Indonesia

The Largest Blockchain Event In Bali: Over 500 Delegates attended XBlockchain

From making the world’s first blockchain phone call, to the roll-out of eco-friendly tokens, to new public sector uses, to the tokenization of new industries the latest developments in blockchain technology were unveiled to an international audience in Bali this

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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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Grab’s E-Wallet Will Come With a Mastercard-Enabled Prepaid Card By 2019

Grab, which started out as a Southeast Asian ride-hailing platform that has since delved into “super-app” ambitions, announces a partnership with Mastercard. The pair will be issuing joint prepaid cards geared for the Southeast Asian market. Grab will be issuing

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Why Singapore is Injecting Fintech Expertise into Indonesian Universities

Singapore has agreed to work with Indonesia to help create a fintech learning programme for higher education providers in Indonesia, as part of an MoU for information exchange between both nations. Temasek Foundation International (TF INTL) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP)

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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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