The role of fintech lending to Indonesia’s agribusiness sector

Agriculture plays a significant role in Indonesia's economic growth and development. It contributed to 14% of the nation's GDP in 2020, and the sector employs 29% of the Indonesian workforce. However, most Indonesian farmers are still living in poverty. According to World Bank’s data, around half of the Indonesian farmers are smallholders that earn an average of US$ 3.2 per day.

29 September, 2022|Insights|

East Ventures: Uplifting Indonesian Society Through The Digital Economy, a case study by the CIIP

As the largest venture capital (VC) fund in Indonesia, investing in early-to-growth stage digital solutions across Southeast Asia and Japan, East Ventures has invested in digital solutions that solve the pain points of local communities, including by increasing access to education and optimizing end-to-end logistics, creating seamless and safe payment processes, and democratizing access to commerce.

28 September, 2022|Insights|

Reimagining Indonesia’s agriculture by strengthening the supply chain

Indonesia is known as one the world’s major agricultural nations and some of the world’s largest producers and exporters of crops such as rubber, copra, palm kernels, palm oil, coffee, cocoa, and spices. However, Indonesia’s agriculture technology and productivity falls behind neighboring countries, something we believe that we can improve the industry by improving the supply chain.

14 September, 2022|Insights|

Leveling the playing field and democratizing the web through Web 3.0 investment

Web 3.0 has emerged as the idea of a new kind of internet service built using decentralized blockchains — the shared ledger systems used by cryptocurrencies and NFTs. Proponents believe that Web 3.0 will create new economies, products, and services that will return democracy to the web instead of the current monopolies over who controls information and makes money.

31 August, 2022|Insights|