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Indonesia: Creador looking at creating digital fund, says Cyril Noerhadi

Creador is one of the most active PE firms in Southeast Asia and India

We need tax breaks and more tech schools, says Indonesian angel investor Shinta Dhanuwardoyo

As a digital visionary, Dhanuwardoyo has always been ahead of her peers.

Indonesia: Aavishkaar leads series A round in craft marketplace Qlapa

Existing backer Kapan Lagi Networks also joined the round.

Indonesia: Equity crowdfunding startup Akseleran launches in Jakarta

Indonesia’s first equity crowdfunding platform Akseleran was officially launched in Jakarta on Tuesday. The startup, which introduced its beta version in December, said that it’s targeting early stage companies and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in their campaigns. Since its beta launch, Akseleran now has 50 applicants operating in various… Read more »

Indonesia’s 2016 PE deals & exits see slowdown; but market still attractive: Bain & Co

Private equity deal value in Indonesia reached $1.6 billion in 2016 through 10 deals, a pullback from 2015’s $2.1 billion, a study by Bain & Co shows. Meanwhile, Indonesia exit value continued to fall from 2013’s record high of $2.2 billion to $257 million. The report revealed that decline in… Read more »

Ride-hailing firms protest new rules in Indonesia even as Singapore allows taxis to introduce surge pricing

In the latest chapter of Indonesia’s online transport industry, the new set of rules that has been introduced by authorities to regulate the sector, has led to protests from the region’s largest ride-hailing companies – Uber, Grab, and Go-Jek – all of who have argued that it will “interfere with… Read more »

Indonesia lender BRI hires Telkom exec to boost fintech, to form VC unit

Utoyo led Telkom’s digital business and VC arm MDI Ventures

Indonesia POS startup Pawoon raises series A from Kejora Ventures

Pawoon’s rivals are MokaPOS, Olsera, Dealpos, and Omega POS Cloud.

2016 Second best year in record for APAC’s PE, Internet fever remains strong: Bain

In 2016, fund-raising of $43b slightly trailed the five-year average

Algorithmic VC Follow The Seed launches $50m Israeli global fund

Next generation data-driven VC fund, Follow The Seed, announced today that it has launched a $50 million Israeli global fund, which will be open for investments early 2017. The fund – aimed to cater to under-resourced market of startups seeking between $500,000 and $2 million – has already received over… Read more »