Tips untuk Startup Founder: Bagaimana Mendapatkan Pendanaan dari Modal Ventura

Tips untuk Startup Founder: Bagaimana Mendapatkan Pendanaan dari Modal Ventura 4 Desember, 2020 Dalam setahun terakhir, ekonomi digital Indonesia secara konsisten menunjukkan pertumbuhan yang menjanjikan terutama dari sisi konsumen baru. Menurut laporan Google yang dilansir dari Bain and Temasek’s eConomy 2020, 1 dari 3 pengguna layanan digital adalah pendatang baru. Untuk memanfaatkan peluang ini, calon pendiri startup harus bergerak cepat untuk memvalidasi ide mereka sebelum memasuki pasar dan mendapatkan pendanaan. Banyak startup tertarik mencari pendanaan ke modal ventura atau venture capital (VC), sementara tak semua model bisnis kompatibel dengan pendanaan gaya modal ventura. Partner East [...]

21 January, 2021|Indonesia, East Ventures, Entrepreneurship|

Entrepreneurial mindset for startup founders: 4 stages of problem-solving

Entrepreneurial mindset for startup founders: 4 stages of problem-solving 23 December, 2020 The core of startup leadership is rooted in its founders’ entrepreneurial mindset. Melisa Irene, Partner of East Ventures, said that an entrepreneurial mindset includes problem-solving and a solution proposal. “If founders do not train themselves to clearly map out the issues they wish to solve, the product they build will not be successful. We should always ask: what is the actual problem?” Melisa said in a sharing session with start-up founders in the Makassar Startup Weekend in March. “The right mindset focuses on solving problems. [This] will help [...]

23 December, 2020|East Ventures, Entrepreneurship|

Crisis or no crisis, entrepreneurship persists

Crisis or no crisis, entrepreneurship persists 8 December, 2020 The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought about transformations to our daily lives. Not only has it changed individuals, it also reconstructed the way the economy works. One of the most noticeable consequences is a paralyzed economy, which in turn results in a financial crisis. A hit on the economy like now is highly likely to deter people from realizing a business they had long planned for. The term entrepreneurship suddenly makes people nervous when mentioned during a financial crisis. However, is entrepreneurship really not possible during [...]

8 December, 2020|East Ventures, Entrepreneurship|

Insider tips for startups on how to approach venture capital

This past year, the Indonesian digital economy has consistently seen exponential growth especially in terms of new consumers. According to the Google, Bain and Temasek’s eConomy 2020 report, 1 in 3 digital service users were newcomers. To seize this opportunity, aspiring startup founders need to move fast to validate their ideas for innovation before entering the market and securing funding. While startups often turn to venture capital for funding, their business model is not always compatible with the venture capital-style of funding.

4 December, 2020|East Ventures, Entrepreneurship|

Office Hour with Willson Cuaca: What founders need to know about growing startup business and fundraising

Office Hour with Willson Cuaca: What founders need to know about growing startup business and fundraising 26 November, 2020 The young generation has become more and more creative as technological advancement increases. It has been proven by the high number of emerging start-ups, pioneered by millennials with their innovative startup business ideas. However, many emerging startup founders are still bootstrapping due to the uncertainties regarding fundraising, which in turn might hamper the growth of their startups. In the last virtual conference, Tech in Asia partnered with East Ventures to hold a discussion session that showed [...]

26 November, 2020|East Ventures, Entrepreneurship|

ASUMSI.CO raises seed funding from East Ventures

ASUMSI.CO raises seed funding from East Ventures to build a tech-driven digital media platform 16 September 2020 JAKARTA — Multi-platform digital media startup Asumsi.co announced an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures. The investment will accelerate the company’s technology product development to expand its operations beyond content creation in a mission to build a sustainable media ecosystem. Journalist & former TV presenter Pangeran Siahaan founded Asumsi in 2017. The company is a digital media startup targeting young demographics, with a focus on current affairs and pop culture. Its fresh and unorthodox approach in covering current affairs [...]

16 September, 2020|Entrepreneurship|