‘Investors are becoming more selective, especially when it comes to risks and valuations’: Roderick Purwana
With the threatening global economic condition that overshadows the tech industry, keeping one’s optimism is not an easy feat. This, which also stems from the COVID-19 pandemic, has resulted in multiple layoffs within the tech industry, both globally and domestically.
Willson Cuaca, a venture capital pioneer, makes FORTUNE Indonesia’s Businessperson of The Year 2022 list
Willson Cuaca, Co-founder & Managing Partner at East Ventures (EV), is one of the key figures behind capital injections into hundreds of start-ups in Indonesia. However, the story of how he raised investor funds and channeled them to startup founders—who, even then, only had an idea and didn't have a team yet—is a gamble. Yet, he never knew whether to win or lose.
Roderick Purwana makes the Fortune Indonesia 40 Under 40 list
Roderick’s experience as a startup founder shaped him into the investor who has a better understanding and a two-way empathy that he is today. Anticipating the moment of the startups within the ecosystem make their grand debut on the stock exchange.