East Ventures – Digital Competitiveness Index 2022

Towards Indonesia’s Digital Golden Era

The nation’s ability to overcome the pandemic crisis combined with high digital adoption is paving the way to the next chapter of Indonesia’s digital economy

The East Ventures – Digital Competitiveness Index (EV-DCI) aims to map the development of digital pillars and sectors that build the digital economy in all regions across Indonesia.

Cities / Regencies

More even distribution

The digital competitiveness has been more evenly distributed across provinces, as the median score of EV-DCI 2022 increases to 35.2.

Increasing digital literacy

Each region has been actively contributing to the growth of digital literacy, as seen on the rise of infrastructure development, digital training, and transformation of businesses

Flourishing Businesses

Digital roles have been further optimized to enhance the regional economy. More businesses are advancing during the pandemic, accelerated by technology.

Government Support is Crucial

Both central and regional government support are pivotal in accelerating digital adoption, through holding educational programs and creating quality digital talents.

How Indonesia Moves Forward

On the path to achieving Indonesia’s digital golden era, we identified the key building blocks which are enabled and accelerated by digital technology innovations.

The Building Blocks of Digital Economy

Digital Economy in the Perspective

Willson Cuaca

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
of East Ventures

“East Ventures believes that the golden digital moment should also be evenly beneficial to all regions across the country, as technological innovation aims for economic equality between regions.”

Airlangga Hartarto
Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs

“An inclusive economy is measured not only through financial inclusion but also by how far MSMEs can enter the digital market. This also goes for other productive activities.”

Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan
Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment

“Indonesia will be one of the countries with the most unicorns in Asia or maybe globally since it provides a business-friendly environment. Hence, the strength of our digital economy will further expand its ecosystem.”

Erick Thohir
Minister of State-Owned Enterprises

“With the current strategic initiatives and talent readiness, we hope to produce young generations who are capable of recognizing business opportunities, creating productive workforce, and being a pioneer rather than simply a follower.”

Arsjad Rasjid
Head of KADIN (Indonesian Chambers of Commerce and Industry)

“KADIN has mapped and determined the roadmap for digital economy development. The top priority is reinforcing the ecosystem of the digital economy at the local and national levels. Program Coordination and Synergy with the government is the key to accomplishing this goal.”

Andre Soelistyo
CEO of GoTo Group & GoTo Financial

“Collaborations between the government and tech-players in the industry must be continuously done to equip the digital talents with the skill sets and experiences needed by global industry.”

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