The Force was Strong at Wild Digital Indonesia

We had great success with our first Wild Digital conference in Jakarta a few weeks ago. There was much buzz and talk about the incredible runway ahead in Indonesia’s tech landscape and its clearer than ever that we are only just scratching the surface of its massive potential. Although its not surprising more and more foreign investors are taking an active interest in Indonesia, we were still not expecting special visitors from a galaxy far, far away…
Luckily, an angry Darth Vader and an army of Storm Troopers were soon pacified when we showcased iflix’s new Star Wars dedicated channel. All you Jedi (or Sith) fans out there can now binge watch the first six Star Wars instalments on iflix from any device of your choice. In the wise words of Master Yoda – Do, or do not. There is no try.
Its hard to believe that this will be our last newsletter for 2017 – the year has totally flown by and I can't help but be proud of all that’s happened this year. 
Its been a crazy busy 2017 so, I’m definitely looking forward to the holiday season and having a massive year end celebration with the Catcha family. 
On that note, I’d like to wish you all a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year in advance – I hope you take time off to celebrate the success of the past year, reflect on the lessons learned and get recharged for what 2018 has to offer!

Patrick Grove
-Catcha Group Co-founder & Group CEO-
Latest Updates from the Catcha Group of Companies
iflix Brings Great News to Star Wars Fans

To all Star Wars fans, iflix has a special treat for you. iflix subscribers can now experience the magic of Star Wars from the very beginning with the first six instalments of the global phenomenon.

Go ahead, stream and binge on. You know the FORCE is strong!
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iflix also clinched the coveted title of Asia-Pacific Video on Demand Company of the Year for the second year in a row. Read More 

iCar Asia Raises AUD$25.5 Million in Additional Funding 

If you haven't already heard, iCar Asia has raised AUD$25.5 million in additional funds. The funds raised will be channeled towards expanding and strengthening iCar Asia's digital automotive market leadership position in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Read more


9 Car Brands Honoured at iCar Asia People's Choice Awards 2017

iCar Asia also recently acknowledged elite automotive manufacturers that have played such a significant impact in the lives of car lovers in Malaysia via its iCar Asia People's Choice Awards. Held concurrently across Malaysia, Indonesia & Thailand, the event saw Mercedes Benz C Class clinch the iCar Asia Asean Car of the Year award. Read more 

A Hat Trick by Frontier Digital Ventures 

Frontier Digital Ventures has performed a hat trick with the acquisition of three online property classifieds portals from e-commerce giant Jumia, which it will merge with its portfolio businesses in Africa. The transaction has created three new market leaders in property verticals across three key African markets. Read More 

Wild Digital Hits Indonesia 

Wild Digital held its first conference in Indonesia last month and what an astounding success it was. With a line up of impressive speakers, the event gathered more than 200 movers and shakers from all across Southeast Asia. You can watch all the presentations here. 
Pictures and other event details can be found here 
Other Media Mentions 

Foreign VC Investing into Indonesia 

Alexander Rusli's Story on Challenges for Telecommunication Operators 

Startups Triumph Over Business Pioneers 

Kioson Wins the Most Disruptive Startup of The Year Award 

Closer Look on Foreign Venture Capital Firms' Interest in Indonesia 

Common Ground Launches in Mt Kiara 

Common Ground launched their latest co-working space in true style with a hip-hop themed party which was attended by over 100 guests. The expansion establishes the Catcha-backed Common Ground as the largest co-working operator in Malaysia, with four venues launched by end of 2017 and more to come in Q1 2018. Check out their facebook page for awesome event pictures. 
Catcha Group is Seeking Acquisition Opportunities 

Catcha Group is seeking acquisition opportunities (majority stake) in media / technology and related industries in Southeast Asia (or companies looking to expand in Southeast Asia) – specifically looking for companies with proven business models and profitable financial performance (ie. already achieved $500k+ in profit)

If you know of any opportunities that fits the description above, please reach out to us by dropping us an email at 
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