May 11, 2018 / 6:48 PM / a year ago

Breakingviews - The Exchange: Indonesia’s startup boom

Children play at an electricity pylon in Jakarta, February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Beawiharta

SINGAPORE (Reuters Breakingviews) - Southeast Asia’s largest economy has seen a flurry of homegrown tech successes, led by $5 billion ride-hailing firm Go-Jek. Willson Cuaca of East Ventures and Donald Wihardja of Convergence Ventures explain why, and how, Jakarta can keep the hits coming.

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