OJK and P2P is the next big thing for innovation.

In October, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo brought the issue to the fore by ordering the Financial Services Authority (OJK) to put a moratorium on issuing new licenses for P2P platforms. It’s not clear how the President’s new moratorium differs from the one existing—put in place by the OJK in early-2020. Nonetheless, Jokowi’s statement imbued a … Read more

Why New Policy and Localisation is not easy

Despite Krishnaswamy’s questionable methods, Amazon was quick to snap him up in April 2020. His position at Google was filled by Aman Jain, one of Krishnaswamy’s juniors, though it is believed that Google is looking for a more experienced candidate, according to the second former Google executive. Interestingly, Rahul Jain, who served at Google-owned YouTube … Read more

The Problems that Big Giants face for trades

Where companies don’t want to be the face of their agenda, however, industry bodies often come in handy. Trade organizations such as CII, Ficci, Nasscom, and IAMAI, are among the most prominent. According to internal papers from Facebook, which came to light due to whistleblower Francis Haugen’s revelations, the company used IAMAI—an industry body that … Read more

Why Big Giants have to stop the way they do Business?

Facebook, Google, and the rejig of Big Tech’s public policy playbook With this being the case, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook (now Meta), and Google are changing their approach to public policy. For one, companies have restructured their policy teams, narrowing the scope of senior roles to … Read more