Indonesia

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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2 Key Reasons Why 2018 Is the Year of Blockchain for Indonesia

Indonesia’s tech scene has finally hit its stride, and the industry is now rife with startups and tech businesses that aim to solve problems unique to the Indonesian ecosystem. One area of tech of high interest in Indonesia is blockchain,

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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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Indonesian Credit Score Fintech Raised USD30 Million Series B to Expand in Southeast Asia

Jakarta based FinAccel has raised a USD30 million Series B equity investment round led by Square Peg Capital, with participation from new investors MDI Ventures and Atami Capital, and from existing investors Jungle Ventures, Openspace Ventures, GMO Venture Partners, Alpha

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