Bido Budiman

Bido (Achmad) Budiman specializes in conducting research, training, and helping to execute fintech-based initiatives and business models in emerging markets. He has 15 years of experience in small and medium enterprise (SME) development, training, financial services, and digital payments. Bido has worked for American Express, The Asia Foundation, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs, Asian Development Bank (ADB), IDEO and CGAP.

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Ride-Hailing Drivers in Indonesia Discuss Livelihoods, COVID-19

You can learn a lot from the back of a ride-hailing motorcycle in Jakarta. We rode with several drivers and interviewed them about their platform-based income, use of digital financial services and the impact of COVID-19. Here’s what we learned.