Indonesia DB: Fishery platform Aruna, crowdfunding site GandengTangan raise funds


Two Indonesia-based startups with social missions have raised some undisclosed amount of seed funding. Aruna, an integrated fishery platform, has raised a seed funding from hardware and machinery distributor UMG Indonesia while GandengTangan, a crowdlending site for micro-entrepreneurs, secured an investment from Mariko Asmara, a member of Angel Investment Network… Read more »

Indonesia: DOKU investor Gemilang Dana Sentosa buys 20% of Bareksa

Gemilang Dana Sentosa, who is also a backer of e-payment provider DOKU, has invested an undisclosed amount in mutual funds marketplace and news portal Bareksa. Gemilang now owns 20 per cent of the platform via a rights issue transaction. Bareksa will use the fresh capital to expand its business, in… Read more »

Indonesia O2O startup Pomona app secures seed funding led by Frontier Capital

The round was also joined by Prasetia and angel investors.

GREE Ventures leads $1m seed round in Indonesian startup Ayopop

Freecharge founder Sandeep Tandon also joined the round.

Grab confirms acquisition of Indonesian payment startup Kudo

Grab, the primary competitor to Uber in SEA, did not disclose the deal value

Indonesia: DNC injects seed funding into

Investment vehicle Discovery Nusantara Capital (DNC) continues its game-focussed funding feast in Indonesia, already scoring three deals not long after it launched its $10 million funds late last year. An online news portal for gaming, geek culture, and gadgets today announced that it has raised a seed funding round… Read more »

Exclusive: Emtek in JV talks with Alibaba, deal may see investment in Bukalapak

The deal will be about cracking the biggest pain point in the region – payments!

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: Lippo group backed Mbiz completes Series A funding

Lippo group’s B2B/G platform raises series A from Japanese investor.