VCampus Collaborates with Maestros to Share Knowledge and Experience
VCampus, the newest Edtech platform from Visinema, has just launched a softlaunch. This platform focuses on providing insights from experts in their fields. President of Digital Business Visinema Group (owner of VCampus), Ajeng Parameswari, said that his party formed this platform to share enthusiasm, knowledge and inspiration with the Indonesian people. “VCampus was built with […] The post VCampus Collaborates with Maestros to Share Knowledge and Experience appeared first on MIME AS
Accelerating Asia Prepares IDR 2 T for 11 Startups, One from Indonesia
A venture capital company and international accelerator, Accelerating Asia, is holding a fourth cohort startup acceleration program. There are 11 pilot companies that have passed, one of which is from Indonesia, namely TransTRACK.ID. Accelerating Asia prepares S $ 200 million or around IDR 2.2 trillion for participants who pass. “The selected startups will be part […] The post Accelerating Asia Prepares IDR 2 T for 11 Startups, One from Indonesia appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Sales of Household Products on Ruparupa.com Rise 300%
The e-commerce company, Ruparupa.com, recorded a 300% increase in transactions for household products during the Covid-19 pandemic. The most popular products are work tables and chairs, as well as sports support. “If seen from the trend, the increase is more than 300%,” said Chief of Marketing Ruparupa.com Budiono Darmawan during a virtual press conference, Wednesday […] The post Sales of Household Products on Ruparupa.com Rise 300% appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Bukalapak Reportedly Received IDR 3.4 Trillion from Microsoft, GIC
E-commerce startup, Bukalapak is reported to have earned investment of US$ 234 million or around IDR 3.4 trillion. This funding round was led by Microsoft, Singapore’s GIC sovereign wealth fund, and Indonesian media conglomerate Emtek. Other investors involved in the funding are “Standard Chartered’s investment arm, namely SC Ventures and the South Korean web portal […] The post Bukalapak Reportedly Received IDR 3.4 Trillion from Microsoft, GIC appeared first on MIME ASIA
J&T Express Responds to the News of Becoming Indonesia’s New Unicorn
Based on the CB Insights report entitled The Complete List of Unicorn Companies, J&T Express is included in the unicorn list. However, the CEO of J&T Express Indonesia Robin Lo does not know this status. “We haven’t updated it, because usually, the assessment is from outside parties such as venture capital and others,” said Robin, […] The post J&T Express Responds to the News of Becoming Indonesia’s New Unicorn appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Tokopedia Enters List of Companies with the Fastest Growth in Asia
An e-commerce startup, Tokopedia, is included in the list of companies with the fastest-growing revenue in Asia Pacific or Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu’s Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 Index 2020. From Southeast Asia, there are eight corporations that enter. The index is an annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in Asia Pacific, in the hardware, software, […] The post Tokopedia Enters List of Companies with the Fastest Growth in Asia appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Gojek and Bandung City Government Collect Plastic Waste for Recycling
The collaboration program between Gojek and the Bandung City Government (Pemkot), Sahabat Sekolah 3.0 is officially closed. This part of GoGreener’s program has collected 2.7 tonnes of plastic waste for recycling. Since running from 1 February to 31 March 2021, the Sahabat Sekolah 3.0 program has provided education about the culture of healthy living and […] The post Gojek and Bandung City Government Collect Plastic Waste for Recycling appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Grab Forms Endowment Funds for Partners, Preparing IDR 4 Trillion
Decacorn Singapore, Grab Holdings plans to establish an endowment fund for the GrabForGood Fund. This on-demand service provider company has prepared an initial fund of US$ 275 million or around IDR 4 trillion. A total of US$ 50 million (IDR 726.8 billion) was in cash and US$ 200 million (IDR 2.9 trillion) in the form […] The post Grab Forms Endowment Funds for Partners, Preparing IDR 4 Trillion appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Gojek and Tokopedia Management Agrees to Merge
The management and leaders of Gojek and the e-commerce company Tokopedia have reportedly agreed to a merger or merger of the two companies. The next process awaits approval from the shareholders. “The management and boards of the two startups have officially agreed to continue the merger,” said a source who did not wish to be […] The post Gojek and Tokopedia Management Agrees to Merge appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Attract More Viewers, GoPlay Focuses on Developing Live Streaming
This year, GoPlay’s video-on-demand (VoD) platform prioritized the development of a live streaming service platform, GoPlay Live, to attract more users. The platform made by Gojek noted that the number of live shows has increased by up to 10 times during the first quarter of this year. GoPlay CEO Edy Sulistyo said the live show […] The post Attract More Viewers, GoPlay Focuses on Developing Live Streaming appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Sirclo Acquires Orami to Strengthen Omnichannel Services
The e-commerce enabler company, Sirclo, acquired Orami, which is known as a parenting platform that combines commerce, content, and community in one application. This agreement combines two companies that have served more than 100,000 brands from micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) to multinational, and reaches millions of consumers in 34 provinces of Indonesia. […] The post Sirclo Acquires Orami to Strengthen Omnichannel Services appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Sequoia Injects IDR 2.8 Trillion to Boost a Startup Accelerator Program
Sequoia Capital India has injected US$ 195 million or around IDR 2.8 trillion to accelerate its startup accelerator program, Surge. Held twice a year, Surge is an acceleration program aimed at startup companies in Southeast Asia and India. Starting March 25, 2019, the Surge community has grown to 69 startups, covering more than 15 sectors […] The post Sequoia Injects IDR 2.8 Trillion to Boost a Startup Accelerator Program appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Design Startup Canva Now Reaches Decacorn Status
After its latest funding, Australian graphic design service provider Canva now holds decacorn status. The company said that the valuation has reached US$ 15 billion or equivalent to IDR 218.5 trillion after receiving an investment of US$ 71 million or the equivalent of IDR 1 trillion. A new round of funding of IDR 874 billion, […] The post Design Startup Canva Now Reaches Decacorn Status appeared first on MIME ASIA.
The Fate of Startups When Schools in Jakarta Learn Face-to-Face
The central government plans to implement limited face-to-face learning starting in July. In DKI Jakarta, 85 schools have even tested it since yesterday (7/4). This policy is considered to be a challenge for educational startups such as Ruangguru, Zenius, and Quipper. Edward Ismawan Chamdani, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Ideosource and Gayo Capital, said that […] The post The Fate of Startups When Schools in Jakarta Learn Face-to-Face appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Gojek and Halodoc Expand Drive-Thru Vaccine Services
Halodoc and Gojek have just opened a Drive Thru Covid-19 Vaccination Service Post at Prambanan Temple, Sleman, Yogyakarta. The presence of this service post is also supported by the Ministry of Health, the Sleman Regency Government, Bhayangkara Hospital, along with the Borobudur, Prambanan, and Ratu Boko Temple Tourism Parks. The presence of this service center […] The post Gojek and Halodoc Expand Drive-Thru Vaccine Services appeared first on MIME ASIA.
Demand Increases, Travel App Download is Predicted to Soar in Ramadan
AppsFlyer’s research shows that digital-based travel services (Online Travel Agent or OTA) have been affected by the pandemic. However, startups in this sector are forecast to recover in this year’s Ramadan. The company noted that the number of non-organic downloads or NOI in the travel application category decreased by 60% on an annual basis (year […] The post Demand Increases, Travel App Download is Predicted to Soar in Ramadan appeared first on MIME ASIA.