How digital transformation strategy could transform Indonesia’s healthcare system for the better

Since the COVID-19 epidemic, the digital healthcare business in Indonesia has rapidly expanded. The country needed to modernize its healthcare system, including digitalization, in addition to enhancing performance and accessibility. Concerns over Indonesia’s healthcare future led to investments in digital healthcare, and the government is now working to encourage its spread.

AMILI, a precision gut microbiome firm, raises new funding led by East Ventures

AMILI, Southeast Asia’s first and only precision gut microbiome company, today announced that it has secured new funding from East Ventures, a pioneering sector-agnostic venture capital firm that has supported over 300 tech companies across Southeast Asia. This fund strengthens AMILI’s balance sheet, following the company’s series A funding in June 2022.

DTC bespoke jeweler, MADLY raises new funding from East Ventures

MADLY, Singapore’s foremost bespoke jewelry design house, today announced an investment received from East Ventures, a pioneering sector-agnostic venture capital firm that has supported over 300 tech companies across Southeast Asia. This funding serves as a vote of confidence from East Ventures to MADLY.

Indonesia-based Praktis raises US$20 million of series A funding led by East Ventures

Praktis, an end-to-end supply chain enabler has raised US$20 million of series A round led by East Ventures (Growth fund) with participation from Triputra Group and SMDV. The investment will be allocated to accelerate technology enhancements for the brands sides, at the same time to help the suppliers to have an easier business process, better team building, and enhancement of the end-to-end supply chain ecosystem.

East Ventures launched the East Ventures – Digital Competitiveness Index 2023

East Ventures, a pioneering sector-agnostic venture capital firm that has supported over 300 tech companies across Southeast Asia, together with Katadata Insight Center and PwC Indonesia launched the East Ventures – Digital Competitiveness Index (EV-DCI) 2023, which is the 4th edition since it was first launched in 2020. The EV-DCI 2023 report presents the measurement of Indonesia’s digital competitiveness with the theme “Equitable digital nation”.

Equitable digital nation: Willson Cuaca, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at East Ventures

As an early believer in the capabilities of Indonesia's digital ecosystem since 2009, East Ventures has witnessed the evolution of digital growth in Indonesia. At that time, the internet penetration was only 30 million people. As of January 2023, internet penetration has reached 212.9 million, or 77 percent of Indonesia's total population. It is an astonishing number for the growth of Indonesia's digital economy.

“We never intentionally look for unicorns”: Willson Cuaca

Since East Ventures was established in 2009, we never intentionally look for unicorns. The statement came from East Ventures’ Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Willson Cuaca during the panel discussion titled ‘Finding the Next Unicorn’ in OCBC NISP Business Forum 2023.