BANDUNG-Indigo.id startup accelerator and Inkubator provide financing to digital business(startup) in the first half of 2017 as much as Rp2.49 billion. They are participants who graduated in the Batch 1 2017 Indigo.id program screening.
Director of Digital and Strategic Portfolio Indigo.id, David Bangun said PT Telkom as Indigo.id owner consistently strives to make Telkom Group as King of Digital. For that, it needs an intensive digital product innovation development activity through open innovation method that involves many startup.
"The important point is to synergize the startups between Indigo.id and Telkom Group without neglecting the financial objectives of macro and micro thinking," he told reporters in Banduny on Friday (21/7/2017)
One concrete form of determination is funding symbolically to six startups, as well as signing a cooperation agreement (PKS) using a digital signature PrivyID . They are Lobstech, Authentic Guard, Go To Healthy, Sonic Boom, Goodies and the highest funding given to Opsigo which reached Rp 2 billion.
Indigo Day 2017 which invites Telkom Group representatives from around 33 companies featuring 31 startup of exhibition and 20 startup pitching.
Meanwhile, EGM Telkom Division Digital Servive, Arif Musta'in said, Indigo Day is an effort to startup a chance to grow together through Telkom Group.
"We want to provide synergy opportunities and open innovation development of startup products, show startup work through Indigo Day, encourage the realization of Indigo.id startup products within the Telkom Group environment as well as efforts to support the 1000 Startup National Movement in Indonesia. Later we will see the excellent product. Approximately,what are the synergy value?, "he explained.
Arief hopes this event will be useful and become part of a bigger collaboration. According to him, Startup is currently growing rapidly. Especially with the support of ecosystems, government and society as users who are now increasingly trusting startup products.
"The products offered startup is straightforward to businesses such as Angon as a solution to help people raise and invest," he said.
In addition, Indigo Day 2017 also other efforts Indigo.id strengthen the ecosystem.
"Startup has the opportunity to synergize and open innovation product development so that pioneering digital business grow rapidly in the domestic market," he concluded. (MAT)