Pivot Pandemi : Penginapan

Selamat datang kembali di seri Pivot Pandemi edisi ke 5. Ini adalah seri tulisan bagaimana bisnis bertahan menghadapi COVID-19. Post ini adalah hasil brainstorming dengan beberapa teman dari berbagai macam industri. Semua seri Pivot Pandemi bisa dibaca di link berikut. Hari ini gue menulis salah satu bisnis yang dampaknya paling signifkan di pandemi tahun ini … Continue reading Pivot Pandemi : Penginapan

Pivot Pandemi : Penerbit Buku

Selamat datang kembali di seri Pivot Pandemi edisi ke 4. Ini adalah seri tulisan bagaimana bisnis bertahan menghadapi COVID-19. Post ini adalah hasil brainstorming dengan beberapa teman dari berbagai macam industri. Semua seri Pivot Pandemi bisa dibaca di link berikut. Gue ngobrol dengan salah seorang teman, general manager penerbitan Jakarta. Semenjak pandemi , penjualan buku … Continue reading Pivot Pandemi : Penerbit Buku

Warung as The Next Frontier of Indonesian Startups

In the past years, there is a rising trends of startups and companies which aim to digitize traditional retail merchants a.k.a Warung. Kudo pioneered this back in 2014. They then acquired by Grab in 2017, and recently rebranded into GrabKios. Next is E-commerce unicorn Bukalapak who dove in in this space big time by launching … Continue reading Warung as The Next Frontier of Indonesian Startups

How To Develop Loan Product ?

This month marks my 2 years tenure in Amartha. After almost decade of experience in telco industry and straight outta Manchester Business School Innovation studies, in late September 2017 i jumped headfirst into fintech startup world. It was challenging and exciting ride with constant learning every single day of the week. One of my key … Continue reading How To Develop Loan Product ?

Techinasia Conference 2019 Takeaways

Quick recap on attending what probably the biggest tech and startup conference in South East Asia. I only attend day 2 hence this might be short. Hopefully still useful. Enjoy! Xendit on Running Experimentation and Hiring Practices Moses Lo and Tessa Wijaya from Xendit shares their experience scaling startup beyond series A. Xendit itself is … Continue reading Techinasia Conference 2019 Takeaways

Investing : Next Frontier in Indonesian Fintech ?

In current Indonesian context, when somebody talk about fintech they mostly refer to lending. In DailySocial surveys, more than half of respondent associated fintech with online lending services with payment as a close second. Number of fintech funding activities also skewed toward this direction with 60% of total 14 deals in 2018 went to P2P … Continue reading Investing : Next Frontier in Indonesian Fintech ?

Anticipating Facebook’s Libra

Yesterday, Facebook launched its own global currency called Libra. It is built on blockchain and it carries Facebook ambitious bet to redefine how money works in the internet (you can see it in this video). Theres lot of interesting aspects of Libra, from its underlying technology, the management model and privacey features. TechCrunch explain it … Continue reading Anticipating Facebook’s Libra

Second Act : OVO Strategy to Expand Beyond Wallet

This is series of study case analysis that i like to write from time to time. I am a big fan of Ben Thompson’s Stratechery and these essays are inspired by Ben’s work. Check out my last post on LinkAja. On second week of April, Dealstreetasia broke the news that Indonesian payment wallet provider OVO has … Continue reading Second Act : OVO Strategy to Expand Beyond Wallet