Indonesia Satellite sees 16 pitches and StartupLokal turns 2
Indonesia Satellite 2011 People's Choice Winner, PriceArea.comBy Joash Wee 05 Apr, 2012
With just 2 days to the Indonesia Satellite, 16 companies have been selected to pitch their products to a panel of judges made out of representatives from Research in Motion (RIM), Mindtalk, e27, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Magnivate Group.
The Indonesia Satellite will take place on 7 April, Saturday, at Telkom Kebon Sirih Menara Multimedia. Expect a day packed with strong content as there will be keynote presentations and panel discussions together with the much awaited startup pitches. Some key sessions would be the AWS’ Bean Bag Sessions with Simone Brunozzi and keynote sessions by RIM’s keynote on “The BlackBerry Opportunity” by Sarim Aziz. Attendees will also get to hear from Vincent Lauria of Golden Gate Ventures and Brynerio of 4id as they present on key tech startup topics. Find out from our panel of experts on what it will take to make Indonesia the next IT hub. Check out the Echelon 2012 website for the full list of speakers and judges and the Indonesia Satellite agenda.
The stars of the show
So who are the 16 startups selected to pitch? A total of 13 Indonesian, 2 Malaysian and 1 Singaporean startup have chosen and were selected to pitch at the Indonesia Satellite by our panel of judges during the internal judging session. They are, in pitching order:
Bistip – a social marketplace
Gobann – a marketplace for microjobs
AppsChef - human resource management SAAS
KirimPaket – an online marketplace for shippers and transporters
Tandif – a moderation service for websites and apps
Tourexplora – a social web-based travel itinerary planning tool
Klik-Eat – an online food order and delivery service
Squiryl – a social platform for merchants to engage customers with loyalty programs
HelloGoodBuy – an e-commerce site that helps merchants manage order with just-in-time production strategy
Kark – an education platform that creates a stimulating play experience
Eductory – online media to help parents find the right education for their children
Fokado – an e-commerce site to help find unique gifts
Volpen – a collaborative fiction writing platform
cr.my [pronounced kree-mee] – a contest hosting platform for brands and online communities
TaxiMonger – a taxi booking and review application for mobile and web
Updaterus – a social media platform to help men appreciate women’s beauty and inspiration
StartupLokal celebrates 2nd anniversary with e27
Another key component at the Indonesia Satellite will be the celebration of StartupLokal’s second anniversary. StartupLokal has been a key partner of e27, which also saw them helping to organize the Indonesia Satellite last year, and the team at e27 are glad to once again hold the Satellite in Indonesia with them and also be there to celebrate a key event in the organization. With the continuous support from the local startup community, e27 looks grow the regional community with this event and future ones.