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https://open.spotify.com/episode/7CrYLkCS5cOYbUB5JlVQ5t Original Post by Voice of Fintech In this episode of Asia Pacific Series, hosted by Chia Jeng Yang 谢征阳, Principal at Saison Capital, based in Singapore, we speak to Benedicto Haryono, CEO of Koinworks.ID, the largest socially responsible digital lender and the first super financial app in Indonesia, and Adrian Li, Managing Partner of AC Ventures. We talk about: Koinworks’ objectives in Indonesia – …

Our fifth Leadership Speaker Series event featured a presentation and open Q&A session with Sanjay N. Bharwani & Anita Widjaja, CEO & Co-CEO of Bester & Co and Lily Surya & Henny Purnamawati, Partners of Egon Zehnder Indonesia, along with participation from Roderick Purwana, Managing Partner of SMDV, and Pandu Sjahrir, Founding Partner of ACV & Managing …

Our third Leadership Speaker Series featured a presentation and open Q&A session with Septian Seto, Deputy ad Interim of Investment and Mining Coordination to the Indonesia Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investments and Jonathan Sudharta, CEO & Co-Founder of Halodoc, along with participation from Roderick Purwana, Managing Partner of SMDV, and ACV Partners Pandu Sjahrir, …

On April 13th, our Leadership Speaker Series featured a presentation and open Q&A session with M. Chatib Basri, Indonesia Minister of Finance 2013-2014 and Donald Wihardja, Partner at ACV, along with participation from Roderick Purwana, Managing Partner of SMDV, and ACV Partners Pandu Sjahrir, Michael Soerijadji, and Adrian Li. This session focused on the latest insights and expectations …

Weathering the Storm: How startups in Indonesia can navigate the impact of COVID-19, featuring Andre Soelistyo (Co-CEO of GoJek) AC Ventures (“ACV”) and SMDV have come together to launch a Leadership Speaker Series for portfolio Founders & CEOs, featuring presentations and Q&A with top industry leaders, successful entrepreneurs, government representatives and thought leaders in Indonesia’s startup …

Written By Adrian Li  Original Post by Forbes July 21, 2019 There’s never been a better time for entrepreneurs, investors and society in Indonesia. This statement was true 5 years ago when the current cohort of digital giants started gaining momentum but is also true today as the next wave of entrepreneurs start their businesses. In the past 5 …

Written by Alvin Cahyadi Originally published here by Bisnis.com. Coming from one of the large global retail banks and having learned about risk management and consumer products in particular, it has been exciting to see the growth of the fintech sector. Approximately a month ago, our Managing Partner, Adrian Li, wrote about how fintech lending can boost Indonesia’s lackluster growth. After …

Written by Adrian Li & Gary Khoeng One of the most important terms every entrepreneur needs to pay attention to from a term sheet is the liquidation preference. This term is especially used to specify who gets paid and how much they get paid during a liquidation event of the company, such as through a sale …

Original post by e27 Written by  Maliekah Harjani You know what they say, timing is everything; in love, in life and particularly, in business. In many ways, timing is difficult to define. It remains a mystery; you can’t control it, yet it represents one of the greatest make-or-break points in a start-up’s life. The hard truth is that 90% …