Bukalapak is one of Indonesia’s leading e-commerce platforms. It currently serves more than 6 million online sellers, 6 million Mitra Bukalapak and 100 million users. Today, Microsoft announced that it is making a strategic investment in Bukalapak. As part of the partnership, Bukalapak will adopt Azure as its preferred cloud platform. Also, both the companies will explore opportunities to help make the digital world relevant for every individual daily. Microsoft will also provide digital skills training for Bukalapak employees and their merchants.
“Bukalapak and their services have had real and enduring impact on Indonesian society, and their innovation mindset in a rapidly changing market will create new opportunities for merchants, businesses and consumers,” said Haris Izmee, President Director of Microsoft Indonesia. “We are excited to empower Bukalapak with a trusted cloud, which allows them to scale their customer experience on Microsoft Azure. Through this partnership, merchants and consumers will have a more efficient and reliable buying and selling experiences, which in turn, creates business resilience and helps in accelerate growth in the Indonesian digital economy.”
“This partnership signals a deep collaboration with Microsoft on an array of technology projects that will transform the technology-driven commerce solutions and operations solution and operations in Indonesia,” said Rachmat Kaimuddin, CEO of Bukalapak. “As a global technology leader, Microsoft’s confidence with Bukalapak highlights our position as the leading homegrown technology player in Indonesia and our continued objective to create a positive impact on our country and customers.”