Indonesia’s Tokopedia commits to empowering local sellers after merging with TikTok

Indonesia's Tokopedia commits to empowering local sellers after merging with TikTok

JAKARTA, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) — After merging with Chinese social media platform TikTok, Indonesian e-commerce company Tokopedia is reinforcing its dedication to formulating a business strategy for local sellers in order to benefit micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Indonesia. Tokopedia’s Head of Communication Aditya Grasio Nelwan said on Thursday that Tokopedia, with 75 … Read more

Indonesia Tech Deals Vol. 6 | January 2023 – Fin Tech

In continuation to our previous Tech Deals series (Tech Deals Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, Vol. 4, and Vol. 5), we provide herein, the recent tech deals completed between 16 July and 31 December 2022, and our brief commentary regarding the tech investment environment in Indonesia during the period. During the third and fourth … Read more

50 Over 50: Asia 2023

​​Introducing 50 women over age 50 from Asia-Pacific who are reaching new heights in their industries and inspiring the region’s next generation. Produced in partnership with Mika Brzezinski and Know Your Value, meet the women working across technology, pharmaceuticals, art and politics and beyond who are proving that success comes at any age. By Rana … Read more

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

Bali and George Clooney – Saudi Gazette

“Ticket to Paradise” is a comedy, social, and romantic film where Hollywood’s most handsome and smiling faces stars come together along with the media face of Nespresso, the actor George Clooney. The actors represented a story that did not break the norm of Western life from courts and cases of separation, child custody, to property … Read more

Indonesian trade promotion center announces annual expo; highlights consistent support from Saudi Arabia

Under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, and hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Trade, the 37th edition of Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) will commence on October 19; welcoming buyers, delegations, traders, and visitors to the annual trade exhibition in BSD City at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE). This … 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