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Indonesian Unicorn Gojek Imports Face Masks to Help Drivers and Healthcare Providers Battle the COVID-19 Pandemic

Indonesian super app unicorn Gojek, in an effort to help the country combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, has recently acquired permission from Indonesia’s Healthy Ministry and its National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) to bring in approximately 5 million face masks, which are to be allocated among the nation’s frontline healthcare providers and its […]

Aspiring Southeast Asian Unicorns to Watch: Vietnam’s Food Ordering App Lozi

Vietnam-based Lozi, a rapidly expanding technology startup that operates two flagship apps Lozi and Loship, is fast gaining traction among global investors and is one of the country’s many potential tech startups that is primed for achieving unicorn status. Established in 2014, the startup has since then undergone several rounds of funding. It had previously […]

Kickstart Ventures Earmarks US$200M Fund to Support Philippine Tech Startups in Becoming Unicorns

Kickstart Ventures, a Makati City-based venture capital firm that is one of the Philippines’ most active with investments in Coins.ph, Zalora, C88, Wattpad and Singapore-based video publishing platform iVideoSmart, announced recently that it is on the hunt for promising tech startups in the region as it seeks to leverage its US$200 million funds. The fund […]

Indonesia eCommerce Store JD.id now officially a Unicorn

Indonesia is fast becoming the land of unicorns for the region of Southeast Asia. JD.id, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com that operates an e-commerce platform in Indonesia, has recently confirmed to an Indonesian news portal that the company’s current valuation has surpassed US$1 billion, which makes it the sixth company to achieve unicorn […]

Unicorn Gojek Unveils Third Batch of Startups for Its Startup Acceleration Program, Gojek Xcelerate

Gojek, the first Indonesian unicorn superapp company that is now a decacorn company with a valuation of over US$10 billion, welcomed its third batch of startups that were chosen from the local retail sector for the third iteration of its Gojek Xcelerate startup acceleration program. Aimed at fostering more unicorns among Indonesia’s promising startups to […]
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