East Ventures presents its first women-centered forum, Women with Impact Forum

East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, today presented its first women-centered forum, named Women with Impact Forum. The forum provided the participants with three main sessions featuring several top key panelists from East Ventures and tech startup leaders. They shared their views and experiences towards women-related issues.

East Ventures Doubles Down on Nusantics

East Ventures Doubles Down on Nusantics 7 January, 2021 Nusantics, a genomics technology company, announced today that it has raised an undisclosed amount in Series A funding led by East Ventures. The startup also welcomed Triawan Munaf as a commissioner. East Ventures doubled down on Nusantics by leading a follow-up round less than a year after the VC firm led the biotech startup’s seed funding round. The fresh funding is a fruit of Nusantics’ strong growth and its swift response to the disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. While staying focused on their microbiome [...]

8 January 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Indonesia PASTI BISA disbursed IDR 5 billion

Indonesia PASTI BISA disbursed IDR 5 billion to procure raw materials for the production of 50.000 COVID-19 qPCR test kit 7 April 2020 JAKARTA, April 7, 2020 — Indonesia PASTI BISA, a collaborative movement initiated by East Ventures to support effort in fight against COVID-19, disbursed IDR 5 billion to purchase raw materials for the production of 50,000 COVID-19 qPCR test kits Indonesia PASTI BISA is raising fund with a target of Rp 10 billion to support TFRIC19, task force formed by the Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) to fight against COVID-19. [...]

8 April 2020|Tags: , , , |

Nusantics completed a COVID-19 qPCR test kit design prototype

Nusantics completed a COVID-19 qPCR test kit design prototype 4 April 2020 JAKARTA, 4 April 2020 – Nusantics has finished a design prototype of qPCR diagnostic that can specifically detect SARS-CoV-2 virus. The design process and laboratory testing of the test kit, named NUSANTARA TFRIC-19, was completed on Friday (3/4). Nusantics develop the test kit as a  member of COVID-19 Research and Technology Innovation Task Force (TFRIC19) that formed by Indonesia Technology Assessment and Application Agency (BPPT). CTO of Nusantics Revata Utama explained that Nusantics designed the NUSANTARA TFRIC-19 using genomic data from the SARS-CoV-2 Asia [...]

4 April 2020|Tags: , , , |

East Ventures supporting development of COVID-19 test kits

East Ventures initiates Indonesia Pasti Bisa, supporting development and production of 100,000 COVID-19 test kits 27th March 2020 JAKARTA, 27th March  2020 — Since the finding of the first two cases of COVID-19 in early March, the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus keeps growing in Indonesia. Today, almost 900 cases of infection announced. One of the biggest obstacles met by Indonesia to contain the spread of the COVID-19 is test kits availability. Limited numbers of test kits available in the nation making it difficult for Indonesia to aggressively trace the spread of the virus, a [...]

31 March 2020|Tags: , , |