Bandung Startup Pitching Day 2019

Thegreaterhub SBM ITB collaborating with Startup Bandung, Startup Grind Bandung, and Geek Hunter presented 25 startups in the biggest business pitching event in Bandung on July 16, 2019. Four leading entities from ecosystem stakeholders startup in Bandung, namely Thegreaterhub SBM ITB, Startup Bandung, Startup Grind Bandung, and Geek Hunter collaborated to hold “Bandung Startup Pitching Day 2019”.Four leading entities from ecosystem stakeholders startup in Bandung, namely Thegreaterhub SBM ITB, Startup Bandung, Startup Grind Bandung, and Geek Hunter collaborated to hold “Bandung Startup Pitching Day 2019”.

Thegreaterhub SBM ITB as the initiator revealed that the background of the activity is to improve and grow the startup ecosystem in Bandung. It is also aimed to become an exposure event for startup potentials in Bandung as well as small towns around the city. The startups in Bandung and its surroundings require funding but they face a limited access. 

Thegreaterhub SBM ITB collaborates with the Bandung Startup community which was established in 2015 with members of more than 100 startups located in Bandung. SBM ITB also collaborates with Startup Grind Bandung as a community startup remember global under the #GoogleForEntrepreneur program that already has branches in more than 250 cities in 100 countries; one of them is in Bandung. Another partner is Geek Hunter as a leading IT-specific job recruitment startup Bandung which was established in July 2013. 

This year is the second time for Bandung Startup Pitching Day to provide pitching opportunities for early-stage startups which are ready to grow faster and to facilitate startups in Bandung and surrounding areas that previously never have a chance to meet potential investors.

Thegreaterhub SBM ITB collaborates with the Bandung Startup community which was established in 2015 with members of more than 100 startups located in Bandung. SBM ITB also collaborates with Startup Grind Bandung as a community startup remember global under the #GoogleForEntrepreneur program that already has branches in more than 250 cities in 100 countries; one of them is in Bandung. Another partner is Geek Hunter as a leading IT-specific job recruitment startup Bandung which was established in July 2013. 

This year is the second time for Bandung Startup Pitching Day to provide pitching opportunities for early-stage startups which are ready to grow faster and to facilitate startups in Bandung and surrounding areas that previously never have a chance to meet potential investors.

Not only that, this activity was designed as a learning platform for youth participants, startup fans, and new entrepreneurs. Especially, this annual activity also became a networking event between fellow startups, venture capital, invited guests, and the wider community.

Located in the East Hall Insititut Teknologi Bandung on 17 July 2019, the event was opened by Dr. Dina Dellyana, Director of Thegreaterhub SBM ITB, then followed by the pitching session of 25 startups. They had five minutes for pitching and five minutes for question and answer session with the investors.

From 135 startups which registered themselves, the best 25 startup early growth stages were selected which have futuristic ideas in providing business solutions for Indonesia from many categories such as FinTech, EdTech, Legal, Internet of Things (IoT), BioTech, Travel, and Online Media.

The 25 startups are HaloFina, Fammi, Marlin Booking, Eduka System, Outside School, Kliktrip, Listriku.id, Reflex, Micepedia, SimpliDOTS, Lingkaran, Pinisi-Edubox, Hear Me, Launcher.id, Ready to Learn, Proyekin.com, Zafato, Chatbiz.id, Duniatambang.co.id, Cause Virtual Run, Sportigo, Waroong, Mandala – Netrada, Ceklab, and eLarvae.

The investors from domestic and foreign venture capitals (VC) are Alpha JWC Ventures, Alpha Momentum, ANGIN, East Ventures, Everhaus, MDI Ventures, Openspace Ventures, Prasetia Ventura, Salim Group, Venturra Discovery, Wavemaker, Finch Capital, UMG Idealab, Gunung Sewu Venture and Convergence Venture.

About Thegreaterhub SBM ITB

Thegreaterhub SBM ITB is a multi-platform business development under the Business School and Management (SBM), School of Technology Institute of Bandung (ITB) for ITB students in particular and the young generation of Bandung in general in the form of physical (work space and space maker) and non-physical (planned incubation, acceleration and skill development programs). Thegreaterhub SBM ITB was established in 2016 and has incubated 48 startups.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *