BANDUNG - Creative Economy Body or Bekraf hold Food Startup Indonesia (FSI) 2018 which its peak will take place in Surabaya, July - August 2018. FSI is one of Bekraf's efforts to find the best creative industry players, then meet with investors.
Director of Non Banking Access Bekraf Saefullah said that many startup industries need capital assistance so Bekraf tries to help by finding investors.
"About 90 percent of initial business or startup entrepreneurs, including food and beverages, start their business with their own capital, the rest of them get investors and venture funds that are still below 1 percent," he explained in the socialization of FSI 2018 in Bandung on Tuesday (20 / 2).
For that, Bekraf through this FSI program seeks to find investors to finance the food business sector is still a beginner. If successful, it will be more and more emerging creative business field of food, which affects the absorption of labor in Indonesia.
"Funding through non-banks we help through intermediation. We find startup business actors who have business feasibility, not the origin of any business, "he explained.
Kasubdit Dana Masyarakat Deputy Access Capital Bekraf Hanifah Makarim said FSI has been held since 2016 starting in Jogjakarta. Year 2017 took place twice in Bandung and Denpasar. Jo