Arta), the joint venture

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Why Go-Jek Got Its Eye (and Business) on Peer-To-Peer Lending in Indonesia

Go-Jek, Indonesia’s unicorn darling just announced that they will be partnering with peer-to-peer (P2P) lending firms Findaya, Dana Cita and Aktivaku.to which marks them as yet another ride-hailing giant dabbling in financial services. The company’s decision to join the lending

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SmartPesa and Visionet Pushes for a Cashless Indonesia with mPOS

Singaporean based SmartPesa recently entered into a partnership with Indonesian banking vendor PT Visionet Data Internasional to jointly launch Mobey. Mobey is described to be mPOS and agent banking solution designed with the intention to tackle challenges of limited infrastructure

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Despite Much Support, Cashless Indonesia Faces Many Obstacles

Indonesia’s cashless experiments in Jakarta has yielded interesting results. By 2017, many of the industry’s observers were already discussing the possibility of Indonesia transforming into a cashless nation, and this impression has held on until this year. And transportation is

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Interesting Blockchain Startups and Organizations from Indonesia

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have been all the rage in the past years with startups in the space raising more than US$1.3 billion in venture capital so far in 2018. The amount has already surpassed the total raised in 2017

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