Based on the Company Perception Survey in the East Ventures-Digital Competitiveness Index (EV-DCI) 2022 report, the agribusiness sector is considered less than optimal in terms of digital utilization. Of the 71 small, medium, and large corporations that participated in the survey, 57.7% of respondents believed that the agribusiness sector is not yet at maximum digital reach.
Born and raised in the hustle and bustle of Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, James Rijanto recalled a big shift in venture trends, which used to revolve around the manufacturing industry to the new food and beverage (F&B) and lifestyle concepts.
Digital skills are essential for companies in the employee selection process in various professions nowadays. Finding employees with good digital skills and providing higher remuneration than other professions are several forms of companies prioritizing tech investment.
Since Moses Lo was a child, he has been fascinated by technology and finance. He learned about fractional reserve banking when he was 12 years old and fascinated by the workings of a system responsible for printing money. His family purchased his first computer around the same time, and the first thing Moses did was dismantle it.
East Ventures launched the extended version of East Ventures – Digital Competitiveness Index 2022 with in-depth findings of 157 cities/regencies in Indonesia
East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, has launched the extended version of East Ventures - Digital Competitiveness Index (EV-DCI) 2022. This extended report is part of EV-DCI 2022 which was launched earlier in March 2022, and it provides in-depth information on the digital competitiveness among 157 cities/regencies in Indonesia.
Belva Devara and Iman Usman, Co-founders of Ruangguru, have both experienced the challenges of Indonesian education firsthand. Both of them originated from humble backgrounds and statistically speaking, access to higher education seemed improbable to them. Especially when quality education is still considered a privilege in the country.
A sustainable education and curriculum improvement: key drivers of digital-skilled workforces in Indonesia, a survey of EV-DCI
The improvement of education and curriculum has become a key to driving the quality of digital human resources in Indonesia. The finding was based on the Companies Perception to Indonesia’s digital Competitiveness survey contained in the East Ventures-Digital Competitiveness Index (EV-DCI) 2022 report. The survey was conducted on 71 startups in Indonesia, small, medium, and large (corporates).
In 2022, Indonesia is entering its golden digital economy era. For the past two years, the digital industry is experiencing rapid growth as a result of the pandemic acceleration. Not only did the internet penetration increase significantly, but society’s awareness to further utilize the digital sector as an economic propeller also escalated.
We expect an increase in added value, employment, taxes, and of course, technological development. This development will result in higher efficiency. 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.
Indonesia’s digital economy value in 2020 was around USD 40 billion and grew to USD 70 billion in 2021. This development is in-line with Industry 4.0 and digitalization in various sectors which are driven by the pandemic. For example, during the pandemic, the pre-work card program (Kartu Prakerja) was accessed by more than 70 million registrants in 512 cities. With the existing digital infrastructure, fully-digitalized Kartu Prakerja services could be accessed by the entire nation.