Indonesia presents an "extremely compelling, consumer-led tech story"

(clockwise from top left) Prosus Ventures head of Southeast Asia investments Sachin Bhano, Carro founder and group CEO Aaron Tan, and president for Southeast Asia Soon Sze Meng at a discussion with Shotaro Tani, Nikkei Asia correspondent for Indonesia, at the DealStreetAsia Asia PE-VC Summit 2021.

The prolonged coronavirus pandemic in Indonesia has accelerated technology adoption in the country, offering immense opportunities for startups in a maturing ecosystem, opined panelists at the Asia PE-VC Summit last week.

Extended COVID-induced lockdowns have forced millions of Indonesians to stay at home, creating new digital consumers who have become accustomed to digital services and are likely to keep using these services after the pandemic ends, opined the experts speaking at a panel discussion titled ‘Riding Indonesia’s mega digital opportunity wave’.

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