ideabox Won Stevie Awards in New Products & Services: Telecommunications – Product category as a Silver Winner

The Stevie® Awards are the world’s premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. In short order the Stevie has become one of the world’s most coveted prizes.

This year, the awards were presented to winners during a gala event on Friday, 5 June in Shanghai, China. Ideabox (Indosat) got a privilege to receive a Stevie Award in New Products & Services: Telecommunications – Product category as a Silver winner, together with Hutchison Global Communications Limited, Hong Kong as a Gold winner. Continue reading “ideabox Won Stevie Awards in New Products & Services: Telecommunications – Product category as a Silver Winner”

Kejora Partners with Gust to Manage Entrepreneur Applications to Its Programs

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Kejora HQ Contact: Andreas Surya, andreas.surya@kejorahq.com
Gust Contact: Zigis Switzer, (212) 784-5705, ZSwitzer@GroupGordon.com

Kejora HQ Partners with Gust to Manage Entrepreneur Applications to Its Programs

June 10, 2015 – [Jakarta, Indonesia] – KejoraHQ, a collective initiative of venture fund, incubator/accelerator and ecosystem for founders to launch sustainable technology startup in Indonesia., today announced a partnership with Gust, the world’s largest online platform connecting entrepreneurs and early-stage investors, to provide entrepreneurs in the upcoming cycle of its accelerator program with greater global reach and access to early stage investment opportunities.

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Dealoka: Behind the Scenes

It is not even news anymore that, Ideabox alumnus Dealoka, became the first startup funded by SB ISAT Fund. Yes, Dealoka sealed an undisclosed Series A Funding from SB ISAT Fund (Collaboration between Japan’s SoftBank and Indosat).

Dealoka is a mobile marketing platform with a fresh way to introduce deals and promotion done through location-based services. Dealoka helps merchants advertise their business to customers, right when they are in the doorstep.

The team has been on a rampage lately. With promotion on their Facebook page, email marketing, and several others, Dealoka extends its partnership and customer acquisition reach. Famously partnered with blitzmegaplex, Wendy’s, Giant, and Baskin Robbins, Dealoka continues to expand their net down to the local restaurants.

In an interview with SD Asia, we catch a better glimpse of how Sidnei (CEO) and his team concocted the whole engine behind the growth of Dealoka, along with his two cents on the startup scene in Indonesia

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Ydigital Asia at Nordic Midsummer Event

Ydigital Asia participated as sponsored company at Nordic Midsummer Party that was held by Nordic embassies (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden). The event was successfully held on Thursday, 4 June 2015 from 8-10 am at Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta. It was a joint National Day Celebration/Midsummer event to strengthen Nordic cooperation and combine efforts to arrange the best party in Jakarta. During 2 hours, more than 1000 guests including relevant ministers, government officials, Nordic companies and cultural contacts attended this special event and Ydigital Asia had such a great feedback from the attendees. Continue reading “Ydigital Asia at Nordic Midsummer Event”

4 Golden Advice from Boye Hartmann for European SMEs to Enter Indonesia Market on Forbes Indonesia June 2015 issue

Indonesia undoubtedly is a growing and most interesting market in Southeast Asia. Indonesia is like a gold mine for doing business, but entering the market can be a hassle since it involves unique approach for its culture, people, and the way business works.

Boye Hartmann, the CEO and co-founder of YDigital shares his thought, journey and experience entering Indonesian market on Forbes Indonesia June 2015 issue. Continue reading “4 Golden Advice from Boye Hartmann for European SMEs to Enter Indonesia Market on Forbes Indonesia June 2015 issue”

ideabox is The Winner of “Emerging Market Initiative” in Asia Communication Awards 2015

ACA stands for Asian Communication Awards was launched in 2011. The Asia Communication Awards recognise the companies and individuals driving the success of the Asian based telecom industry. Asia Communication Awards have grown year on year and have become the independent mark of excellence for telecoms in Asia. They have fostered a platform to recognise achievement and innovation in Asia to the global telecommunications industry. Continue reading “ideabox is The Winner of “Emerging Market Initiative” in Asia Communication Awards 2015″

Impress Your VC with Well Prepared Documents

Yes, it is true… whenever I received a nicely prepared document (including pitch deck) from a prospective startup, his/her chance for getting funded has increased. Or when I asked for follow up documents and they revert back to me in a timely manner, it even impresses me further.

The secret is to prepare these documents in advanced.

What are “these documents”, by the way? The answer depends from VC to VC and varies according to your startup development stage; although for us, you’ll need to have the following:

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Adeo Ressi, CEO of the Founder Institute, Visits Kejora

Adeo Ressi is a serial entrepreneur, and the creator of Founder Institute, a global organization built with the goal of training people to become great entrepreneurs and creating over 1,000,000 jobs. To date, Founder Institute has created more than 1,000 companies per year in 78 cities globally. One of them is Indonesia. Continue reading “Adeo Ressi, CEO of the Founder Institute, Visits Kejora”