Google is Investing in an Online Shopping Platform

Google invest in Tokopedia
Google invest in Tokopedia

Google is investing into Tokopedia, an Indonesian online commercial center that interfaces merchants to customers.

It’s being accounted for that Google and another organization have consented to put $350 million dollars in a famous Indonesian web based shopping stage named Tokopedia. Tokopedia is a significant online commercial center in Indonesia that is accounted for to offer over 1% of Indonesia’s financial development.

Google didn’t buy the shopping stage, it’s simply a venture that adds to the billions of dollars previously contributed by SoftBank and Alibaba.

Silicon Valley funding firm Sequoia Capital additionally has an interest in Tokopedia. Sequoia Capital was an early speculator in numerous significant organizations like Apple, Google, Oracle, Nvidia, Yahoo, and PayPal.


Tokopedia is a web based shopping stage that enables 7 million dealers in Indonesia to offer merchandise to more than 90 million customers for each month. The word Toko is Indonesian for “shop.”

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Tokopedia additionally offers monetary items like computerized wallets and credits.

Online business is anticipated to turn into a $65 billion dollar class in 2022.

Tokopedia is now a client of Google Cloud for improving the item get and conveyance part of its administration. So there’s as of now a connection between the two organizations.

“Tokopedia utilizes the Geolocation API to decide the specific area of the client. In the event that the client permits area offering to Tokopedia, the application gets their present situation by dropping a location pin alongside the location on Google Maps. The client at that point approves the showed address with their area.”

“Google and Temasek Holdings Pte have consented to put about $350 million in PT Tokopedia, individuals acquainted with the issue stated, a significant money mixture that will bankroll the Indonesian online shopping center’s post-Covid-19 development.”

Google hasn’t remarked on the speculation or clarified what the ultimate objective is for their venture.

This likely won’t be vigorously revealed and fly unnoticed yet it is critical to think about it since it might flag Google’s desire for what’s to come.

It’s to some degree an alternate sort of speculation for Google since it goes past the information, publicizing, search and investigation items Google is known for.


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