According to Chng Kai Fong, the biggest challenge faced by the digital economy ecosystem in Southeast Asia is the lack of talents.
The biggest challenge for unicorn startups is how to align the company's vision among talents and how the company can continue to evolve.
"There is a lot of gut feeling, but at the same time, you can sense it. Investing is indeed an art, it’s not really a science," Willson said.
Mr. Franky’s (East Ventures' first LP) first encounter with East Ventures happened when he had a chance to visit its Japan office in 2012.
Mr. Rudiantara said that the key to the development of digital economy in Indonesia is the shift of government’s role from the regulator to the facilitator.
Mr. Thomas Lembong also recalled how he met Willson Cuaca for the first time when he was still a VC eight or nine years ago.
According to Mr. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investments, Indonesian economy is showing a positive trend.
"Memang memerlukan insting, namun kamu akan bisa merasakannya. Investasi memang lebih menyerupai seni, bukan ilmu pasti,” ujar Willson.
Right now, East Ventures has invested in 160 companies with their SEA fund, and their portfolios have created a huge ecosystem in Indonesia.
StickEarn provides a range of measurable advertising solutions for transport (car and motorcycle) as well as for indoor and outdoor settings.
40 Under 40 is a list issued annually by Prestige that recognize 40 rising young personalities of today who'll become the leaders of tomorrow in Indonesia.
With this 10 Year Anniversary celebration, East Ventures wants to focus on empowering more entrepreneurs that can create societal impact via innovation.
Seperti gim, peta permainan, analisis kekuatan lawan, dan membangun feature dilakukan pada waktu dan urutan yang tepat sesuai kebutuhan pasar.
CUMI is founded by Christian Sugiono, Pandu Wirawan, and Yazid Faizin, who often hesitate to purchasing items that will only be needed for a short time.
Nodeflux achieves Top-25 world's best performing Face Recognition Algorithms ranking on the U.S. NIST assessment in September 2019.
PayLater Card from Bank BRI offers an innovative channel for credit access to the underbanked Indonesians through end-to-end card management on Traveloka.
Nodeflux berhasil meraih peringkat ke-25 untuk penilaian algoritma pemrograman dari National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Adweek’s inaugural Fastest Growing Agencies list proves that it’s still possible to not only rise to these challenges but to succeed wildly.
Through its eponymous Android app, Julo provides loans of about $300 to users at aggressively competitive rate of 3-5% per month.
Angkasa Pura 2 dan Traveloka bekerja sama menggarap Terminal 2 Bandara Internasional Soekarno Hatta, menjadikannya bandara bertema ‘Gateway to Experiences’.
In the first six months of 2019, six venture capital funds in Southeast Asia have raised a total of US$500mil, according to Preqin Ltd.
Gubernur DKI Jakarta Anies Baswedan mengatakan, kolaborasi dengan 8 startup digital itu dapat menghadirkan solusi permasalahan masyarakat di Jakarta.
Local research firm Alvara Strategic found Traveloka was by far the most popular booking app, with 79% of nearly 1,200 respondents being regular users.
Base is a direct-to-consumer beauty and wellness startup that caters to the diverse beauty needs of Indonesian women, by providing personalized products.
East Ventures has focused on Indonesia since day one, meaning East Ventures' hypothesis changes in sync with evolutions in the archipelago’s ecosystem.