Jakarta Unicorns

6 Successful Unicorn Companies in Jakarta

Here’s a complete list of unicorn companies founded in Jakarta, which includes Bukalapak and Gojek.

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Once a company crosses the USD 1 billion mark, it becomes part of a rare and exclusive club: The Unicorn Club.

This next list contains 6 companies in Jakarta that have achieved a valuation of more than $1 billion dollars; or in other words, have reached a so-called “Unicorn” status.

Top 6 Unicorn Companies in Jakarta

Bukalapak

Bukalapak

Bukalapak is the first Indonesian e-commerce platform that allows its users to buy consumer goods from thousands of sellers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.50

    B (

    November 2017

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Achmad Zaky, Fajrin Rasyid, Nugroho Herucahyono

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, E-Commerce Platforms, Internet, Online Portals

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $784,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Gojek

Gojek

Gojek is a fast-growing app that provides integrated services from quick payments to food delivery and transportation, and much more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $18

    B (

    July 1905

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Kevin Aluwi, Michaelangelo Moran, Nadiem Makarim

  • Industries:

    Consumer Applications, Food Delivery, Logistics, Payments, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $5,293,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    32

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J&T Express

J&T Express

J&T Express is an E-Commerce Freight Forwarding and Expedited Service provider of international shipping services for businesses and individuals.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $7.80

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Jet Lee, Tony Chen

  • Industries:

    Courier Service, E-Commerce, Freight Service

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,200,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    3

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JD.ID

JD.ID

JD.ID is a gateway to connect users to high-quality products in various categories at competitive prices.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1

    B (

    February 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Qiangdong Liu

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Retail Technology, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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OVO

OVO

OVO is in the business of simplifying the online and mobile payment experience for consumers. They offer world class solutions for banks and financial services providers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.90

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Information Services, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    No Data

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Traveloka

Traveloka

Traveloka is an online travel agency that uses artificial intelligence to recommend the right holiday for customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    January 2017

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Albert Albert, Derianto Kusuma, Ferry Unardi

  • Industries:

    Big Data, In-Flight Entertainment, Search Engine, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,170,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    9

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