By Ardi Wirdana
This portal had in June reported that Go-Jek, Traveloka and Tokopedia had invested $5-8 million in PasarPolis.
Peer-to-peer lender Akseleran has confirmed raising a $1.85-million pre-Series A funding round backed by New York-based Bintraco Dharma and several angel investors.
Initial discussions are said to have taken place with Singapore-based Insignia Ventures Partners, early stage fintech investor Finch Capital and Monk’s Hill Ventures.
The buyer is Danusa Tambang Nusantara, which is jointly owned by United Tractors and Pamapersada Nusantara.
Neurosensum bagged funding from Alpha in April, just two months after it launched commercial operations in Indonesia.
A growing digital sector is creating new jobs, as well as improving the lives of ordinary Indonesians but the tradeoff may be lower wages, stagnant spending and far less job security for workers than full-time jobs offer.
The latest funding comes after its $4-million seed round in February backed by SMDV, Digital Garage, East Ventures, Insignia Ventures Partners, Triputra Group and various angel investors.
The company is even planning to set up a $5-million fund from the IPO proceeds to finance its Hollywood projects.
IFC is looking to deploy up to $75 million of the debt financing package from its own account and mobilise the rest.
The company is currently in discussions with a number of potential new backers – most of them non-VC investors – while existing backers are expected to top up in the upcoming round.