A healthy lifestyle begins at your fingertips

A study from the AIA Group in 2018 showed that Indonesia ranked the lowest in the Asia Pacific regarding the application of a healthy lifestyle. Despite being satisfied with their health condition, the research also revealed that Indonesians’ healthy living activities decreased from 4.0 in 2016 to 3.6 in 2018.

12 November, 2022|From Portfolios|

Collaboratively leveraging agritech for resilient and inclusive growth

Indonesia is an agricultural powerhouse with over 42 million hectares under cultivation, yet productivity is widely considered to be suboptimal. According to the World Bank, 93 percent of Indonesia's agriculture output is dominated by smallholder farmers who earn an average of US$ 3.20 per day, younger generations are becoming increasingly uninterested in the sector.

8 November, 2022|From Portfolios|

Dare to dream: Kevin Zhang, founder and CEO of Inteluck

Kevin Zhang, 28, is the founder and CEO of data-driven logistics startup Inteluck. Headquartered in Singapore—with offices in the Philippines, Thailand and China—the startup allows its enterprise customers to book delivery trucks and track them on its digital platform. It also offers other services including warehousing and storage.

28 October, 2022|From Portfolios|

Why maintaining employees’ mental health is important for companies

The COVID-19 pandemic has come under control, with some work activities returning to the pre-covid working situation, such as coming to the office. However, companies cannot deny that the work-life balance during and post-pandemic has shifted the way people work and think about productivity. The dynamic situation has led to increased mental health concerns, including impacted stress levels among employees.

10 October, 2022|From Portfolios|

East Ventures’ 9 startups listed in Forbes Asia 100 to Watch List

Forbes Asia 100 to Watch List spotlights 100 small companies and startups across Asia-Pacific that are addressing real-world challenges with fresh thinking and innovative products and services. In 2022, East Ventures is in the top 3 investors across APAC, with 9 portfolio companies listed in Forbes Asia 100 To Watch. They are ALAMI, Desty, Homage, Intellect, Intelluck, Luup, Novelship, Qapita, and The Parentic.

31 August, 2022|From Portfolios|

GREENS aims to empower Indonesia’s 240M non-farmers with its meta-farming solutions

Despite being a country with abundant agricultural resources, Indonesia is facing a threat to its food security. The archipelago loses up to 48 million metric tonnes of food annually primarily due to inefficient processing, storage, transportation, and selling of food crops. It also faces a very high risk of soil erosion. The lack of organic content in the soil harms yields and leads to malnutrition.

29 August, 2022|From Portfolios|