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- Marketplace, specialty verticals deliver for Bukalapak
- Global Digital Niaga stands out among peers with strong offline presence
- Bank Jago is well-positioned to leverage GoTo’s ecosystem
Marketplace, specialty verticals deliver for Bukalapak
Bukalapak’s Q2 2023 results reflected more rapid progress towards its adjusted EBITDA breakeven than expected, as it controlled costs and increased take rates for its marketplace and Mitra businesses.