This interview is part of our series of Growth Stories. We interviewed the founders and CEOs of 20 of the fastest growing startups in Europe. We asked them about their companies, their companies’ culture, and their lives, trying to understand how these three factors played a role in the achievement of such impressive growth. Acast is a Swedish podcast platform founded in 2013 by Karl Rosanders, Mans Ulvestam, and Johan Billgren. Over the past three years, the company has grown by more than 1,900 percent, making it to the Swedish Tech5 finale both in 2016 and 2017. On Acast, you can… This story continues at The Next Web
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JAKARTA (Aug 17): Go-Jek, Indonesia’s first billion-dollar startup, is “extremely close” to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem Makarim told Reuters.
Launched in 2011 in Jakarta, Go-Jek - a play on the local word for motorbike taxis - has evolved from a ride-hailing service to a one-stop app allowing clients in Southeast Asia’s largest economy to make online payments and order everything from food, groceries to massages.