Tagged: indonesia

P2P Platform Kapital Boost Partners with Genpro on Indonesian SMEs

Kapital Boost, a Sharia based peer to peer platform, and Global Entrepreneur Professional (or Genpro), have announced a new partnership to support the development of SMEs in Indonesia. The collaboration will see Kapital Boost providing funding to Genpro’s members who qualify and demonstrate strong growth… Read More

Not-For-Profit Barefoot Conservation Now Seeking Funds on Crowd2Fund to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Coral Triangle of Indonesia

Barefoot Conservation is now seeking a £106,500 revenue loan through Crowd2Fund to scale up their conservation and community projects in Indonesia. The not-for-profit and NGO reported that conservation efforts in the area are timely, with 1.4 billion tonnes of rubbish being dumped globally per annum…. Read More

Erajaya, ITOCHU, & PayJoy Announced Launch of Smartphone Financing in indonesia

 PT.Erajaya Swasembada Tbk, PT ITC Auto Multi Finance, a division of ITOCHU, and PayJoy announced on Thursday they have teamed to launch their smartphone financing in Indonesia. It was revealed that  ITOCHU will use PayJoy’s proprietary Checkout software platform to qualify and approve Indonesian customers for… Read More

Waves Says it is Going Big into Southeast Asian ICO Market with Tokenomy Partnership

Waves has announced a new partnership that will expand its presence into the hot Southeast Asian initial coin offering (ICO) market. Waves has announced an agreement to collaborate with Indonesian platform Tokenomy to push into major new global opportunities. Waves says that as part of… Read More

Indonesia P2P Startup Modalku Milestone: Hits $74 Million in Total Crowdfunded MSME Loans

Modalku, an Indonesia-based peer-to-peer lending fintech startup, successfully surpassed $74 million (Rp 1 trillion) in total crowdfunded MSME loans. This news comes just a little over six months after the company announced it was fully registered with the Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK). As previously reported, Modalku was… Read More

Crowdo Recaps 2017 Milestones: 3,500+ Projects Funded (Infographic)

Crowdo, a South East Asian online marketplace for P2P lending and crowdfunding, posted an infographic citing its 2017 milestones. “2017 has been a great year for Crowdo as we hit several milestones and experienced tremendous growth in our organization where saw our year start off… Read More

Amartha Powers Micro Peer to Peer Lending in Indonesia, Focuses on Women Entrepreneurs

The development of technology-based financial services or Fintech is a rapid, global, regional, and national movement. The Fintech industry has the opportunity to bring about change in the overall global financial industry everywhere. Indonesia, one of the most populous countries in the world, will benefit enormously by… Read More

FinTech Australia & FinTech Indonesia Sign MOU in Collaboration Push

FinTech Indonesia and FinTech Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in a move designed to propel the mutual development of Fintech in both jurisdictions. FinTech Australia is the leading voice of the emerging Fintech industry in Australia. The group is actively engaged with… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Supply Chain Finance Platform Daokoudai.com Secures ¥100 million Investment led by BCCF On December 13th, online supply chain finance platform Daokoudai.com announced it had receive a ¥100 million A-round funding led by Beijing Cultural Center Fund (BCCF). SinarMas from Indonesia and Zhen Ru Investment Management… Read More

Indonesian Digital Wallet Platform GO-JEK Acquires Three Fintech Startups

On Friday, Indonesia-based on-demand application service and digital wallet platform GO-JEK announced it has acquired three fintech startups. The three fintechs that GO-JEK acquired are Kartuku, offline payment service company; Midtrans, online payment gateway company; and Mapan, a goods sharing network. According to the company, the acquisitions… Read More

Bank Indonesia to Bar Fintech Companies From Using Digital Currency on Platforms in 2018

Bank Indonesia announced on Thursday it has issued new regulations that bar fintech companies from using cryptocurrencies on their platforms. This news comes less than two months after the bank announced it has drawn up rules to monitor fintechs in the country. “Financial Technology [Fintech] Providers… Read More

Australia & Indonesia Look to Partner Further on Fintech Initiatives

  FinTech Australia reports on a major Indonesian delegation, including 16 companies and the nation’s financial services regulators, that discussed topics such as financial innovation and how to foster a robust Fintech industry. FinTech Australia described the delegation as arguably the most significant group of Indonesian… Read More

Indonesian P2P Lending Platform UangTeman Secures $12 Million During Series A Funding Round Led By K2 Venture Capital

On Monday, Indonesia-based peer-to-peer lending platform UangTeman announced it successfully secured $12 million during its Series A funding round, which was led by K2 Venture Capital, with participation from STI Financial Group and Draper Associates. Launched in April 2015, UangTeman describes itself as an online lending… Read More

Indonesian P2P Fintech Startup Modalku Becomes Fully Registered With the OJK

Modalku, an Indonesia-based peer-to-peer lending fintech startup, announced this week it is now fully registered with the Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK). Founded in 2016, Modalku describes itself as an online marketplace for small businesses to acquire loans and for lenders to fund small business loans to… Read More

Crowdo Achieves Full Regulatory Registration in Indonesia

P2B lending operator Crowdo announced on Tuesday it has achieved full regulatory registration in Indonesia by the Indonesia Financial Regulator, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK). This news comes just a few months after the lender launched its securities crowdfunding platform at the Singapore Exchange (SGX) hosted… Read More

P2P Lender Amartha Receives Regulatory Approval from Indonesian Financial Services Authority

Jakarta based Amartha (PT Amartha Micro Fintek) a peer to peer lending platform launched in 2010, is now officially registered with the Directorate of Institutional and Product IKNB (Financial Industry Non Bank) Financial Services Authority ( FSA). Amartha said the approval by the financial regulators… Read More

P2P Lender DoFinance Opens Office in Indonesia as Part of Asian Expansion

DoFinance, part of the Latvian Alfa Finance Group, has opened an office in Indonesia as part of an Asian expansion of their peer to peer lending operations. DoFinance said they were applying a “customer-oriented approach set to European standards” for private Asian investors. The expansion… Read More

CEO Abraham Viktor: Indonesian P2P Lender Taralite’s Multimillion Dollar Funding Round

Indonesian P2P lender Taralite announced that it has a raised a US$6.3 million funding round from Japanese fintech conglomerate SBI Group, the valuation of the round was undisclosed, according to multiple news sources. Begun as as a lending platform that finances celebratory events such as weddings and Hajj… Read More

ASIC and OJK Sign Fintech Agreement Promoting Innovation

In an attempt to promote innovation in their financial service markets, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and Indonesia’s Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) have entered into a Fintech Cooperation Agreement. Stated in a release Friday the 21st in Melbourne, the agreement creates a framework for collaboration… Read More

Jumpstartfund’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Agreement With Rival Indonesia Investors & Ministry of Transportation For $2.5 Million Regulation Study

Jumpstartfund’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc. (HTT) announced on Wednesday it has signed an agreement for a feasibility study with a contract value of $2.5 Million with private investors and the Ministry of Transportation in Indonesia. The company claimed that the agreement marks the immediate exploration of the… Read More