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Go Global with The Hub: Indonesia Startup Landscape

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Go Global with The Hub is a 'country series' organized by The Hub Singapore to help local entrepreneurs expand their ventures into overseas markets. Learn from experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and in-country experts, and use the insights to develop a fool-proof go-to-market plan for your ventures!


In our third session in this series, we would like to share insights on the Indonesian startup ecosystem with you.


Will Ongkowidjaja, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Alpha JWC Ventures, an institutional and independent venture capital firm with an Indonesia focus, as well as Kelvin Teo, Co-Founder of Funding Societies and Modalku, leading marketplace lending platforms in Singapore and Indonesia for small medium businesses, would be at the Hub this July to share with you about the startup ecosystem in Indonesia.


Key takeaways from the session include:

1) Gaining knowledge and learning facts about the Indonesian startup ecosystem and consumer behaviours

2) Learning from both a local and expat perspective on starting up in Indonesia, including process of setting up a subsidiary

3) Do’s and don’ts for successfully entering the Indonesian market

Learn more about the Speakers:

Will Ongkowidjaja is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Alpha JWC Ventures, an institutional and independent venture capital firm with an Indonesia focus, in which he is a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to co-founding Alpha JWC Ventures, Will’s background was in top-tier investment banking (Director at UBS Investment Bank in Indonesia) and management consulting (McKinsey & Company in Indonesia and Booz Allen Hamilton in Australia).

Will has extensive experience in advising business owners and senior management in Indonesia on over USD 5 billion of IPOs, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and bond issuances. In addition, in his capacity as a management consultant, Will has broad experience in advising state-owned enterprises, corporates, and private equity funds on the following types of consulting engagements: operations improvement, portfolio & growth strategy and M&A due diligence.

Will holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, and he received the following licenses in Indonesia: (1) Underwriter license, and (2) Broker Dealer license. Will is currently attending Harvard Business School for the Owner/President Management (OPM) program, a 3-year residential program for business owners and entrepreneurs.

Will is also the Founder and President Emeritus of UCLA Anderson’s Indonesia alumni chapter where he led the alumni chapter’s initiatives and strategy to ensure growth of the UCLA Anderson alumni chapter in Indonesia, working closely with UCLA Anderson alumni office and admissions office. In addition, Will enjoys writing, and he is a regular columnist for Forbes Indonesia magazine where he primarily writes about topics on Technology sector and Investments.

Kelvin Teo is the Co-Founder of Funding Societies and Modalku, leading marketplace lending platforms in Singapore and Indonesia respectively for Small-Medium Businesses. In less than 12 months, the platforms have inked critical bank partnerships, won numerous awards and grown into the largest and best platform in its country. Kelvin has been featured in numerous international and local media including Bloomberg, BBC and Channel News Asia.


Prior to Funding Societies and Modalku, Kelvin served as a consulting professional at KKR Capstone, McKinsey and Accenture in Southeast Asia. He graduated from Harvard Business School and National University of Singapore. He is a certified Chartered Accountant and serves on the advisory committee of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2016-07-13 02:45:25
Thu Jul 21, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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Venue
The Hub Singapore, Townhall
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Early Bird - 10% discount $13.50
Public $15.00
Venue Address
The Hub Singapore, 128 Prinsep Street, #01-01, Singapore 188655 Singapore
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The Hub Singapore
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