Indonesia Satellite 2011 People's Choice Winner,

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 [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.