Indonesia poised for an engrossing VC-backed warung digitalisation play in 2021

Photo: Warung Pintar website

Numerous startups set the ball rolling on the digitalisation of Indonesia’s micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in 2020. This trend is poised to gain further momentum in the coming year.

The startups aiding the digitalisation of MSMEs, particularly warungs (local parlance for mom-and-pop stores), have arguably evinced more investor interest than any other segment this year — 43 investors announced capital injection into this space.

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