Archive: indonesia

The merger of two major Asian companies this week barely made a ripple in the U.S. But it’s huge news in Asia — and even bigger news in Indonesia, where they’re based. The two companies merging, Gojek and Tokopedia, are fast-growing and ambitious. They’re both seeking an edge on their bigger rivals. And they’re both number two in their respective markets.  I’ve been following both Indonesian companies since their earliest days. Gojek was founded as a…

2020 Will See a Surge of Accredited Investors

By Andy Gordon on January 22, 2020

The U.S. government is still shutting too many investors out of the startup space. But it seems like things are finally starting to change.

Today’s Emerging Markets Are Tomorrow’s Powerhouses

By Allison Brickell on September 16, 2019

Today’s emerging markets could become tomorrow’s market powerhouses. So investors currently stuck in overpriced U.S. stocks should consider these cheaper alternatives.

Why Facebook’s Crypto Won’t Save the Unbanked

By Andy Gordon on July 3, 2019

Facebook wants its Libra currency to help the unbanked. But it could end up causing more harm than good.