Wobe is an innovative approach to financial inclusion. Their award-winning mobile app puts the power of self-employment in the hands of anyone in Indonesia with an Android phone. They work closely within communities and with community partners to roll out Wobe to the people who need it most.
Wobe is a fintech startup based in Jakarta, Indonesia, where they have been building solutions for the communities around us for more than a year now. They are a group of technological, community and financial specialists brought together by a love for Indonesia. They believe in local solutions for global issues, and here you’ll find their razor focus on Indonesia helps us do this one thing well: be effective and successful in Indonesia.
In 2015, they graduated Ideabox accelerator as top of their class out of 7 startups, picking up several international awards along the way. Now, they are taking their vision to all of Indonesia.
How Wobe Works
Wobe provides income-generating opportunities to anyone in Indonesia. They do this by giving anyone with a smartphone easy access to the selling of prepaid phone airtimes, known locally as pulsa. They are Android-first.
They partner with community and commercial partners like co-ops, micro-finance and non-profits as well as roll out own launch events in order to reach places and women outside of Jakarta.