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How a Graphic Design Business can Thrive in a Coworking Space

You have just started your graphic design business in Jakarta, and so, where are you going to work? Most startups first choose to run their business from home, but then after some time their home offices become unfit when the startups are growing. Furthermore, as a graphic designer, you will want to interact with like-minded …

Why Outsourcing to a Virtual Receptionist is the Right Decision for Business

Smart businesses know that making clients happy and retaining them is one of the key ingredients to building a successful business empire. There are many ways to funnel your clients to your way and the most important being the person who takes care of the customers’ calls. A receptionist who answers call is the first …

9 Important Points to Consider before Establishing a Foundation in Indonesia

Establishing a foundation in Indonesia is one of the great ways for a business to establish credibility and to continue the legacy of its founder. This is particularly important for non-profit organisations as credibility can determine their sustainability and ultimate success. For a foundation that acts in the form of charity or provides non-profit assistance …

This is How You Register Sports Nutrition in Indonesia

Sports nutrition has become a thriving category in Indonesia with lucrative business opportunities for investors. There are more imported sports nutrition products available in the local market due to its ever-growing consumer base. So what is the winning formula to successfully import and distribute your sports nutrition products? First of all, you will have to …

Financial Service Providers in Indonesia are Required to Handle Customer Complaints

The Financial Services Authority OJK (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan) recently made effective Regulation No. 18/POJK.07/2018 (POJK 18/2018) on March 10, 2019, in order to improve the process of complaint handling and consumer protection in the industry of finance in Indonesia. Details are set out under this regulation with focus on the customer, instead of just on …

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Acquiring Property in Bali

The property market in Bali is progressively attracting more and more foreign investors to build a healthy property portfolio and increase their capital gains. If you are reading this right now, it is likely that you are also one of them or are thinking to get your hands on a beautiful house in Bali. But, …

Unnecessary Mistakes that Hit Foreign Startups Hard in Indonesia

Establishing a foreign startup in Indonesia may not be as easy as it seems. It could be a challenging endeavour for many entrepreneurs, especially those with little prior experience in the Indonesian market. Apart from that, there are other barriers that they need to overcome: languages, local rules and regulations, bureaucracy, and culture. If you …

Newest Regulation Update on Food Packaging in Indonesia

On July 29, 2019, the National Agency of Drug and Food Control or Badan Pengawas Obat dan Makanan (BPOM) in Indonesia has made effective Regulation 20/2019 on Food Packaging. The purpose of this new legal framework is to have more stringent supervision on food packaging. This regulation is compulsory to all types of food packaging …

Exploring Business Opportunities in Lombok with a Business Visa

When it comes to doing businesses in Indonesia, Lombok has become more and more of a good alternative for foreigners aside from Bali. Located in the west of Sumbawa and the east of Bali (40km away), the island is known for its magnificent landscape, tranquil ambiance, lower price and of course the boom of tourism. …

Why do You Need to Start a Startup Business in Indonesia?

Constantly conquering several obstacles and difficulties of bureaucracy and lack of infrastructure, Indonesia has steadily transformed. Now, Indonesia is all about business. Some entrepreneurs may overlook Indonesia and would not think that the country is a digital and innovation startup hub, but actually, the country is currently experiencing a major technology revolution, thus makes an …

Indonesian Work Permit for Foreign Employees from China: A Simple Guide

The economy in China has been growing tremendously and the country is expected to be the world’s largest economy within two decades, taking over the United States. More than 100 countries are now the economic partners with China, and Indonesia is no exception. Thanks to the geographical location of both countries, Indonesia also serves as …