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YTECH Local Technopreneurs,
Silicon Valley Mindset

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WHAT IS THIS ?

YTech seeks to promote U.S.-Indonesia partnerships in technology and e-commerce.

YTech will identify and mentor the next generation of Indonesian digital entrepreneurs who can produce cutting edge technological solutions to Indonesian and global challenges.

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STAGES

There are 4 stages that you will face.


START WITH Y

Share ideas to solve problems in your communities.

BUILD THE MVP

15 selected teams challenged to develop their ideas into Minimun Viable Product.

GO RUN & LEARN

5 finalists challenged to pitch their product to the market.

SKY IS THE LIMIT

Finalists final presentation and The winner go to Silicon Valley.

TOPICS

Topic selection are sectors that contributes huge impacts on welfare development, which still needs innovation technology to be added to its implementation approaches, such as:


  • Education
  • Local Economic, economic development with localization approach
  • Rural Community Development
  • Public Services

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

If your team have meet the requirements below, your team is eligible candidate and can join this journey:


  • Team of 2-3 members; each member must be born in 1982 or later.
  • Each team must have a member who is a business person and has IT expertise.  An added bonus if a team also has a member who has expertise in design.
  • Proposed digital products should provide practical solutions to challenges in the areas of education, local economy, rural society, and public service.
  • Selected candidates will be required to follow the process until the end of the project. Candidates who quit without providing a major reason, will be disqualified.

SCHEDULE

Remember the date

START WITH Y

Roadshow, Direct Invitation.
December 2017 - January 2018

1ST SCREENING

Team screening phase one
February 2018.

BUILD THE MVP

Online class, Mentoring, Development
February - March 2018.

MVP JUDGING

Give a judge to team MVP
March 2018.

GO RUN & LEARN

Online class, Mentoring, Acceleration
March - April 2018.

SKY IS THE LIMIT

Final and awarding
May 2018.

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Are you ready to join this journey ?

SUBMIT YOUR TEAM

MENTORS

 

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Cofounder & CEO Agate Studio
Arief Widhiyasa

Widhiyasa cofounded Agate Studio, an Indonesian game development company. Eighteen people started the firm in 2009 and Widhiyasa manages it today. The company has growing as the biggest game company in Indonesia.

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Deputy Chairman of Infrastructure of BEKRAF
Hari Santosa Sungkari

Before joining BEKRAF, Sungkari was a technopreneur in digital industry. His vast experience in the industry give more leverage for BEKRAF to grow the ecosystem of the creative industry in Indonesia.

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CEO Xirka Silicon Technology
Sylvia Sumarlin

One of Indonesia's most successful women in the field of information technology. In 2008, from her hand was born Xirka chipset which became the pride of Indonesia.

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CEO Zahir Accounting
Muhammad Ismail Thalib

Ismail is the CEO of PT Zahir International, with their successful product Zahir Accounting. Under his management, Zahir has growing to be one of the biggest IT company on SME segment with more than 60.000 clients.

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Founder & CEO Amartha
Andi Taufan Garuda Putra

A P2P lending marketplace that provides alternative channel to capital for the unbanked population in Indonesia. Amartha empowers over 60,000 micro-entrepreneurs who needs loan for working capital.

Prizes

The winner team prizes


Visit Silicon Valley

Visit to Silicon Valley to join the startup ecosystem tour and global mentoring session.

Accelerator Partner

Join as tenant in our incubator or accelerator partner.

Funding

Funding from our venture capital or angel investor partner.

JUDGES

 

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Chairman of BEKRAF
Triawan Munaf

Before becoming head of the BEKRAF, Triawan already experienced in the creative industries. BEKRAF is dedicated to assist the President of Indonesia to set, coordinate and synchronise policies in Creative Economy.

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Chairman of KADIN
Rosan Perkasa Roeslani

Since 1989 he worked for several companies and institutions which gave him professional expertise in analyzing and developing investment and portfolio diversification, financial restructuring exercise, merger and acquisition process and analyzing foreign currency.

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Cofounder & Managing Partner East Ventures
Willson Cuaca

He started East Ventures, a venture capital for tech industry, in 2009. Now, East Ventures has become the most active venture capital in Indonesia with more than 140 portfolio, not only in Indonesia but Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, and USA.

POWERED BY

COMMUNITY PARTNER

CAMPUS PARTNER

MEDIA PARTNER

We ask you again, are you ready?

YES, TAKE ME TO REGISTER PAGE