She built a startup that raised millions, shares 3 tips

She built a startup that raised millions, shares 3 tips

Launching a startup without any business experience may be daunting. But that didn’t stop Chrisanti Indiana — who was just 24 years old when she co-founded Social Bella.  “You have nothing to lose, that’s actually the benefit of starting young,” Indiana, now 31, told CNBC Make It.  The Indonesian beauty and personal care retailer has … Read more

Millennial’s beauty startup Social Bella raised over $225 million

When the Covid pandemic was raging in 2020, much of the world was in lockdown and more turned to online shopping. But Chrisanti Indiana did the unexpected: she expanded her e-commerce business — offline. Her beauty and personal care e-commerce startup, Sociolla, had just two brick-and-mortar stores in Indonesia in 2019. By the end of … Read more

Southeast Asia’s Internet Giants Bet on ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’

Some of Southeast Asia’s largest internet companies are trying to boost their revenues with an old-fashioned business: lending. Buy now, pay later services have picked up pace in Southeast Asia as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Grab Holdings Sea Ltd. and GoTo Group are all offering their customers short-term loans to help them pay … Read more