• Blockchain For Global Financial Inclusion: Acudeen Technologies (Online Event)

    If you are interested in learning about new applications of blockchain technology, and how a fast-growing SE Asian startup is using the technology to help small businesses, then join us for this live webinar. This is a live, online event. To RSVP, visit https://events.genndi.com/channel/Acudeen During this online event, you can hear from Mario Salazar and Magellan Fetalino III, Co-Founders of "Acudeen Technologies" (http://www.acudeen.com). Acudeen is a Manila-based fintech company that has developed an online platform where businesses can sell their invoices/ receivables to a network of investors in order to receive necessary operating capital for their business ahead of time. The company is a 500 Startups and Founder Institute alum, has raised millions in funding, and is growing very quickly. Now, Acudeen is using the blockchain to further their mission of "Creating Global Financial Inclusion" and help medium and small enterprises in emerging markets get access to liquidity. Join this online event (hosted by Adeo Ressi, CEO of the Founder Institute) to learn about what Acudeen is building, and understand the mechanics of blockchain applications and ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings). --- This is a live, online event. To RSVP, visit https://events.genndi.com/channel/Acudeen

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  • Founder Institute Mentor Showcase in Jakarta

    With just a few days left before the local Founder Institute semester begins, join us at this VIP event to meet the Mentors and Directors in the program. Get feedback on your ideas and tips on how to succeed in the program, and start building relationships with the people who will help you launch your dream company in the Founder Institute. Top local entrepreneurs and CEOs will be in attendance. Who should Attend? • Anyone who has applied or enrolled (https://fi.co/join) in the Jakarta Founder Institute • Jakarta Founder Institute Mentors • VIP Guests of the Jakarta Founder Institute This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/founder-institute-mentor-showcase/meetup Hope to see you there! --- Also remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday: http://eepurl.com/SLa

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  • Why Startup Pitches Fail? (and how to fix them) in Jakarta

    Freeware Space Kemang

    Coming up with good ideas is hard enough, but pitching your idea to investor can be even harder. Every founder may experience that investors don't seems to buy in to your idea, even though you have been working so hard on your polished your presentation and practice your pitch. In this rare occasion, we bring to you all the top accelerators/incubators in Indonesia in one stage, to share the secret of a successful pitch and tips on how to get your points across to investors and secured the funding that you desired. Speakers include: • Andi Zain (Director, Kejora Ventures) • Nayoko Wicaksono (Venture Partner, Plug and Play Tech Center - Indonesia) • Ashraf Sinclair It is not required, but if you would like to pitch and get feedback please prepare some materials by completing this Office Hours Worksheet (http://fi.co/system/upload/FI_StartupOfficeHoursHandout.pdf)and bringing it to the event. Those who don't participate can still watch and learn from the public feedback, and there will also be an open Q&A session with the Mentors. Who should Attend? • Anyone who wants feedback from leading local CEOs • Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company • Anyone who wants to learn about entrepreneurship What is the Agenda? • Welcome and Socializing • Introduction to the Founder Institute • Public Office Hours with Top CEOs • Group Q&A Session • Discussion and Drinks This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/why-startup-pitches-fail-and-how-to-fix-them/meetup Hope to see you there! --- Also remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday: http://eepurl.com/SLa

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  • How to Raise Funding for Your Startup in Asia (ONLINE WEBINAR)

    This is an online, interactive event. To RSVP, visit https://app.webinarjam.net/register/24710/c4f69cdb99 . A video recording will be sent to everyone that RSVPs after the event --- If you have a startup idea or are building a startup that may look for funding in Asia, then don't miss this special event! On this free, interactive webinar, we will welcome two of Asia's top investors to discuss how startups in the region can raise funding. This interactive Q&A webinar will be hosted by Adeo Ressi (Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute, 9X entrepreneur and investor), and feature special guests: Jeffrey Paine (Managing Partner of Golden Gate Ventures), and Andy Zain (Managing Director of Kejora Ventures). During this event, Adeo Jeffrey & Andy will discuss: - Why it has never been easier to raise money in Asia - What are the new accelerators, angel networks, tax benefits, and crowdfunding platforms entrepreneurs in Asia should be taking advantage of? - How can an entrepreneur make their company attractive to Asian & internatinal investors? - What are the unique qualities and metrics Asian investors look for, what markets are they most interested in, and how can startups position themselves to get noticed? Join us for this interactive and educational event! --- This is an online, interactive event. To RSVP, visit https://app.webinarjam.net/register/24710/c4f69cdb99 . A video recording will be sent to everyone that RSVPs after the event

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  • Startup Ideas Bootcamp - Get Feedback on Your Ideas from Experts!

    You have an idea for a startup, but don't know what to do next? In just three hours, the Startup Ideation Bootcamp will help you improve your idea, come up with new ideas, determine the next steps, and even recruit potential co-founders. This intensive, collaborative workshop begins with talks by leading startup Founders designed to teach you the components of good and bad startup ideas. For example, is your market big enough, is there organic growth potential, and a clear path to profitability? Then, attendees can share their ideas with both experts and peers to receive constructive feedback. Join us for a fun evening! Speakers: - Andi Zain (Director, Kejora Ventures) - Izak Jenie (Founder, PT MMS (Jakarta FI), PT MMS) Who Should Attend the Ideation Bootcamp? - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company. - Anyone who would like feedback on their ideas or pitch. - Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder. This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/94861/meetup

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  • Launching Startup in Jakarta [NEW LOCATION]

    Indosat Headquarter

    Jakarta has a fast growing startup ecosystem, and entrepreneurs here are lucky to have so many resources available to help them in their journey. However, many people don't know about all of the resources available, the differences between them, or what resources are right for them. At "Launching Startup in Jakarta" we will gather representatives from different entrepreneurial organizations, and top local entrepreneurs, to outline the local resources and provide tips on how to build a startup in Jakarta. Who Should Attend? - Anyone who is launching or thinking about launching a local startup - Anyone who wants to meet local investors, accelerators, co-working spaces, and founders - Anyone who wants to learn about the resources available for local entrepreneurs About the speakers: - Boye Hartmann Founder - CEO, Y GROUP ASIA - Andi Zain Director, Kejora Ventures - Izak Jenie Izak Jenie - Founder, PT MMS (Jakarta FI) , PT MMS What is the Agenda? - Welcome and Socializing - Panel Discussion with Representatives from Top Local Organizations - Question and Answer Session - Discussion and Drinks at a Local Bar or Restaurant This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit https://fi.co/e/94901/meetup --- Also remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday: http://eepurl.com/SLa

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  • Jakarta Founder Institute Information Session

    NOTE: This is an event to learn more about the Founder Institute's entrepreneur training program. If you are thinking about launching a company, then the Jakarta Founder Institute may be a good option for you. Through this part-time, four-month entrepreneur training program, you can “learn by doing” and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors. Since you don't have to quit your day job to participate, it is also a great way to test out your business ideas, and see if entrepreneurship is right for you. Join us for the Information Session event to meet the local directors, learn more about the program, and get your questions answered. This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit https://fi.co/e/94891/meetup --- Also remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday: http://eepurl.com/SLa

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  • Your Startup Sucks and What You Can Do About It

    Freeware Coworking Space

    If you have an idea for a startup that could use some refinement, then join us for Your Startup Sucks and What You Can Do About It. In just two hours, this event will help you improve your idea, come up with new ideas and even recruit potential co-founders. What are the components of a great idea? How do you know if you are working in an attractive market? How do you validate that your idea is great? Who should Attend? - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company - Anyone who would like feedback on their idea or pitch - Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder What are some of the Topics? - What are the components of good and bad startup ideas - How to check the quality of your own idea - What are the attributes of attractive markets - How to validate your idea with users and customers - and more... About the speakers: - Andi Zain Director, ideabox - John Patrick (J.P.) Ellis CEO, CekAja.com - Aryo Ariotedjo CEO, Grupara - Ryan Gondokusumo CEO, Sribulancer What is the Agenda? - Welcome and Socializing - Introduction to the Founder Institute - Expert Talks on Startup Ideas - Question and Answer - Idea Workshop - Speed Idea Pitching - Discussion and Drinks at a Local Bar or Restaurant This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/94881/meetup --- Also remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday: http://eepurl.com/SLa

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  • Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur in Jakarta

    Indosat Headquarter

    Do you want to start your own technology company, but don't know where to get started? You are not alone. Every day millions of people wake up to regular jobs, but few do something about it. At the “Employee to Entrepreneur” event, you can hear the stories, tips, and best practices of those who left their jobs to pursue their own startup company. Join us for a fun evening! Speakers: - Andi Zain Director, ideabox - Natali Ardianto CTO, Tiket.com - Novistiar Rustandi Co-founder & CEO, HarukaEdu Who should attend? - Anyone who dreams of launching their own company - No service providers please! Typical discussion topics include: - The difference between being an employee, and being an entrepreneur - What to consider before starting your company - The first steps to starting up, including market research, naming, building a financial model, and more This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/94911/meetup --- Also remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday: http://eepurl.com/SLa

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