#Asia Andalin snatches grand prize at Tech in Asia Jakarta Arena pitch battle

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Andalin, a logistics startup that helps businesses ship cross-border, clinched the big win at this year’s Tech in Asia Jakarta Arena. The company beat six other candidates on its way to the top.

GY Networks was the runner-up, while SpotDraft took third place.

These were the brave combatants that took part in this year’s competition, in alphabetical order:

Andalin

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Andalin is a logistics startup that helps small businesses with import and export procedures. It helps customers compare quotes and manage their cross-border shipping through its online system.

The Indonesia-based business was part of long-running accelerator Ideabox’s fourth batch of startups.

Datum

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Datum allows users to back up data they generate through social networks, wearables, smart homes, and other internet-of-things devices and then monetize it by selling such info through its marketplace. The company uses blockchain technology to power its database.

Disitu

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Indonesia-based Disitu is a credit marketplace. The service extends loans to people who are unable to secure them from financial institutions.

GY Networks

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South Korea’s GY Networks works on computer vision projects. The company uses machine learning to improve image recognition and video analysis capabilities in CCTV systems.

Hyku

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Chinese startup Hyku helps content creators to make interactive videos. Users can purchase products they see on the videos or interact with creators and brands in real time.

SpotDraft

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India-based SpotDraft generates documents like contracts and invoices. It also tracks payments using artificial intelligence. Users can also upload existing documents on the website, where the software analyzes them and helps manage them online.

Tune Map

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Tune Map makes online maps for the visually impaired. Users can feed the maps with data such as areas with potholes, lack of guiding lines, and so on. The app converts the information into helpful audio instructions.

This is part of the coverage of Tech in Asia Jakarta 2017, our conference taking place November 1 and 2.

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