East Ventures’ 6 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Listed in Forbes Indonesia's 30 Under 30 11 February 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 is a set of lists issued annually by Forbes magazines that recognise business and industry figures, [...]
Recently appointed as the President Commissioner of Garuda Indonesia, Triawan Munaf is a seasoned politician and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in Indonesia’s creative industry. In 2015, Triawan was appointed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo as the Head of Indonesian Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) to lead the newly established ministerial-level agency.
East Ventures Digital Competitiveness Index 2020: Uncovering The Opportunities of Indonesia’s Digital Economy and Bridging the Archipelago Digital Divide
East Ventures Digital Competitiveness Index (EV-DCI) serves as a tool to map the digital economic conditions in all parts of Indonesia. The mapping this report presents was East Ventures' contribution in bringing the entire country together to enjoy the digital revolution as we do not want to leave anyone behind.
Founded in 2017, Moladin starts by providing a platform for Indonesian consumers to purchase new motorbikes without hassle. Their platform allows customers to transact and complete their purchase in one platform, getting information about motorcycles and bikes, provides an online directory for bikers to find the nearest servicing workshop, and communities to exchange reviews on spare parts and apparels.
Hacktiv8 provides a solution to turn absolute beginners into job-ready web developers in 12 intensive weeks. The company claims to have close to 8,000 applicants, but only a portion able to be admitted as they put forward quality. The “Bootcamp” model of the program also forces students to spend upwards of 10 to 12-hour days, 5-6 days a week, for 12-18 weeks, leaving only the best could graduate the program.
The US$11 million extensions come only less than 6 months after the announcement of it's latest US$14.5 million Series A round led by EV Growth in July 2019, bringing its total capital raised to more than US$27.1 million in equity in the last 18 months.
Launched in 2017, Homage delivers personalized and holistic care to individuals, families, and organizations to enable wellness and recovery, be it at home, point-to-point (for medical tourism or escort and transportation), or care within the health and aged care facilities.
EV Growth, a Singapore headquartered venture capital firm, has hit the hard cap of its first fund at US$250 Million, exceeding the firm’s initial US$150 Million target. This milestone is the result of the firm’s admission of new Limited Partners (LPs) which include several Asian based family offices and two of Asia’s largest sovereign wealth funds, including Temasek.
Komunal was born when Hendry Lieviant with his two friends, Rico Tedyono and Kendrick Winoto, realized the huge credit gap that Indonesia faced in early 2018.
In a panel at East Ventures’ 10th Anniversary event, founders of Ruangguru & Sociolla shared how they built their startups and hit inflection point.
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.
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.
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.
Adweek’s inaugural Fastest Growing Agencies list proves that it’s still possible to not only rise to these challenges but to succeed wildly.