Italo Gani

Entrepreneur in Residence


Italo Gani is the Entrepreneur in Residence at East Ventures. He is a startup veteran with more than 20 years of experience. He started his entrepreneurial career in 1998 and has developed many tech startups in Indonesia since then, such as ADSKOM, InboundID, and many more. He is also involved in advising Nodeflux, a deep learning tech startup from Jakarta. ADSKOM and Nodeflux were later invested by East Ventures. In 2019, he initiated, a collective startup builders platform. He serves as the managing partner at and has helped around 40 tech startups.

Despite extending his support in tech startups, Italo also has actively supported many government initiatives, including NextICorn (since 2017) and Startup Studio Indonesia (since 2020) by the Ministry of Communication and Information technology. Italo contributes in accelerating startup business scale by serving as the board of curators of Startup Studio Indonesia as well as founder and board member of NextICorn Foundation.

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