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Danadidik Raises Seed Funding from Singapore Investor

Danadidik Announced Seed Funding from Garden Impact/ SWA

 

Danadidik, a startup providing loan solutions for students in the form of peer to peer lending announced has received seed funding from Singapore-based investors, Garden Impact Investments Pte Ltd.

The amount of funding is not mentioned. The funding will be used by the Danadidik to scale up their operations, improve service quality, and invest in technology.

Dipo Satria, Co-founder and CEO of Danadidik explained that this investment makes them enthusiastic to help educational disadvantaged in Indonesia.

“With this investment, we are incredibly excited to be able to impact more underprivileged students’ lives. We’d like to invite more local corporations and family offices to get involve to

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Google Will Shut Down Project Tango, A New Chapter of AR Development with ARCore

Google Say Goodbye to Project Tango

 

Google on Tuesday (16/12) has announced that Project Tango will end on March 1, 2018. Google’s support for Project Tango will end for updates and new features to be embedded.

Around 2014, Google has officially founded Project Tango, a project focused on developing Argument Reality (AR) technology made for mobile devices. And the termination of Google support for the project does not mean the giant stopped working on AR.

Project Tango was developed by Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division. The idea behind Tango was to put the most advanced computer vision and AR algorithms in mobile devices and enable those devices to “see” the

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Helpster Raises Pre-Series A Funding

Helpster that Matches Employers with People Seeking Temp Job / Helpster

 

Helpster announced has received A Series funding of US $ 2.5 million (around Rp33.9 billion). This investment was led by Mojo Partners and Wavemaker Partners. This investment announced on Tuesday (12/12) and informed that company’s total funding to US$5 million.

Helpster is a Thai startup that connects companies that need workers with job seekers in sales promotion, food and beverage (F & B), hospitality, and events for both permanent and contract employees. Their service is similar to CornerJob in Europe. This is a new trend called on-demand worker due to the trend of gig economy.

Helpster helps companies get quality workers

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Strengthen Go-Pay, Go-Jek Acquire Three Fintech Startups

Go-Jek Announce Acquisition of Kartuku, Midtrans, and Mapan to Strengthen Go-Pay / Jurnalweb

 

Go-Jek officially acquired three fintech startups, Kartuku, Midtrans, and Mapan to strengthen Go-Pay expansion in 2018. All three have different business focuses, although both exist in the payment service provider ecosystem.

Not mentioned how much the value of the acquisition. However, joining these three fintech will strengthen Go-Jek’s position as a provider of digital wallet services in Indonesia. These three platforms are considered by Go-Jek has its own specialization in providing payment services both online and offline.

Kartuku, known as the largest offline payment service provider in Indonesia. Midtrans is then known as the largest online payment gateway service provider. And

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Kata Bot Platform: A New Service by Kata.ai

Kata.ai at The Launch Event Interact 2017

 

Kata.ai, an Indonesian Artificial Intelligence (AI) service provider focusing on creating and integrating chatbot into available conversation service clients introduced its newest service, the Kata Bot Platform at event Interact 2017 last Tuesday (12/12). The platform aims to help developers in startups, SMEs and entreprise in developing chatbots more easily and efficiently. The new Service Bot Platform The presence of this platform, is expected to help businesses more quickly in launching their own chatbot as well as allowing users to design chatbots without the need to learn about infrastructure from zero

With this platform, developers can focus more on building an engaging chat experience

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Google is Expanding Artificial Intelligence Research To China

Google China / Getty Images

 

Google, decided to open the first artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Asia in Beijing, China. The reason for targeting talented people from the country, although Google is still blocked in the country.

In 2010, Google in the world’s most populous country was lost by local company Baidu. The Chinese government censorship known as the Great Firewall. This term imitates the famous historical legacy of China, Great Wall. Popular Google digital services like Gmail, Google Drive, Play Store and more are inaccessible in China. China’s cyber regulators say the restrictions on foreign media and Internet platforms are designed to withstand the opposite effects of

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Facebook Launched Messenger Kids, New App for Kids 6 to 12

Facebook to launch chat app for kids with parental controls
/ Messenger Kids

Technology is used by all ages, including kids. A market researcher Dubit found that 93 percent of 6- to 12-year-olds have access to tablets or smartphones, and 66 percent of them own smartphones or tablets of their own. Facebook’s new app seems to recognize that. The social media giant Facebook launches a dedicated instant messaging application for kids ages of 6 to 12. Named Messenger Kids, this app is specifically designed with features that are appropriate for children of that age.

“Many of us at Facebook are parents ourselves, and it seems we weren’t alone when we

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Google Launchpad Accelerator 2018: Kulina is The Only Selected Startup from Indonesia

 

Google announced Kulina as one of the startups selected to take part the Google Launchpad Accelerator batch program. 5. Kulina was selected as the only startup from Indonesia that will take part the Launchpad Accelerator batch 5 at Google Headquarters in San Francisco. Kulina will join 23 other developers from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Kulina is a startup providing services to make quality food affordable for customers. Kulina’s products are catering and lunch.

Launchpad is a program hosted by Google. For two full weeks, Kulina’s team will spend time in San Francisco to join a program from Google that includes tutoring from Google Engineers and Product Manager, and mentors from other technology companies and

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NDRA Papua Application: First On-Demand Service in Papua

NDRA, First On-Demand Service Operating in Papua.

A good news from Papua Island. The Papua Island with the big potential of online ojek (Indonesian motorbike taxi) is well utilized. It has been the first on-demand service by aplication operating in Papua. NDRA (New Delivery Ride Auto) is a new and original on-demand service based in Jayapura City, Papua.

NDRA is an application created by and for Papuan people, which uses application technology as a way of transactions in order to provide ease of access for consumers in ordering ojek, taxi, goods/ documents delivery, food ordering, shopping, and vehicle rental.

Ignatius Hendra as NDRA founder says NDRA is the only on-demand service

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LINE Indonesia Acquire a Local Startup TemanJalan to Develop Chatbot

LINE acquires Indonesian startup TemanJalan / Telset

LINE, Japan’s instant messaging service provider is paying attention to the local startup chatbot platform in Indonesia. LINE acquired an Indonesian startup named TemanJalan. The acquisition has been completed on 17 November 2017. Dale Kim Managing Director of LINE Indonesia said LINE continues to commit to developing chatbot platform in Indonesia, and the acquisition of TemanJalan is one form of developing more knowledge and to improve business capacity in the future.

“Together with TemanJalan, we have a new engineering team that can improve our ability to develop chatbot platforms, and gain insight into the market in Indonesia,” Kim said on Friday (24/11).

Meanwhile, Co-founder and

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