Raise VC funding when you do NOT need money If you are thinking of taking money, you should first think of returning it. Unless you are absolutely sure that you have a sustainable business and can build value for your investors, don’t raise venture capital
On the 27-29th November 2015, Pulse Lab Jakarta, Bappenas alongside XL Axiata and my new venture, Sisternet collaborated and teamed up for the 2015 hackathon called #HackGov. The 2 days event titled “Berdaya Bersama untuk Indonesia / Collaborate for Indonesia” consisted of a one day seminar (27 Nov) and two days hacking marathon (28-29 Nov) in Yogyakarta.
Back in 2nd quarter of 2014, I came across a US based mobile startup company at Mobile World Congress Shanghai presenting their version of a sophisticated version of Internet.org clone, I was hooked. One of the project the startup brought into the table upon our meeting later on in the week was mFish, the sustainable fisheries application […]
In the last 5 years I have been bragging and nagging all my peers, my network and almost everyone that I encountered whether in business or personal my coined version of Meaningful Revenue. Almost everyone thought I was mad, giving up portion of profits into something that was out of context with the business I […]
Rini & Stephanie from @MDPIndonesia giving fisheries insights in Indonesia with @gfunkerwin #fishackthon #codeforfish pic.twitter.com/drZqAdFkwM — mFish Indonesia (@mfish_id) June 7, 2015
Thank you to my team for helping out and getting involved in the first annual Fish Hackathon event ever done for Indonesia. #fishackathon #fishackathonID organizing team. Thanks @gfunkerwin @fishackathon @XL123 @withtone pic.twitter.com/uyIqVeOgEt — mFish Indonesia (@mfish_id) June 7, 2015
How a guy on his first visit to Kalimantan (Borneo) decided to save the rainforest using your used cell-phones? An interesting and admirable talk by Topher White at Ted. Read more and watch his video.
I have always intrigue by this particular project and how it could fit into Indonesia’s geographical and weather challenges. FYI, the country is spread out across an archipelago over 36,000 islands. Smack down on the equator, we do face some nasty weather, high winds, cross winds, volcanic tremors and even tsunami.
On February 26th 2015, I had the opportunity to share some insights into Digital Marketing and how it would look in 2015 among practice leaders and several C-levels at MIX Magazine Digital Marketing Conference. However, I couldn’t turn up and instead I had one of my trusted right-hand man, Yuffi to do the narrative.