Category: tech

Outsmarting traffic with Jakarta’s Go-Jek

Outsmarting traffic with Jakarta’s Go-Jek

Whoever has been to Jakarta knows how it is to be stuck in traffic. Epic, hopeless congestions will make you want to tear your hair out, especially if you are trying to get home after a long day and you KNOW your home is – in theory – only a few kilometres away. Unfortunately, Jakarta …

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Singapore Startups Radar

Singapore Startups Radar

Several interesting startups were presented at Penn Olson’s first Startup Asia Conference last week in Singapore some of wich I would like to review here. Innova Tech Anti-loss gear Manufacture of electronics is Singapore’s economic backbone. So no wonder there are some interesting hardware startups springing up here. This one tackles a very common problem …

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Indonesian Startups Radar

Indonesian Startups Radar

Indonesian Startups Radar I’m on my more or less anual visit to Indonesia, where I grew up. Indonesia’s social media and tech scene has been rapidly developing these past few years. Indonesians have been particularly eager to adopt social networking sites and smart phones, making them the third largest group of users on facebook. But …

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